Top Benefits of Shipment Tracking

general 30 August 2018

Top Benefits of Shipment Tracking. Shipment tracking is an important aspect of successful supply chain management.

Shipment tracking is an important aspect of successful supply chain management. Whilst some customers tend to think and remember about the order they have placed not until after it arrives, most would still seek for any information regarding their package throughout the entire shipping and delivery process. Apart from this, business owners are able to manage their logistics by utilising tools such as mapping websites and GPS mobile devices to schedule lorries whilst creating a real-time connection with customers by giving them peace of mind with sufficient information about the details of their orders.

Keep reading to know more about the benefits shipment tracking brings to both the businesses and customers alike:
 

Offers maximum performance and process efficiency

Shipment tracking technologies allow business owners to determine which mode or carrier is the most reliable for every type of delivery process. Apart from that, combining these technologies with warehouse logistics and other business systems such as purchase order systems maximises production efficiency and allow senders to smoothly and effectively relay any potential delays to their customers by utilising the information on the shipment’s progress.
 

Mitigates potential problems and reduces possible costs

Making use of shipment tracking technologies allow businesses and senders to oversee the status of packages sent in the mail and avoid the risk of items going missing whilst on the delivery process. Additionally, shipment tracking mitigates potential delays by allowing business management to be in control of their transportation and locate freight at any point in its journey, further eliminating unexpected costs.
 

Offers better customer experience

Providing customers and notifying them efficiently with reliable information such as the status, location and estimated time of arrival of their delivery generate more positive sentiments as it sets their expectations and provides peace of mind. Additionally, shipment tracking could encourage your customers to return or stay longer to your website, increasing the chance of additional purchases or cross-opportunities.
 
Here at AKW Global Logistics, we pride ourselves on our ability to connect our partners' businesses to the whole of the UK and even beyond by offering them a bespoke logistics solutions. Our global logistics encompasses distribution, warehousing, packaging customisation and international freight services by utilising a range of reliable, flexible and cost-efficient solutions, combined with our advanced technology and wealth of experience. We'd love to hear from you. Complete this form or email us at [email protected] for your enquiries.

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