Retalix Ltd., a vendor of software for distributors and retailers, has expanded its supply-chain offerings to include inbound traffic, yard management and dock scheduling for grocers and distributors. Elements of the Retalix Transportation suite can be deployed independently, or in conjunction with one another, to aid in the optimization of warehouse and supply-chain operations. Retalix Traffic Management provides inbound freight management for planning, procurement, execution, settlement, visibility and supplier control. Retalix Dock Scheduling uses appointment-scheduling functions to optimize resources, predict labor demands, facilitate carrier scheduling via the Web and streamline the flow of goods through the distribution center. Retalix Yard & Dock Management fully automates the yard and dock-management process using predictive logic and optimization algorithms. The software synchronizes yard and dock activity with distribution-center demand in real time, the vendor said. The application is available to distributors of all sizes, and the company offers multiple configuration options.
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