FreightSmith IMS - Inbound Management System

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What Exactly Is FreightSmith IMS?

FreightSmith IMS is a comprehensive inbound load management tool for warehouse operations supporting door assignments, communications, and PO/load resolution. IMS is fully integrated with other FreightSmith modules, providing gate-to-gate visibility, awareness of receiving status, and complete remote load management. 

Who Needs FreightSmith?

Facilities with 10-1,000 inbound loads per day with 10+ doors to manage will have the highest ROI from our product. FreightSmith provides an instant ROI by digitizing the process and mitigating detention exposure created by delays in load processing. FreightSmith streamlines gate and security operations by automating manual tasks and decreasing staffing needs. The tool also reduces mundane and redundant manual tasks that take up valuable time and resources.

Intuitive User Interface 

FreightSmith integrated features and intuitive interface makes it easy for managers to have full visibility of truck locations and gate-to-gate activity status in one simple platform.  Warehouse managers gain the ability to reduce delays and provide real-time communication with drivers through the FreightSmith App, from driver check-in, gate assignment, unloading, and payment processing. This means that inbound trucks will be processed in a more timely manner, saving time and money for receivers, shippers, drivers & carriers.

Unlock Hidden Value With Data Insights 

FreightSmith data provides valuable insights to optimize warehouse receiving performance and maximize efficiencies across inbound and outbound operations. With real-time updates at the warehouse level for all unloading activities and door status, it is the go-to comprehensive load management tool. FreightSmith has everything warehouse managers need to remain competitive in today’s ever-evolving supply chain landscape. With its innovative technology solutions, FreightSmith is setting a new standard for digital freight management services. 

Digital Door Management  
Digitizes the Inbound Process by Removing removes manual processes, reduces delays and mistakes / expedites door use  
Virtual Unscheduled PO Resolution   
Reduces delays of unscheduled truck arrival at gate  
Direct Communication with Drivers 
Automates manual processes  and Allows faster and more effective door assignment communication 
Realtime Visibility of Inbound Status 
Improves Driver Turn Around at Facility and Mitigates and Potentially Eliminates Detention Exposure  
Provides Warehouse with Realtime Analytics Dashboard 
Provides Data to Evaluate and Recognize Operational Priorities Prioritize and Organize Dock Flow  
Exception Task Management  
Provides Data For Operational Continuous Improvements and Provides Staff With a Tool to Increase Daily Operational Productivity
Supports Driver/Carrier Friendly Initiatives 
On average, drivers save 62 minutes between appointment check-in & unloading remittance using the FreightSmith mobile app. Facility ratings are immediately improved by expediting the inbound process and improving carrier acceptance rates. 
Intuitive Inbound Performance Software  
Delivers real-time load management and KPIs to the forefront, providing key inbound operational data at-a-glance. Supplying transparency, visibility, and insight for receiving activities throughout the lifecycle of a truck while at the facility, gate-to-gate.  

How Much Can FreightSmith Save Your Facility?

Oftentimes, the FreightSmith platform pays for itself by saving warehouses on headcount overhead and detention fees. Fill out the form below and we will send you a custom quote based on your facilities details.