Which tool gives the best driving directions from one place to another? Is it Google Maps, Waze, or route planner app? We did an analysis & here are the findings.
Learn the eighteen key points to look for when trying out a route planner.
Learn what route optimization is, how it benefits field service businesses and how to choose the right route optimization software.
Poor routes mean poor results. They result in your transportation and overtime expenses going up, customers becoming furious, and your profit margins plummeting. Of course, no one wants to plan inefficient routes. Yet, many logistics companies and field service businesses end up doing so because they follow the same old-school process to plan a driving […]
Let’s face it, route planning is time-consuming, and finding the best possible route for each driver is indeed hard. On the one hand, the planned routes should ensure minimal transportation costs. On the other hand, your customers should be satisfied with quick and timely deliveries and so you need to address urgent requirements and ensure […]
Every business wants to improve its profit margin. At a high level, there are only two ways to do that: you can increase your revenue, or you can reduce your expenses. Load planning is one of the most effective ways for transportation companies to reduce their expenses. There are many factors you need to consider […]
Customers know you want their money, so it can be hard to establish trust with them. You need to be transparent and prove that you’re actually worthy of their trust. Of course, that’s difficult to do if you manage a business that regularly sends employees out into the field. In that case, you can’t even […]
The business world isn’t what it used to be. For small businesses and start-ups, this change is a good thing. Large companies have always had advantages over small businesses. Specifically, in the delivery industry, they have the resources and infrastructure to complete deliveries on the same day that the customer makes their order. But with […]
There is a chain of events in every field operation. This chain might be short and simple, such as transporting an item from one location to another. Or the chain might be more complicated and involve the item changing hands multiple times. Either way, recording the chain-of-custody is extremely important. What Is Chain-of-Custody In Routing? […]
Is your business succeeding? There’s no way to know the answer to that question unless you set goals and measure your progress. Comparing your revenue to your expenses is probably the most important way to evaluate your success as a business, but there are other stats you should be keeping track of as well, such […]