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What is Cold Chain Logistics?

Logistics processes that are responsible for the safe transport of goods that are temperature sensitive are known as Cold Chain Logistics. Goods that constitute such processes include meat and seafood, produce, medical supply, vaccines, and pharmaceuticals. All perishable food likely falls under this category. All goods that are sensitive to heat, humidity, vibrations and shocks also fall under this category.

The many moving parts of cold stage logistics include cold storage, cooling systems, cold transport, cold processing, and cold distribution. To keep a check on these traditional route planning and optimization can prove insufficient and inflexible. A logistics optimization software can serve as the best solution to this problem.

Crucial alert notifications Delays need to be avoided at all costs and efficient communication is essential in the case of cold-storage company logistics. Delivery optimization software with its real-time tracking ability aids fleet managers with alerts and quick notifications.

Proof of delivery Delivery proof is evidence that the delivery has been made. It also determines the expiry date of goods. A good automated proof for pick-up and delivery is photo verification as well.

Fast, flexible and streamlined deliveries Fleet managers can easily plan delivery schedules. Pharma companies can become cost-efficient by reducing the distance traveled and including a maximum number of stops.

Locus offerings for Cold Chain Logistics

Delivery optimization | Delivery proof | Cost-efficient deliveries | Flexible delivery schedules

Related Resources

The Final Frontier - COVID-19 Vaccine Storage & Distribution
The Final Frontier - COVID-19 Vaccine Storage & Distribution
Biopharmaceutical Cold Chain Logistics: Challenges and Opportunities
Biopharmaceutical Cold Chain Logistics: Challenges and Opportunities
Refrigerated Logistics becomes a mainstay in Grocery deliveries
Refrigerated Logistics becomes a mainstay in Grocery deliveries

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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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