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The Value of Real-Time Supply Chain Tracking

Have you ever wondered why some supply chain operations are more successful than others? It all comes down to data — and the ability to collect, analyze, and act on it.

In today’s fast-paced world, having access to supply chain tracking in real-time can provide a game-changing competitive edge. The stakes are even higher when managing a global supply chain on an international scale. Find out more about the value of updating your tracking systems.

We All Want Real-Time Supply Chain Tracking, Right?

While the concept of real-time tracking may seem intuitive enough, many companies are hesitant to adopt this type of system. We get it. For decades, there have been roadblocks to genuinely achieving this objective.

One of the most common reasons to be reluctant is the belief that carriers won’t provide accurate, timely data. This idea may have been confirmed in years past, but most carriers in the logistics industry have significantly optimized their capabilities over the past few years. As a result, real-time supply chain tracking is now an achievable reality.

Other companies are simply used to the status quo; they’re comfortable with their existing tracking system. Still, they might not realize how cumbersome manual tracking can be, and they believe it’s easier to use employees to manage tasks rather than technology.

But what if you could free up your employees to work on more value-added tasks? What if you could cut costs and boost efficiency by having accurate information about your shipments all in one place?

That’s where CloudLogix comes in. Our platform includes a centralized supply chain tracking feature that aggregates data from multiple carriers in real-time, giving you an end-to-end view of your supply chain. Say goodbye to manual tracking and hello to automated insights.

But, will it take a lot of time and effort to complete the transition? CloudLogix can help you cross the bridge to the other side. And it’s important that you take that step. Here’s why.

Why Strive for Real-Time Supply Chain Tracking?

Staying agile is critical, especially in today’s supply chain climate. By utilizing a technology-driven supply chain tracking system like CloudLogix, you can stay on the edge of innovation to maximize efficiency and maintain a stable position as a company.

Manual processes may sometimes work when shipment volume is low, but as the volume of incoming raw materials and outgoing assets rises, tracking data manually can quickly grow stale. It takes time to hunt down information and manually enter it into a tracking system, so if you’re dealing with high order volume, there’s a good chance your tracking data won’t be current by the time it makes it into the system.

Some companies have dedicated employees whose sole responsibility is to track freight all day. If you’re already tight on resources, this isn’t a great use of manpower. You’re much better off having those employees focused on higher-level tasks that are more specific to your operations, like route optimization or inventory management.

Get Access to Critical Information!

A real-time supply chain tracking system gives you access to current shipment information. You’ll have visibility into:

  • When a shipment is picked up and delivered
  • Any delays along the way.
  • Each shipment’s current location.

Increased visibility will allow you to take proactive measures to ensure your shipments stay on track and arrive on time. You’ll also be able to track and analyze data from multiple carriers at once, giving you the ability to make informed decisions about which carriers are the most cost-efficient and reliable.

In short, real-time tracking technology is paramount in achieving internal efficiency by eliminating waste, reducing costs, and speeding up operations. And, externally, it improves customer relationships and eliminates unsavory surprises.

No one likes blind spots in the supply chain, especially when time-sensitive freight is at stake. When you can accurately predict where your freight is at all times, you can keep customers informed of their orders’ statuses and honor your delivery promises, earning customer loyalty in return. It’s a win-win.

CloudLogix Can Help You Reap the Benefits of Real-Time Supply Chain Tracking

Integrating your systems with CloudLogix is the answer to your tracking needs. Our Centralized Tracking feature can automatically pull data from multiple carriers into one platform, allowing you to see the status of all shipments in transit from one location and eliminating the need to track freight via multiple communication channels.

If you’re using a giant spreadsheet to update tracking info on shipments, that can go away, too! We have integration experts on staff to get you up and running quickly, so you don’t have to spend time and resources manually entering data. All we need is a list of carriers you’d like to track, and we’ll handle the rest.

Don’t want to switch tracking solutions? No problem! We’re happy to integrate with your current systems to provide tracking updates directly to your software. This integration allows for seamless tracking updates and keeps all your information in one place.

Tech-savvy or not, CloudLogix’s Centralized Tracking feature makes it easy to stay informed. With just a click of a button, you can see the most recent tracking update provided by your carrier on any shipment — at any time. It couldn’t possibly be more simple.

Future-Proof Your Operations With CloudLogix’s Centralized Tracking

The pressure to remain competitive in the logistics industry is immense, and your manual tracking processes won’t cut it. It would help if you had the power of real-time supply chain tracking on your side to ensure your shipments arrive on time and exceed customer expectations.

From asset tracking to inventory management and beyond, CloudLogix can help you stay ahead of the game.

If you’re interested in learning more about our platform and the fantastic Centralized Tracking feature, get in touch with us. We’re prepared to help streamline your operations so that you can achieve peak efficiency.

Contact us today to schedule a demo. We’ll show you how easy it is to manage your shipments in real-time. You’ll be on your way to a more prosperous, profitable business.