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Benefits of Reducing Gate-to-Gate Time for Warehouses & Plants

Reducing gate-to-gate time can provide several benefits for warehouses and plants. Gate-to-gate time refers to the time that it takes for a truck or other vehicle to enter the gate of a warehouse or plant, and to leave again with a loaded or unloaded shipment. By reducing this time, warehouses and plants can improve their efficiency and productivity, and provide better service to their customers.

Reduced turnaround time

One of the key benefits of reducing gate-to-gate time is that it can help to reduce the amount of time that trucks and other vehicles spend at your warehouse or plant. This means that they can move on to their next destination more quickly, which can help to improve the overall efficiency of your supply chain.

Improved customer satisfaction

Fast gate-to-gate times can help to improve the level of service that you provide to your customers. By getting shipments in and out of your warehouse or plant more quickly, you can help to ensure that your customers receive their orders on time, which can help to improve their satisfaction with your business.

Increased productivity

Faster gate-to-gate times means that your warehouse or plant workers can handle more shipments in a given period of time. This can help to increase the overall productivity of your facility, which can in turn lead to cost savings and improved profitability.

Reduced risk of damage

The faster that shipments are unloaded and loaded, the less time they spend sitting around in your warehouse or plant. This means that there is a lower risk of damage occurring to the items being shipped, which can help to reduce the costs associated with damaged goods.

In conclusion, reducing gate-to-gate time can provide a number of benefits for warehouses and plants. By ensuring that unloading and loading operations are fast and efficient, you can improve the overall performance of your facility, and provide better service to your customers.

Watch the recorded webinar, 15% Warehouse Productivity Improvement: How Asahi Kasei Automated Logistics & Shipping and Receiving Collaboration and Scheduling to learn how they combined innovative technology with process changes to improve gate-to-gate time by 80%.