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3 More Freight Technologies

The technologies used in freight are constantly evolving as the importance and dependence on this industry remains constant. These technologies are designed to streamline the process of freight by improving records, transport and protection. Below are some more technologies from the freight industry.

Air Tracking for the freight industry

Before the introduction of the modern air tracking technology it could often be difficult to track the progress of your goods. Modern technology allows for goods to be tracked simply by scanning a barcode at various points along its journey. This information is gathered on a system and the information is available to the customer who can access it by visiting the company’s website.

Warehouse Management Systems

There are now a number of companies which offer advanced warehouse management systems which make the process of managing freight at this stage of its journey much more efficient. The primary aim of the technology is to control the movement and storage of the materials and replaces the previous paper based system which would take much longer to process. This, together with the general technology which is available within the warehouse, allows for a much more streamlined and efficient process.

Congestion Alerts and Avoidance

This software is useful to many logistics operatives as it allows people to establish where congestion is occurring and avoid it as appropriate. By avoiding traffic the driver of a vehicle can greatly increase the number of deliveries which they can make, ensuring a better service for the customer and enhanced profits for thecompany.

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