3PL Warehouse Management Software System
Dovetail’s Accellos One 3PL Warehouse Management System (WMS) ensures optimal coordination and management of supply chain management functions and can greatly improve performance in the warehouse and transport management industries.
The third party logistics (3PL) industry is a dynamic environment which comprises varying degrees of complexity, caused by multiple clients operating in a single facility. Operators have the challenge of running a profitable business with a single set of tools, facilities, manpower and material handling equipment.
Every 3PL facility operates differently owing to client mix, key performance indicators set by customers, terms of contracts and many other factors. The level of automation varies, depending on customer requirements and contract terms. Business owners require non-rigid, flexible and agile 3PL software systems that can handle varying degrees of automation within a single facility.
Dovetail’s service solutions caters to all requirements in the 3PL industry. The Accellos WMS system ensures streamlined 3PL management and focuses on the four core functionalities that every 3PL provider should enjoy from it 3PL software system:
Optimisation & Reporting
Ensuring logistics improvements is the core aim of a 3PL management system. Logistics software aims to track, capture and interpret all operational data and make it available to operators in a way that allows them to understand where room for improvement in their operations lie. Measures can then be implemented to ensure upstream and downstream supply chain improvement. With a 3PL system you can rest assured that all aspects of your warehousing and transport operations are being tracked, traced and reflected to you via dashboards, offering you a 360 degree view of shipment visibility and process information. This enables you to interpret the data available to you and make adjustments to shipping and operational processes accordingly.
Execution & Control
Having a complete view over operational processes enables you to make decisions that are based on accurate information and ensure cooperation from all stakeholders in improving operational processes. Ultimately, 3PL software puts control back into your hands and ensures that you are able to meet your client’s requirements as well as your own by integrating operational processes in the most effective way.