“We must find the time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives” - John F Kennedy

It’s that time of the year to spread kindness, share the joy of giving, and express gratitude for the little things in life.

With Thanksgiving and many other festivities around the corner, let us honor the often-overlooked efforts of our truck drivers, who play a vital role in ensuring holiday gifts, retail merchandise, and festive goodies reach millions of Americans at their doorsteps.

Did you know

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2 Million

Americans work as licensed truck drivers supporting delivery and distribution operations across the country’s supply chains.

Addressing demand peaks for the new normal

Truckers move majority of the nation’s freight

Truckers move roughly 72.5% of the nation's freight by weight in the US.

Visibility and seamless communication

America relies heavily on the trucking industry

More than 80% of U.S. communities depend solely on the trucking industry for the delivery of their goods and commodities.

Improve real-time tracking abilities

The holiday season keeps truck drivers constantly on their toes

68% of shoppers plan to shop before Thanksgiving (versus 61% in 2020) due to stockout concerns, indicating an early peak season for truck drivers across the country.

Ensure strategic locations for warehouses

Being on the road for long hours is not a cakewalk

25% of drivers say that their greatest hardship is being on the road for long hours and 22% of drivers face difficulties finding parking/lodging spaces.

Optimize product flows

Plus there’s always the uncertainty of changing restrictions

44% of drivers say they face uncertainty on how changing restrictions would interrupt their job.

Optimize product flows

And not to forget the lingering concern about the virus

51% of drivers are still concerned about bringing the virus to their families.

Optimize product flows

Yet, these truckers are proud to deliver goods

56% of drivers feel proud to deliver essential goods and services to their fellow Americans.

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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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