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Guide to Transport Management


In the course of recent decades, the increasing expense of fuel has provoked organizations dependent on the supply chain to turn out to optimize the manner that they plan their transportation routes and plans. The customary techniques for transport management don’t address constant occasions that influence organizations on a day-to-day basis.

To suit clients’ short-notice requirements, route availability, and vehicle issues, route planning, and optimization must have the option to rapidly react to any occasion to guarantee the most minimal expense on transportation.

Manual route planning has been utilized by organizations for a long time and notwithstanding the experience of the route organizers, the ever-changing multifaceted nature of the present transportation system can influence the financial viability of a course from the everyday. By factoring in the right KPIs, an organization can continually screen the changing business dynamics and laws that influence the system in an ongoing domain permitting changes that keep the most productive and financially viable route.

Challenges in Transport Management System:

1. Increasing Customer Demands: With how quickly technology is evolving and with how simple it is to order products online, B2C and B2B customers expect far more than they used to, including Instant communication, Live Reporting, etc.
2. Diversification of Home Delivery Option: If your business involves home deliveries, then you’re probably familiar with certain challenges like: Increasing eCommerce orders, Higher demand for rapid order fulfillment, and Diversification of home delivery options.
3. Continued Manpower shortage: One reason for the continued driver shortage is the introduction of the e-Logging mandate that has resulted in many truckers threatening to leave the industry. With federal regulations enforcing Hours of Service rules and capping the number of miles truckers drive, it also limits the amount of money they earn.

How we can Help?

Fluctuating demand patterns and an expanding base of suppliers and logistics partners have driven companies to continuously rethink their logistics network strategy. They can realize strong ROI improvements through analytics-driven planning activities such as fleet management, route optimization, load planning, fleet sizing and freight cost reconciliation.

1. Route Optimization and Backhaul: We help you optimize the routing of both the components and finished goods across various nodal points in a global supply chain, which has a dependency on vendors and partners across the globe. Analytical models are used for dynamic fleet management and routing to address varying demand across the network
2.Shipment Scheduling: Provide clients with accurate forecasting, capacity planning, and scheduling systems to create robust processes
4.Dashboards to Track KPIs and Analyze Mode of Transportation: Key performance metric dashboards and reports with multidimensional drill-down of items such as origin-destination pair, and mode (of transportation) analysis
5.Design of Hub/Distribution Centers: Design of hub/distribution centers through cluster analysis of pickup and delivery points
6. Transportation Contract Compliance: Real-time monitoring of freight costs to ensure contract adherence

Business Benefits:

  1. Reduce Avoidable Transporation Delays
  2. Decrease time spent on planning routes
  3. Identify the most cost-effective routes
  4. Increase Customer Satisfaction
  5. Increase response to last-minute planning and scheduling changes

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