Truckers are required to work for a maximum time of 11 hours a day. - Hours of Service Regulations, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

On-ground staff spend around half a day on the road. When their workflows are not simplified, they face intense pressure during those long hours.

Happier teams create satisfied customers, who in turn fuel business growth. But building a happier on-ground team is difficult when they have the toughest time on the road.

What’s causing these tough times for the real heroes of the last-mile?

Spending long hours on the road

Spending long hours on the road

Difficulty in identifying exact delivery locations

Difficulty in identifying exact delivery locations

Ad-hoc orders interfering with existing schedules

Ad-hoc orders interfering with existing schedules

Meeting unrealistic Expected Time of Arrival (ETA) targets

Meeting unrealistic Expected Time of Arrival (ETA) targets

Communication gaps with operation managers

Communication gaps with operation managers

The most important step towards building a happier on-ground workforce is to simplify their last-mile operations.

5 best practices to simplify last-mile deliveries for your on-ground staff

Optimize routes

Optimize routes

Generate optimal routes that factor multiple real-world constraints like time windows, vehicle capacity, traffic and location. It reduces distance traveled and minimizes the time your on-ground staff spends fulfilling orders.

Here or there? Pinpoint addresses!

Here or there? Pinpoint addresses!

Searching for the right address makes it difficult for on-ground staff to complete their tasks on-time. Map addresses accurately so that on-ground staff reach precise customer locations without any ambiguity.

Equally distribute ad-hoc requests

Equally distribute ad-hoc requests

Piling up urgent deliveries makes it difficult for your on-ground staff to fulfill their existing orders on-time. Assign ad-hoc deliveries in a way that does not disturb their existing schedules.

Put an end to unrealistic ETA targets

Put an end to unrealistic ETA targets

Setting unrealistic ETA targets with minimal time between stops makes it difficult for your on-ground staff when they encounter minor delays. Set realistic ETAs using data insights on past orders, so that they don’t miss out due to minor delays.

Get your on-ground staff to become tech savvy

Get your on-ground staff to become tech savvy

Equip your on-ground staff with modern last-mile delivery technology. It simplifies your communication with them, enables you to measure their performance, understand their problems and reward them with incentives.

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How can Locus help manage your logistics?

  • Le moteur de géocodage propriétaire de Locus convertit les adresses les plus floues en coordonnées géographiques précises, aidant ainsi vos cadres sur le terrain à localiser facilement les adresses.
  • 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.
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