How to Handle last mile delivery? In House Fleet v/s Outsourced Fleet Delivery management has become absolutely crucial for a brand to give a great last mile delivery experience. While tackling this situation, a million-dollar question every firm needs to ask before is whether a company should outsource deliveries or have an in-house fleet? What is […]
Real time fleet tracking and its role in a transportation management system – Article by Prashant Kumar, AVP – Business and Growth at LogiNext Real time fleet tracking and real time delivery management as a whole have come a long way from dots-on-a-map software. It is a vital business tool that provides logistics visibility […]
Electric Vehicle Fleet Management Made Simple for the New Age of Transportation Electrification of transport and logistics is booming, where more electric vehicles are making way to consumers. The usage of electric trucks has offered a cost-effective alternative to streamline business logistics. In fact, fleet management has evolved with advanced AI and ML tools […]
What’s with same-day or next-day deliveries? Well if haven’t forgotten important dates such as Valentines’ or any other such day, you won’t much appreciate the urgency of fast deliveries to save face. All’s well that end’s well, and that’s why the right logistics technology, especially last mile, is critical for flash events.
As technology becomes deeply ingrained in the business operations, cloud-based tools lead the charge toward a new and improved fleet management landscape. From automation to IoT to in-fleet GPS tools, technology is the secret sauce to help fleet managers achieve goals across their organization.
Here are the top 3 things that’ll stay strong in 2019, shape how logistics is handled, and business is conducted across the globe. With the best delivery route planning software, logistics management would be more streamlined than ever before.
The World Bank has said logistical costs swallow up around a quarter of Indonesia’s gross domestic product, citing bottlenecks in supply chains, long dwelling times in ports and lengthy trade clearances. Indonesia’s e-commerce sales are set to rise from 3 percent of retail activity now to 19 percent by 2027, Morgan Stanley estimates.
According to the American Trucking Associations, freight tonnage hauled by trucks would increase by 27% (between 2016 and 2027). With global retail sales to touch $27 trillion by 2020, it just adds to the problems of high volume and restricted resources. Most of these companies would win or lose based on how they optimize their last mile deliveries.
Know where your drivers are at all times. A trucker was lost in snow-covered woods in Oregon for four days when the wrong address was plugged into the GPS. He managed to survive and walk back to more populated areas when his truck got stuck on small roads.
Static planning is a function of yesteryear. Wake up to new-age dynamic route planning for your field agent management. Most of Fortune 500 companies are maximizing the value of their active field agents using intelligent planning and optimization. It’s the most appropriate tool at the hand of managers to reduce costs and improve efficiency.