Forwarding companies are able to save money through to process optimizations. Especially, through the usage of new software which amortizes after a short period of time.
Saving money in the administration of forwarding companies
There are different possibilities for forwarding companies to save money and working time. Different functions of logistics software can help with that.
- E-CMR, the electronic consignment note
The e-CMR quickens the process and decreases the administrational work. Furthermore, the costs for paper can be reduced.
- Digital papers for dangerous goods
Through the digitization of the papers for dangerous goods, forwarding companies are also able to reduce the costs for materials and working times. Experienced companies say that they are able to save 50% of their money regarding the papers for dangerous goods.
- Digital pre-trip inspection
In addition, the work of the administration can be reduced by using a digital pre-trip inspection. The advantage: The pre-trip inspection does not have to be filed or digitized subsequently. It can be seen as a process optimization too.
- Digital Driver’s License Control
The digital driver’s license control has similar advantages to the digital pre-trip inspection. It can be seen as a process optimization which faciliates the work. That is because of the shortfall of the surveillance and the archiving.
- Fully digital tacho archive
A digital tacho archive with a remote download leads to an automated download of driver cards, a digital briefing of the drivers, as well as digital applications for leave. Furthermore, the download of the mass storage no longer has to be done manually. This saves working time.
All mentioned points show that there are several potentials to save money. There are different modules of logistics software which push the digitization.