Dock Scheduling & Yard Management

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Dock Appointment Scheduling™ is a collaborative solution that enables shippers, carriers and consignees to schedule dock door appointments.
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See how Emporium uses Descartes Dock Appointment Scheduling solution to control their delivery process.
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Descartes Yard Management™ is specifically designed to help operators more effectively manage the movement of trailers and the associated inventory.

Streamline the flow of trucks in, at and out of the DC and better track in-transit inventory


Descartes Dock Appointment Scheduling and Descartes Yard Management solutions integrate with Transportation Management solutions to accept tenders and book appointments, handle automatic door assignments for inbound/ outbound loads, and stage trailers according to door availability. In addition, when integrated with a route planning solution, routes can be staged according to door availability and empty trailers in the yard can be assigned to planned routes.

Capability Highlights


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Dock Appointment Scheduling the Smart Way
Customer Success
Westfield is using Descartes Dock Appointment Scheduling to provide visibility, control and measurement across their supply chain

Eric Sylvester, Director of Logistics at Cabela’s


"We believe we will generate significant efficiency gains and cost savings by automating inefficient manual processes, moving away from disparate systems. Improving the command of our inbound and outbound transportation operations is critical for our business, and Descartes’ domain expertise and cloud-based solutions helped us plan and implement a technology deployment strategy that efficiently scaled across our distribution operations."

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Automated yard management software will help operators more effectively manage the movement of trailers and the associated inventory

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