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The growth of E-commerce and home delivery of goods and services has added a new dimension to the supply chain - last-mile delivery for the convenience seeking consumer. This book digs deep into this last leg of the supply chain and gives valuable insights on how businesses can optimize their last-mile operations with the help of Artificial Intelligence.

Key Takeaways From the E-book

Home delivery norms, especially due to the COVID-19 pandemic are pushing businesses to improve their last-mile operations. Read how AI-led logistics solutions can help you optimize your last-mile deliveries and save you operational costs.

  • The Evolution of Home Delivery - For several decades, supply chains were straightforward, with just a few crucial touchpoints. It’s interesting to understand the evolution of supply chain operations and how the era of home delivery came into existence.

  • The Major Milestones of a Supply Chain - From the manufacturer’s location to the customer’s home, goods usually undergo a long journey. Understand the major milestones in the supply chain journey - The first mile, the middle mile, and the last mile.

  • Why is Last-Mile Delivery Crucial? - Why is last-mile delivery crucial now, more than ever before to survive the market competition and fulfill the ever-demanding consumer?

  • The Four Pillars of Successful Last-Mile Delivery - Successful last-mile delivery is determined by four pillars of excellence - speed, efficiency, transparency, and, most importantly, a positive customer experience.

  • Last-Mile Delivery: A Constantly Changing Landscape - Change is the only constant; in life as well as in last-mile fulfillment. Learn how to streamline your last-mile operations effectively even in constantly changing scenarios.

  • Last-Mile Optimization with Artificial Intelligence - Implementing AI-driven logistics tech can help supply chain businesses optimize last-mile operations, minimize costs, and reduce human dependency.

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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’ last-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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Reduction in distance traveled

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