With the high cost of equipment, fuel and labor, making the most productive use of your private fleet has become a business imperative. Optimizing fleet delivery planning and execution can improve utilization, reduce costs, and increase customer satisfaction. But there are a lot of variables involved and delivery problems can pop up quickly.
With efficient fleet routing and scheduling, you need fewer trucks and drivers to make the same number of deliveries
RedPrairie’s Fleet Management provides local fleet routing and tracking to drive efficiency and visibility down to the last mile. It optimizes daily routing and scheduling of private and dedicated fleets, and provides visibility to in-transit vehicle / driver performance.
The system’s load balancing and stop assignments help ensure efficient capacity utilization, making it possible to serve more customers each day and potentially reducing the number of vehicles in operation, thus reducing fuel consumption and helping sustainability efforts. Optimal routes are based on operational, customer and road network constraints, reducing drive time and trip distance while meeting customer service requirements.
In-transit routes and performance can be monitored by GPS and/or in-vehicle monitoring devices to quickly alert dispatchers so routes can be adjusted or reassigned when delivery problems occur. This visibility also allows managers to proactively notify customers of last minute changes to delivery schedules, improving customer satisfaction.
Fleet Management gives you the tools you need to understand fleet performance, make better decisions, and get the most from your fleet assets.