The Path to 2020: Dispatchers Seize the Customer Experience

Where do you see your business going in the next few years? Running a business is like juggling chainsaws. You need to maintain many moving parts – setting the right price points, monitoring the performance of your employees, etc. – and if you or your dispatchers mess up, the consequences are dire. Just figuring out how you are going to manage everything on a day-to-day basis can be stressful.

But if you want to achieve long-term success, you need to start thinking long-term. Forget about tomorrow for a second. What do you think the state of your business will be like in a few years?

Route optimization software will help you succeed do not know what you will be doing in a few years? We can tell you what your competitors will be doing. They will be adopting new technology, so that they can make their employees more productive and gain an edge over their competitors (that includes you).

Route optimization software guarantees that every route you give your drivers is the most efficient route possible. You will save time, save gas, and make more money.

Keep your customers in the loop. Route optimization software can do more than just plan routes for you. Some route planning programs let you draw custom borders over a real world map – these are called ‘geofences’. You can set it up so that when your driver enters a geofence, the customer gets a text message telling them your driver is about to arrive.

GPS tracking is another thing your customers will appreciate – it allows you to give them ETAs that are always accurate, no matter what happens.

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About author: Dominic Walker

Dominic Walker works as a content marketer as part of Route4Me’s worldwide remote workforce. A teacher of over 15 years, Dom knows how to break complex ideas down to the very basics and explain them in a digestible way. He loves answering questions, so if you’re wondering about route optimization, jazz guitar, or how to land a fat bass, Dom is your guy.