For Terminal, DC operators Terminal, DC operators rely on Blume's Appointment scheduling solution to speed up operations by streamlining and digitizing the manual process and cut down on truckers' wait times. Operators have the flexibility to set capacity for various times of the year, operating hours, and multiple hierarchies, such as zones and sub locations. The system enables users to set up business rules to support scenarios like assigning priority customers exclusive slots or determining how soon a truck might arrive, among many others. An insightful dashboard presents a snapshot of all the appointments across the customers in one location.
For Shippers, Beneficiary Cargo Owners, Truckers
The Blume Appointment Scheduling System enables customers, Beneficiary Cargo Owners (BCO) and dispatchers to schedule appointments with terminals or DCs for container drop-off or pickup. Users can check whether a container is ready for pickup. It is possible to add several container numbers to the watch list and be notified when they become available, allowing the user to schedule an appointment. Without the hassle of moving between different portals or systems, Blume provides a single interface which allows customers to schedule appointments with various terminals and DCs.
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