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What is Batch Optimization & Batch Processing?

E-commerce companies and delivery platforms receive hundreds of customer orders in a single day. Every order needs to be shipped, dispatched, and delivered to customers as per the timeline mentioned during order placement. In the backend, logistics managers segregate orders based on various criteria — delivery location, premium subscribers, same-day delivery, next-day delivery, closeby orders, distant dispatches, and so on. These different categories are called batches. Orders in the same batch are packaged, shipped, and moved for delivery simultaneously.

Batch optimization or batch processing is the use of technology to automate manual batching processes, allowing businesses to process orders according to unique business needs within minimal time, and with less human intervention and great accuracy.

  • Saves manual batch processing hours
  • Improves accuracy in order dispatching
  • Speeds up packaging, shipping, and all-mile delivery
  • Enables easy prioritization and filtering of batches
  • Processes invoice printing on pickup orders, marking them ready for shipment

How Locus automates batch processing for logistics enterprises

Automated parcel sorting | Dispatch planning | Route optimization | Route printing on shipping labels

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How can Locus help manage your logistics?

  • Locus’ proprietary geocoding engine converts the fuzziest of the addresses into precise geographical coordinates thereby helping your on-ground executives locate addresses easily.
  • Digitize all your operational variables such as fleets, delivery persons etc. to come up with the best route plan every day.
  • Track your orders in real-time with the Locus Live Dashboard. Locus’ all-mile delivery app Locus On The Road (LOTR) helps delivery partners process orders.
  • Visualize and tweak your scheduled plans via three key metrics— geography, time, & vehicle (fleet)—with a birds-eye view of your entire operations.
  • Build your own reports and analyze important parameters that you need to make key decisions.

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