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Yard Management Strategies

Visibility is central to effective yard management, yet when Aberdeen Group surveyed companies regarding their methods for managing inbound and outbound trailers in the yard, it found a distinct lack ...


Visibility is central to effective yard management, yet when Aberdeen Group surveyed companies regarding their methods for managing inbound and outbound trailers in the yard, it found a distinct lack of sophistication. Only 12% were employing an integrated approach, using a Yard Management System (YMS) that was a module of their Warehouse Management System (WMS). Another 24% were using a commercial Yard Management System that wasn’t integrated with the WMS. Most concerning, however, was finding that 58% were still using clipboards spreadsheets.


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