38% of Indonesians are impulsive shoppers
Understanding the mobile Ramadan consumer, Ramadan Insights 2020, InMobi.

33% of Indonesians make their purchases during Ramadan
Understanding the mobile Ramadan consumer, Ramadan Insights 2020, InMobi.

The holy month of Ramadan has resulted in a demand surge for different consumer products. Mostly, the logistics managers in the high-demand industry feel the pressure to cope with this demand spike. The COVID-19 has exposed weaknesses in supply chain operations of the Middle East and Southeast Asian regions.

With the COVID-19 pandemic putting increased pressure on the resources of various businesses, they require a tool to manage peak delivery periods like Ramadan effectively. A logistics optimization software is the ideal technological setup that can help them manage all operational and business constraints and get their tasks done.

7 Ways Logistics Optimization Software Benefits Businesses

Improve Customer Loyalty

It builds optimal routes factoring constraints like traffic, delivery windows, driver skills etc. These optimal routes enable drivers to cover the maximum number of delivery locations within a minimum distance. It helps them improve their on-time delivery performance, thereby winning their customer trust and retaining their brand reputation.

Improve Customer Loyalty
Makes Navigation Easier

Makes Navigation Easier

A logistics optimization software is the smart choice that enables drivers to make effective and accurate location-finding. Its geocoding engine converts improper addresses into precise geographical coordinates, thereby helping them reach specific locations on time. It makes automated directions to multiple destinations, executing on-demand deliveries quickly.

Face Delivery Complexities

It helps the drivers and fleet managers reduce the turnaround time of vehicles, thereby saving last-mile delivery costs. It provides regular real-time alerts and notifications on the parcels being delivered. This timely information with a consistent on-time delivery performance helps businesses retain their trust with customers, thereby improving supply chain visibility.

Face Delivery Complexities
Effective Returns Management

Effective Returns Management

Its dynamic rerouting feature helps companies keep their logistics channels robust, facilitating fast replacements and effective returns management of inventory. Its efficient task allocation enables fleet managers to reallocate tasks quickly based on driver skill sets, Hours of Service (HOS) delivery windows, driver availability and vehicle capacity and ensure that drivers are not burdened.

Predict Operational Capacity

It provides static delivery plans and practical fleet combinations from historical data and demand forecast statistics, thus improving logistics operations. It helps them face erratic fluctuations of customer demand during peak delivery periods without incurring high logistics costs.

Predict Operational Capacity
Assigning the right personnel for tasks

Assigning the right personnel for tasks

Utilizing logistics optimization software reduces time spent in allocating the workforce and increased human dependency. It helps fleet managers to draw geographic zones and associate drivers/vehicles with them. It ensures that field professionals complete the maximum number of deliveries within the allocated time slot.

Contactless Deliveries

Electronic Proof of Delivery software enables logistics companies to execute contactless deliveries effectively. It helps them collect digital signatures of customers and authenticate completed deliveries without their physical presence. It transparently acknowledges deliveries to customers and managers without any paperwork, calls or messages.

Contactless Deliveries

Logistics Optimization Software: A tool to strengthen logistics operations during Ramadan

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the fragilities in the supply chain of the Middle East and Southeast Asian regions. As the world slowly creeps into the post-pandemic stage, logistics companies should use innovative technologies that enhance efficiency, reduce cost and create resilience despite the peak delivery stress.

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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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