Transportation and Routing
Fleet, Territory and Route Optimization
Together at Last
About Transportation and Routing Optimization
If your business is delivering product to customers on a regular basis, then chances are good that transportation costs are eating in to your bottom line. Finding the most efficient set of routes can be quite difficult and time consuming, but doing so will improve your customer service and minimize your transportation costs.
Profit Point provides territory planning software and vehicle routing software and consulting services to help you group customers into route territories, assign deliveries to specific days of the week, and create optimized delivery routes to all of your customers.
Benefits of Integrated Territory Planning and Route Optimization
Every day, your distribution team is working to ensure that product is delivered on time and at the lowest cost. Each of your routing decisions will impact your service levels and your profitability. By combining robust software solutions with real world knowledge of route optimization, Profit Point has constructed an efficient routing system that will:
- Minimize the number of vehicles and drivers you need to serve all your customers
- Minimize number of miles traveled and therefore the cost of fuel
- Decrease overtime pay
- Reduce the effort and staff time required to determine optimal territories and routes
- Allow for easy “what-if” analysis
As a distribution manager, you have the ultimate responsibility over these daily decisions. The choices you make will drive your groups profitability and your customer’s satisfaction. Profit Point’s optimization consultants combine extensive experience in route design with best of breed vehicle routing software to improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of your transportation and distribution operations.
Our Routing and Distribution Improvement Services
Profit Point provides advanced, powerful, & off-the-shelf, yet highly tailored software that help you plan for, schedule, and monitor route territories and delivery routes on a daily basis. We begin by assessing your current transportation processes and operations. Next, we design an optimized solution that improves your business process and enabling technology to achieve your business objectives. Finally, we deliver the right decision making software, train your planners, and provide on-going support to your team.
Through this process we help you determine the optimal transportation plan to ensure the highest customer service levels and the lowest operational costs.
Profit Point has been optimizing vehicle routing plans across a wide variety of industries and for businesses of all sizes. Below is a sampling of just a few success stories:
- Read about how the Nation’s Leading Shared-ride Airport Shuttle Company needed a vehicle routing tool that would create an optimal set of routes for each driver’s entire day’s work in less than a minute… a job that used to take dispatchers many hours.
- Learn how a Major Transporter of Bulk Liquids significantly reduced transportation and inventory costs by 8% and determined optimal fleet size and asset utilization for global movements of cargo by using Profit Point’s services.
- Learn how a Large Manufacturing Company implemented a new transportation bidding strategy and Carrier Selection application and to realize over $1 million in annual savings.