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Locus is now a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s 2020 Market Guide for Vehicle Routing and Scheduling

We are delighted and humbled to be featured as a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s 2020 Market Guide for Vehicle Routing and Scheduling. We would like to thank our customers from the bottom of our hearts for trusting in our products and also for giving valuable feedback, which has helped make our products better. We will keep building solutions that will add value to your daily supply chain operations. Looking forward to your continued support!

-Nishith Rastogi, CEO, Locus

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What's new @ Locus - Enterprise SSO, Locus 2.0, Homebase clubbing, and more...
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What's new @ Locus - Enterprise SSO, Locus 2.0, Homebase clubbing, and more...

The first half of 2020 has definitely tested the robustness of the health of both people and processes in supply chains. Together we have faced changing regulations, demand, and disruptions to our supply chain. And Locus is fully committed to ensuring that you get the best route plans, live tracking of deliveries, and operation analytics even in these trying times.

Why are Last Mile Delivery Services Important in the Post-Coronavirus World?
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Why are Last Mile Delivery Services Important in the Post-Coronavirus World?

There will be a 20% growth in online retail share by 2023, and there will be a 10% increase in instant delivery. – Future of last-mile interventions Due to COVID-19, customers have become accustomed to online shopping. This change in their shopping habits is making the logistics industry refocus on last mile delivery services.

How Artificial Intelligence can Optimize the Online Fashion Supply Chain
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How Artificial Intelligence can Optimize the Online Fashion Supply Chain

AI in Fashion Supply Chain: The world of fashion has changed drastically since the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic. The first blow to the industry was the shutting down of the world’s largest textile producing and exporting country in the world, China.

The Role of AI in Ensuring Excellent Home Diagnostics Services in Times of COVID-19
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The Role of AI in Ensuring Excellent Home Diagnostics Services in Times of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has confined people to their homes, restricting travel, and non-essential outdoor activities for months. Recent surveys show that the demand for home diagnostic services is increasing as people across the United States shelter in place due to the pandemic. People who wouldn’t have dreamed of tackling a home appliance repair are now fixing their freezers, refrigerators, washers, and dryers.

Last Mile Customer Experience: It is no longer about reaching destinations, it is about reaching people
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Last Mile Customer Experience: It is no longer about reaching destinations, it is about reaching people

73% of all people in the US point to last mile customer experience as an essential factor in their purchase decisions. – PwC, Future of Customer Experience report. Last mile delivery is the only chance where a brand has to actually meet the customer. This impression creates an image of your business and messing up in this stage could hurt your reputation. Hence, building a positive customer experience matters a lot in last-mile delivery.

Multi-stop route planning and why is it important?
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Multi-stop route planning and why is it important?

Planning multiple routes manually is a burdensome and time-consuming affair. Fleet managers should factor in various route constraints while planning routes such as traffic congestion, roadblocks, and so on. There are likely chances of making mistakes, which can ultimately result in disappointed customers.

Early Signs of Activity: Locus On The Ground Report (May)
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Early Signs of Activity: Locus On The Ground Report (May)

Lockdowns around the globe are slowly being lifted, and businesses are thus opening up. May saw some early signs of activity across sectors. The situation is nowhere near ‘normal’, but it is still a start. We hope that this ‘Locus On The Ground’ May Report will give a peek into what is now being called the ‘new normal’.

Why Geocoding matters and the tech behind it
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Why Geocoding matters and the tech behind it

Team Locus Vittal Sirigiri, one of the top data scientists in Locus, has had quite the professional journey—investment banker, cofounder of a food business, self-taught coder, he’s worn many hats.

Why Retail Brands are Gunning for Direct-to-Consumer Sales During COVID-19
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Why Retail Brands are Gunning for Direct-to-Consumer Sales During COVID-19

The Coronavirus apocalypse is perhaps the biggest blow to mankind in a long time. It has transformed societies, governments, healthcare systems, economies, and our lifestyles in unforeseen ways.

Vehicle Routing Problem Decoded: What, Why and How
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Vehicle Routing Problem Decoded: What, Why and How

Vehicle Routing Problem is a constant in the last-mile delivery business. It happens due to the delivery and resource constraints planners face while coming up with minimum-cost vehicle routes.

How to choose Route Optimization Software for Small and Mid-Sized Fleet?
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How to choose Route Optimization Software for Small and Mid-Sized Fleet?

The dispatch planning process has become quite complicated, with a varied mix of daily customer orders and multiple options for vehicles and routes. This complexity has made delivery companies search for good route optimization software for their small and mid-sized fleets.

What’s new @ Locus – Fleet Optimization, LOTR upgrades, and more…
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What’s new @ Locus – Fleet Optimization, LOTR upgrades, and more…

We want to start this by saying a big thank you for being there with us and trusting Locus with building your supply chain strategies. We hope that you are reading this from a safe space along with your loved ones. We will all come out of this stronger.

Why Buy Online and Pick Up In-Store (BOPIS) is the need of the hour for retailers
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Why Buy Online and Pick Up In-Store (BOPIS) is the need of the hour for retailers

By 2021, 90% of retailers will offer BOPIS, and 75% of them will be able to identify and customize their customers. – Retail Touchpoints Report

Hyperlocal Delivery Markets See a New Dawn in the US During COVID-19
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Hyperlocal Delivery Markets See a New Dawn in the US During COVID-19

Halfway through the year of the pandemic, we’re living in a completely different world now. Novel Coronavirus has not just endangered human lives, it has hit the world economy hard and impacted several industries around the globe.

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Explore our Tailor-made Consulting Solutions

Strategic supply chain decision making is becoming more dynamic, as the industry landscape shifts towards digitization. For sustained value and organization growth, these decisions should be driven by insights and visualizations of existing data. Aided by a renowned and world-class data science team, Locus Consulting brings in technology, insights and supply chain expertise to drive innovative and contextual solutions.

Summarised below are Locus consulting offerings which can help facilitate supply chain decision making:

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Network Optimization

Locus builds scenarios and simulates the end-to-end supply chain network which is focussed on minimizing total landed cost.

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Strategic Sourcing

Locus enables you to optimize your sourcing from vendors and warehouses distributed across the globe resulting in substantial cost-saving opportunities.

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Transport Optimization

Locus' proprietary Machine Learning based models can help you increase asset utilization, improve customer service, and drive down operating costs.

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Sales Transformation

As omnichannel fulfillment continues to create complexities in terms of product mix and market dynamics, Locus helps create market differentiation by optimizing sales beats, distributors and retail outlets

Impact on your business:

  • Reduce Total Landed Cost and Cost to Serve
  • Optimize demand fulfillment across the supply chain network
  • Increase Service levels hence contribute to revenue increase
  • Design/Re-design Supply chain Network, Sales field force, Transportation and Sourcing Strategy
  • Save 15-20% of operational costs across different sectors of the businesses

Innovation Driven by Technology

Locus uses deep learning and proprietary algorithms to automate every mile of the supply chain and remove the human dependency in decision making.

At the heart of our products is heuristic technology that is close to real life and takes into account unpredictable on-ground factors to provide logistics optimization.

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Deep Learning
Bleeding-edge technology innovations that leverage Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning and Predictive Algorithms to build a scalable and reliable logistics optimization software.
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Artificial Intelligence
AI driven optimization that accounts for real-world on ground scenarios and business constraints modelled to continuously adapt and improve.

What our clients are saying

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Retail

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The system support for dynamic route, rate contract & freight cost management at the transaction level, deviation approval system has helped us to optimize our freight cost reasonably. We acknowledge the committed support by Locus team which has helped KOEL to complete the 1st Phase of system execution i.e. Route Optimisation across India as per Plan. This has given us a great confidence to proceed with our 2nd Phase Target i.e. End to End Automation in Complete Transportation System. In the process, they have helped us to improve our existing processes and digitize pieces within the supply chain. The commitment and support we have received from the Locus team has been incredible and they constantly strive to improve it further.

Milind Majili

Sr General Manager

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Services

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Shipment sorting at a delivery center is time sensitive, especially when each location has its own nuances. Locus' Auto-sorting technology helps us optimize our shipment segregation and reduce our sorting time by more than half. The solution has helped us scale up our operations really fast in the past year and almost doubled our peak DC throughput. It is also easy to adopt and is used by our Delivery Centers Pan India. The commitment and support from the Locus team has been exceptional and we are glad to have partnered with them.

R Srinivas

Head- Last Mile

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Services

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Locus provides a powerful routing solution that handles all our real-life situations. They are invaluable to our daily operations, and have helped us increase the tasks per agent by 20% with 80% of the orders completed within SLA's. Apart from this, Locus' team is very responsive and flexible. They customized features like the reschedule & reassign based on our needs.

Amit Chaudhary

COO

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Retail

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We use Locus for automatically planning our delivery routes and tracking our last mile delivery. They have worked closely with our Product team to keep enhancing the product. The new feature which they deployed recently with real time alerts and planned vs. actual comparison in an extremely simple UI has really helped our Ops teams to manage the last mile deliveries effectively.

V.S. Sudhakar

Co-Founder & Executive Director

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E-Commerce

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We started using Locus services a few months ago and found it useful to manage our field operations. It helped us in creating transparency and managing our logistics field force better. Locus team was also very approachable and willing to help for our unique needs.

Prashant Tandon

CEO & Founder

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The FMCG distribution is at the cusp of a transformational change. To be the leaders of this renovation, we needed a partner that enables us technologically in this sales transformation, that's how we associated with Locus. Locus' Optimization solutions have been of critical value-add for HUL. Locus team has worked seamlessly across the organization to ensure swift technology adoption. HUL has also been able to reduce human dependency and scope of error to a large scale while planning sales calls.

Satyendu Krishna

General Manager, Centre of Excellence at Hindustan Unilever Limited

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How Locus' Dispatcher can help you:

  • Plan dynamic routes that consider 18+ cost variables and multiple real-life constraints
  • Optimally handle on-demand orders along with scheduled orders with rerouting on the go
  • Get live alerts for deviation, unnecessary halts, exceeding break times or potential breach of plans
  • Improve customer experience and save re-delivery costs by increasing First Attempt Delivery Rates

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