SUPPLY CHAIN

Eclipse IA Collaborates With Relay Payments to Get Drivers Off The Dock And Back On the Road Faster

Anurag Khadkikar | May 03, 2021

Eclipse IA Collaborates With Relay Payments to Get Drivers Off The Dock And Back On the Road Faster
Supply chain solutions supplier, Eclipse IA, has banded together with Relay Payments to give its supply chain distribution customers a speedy, contactless transporter payment option to get transporters off the dock quicker.

"Eclipse is continually searching for better approaches to serve our distribution customers, and we needed to improve efficiencies at our distribution communities. In the wake of investigating what our options were, we settled Relay upheld our requirements and the necessities of our supply chain accomplices. With the onset of the pandemic, contactless payments have been a need," said Tim Neal, VP of Operations of Eclipse.

"Since executing Relay, drivers have saved 30+ minutes on the dock improving our entryway pivot times for our hosts and we have saved a huge number of dollars on operational shortcomings because of armada checks and money," he said.

With the implementation of Relay Payments, Eclipse determined three major benefits that the digital payment platform sustained:

Contactless payments - Digital transactions dispense with the requirement for money and checks and can be prepared from the security of the driver's taxi.

Operational efficiency - Keeping the dock running easily is of the pith, and with a moment, secure payment framework, there's no requirement for verification calls, outings to the bank, or manual paper-based reconciliation measures.

Getting drivers back on the road quickly - a definitive objective is to diminish driver stay time to guarantee supply chain customers' docks stay on target. Eclipse states check validation can require as long as 30 minutes, so by disposing of the reliance on armada checks and changing to digital payment techniques, they are turning entryways a lot quicker.

"Eclipse confronted a few difficulties with a payment cycle reliant on money and checks and knew there must be a superior way. Once they found out about Relay, it was an easy decision to carry out our solution across many of their offices," said Craig Swidler, Director of Partnerships at Relay.

"They have immediately seen positive efficiency gains and ROI regarding dock wellbeing, profitability, and payment reconciliation endeavors. We're eager to work with Eclipse to modernize their operations and to help America's supply chain run smoother and speedier than any time in recent memory," said Swidler.

Following the declaration of its $43 million financings, Relay Payments' moment electronic payment solution is acquiring critical force. More transporters, dealers, and distribution centers of all sizes are settling on the credit-only and contactless innovation solution that has become a perceived brand in the business for smoothing out the payment interaction from start to finish.

About Eclipse IA
Eclipse IA is an Eclipse Advantage organization and was conceived "on the docks" as a traditional lumping administration. It has since been set up as the market chief in adaptable supply chain labor force solutions. Since 2003, Eclipse has offered customers better efficiency through an expense for every unit (CPU) model, utilizing creative innovation and staggered selecting. Eclipse has helped customers, from Fortune 500s to new businesses improve their presentation while lessening work costs, limiting dangers, and improving quality. Any place organizations depend on supply chains to move stock, that's the place where you'll discover Eclipse IA associates.

About Relay Payments
Relay Payments is an endeavor-backed fintech organization constructing an electronic payment network in the transportation, coordination, and supply chain ventures. The organization makes an incentive for its clients and accomplices by giving immediate, moment payments in an industry generally reliant on money and checks to conduct business. Trusted to deal with more than 250,000 transactions consistently, Relay is initiating the modernization of payments, guaranteeing America continues to run during COVID-19 and well beyond. Relay works with the biggest transporters, cargo specialists, and 3PLs in the United States, guaranteeing their items quickly will rack for consumer consumption.

Spotlight

Logistics Plus Inc. (LP) provides freight transportation, warehousing, global logistics, and supply chain management solutions through a worldwide network of talented and caring professionals. Founded in Erie, PA by local entrepreneur, Jim Berlin, 20 years ago, today LP has annual sales surpassing $


Other News

Collaborative warehouse bots are critical to e-commerce success, Shopify exec says

6 River Systems | September 16, 2020

A spike in e-commerce volumes driven by coronavirus travel restrictions may slow down after a safe vaccine is eventually found, but its impact on fulfillment automation processes is here to stay, according to a top executive at Shopify, an e-commerce platform for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). As the pandemic prevented consumers from congregating in brick and mortar stores, so many of them turned to e-commerce shopping that the online retail sector experienced five years’ worth of growth in the past three months alone, Shopify’s chief technology officer, Jean-Michel Lemieux, said today. From less than 1% in 2000, the share of e-commerce retail sales as a percent of tot...

Read More

6 River Systems upgrades its robotic fulfillment solution

6 River Systems | September 25, 2020

6 River Systems has made a series of enhancements to its robotic fulfillment solution. 6 River, part of e-commerce platform provider Shopify, revealed the upgrade during its second annual user conference, FLOW 2020. David Vallance, director of product at 6 River Systems, says: “We have developed a strategic product roadmap at 6RS to find and address the next level of efficiencies to help our customers meet ever-changing demand and drive value to their own customers. “We’ve grown from providing picking robots to supporting inbound to outbound tasks within the four walls of the warehouse. Our latest set of enhancements are another exciting step forward in the evolution of our...

Read More

Project Verte Deploys 6 River Systems Solutions in Atlanta Distribution Center

6 River Systems | September 25, 2020

6 River Systems (6RS) announced its deployment with Project Verte, a full circle e-commerce solution provider that helps brands grow and directly engage with customers. 6RS will support fulfillment activities at Project Verte’s distribution center (DC) in Atlanta, which fulfills orders for numerous retailers and brands. The Atlanta DC will also serve as 6 River Systems’ southeast hub for site tours, allowing fulfillment professionals in the Atlanta area to tour an active, high-volume warehouse powered by flexible automation solutions. Project Verte enables sellers to connect to every sales channel and seamlessly manage all aspects of a customer journey through a single seller pla...

Read More

Adoption of the Internet of Robotics Things Accelerates

6 River Systems | September 29, 2020

Adoption of smart robotics has accelerated this year, driving sophisticated automation in various environments. Introducing Internet of Things (IoT) functionality to robots isn’t new, however. In 2014, ABI Research introduced the concept of the Internet of Robotic Things (IoRT). The term described intelligent devices that can monitor events going on around them, integrate various sensor data types, use local and distributed intelligence to determine the best courses of action before manipulating or controlling physical objects. In September 2016, MarketsandMarkets released a report estimating that the IoRT market will be valued at approximately $21.44 billion by 2022, driven by adoptio...

Read More

Spotlight

Logistics Plus Inc. (LP) provides freight transportation, warehousing, global logistics, and supply chain management solutions through a worldwide network of talented and caring professionals. Founded in Erie, PA by local entrepreneur, Jim Berlin, 20 years ago, today LP has annual sales surpassing $

Resources

Events