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Dock scheduling

Time- slot management provides parties with the possibility to schedule appointments to load or unload at the docks. IDS Dock Scheduling and time slot booking solutions ensure all your supply chain partners are involved in the process and have visibility into requested, scheduled and rescheduled time slots.

Effective planning reduces unnecessary congestionand delays for pickups and deliveries at your warehouses, helping you to keep your inbound and outbound supply chain run smooth reducing overtime costs and improving customer service.


Dock Appointment Scheduling is a solution that enables shippers, carriers and consignees to schedule and streamline dock door appointments. This includes:

  • Online appointment scheduling for carriers and suppliers
  • Monitoring status real-time & prioritize shipments
  • Time calculations
  • Load leveling
  • Appointment audit trial and reporting