The final mile is where all your competition lies

In a world of online browsing, shopping apps, and instant digital payments, the last mile is the most crucial element in your delivery business as it is the only touchpoint between you and your customer.

It is also the trickiest part of a supply chain

Dynamic customer demands

Multiple on-ground restrictions

Cut-throat market competition

Are you facing these last-mile delivery challenges? You’re not alone.

Biggest challenges faced by logistics providers in last-mile delivery

Increasing delivery costs

54%

Increasing delivery costs

Reliable order fulfillment

35%

Reliable order fulfillment

Lack of warehouse resources

25%

Lack of warehouse resources

Not enough workers

23%

Not enough workers

Here’s what global last-mile brands are focusing on in the years to come

Top focus areas for last-mile businesses in the next three years

Top focus areas for last-mile businesses

Technology is transforming the last-mile delivery game

What technologies are your competitors currently investing in?

Source: Statista

transforming the last-mile delivery

Order Management System (OMS): One solution for all your last-mile woes

The journey of a product or service begins the moment an order is placed online. Last-mile fulfillment is not just about fast delivery anymore. It includes:

Accurate order scheduling

Accurate order scheduling

Fleet and rider allocation

Fleet and rider allocation

On-demand request management

On-demand request management

Real-time tracking

Real-time tracking

Proof of delivery

Proof of delivery

What is an Order Management System (OMS)?

An Order Management System in logistics is a software that powers the end-to-end last-mile journey of a product, right from the time an order is placed till its delivery to the customer. This includes order scheduling, on-demand routing, inventory management, and real-time order updates.

Top 10 features to look for when selecting an OMS for your delivery business

  1. Delivery and service scheduling
  2. Enabling time-slot bookings
  3. Inventory availability updates
  4. Assigning duties to delivery or service executives and accurate fleet allocation
  5. Cost-effective and optimal delivery route planning
  1. Order shipping and in-transit visibility for supervisors
  2. Real-time order updates, ETAs, and alerts for customers
  3. On-ground analytics and insights for decision-making
  4. Cloud-based infrastructure and integrations with other technologies
  5. Electronic proof of delivery (ePOD)

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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.

Join Industry Leaders:

$100 M+
Logistics costs reduced
100+ Years
Planning time saved
6300 + Tonnes
GHG emissions reduced

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