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What is Allocating?

Allocating consignments to drivers is critical in any transport company and being able to allocate quickly and accurately is what makes a good (TMS) Transport Management System. To minimise risk for your business, ideally, you want either an automated system or multiple people in your logistics operation able to handle allocations to drivers.

Having your allocations handled by a TMS that can provide automated features reduces your risk of relying on key staff that can perform this task. If they suddenly leave your business or are away for long periods of time you need to have a system in place that allows anyone in the business to jump in and quickly understand the process of performing these allocation tasks.

 

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Speed & Accuracy

Speed and accuracy are crucial for making your allocation process a success within your logistics operation. Having the capability to allocate jobs quickly means you don't have drivers standing around waiting for their delivery run. Most importantly, having accuracy will not only save you time but money across your operation.

Time is critical in logistics, with most operators being held accountable by their customers to reach certain SLA targets. Having a system like CartonCloud can help speed up your allocation process, increase accuracy and provide more transparency to the management team to stay on top of what's happening on any given day.

 

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Benefits of Using CartonCloud

No more shuffling papers into pigeon holes or chasing your drivers for signed proof of deliveries. With CartonCloud's automated allocations feature you'll be able to build rules and logic based on postcodes, enabling CartonCloud to automatically allocate consignments to drivers as jobs come through, while still allowing you to go in and manually allocate drivers when needed.

When allocating jobs on CartonCloud, a map view shows you where all your consignments for the day are, making allocating jobs even easier. With this view, you're able to see where the consignment is actually being delivered to, so if there is a need to switch drivers before finalising the runs, it's easily done.

 

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No lock-in contracts, we're a SaaS company

CartonCloud combines everything good about cloud technology and logistics automation to let your business do more. Even better, when you have more time and know every facet of your operations is running smoothly, you also gain a better quality of life. 

Experience the benefits of an integrated warehouse and transport management system today – get started with a Free Demo.

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CartonCloud combines everything good about cloud technology and logistics automation to let your business do more. Even better, when you have more time and know every facet of your operations is running smoothly, you also gain a better quality of life.

CartonClouds mission is to improve the quality of lives for our users by automating monotonous tasks and giving you the power to take back control of your life and no more working crazy hours just to get administration tasks complete.

Trust us when we say we've been there done that and it's not ideal to be pushing that hard just to break bread, with CartonClouds warehouse management system you'll never look back.

Get back your time and automate processes.

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Complex rate cards

You can process complicated logic based on events and triggers, then have the rates calculate automatically. 

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Consignments

Consignments can be created automatically from simple EDI's, complex API's or jobs from the warehouse. 

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Group consignments

Automatically group jobs from a customer going to the same store, feeds through to invoicing as a group. 

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Barcode scanning

You can have CartonCloud automatically allocate your drivers by scanning the printed labels on boxes with our driver app. 

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Cross-docking

Receipt in stock on the fly with an easy-to-use manifest checklist whilst building your runs for delivery. 

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Address strings

Multiple names for addresses that are the same location, update once and the system remembers. 

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Emily Harris

Owner & Operations
Motus Transport

"I would say, no doubt, CartonCloud is the absolute best ystem. Being able to finish like a normal person at 5:00, we've done all the allocating, we've printed all of the paperwork for the next day."

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Angelo Iannace

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Iannace Refrigerated Transport

"When CartonCloud came along and all of sudden it’s doing the run sheets for us and it’s so simple, it's just a matter of entering a number and when it's actually giving me a count."

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APF Cold Storage

"Customers simply emails their orders, and it's automatically sent through to CartonCloud, which enables our members to use their iPad's to pick the orders"

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