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Optimizing Indonesia’s Growing Cold Chain Businesses

Optimizing Indonesia’s Growing Cold Chain Businesses

Streamlining the FMCG Distribution Supply Chain with a Comprehensive TMS Solution

Streamlining the FMCG Distribution Supply Chain with a Comprehensive TMS Solution

Enabling unparalleled on-site customer service at scale

Enabling unparalleled on-site customer service at scale

How to increase operational efficiencies in E-commerce

How to increase operational efficiencies in E-commerce

How to increase visibility for on-demand pharma companies?

How to increase visibility for on-demand pharma companies?

Enabling customer satisfaction through smart logistics in E-grocery

Enabling customer satisfaction through smart logistics in E-grocery

How can FMCG players utilize sales reps more effectively

How can FMCG players utilize sales reps more effectively

How to reduce manual shipment processes for courier services?

How to reduce manual shipment processes for courier services?

How to eliminate human dependency in Retail/FMCG Sales Beat Planning

How to eliminate human dependency in Retail/FMCG Sales Beat Planning

How to optimize various legs of the FMCG supply chain?

How to optimize various legs of the FMCG supply chain?

Streamlining last-mile logistics for Services-based Companies

Streamlining last-mile logistics for Services-based Companies

Enabling express and slot-based deliveries for large format retail stores

Enabling express and slot-based deliveries for large format retail stores

Buying vs. Building Logistics Software: How to Choose?

Buying vs. Building Logistics Software: How to Choose?

The Logistics of Furniture Retail

The Logistics of Furniture Retail

Holiday Season Trends That Will Shape the Retail Supply Chain Industry in 2021

Holiday Season Trends That Will Shape the Retail Supply Chain Industry in 2021

Evolution of Healthcare Supply Chain and the Importance of Logistics Tech

Evolution of Healthcare Supply Chain and the Importance of Logistics Tech

The Future is Now: Why Transportation Management Systems are Indispensable to Growth in Logistics

The Future is Now: Why Transportation Management Systems are Indispensable to Growth in Logistics

A Look at the Future of Grocery Retail in North America

A Look at the Future of Grocery Retail in North America

Last-Mile Delivery: Finding the Right Balance

Last-Mile Delivery: Finding the Right Balance

Hope Comes In the Form of AI for Big-Box Stores

Hope Comes In the Form of AI for Big-Box Stores

Transform your wholesale distribution supply chain with logistics tech

Transform your wholesale distribution supply chain with logistics tech

How to Optimize Your Business Using Territory Planning

How to Optimize Your Business Using Territory Planning

Optimize Cannabis Delivery Operations

Optimize Cannabis Delivery Operations

Digital Twins — Transforming the Supply Chain

Digital Twins — Transforming the Supply Chain

Micro-Fulfillment Centers are Shaping Up the Future of E-Grocery Deliveries

Micro-Fulfillment Centers are Shaping Up the Future of E-Grocery Deliveries

The Final Frontier: Designing an optimal cold chain network to distribute the COVID-19 Vaccine

The Final Frontier: Designing an optimal cold chain network to distribute the COVID-19 Vaccine

Captive vs Outsourced Fleet: Math behind Transportation and Distribution

Captive vs Outsourced Fleet: Math behind Transportation and Distribution

How to Keep the Promise of Same-Day Grocery Delivery Amidst COVID-19

How to Keep the Promise of Same-Day Grocery Delivery Amidst COVID-19

Post-Pandemic Sustainability: What lies ahead of the Supply Chain Industry

Post-Pandemic Sustainability: What lies ahead of the Supply Chain Industry

The Role of AI-powered Logistics in E-commerce 4.0

The Role of AI-powered Logistics in E-commerce 4.0

COVID-19 and Supply Chain: Disruptions and Actions

COVID-19 and Supply Chain: Disruptions and Actions

Artificial Intelligence: The solution for supply chain problems in the Engineering Industry

Artificial Intelligence: The solution for supply chain problems in the Engineering Industry

How Locus automated logistics operations for Indonesia’s leading E-commerce player

How Locus automated logistics operations for Indonesia’s leading E-commerce player

How Locus is managing customer-preferred time windows for its clients

How Locus is managing customer-preferred time windows for its clients

Multi-Echelon SupplyChain Inventory Optimization – A mathematical perspective

Multi-Echelon SupplyChain Inventory Optimization – A mathematical perspective

How Locus filled the gaps in the supply chain of Southeast Asia’s largest e-commerce player

How Locus filled the gaps in the supply chain of Southeast Asia’s largest e-commerce player

FMCG Insight Report II

FMCG Insight Report II

The Future Of Sales Transformation : Dynamic PJP

The Future Of Sales Transformation : Dynamic PJP

Locus’ Guide To Omnichannel Fulfilment

Locus’ Guide To Omnichannel Fulfilment

FMCG Sales Beat - Insight Report

FMCG Sales Beat - Insight Report

Why Businesses need Route Optimization?

Why Businesses need Route Optimization?

Here's How ONDC Will Create a Level-Playing Field for Businesses

Here's How ONDC Will Create a Level-Playing Field for Businesses

How a Dispatch Management Platform Optimizes Your Last Mile

How a Dispatch Management Platform Optimizes Your Last Mile

Locus' Guide to Quick Commerce Fulfillment

Locus' Guide to Quick Commerce Fulfillment

Same-day delivery: The True Gamechanger

Same-day delivery: The True Gamechanger

The New Fulfillment Models in Logistics

The New Fulfillment Models in Logistics

Supply Chain Sustainability and Profitability with Green Logistics

Supply Chain Sustainability and Profitability with Green Logistics

Direct to Consumer- The trend of the future

Direct to Consumer- The trend of the future

Home Services in 2020 and the Changing Role of Logistics

Home Services in 2020 and the Changing Role of Logistics

Unlock Infinite Possibilities in your Supply Chain with AI

Unlock Infinite Possibilities in your Supply Chain with AI

Omnichannel Retail Fulfillment and the Role of Logistics

Omnichannel Retail Fulfillment and the Role of Logistics

Food Delivery: The Past, Present, and Future

Food Delivery: The Past, Present, and Future

Change is the Only Constant in Last-Mile Delivery

Change is the Only Constant in Last-Mile Delivery

The History, Evolution and Future of Reverse Logistics

The History, Evolution and Future of Reverse Logistics

White Glove Services: A Necessity in the Post-Pandemic World?

White Glove Services: A Necessity in the Post-Pandemic World?

Evolution of Vehicle Routing and Scheduling

Evolution of Vehicle Routing and Scheduling

Top Trending Blogs

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Towards Unified Indian Logistics with Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

Towards Unified Indian Logistics with Data Science and Artificial Intelligence

In a panel discussion on ‘Data in Coronavirus Times’ hosted by the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), CEO of NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant stated that the government should actively share important information to help researchers, medical representatives, and the country’s public to successfully fight the pandemic.

Back to the Good Old Days of Doorstep Milk Delivery

Back to the Good Old Days of Doorstep Milk Delivery

By 2027, the United States will manufacture 12 million metric tonnes of milk (26 pounds). This will be greater than what the US domestic market will consume. – McKinsey & Company report, 2019

Why Logistics Matters in the Middle East Now, More than Ever?

Why Logistics Matters in the Middle East Now, More than Ever?

The Covid-19 pandemic has thrust logistics to the forefront of every industry and country and the scenario is no different in the Middle East. But the challenges and opportunities in the region are quite unique.

Why is a supply chain control tower important for a modern logistics business?

Why is a supply chain control tower important for a modern logistics business?

Gaining visibility into real-time on ground operations has become a major priority for logistics businesses. On ground situations are always changing, be it traffic, or last-minute maintenance issues, order cancellations, etc. On top of it, on-demand customer requests keep coming in.

What's new @ Locus - Enterprise SSO, Locus 2.0, Homebase clubbing, and more...

What's new @ Locus - Enterprise SSO, Locus 2.0, Homebase clubbing, and more...

The first half of 2020 has definitely tested the robustness of the health of both people and processes in supply chains. Together we have faced changing regulations, demand, and disruptions to our supply chain. And Locus is fully committed to ensuring that you get the best route plans, live tracking of deliveries, and operation analytics even in these trying times.

Why are Last Mile Delivery Services Important in the Post-Coronavirus World?

Why are Last Mile Delivery Services Important in the Post-Coronavirus World?

There will be a 20% growth in online retail share by 2023, and there will be a 10% increase in instant delivery. – Future of last-mile interventions Due to COVID-19, customers have become accustomed to online shopping. This change in their shopping habits is making the logistics industry refocus on last mile delivery services.

How Artificial Intelligence can Optimize the Online Fashion Supply Chain

How Artificial Intelligence can Optimize the Online Fashion Supply Chain

AI in Fashion Supply Chain: The world of fashion has changed drastically since the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic. The first blow to the industry was the shutting down of the world’s largest textile producing and exporting country in the world, China.

The Role of AI in Ensuring Excellent Home Diagnostics Services in Times of COVID-19

The Role of AI in Ensuring Excellent Home Diagnostics Services in Times of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has confined people to their homes, restricting travel, and non-essential outdoor activities for months. Recent surveys show that the demand for home diagnostic services is increasing as people across the United States shelter in place due to the pandemic. People who wouldn’t have dreamed of tackling a home appliance repair are now fixing their freezers, refrigerators, washers, and dryers.

Last Mile Customer Experience: It is no longer about reaching destinations, it is about reaching people

Last Mile Customer Experience: It is no longer about reaching destinations, it is about reaching people

73% of all people in the US point to last mile customer experience as an essential factor in their purchase decisions. – PwC, Future of Customer Experience report. Last mile delivery is the only chance where a brand has to actually meet the customer. This impression creates an image of your business and messing up in this stage could hurt your reputation. Hence, building a positive customer experience matters a lot in last-mile delivery.

Multi-stop route planning and why is it important?

Multi-stop route planning and why is it important?

Planning multiple routes manually is a burdensome and time-consuming affair. Fleet managers should factor in various route constraints while planning routes such as traffic congestion, roadblocks, and so on. There are likely chances of making mistakes, which can ultimately result in disappointed customers.

Early Signs of Activity: Locus On The Ground Report (May)

Early Signs of Activity: Locus On The Ground Report (May)

Lockdowns around the globe are slowly being lifted, and businesses are thus opening up. May saw some early signs of activity across sectors. The situation is nowhere near ‘normal’, but it is still a start. We hope that this ‘Locus On The Ground’ May Report will give a peek into what is now being called the ‘new normal’.

Why Geocoding matters and the tech behind it

Why Geocoding matters and the tech behind it

Team Locus Vittal Sirigiri, one of the top data scientists in Locus, has had quite the professional journey—investment banker, cofounder of a food business, self-taught coder, he’s worn many hats.

Why Retail Brands are Gunning for Direct-to-Consumer Sales During COVID-19

Why Retail Brands are Gunning for Direct-to-Consumer Sales During COVID-19

The Coronavirus apocalypse is perhaps the biggest blow to mankind in a long time. It has transformed societies, governments, healthcare systems, economies, and our lifestyles in unforeseen ways.

Vehicle Routing Problem Decoded: What, Why and How

Vehicle Routing Problem Decoded: What, Why and How

Vehicle Routing Problem is a constant in the last-mile delivery business. It happens due to the delivery and resource constraints planners face while coming up with minimum-cost vehicle routes.

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

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