Making Waves (Part 4): E-commerce Last Mile Delivery InnovatorsTech solutions for last mile delivery and e-commerce fulfillment
Unless you have been living under a rock, you probably know by now that the supply chain logistics industry is changing. The huge increase in e-commerce sales, omnichannel retail and need for
Today we take a brief look at two companies that have developed technology solutions to aid in meeting these complex business challenges.
Implementation of a solution ideal for your warehouse operation needs begins by creating a zone picking strategy that is designed to reduce walking in the warehouse. This enables Chuck to lead warehouse workers through their zones, displaying essential information regarding tasks ahead of time. By using this strategy, warehouse workers spend less time finding the correction location, item and quantity to complete each task.
As tasks are completed on one Chuck, another Chuck is already in position, ready to take over to keep the workers focused on task.
As businesses that are highly focused on
Routific route planning takes into account multiple factors including the type of vehicles, visit types, time windows, load capacities as well as traffic. The company reports that its routes are up to 40 % shorter and includes an algorithm “that can outperform even the best dispatchers”.
The Routific solution can be utilized to plan out delivery routes on a specific day or shift. If running an on-demand delivery service, the route can be updated in real time using incoming requests as well as the continually changing locations of the delivery fleet vehicles.
Routific solutions can be used anywhere in the world. The company works closely with a range of companies from startups and SMBs to Fortune 100 companies.
In short, Routific is a simple, easy to use tool that aids in saving transportation & logistics providers time, money and frustration. By utilizing the Routific vehicle routing solution, businesses are better able to provide better customer service and keep delivery costs down, resulting in higher levels of customer satisfaction and a competitive advantage in today’s challenging marketplace.