Tagged in delivery constraints
How advanced route planning software benefits fleet drivers?
Routing Software for Delivery Drivers: 3.5 million truck drivers in the USA contribute to more than two-thirds of total freight tonnage moved nationally. They move more than ten billions of freight annually.- American trucking association. Coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a sudden rush of demand for new drivers to deliver essential goods. Logistics companies are faced […]
Last Mile Delivery Costs: Bringing Order to Chaos
Last-mile delivery costs consume over two-fifths of overall logistics costs.- Frost and Sullivan, 2018 It is no secret that customer expectations are really high these days. Naturally, the costs associated with meeting such expectations, especially on the delivery front are also increasing. The primary challenge that logistics providers face is rising last-mile carrier delivery costs. […]
How India is Dealing With Essential Deliveries Amidst an Unprecedented Lockdown
India's lockdown has disrupted deliveries of e-commerce and e-grocery firms. How is India dealing with essential deliveries amidst a lockdown? Know More!
Traveling Salesman Problem (TSP) and How Tech Can Solve It
Updated: Mar 9, 2023 Salespersons are required to travel frequently as a part of their job, with the aim of maximizing their business opportunities. However, their daily schedules are often subject to sudden changes due to scheduled and last-minute customer appointments, making it difficult for them to plan optimal travel routes. As a result, salespersons […]
Specialized Route Optimization Engine VS Google Maps Route Optimization: What’s the Difference?
When carrying out complex logistics operations for a business, a number of other important factors must be considered. You need a smart solution that can automate your end-to-end logistics activities, save costs and reduce human dependency. Google Maps routes or other web route mapping services are not capable of doing that. That’s where advanced route optimization […]
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Route Optimization for Third-party Logistics Operators: Making your Logistics Operations Economical
Imagine a company in Mumbai wants to ship its products to California. This company does not have its own vehicles or transportation. What does it do? The company outsources its operations to a third-party logistics operator. This third-party logistics provider transports goods from one location to another. Third-party logistics operators conduct logistics and transport activities […]
Hitting The Road Running: Can An App Improve The Life Of The Delivery Executives?
Liam works for a major e-commerce firm in Chicago and delivers about 30-35 orders per day. The number goes up to 70 during peak seasons and festivals. However, in most cases for delivering 35 packages, Liam has to make over 50 trips to the given locations. Experts are of the opinion that for every 100 […]
Route Constraints: Locus Going the Extra Mile for Customers with Autoscaling
Graceful Scaling of Queue Workers: Locus uses Amazon Autoscaling to build a route optimization platform that can scale on-demand and helps in adapting to new last-mile challenges. Locus Route Planner Behind Scenes: One of the most utilized products of Locus’ best route planning software (Dispatcher), is used to solve the constrained vehicle routing problem. The constrained […]