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Last mile operations around the country are being tested due to soaring demand & rising consumer expectations. It has become more critical than ever to deploy advanced logistics solutions to drive higher operational efficiencies and improve customer experience.

This white paper is a deep dive into keeping key decision-making levers in mind when choosing between buying or building logistics software to get the best out of your all-mile.

Key Takeaways from the Whitepaper

As the focus on automation, digitization, & real-time information in all-mile logistics grows, organizations are struggling with the decision to either buy software capabilities from SaaS vendors or build them in-house. This white paper outlines key decision-making levers that can guide businesses in making the right decision for their all-mile needs:

  • Pace of innovation: Every day, organizations develop new fulfillment strategies to capitalize on rising customer expectations. Get to know how a buy or build decision can dictate how quickly you improve existing products & services to maintain a competitive edge.

  • Experience & expertise: You want your all-mile offerings to stand out in a crowd and simultaneously be future-proof. Learn how not availing of the right resources might mean that you end up with sub-par capabilities.

  • Maintenance & tech debt: There is no such thing as a one-time build. Find out how making the right buy or build decision is integral to ongoing support & enhancements costs.

  • Opportunity cost: Organizations put a lot of weight on monetary & resource costs when making a buy or build decision. Find out how the lost opportunity of skilled IT teams dedicating hours to specific builds may ultimately affect your competitive standing in an aggressive market.

  • Time To Value: In-house development cycles are 4-5X times longer than SaaS deployments. Explore how a right buy vs. build decision is vital to the timeframe of your all-mile solution's desired benefits/outcomes.

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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’ all-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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Reduction in GHG emissions

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