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What is Route Planning?

The process of importing a list of orders and putting relevant destinations into an order that makes sense is known as route planning. Software that does route planning charts out a path that covers every one of the stops listed in the shortest possible time.

Where it falls short, however, is in that it doesn’t take into account other aspects of logistics, such as great customer service and minimal expenses. Route Optimization, often confused with Route Planning, is a better option for this reason. In Route Optimization, delivery routes are based on more than just distance. The advanced algorithms make room for complex needs and promise smoother delivery.

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  • 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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