A complete guide on first mile, middle mile and last mile deliveries regarding digitising, optimization and automation logistics operations.
eCommerce has accelerated by atleast 5 years in the times after the pandemic struck. Companies like Walmart adopted technology quickly to leverage on their experience and grow rapidly in eCommerce. If you’re a growing retail chain looking to infuse technology in your business, this post is for you.
Choosing the right transportation management system is a significant step for any logistics enterprise. It is of utmost importance to weigh all the pros and cons before going for the right partnership, here’s a guide.
Last Mile Deliveries and Route Optimization: The Complete Guide Last mile delivery is the final step of a product’s movement from a warehouse or inventory to the customer’s doorstep. Even before ecommerce was widely popular, last mile delivery was an integral part of the logistics operations in numerous businesses. Especially in supply chain management, the […]
Amazon’s prime day upped the utilization of their fulfillment centers by over 25%. They have made their logistics leg into a powerhouse which they keep leveraging to get ahead of the competition. O one hand they are losing money and on the other, they are continuously building value, much more than any other company. What’s the key here?
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.
We have seen the Walmart acquiring Jet, Bonobos, Modcloth, and Shoebuy while planning to set up around 1000 pickup locations for online grocery shoppers. Racing Walmart to the front is Amazon with its grand acquisition of Wholefoods to enable faster deliveries with multiple pickup options.
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.
Optimization is doing more with less while sustaining (or bettering) the efficiency of operations. With multiple orders and shipments constantly moving with an excess of customer requests and demand, fulfilling on-time deliveries consistently not only saves costs but also increases the overall brand value for the company.
Location Intelligence & Analytics has now become a core data source that helps in contextualizing of location-centric data, so that meaningful insights could be derived from the same and strategic business decisions could be made. It has emerged as one of the major segment in the field of market research.