Yard Management System (YMS)

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A software to manage the movement of trucks and trailers in the yard of a distribution center or warehouse.

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What is Yard Management System (YMS)?

Yard Management System, or YMS, is a system designed to manage the movement of goods and materials within a yard, dock, or other storage facility. It is a key component of a warehouse management system, and helps to organize, optimize, and monitor yard operations.  


The system is typically used to track shipments, vehicles, and inventories, as well as to create and manage dispatch orders. It also provides visibility into yard operations and real-time status updates for customers. 

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