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Last Mile Delivery: What It Is and Why It Matters

Last-mile delivery makes up a whopping 53% of total shipping costs. That’s a huge amount, for a business of any size.  Being such a large share of cost makes last-mile delivery solutions a big area for cost savings. But what exactly is “last-mile delivery”? And what steps can a business take to reduce those costs? Read on… Continue reading Last Mile Delivery: What It Is and Why It Matters

7 Ways Route Optimization Can Reduce Delivery Miles

There are currently more than 250,000 couriers and delivery companies operating across the United States. This means that if you run a final mile delivery company your competition is fierce. If you want to stand out from the crowd, your company has to offer great delivery times and reliable services. Reducing your delivery miles can help to do… Continue reading 7 Ways Route Optimization Can Reduce Delivery Miles

Making It Happen: The nuVizz Story from Founder Guru Rao

From an early age, Gururaj Rao – known as Guru – wanted to be on top of things and “Make it Happen.” Even as a student, he adopted a philosophy of taking accountability for his work and acting like an entrepreneur.  No matter the size or scope of the role, that belief system has defined… Continue reading Making It Happen: The nuVizz Story from Founder Guru Rao

How a Real-Time Transportation Visibility Platform Delivers a High ROI

One of the biggest challenges for transportation companies is overcoming inefficiencies. Empty miles, poor route planning, missed delivery appointments, construction activity and weather events are all contributors. These inefficiencies ultimately lead to increased labor, fuel and maintenance costs. The negative impact on the bottom line is felt by all trucking companies and especially smaller carriers… Continue reading How a Real-Time Transportation Visibility Platform Delivers a High ROI

5 Emerging Tech Trends to Improve Your Processes in Logistics

The logistics industry is facing more intense challenges and obstacles than ever before. Prior to the pandemic, next day delivery was considered a convenience – something nice to have but not a requirement. Now, customer expectations have shifted and next day delivery is deemed a necessity. Layered on top are many additional pressures that are… Continue reading 5 Emerging Tech Trends to Improve Your Processes in Logistics

Insider tips on choosing a future proof Vehicle Routing & Scheduling (VRS) or RTTV software solution.

Making smart software decisions for delivery and transportation logistics is no easy task. A fragmented industry, overhyped AI claims, and disruptive market forces – volatile diesel prices, for one – make it even harder. Companies evaluating vehicle scheduling and routing (VRS) and Real-time Transportation Visibility (RTTV) solutions should proceed with caution. Competitive pressures and consumer… Continue reading Insider tips on choosing a future proof Vehicle Routing & Scheduling (VRS) or RTTV software solution.

What is VRS and why it is important for the success of your last mile delivery strategy

According to Gartner VRS (Vehicle Routing and Scheduling) applications are “Solutions for vehicle routing and scheduling and last mile are specialized transportation applications aimed at organizations that directly (e.g., private fleet) or indirectly (e.g., contract fleet, crowdsourced fleets) manage shipping assets and resources. These tools are used to develop route plans that meet the delivery… Continue reading What is VRS and why it is important for the success of your last mile delivery strategy

Separating Platform from Product in Delivery Management

In our recent blog post, The Future of Delivery Management Has Arrived with Machine Learning, we talked about the tendency to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) interchangeably, even though they have distinct differences. Similarly, there’s a growing trend to use the word platform when referring to technology solutions, but often it’s stand-alone… Continue reading Separating Platform from Product in Delivery Management

The Future of Delivery Management Has Arrived with Machine Learning

There is a tendency to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) interchangeably to refer to any process that uses data science to make business decisions. However, there is a subtle, but distinct, difference between the two which is important to understand when making purchasing decisions around delivery management solutions. AI is an umbrella… Continue reading The Future of Delivery Management Has Arrived with Machine Learning

Route Optimization – moving from Challenge to Opportunity

Elevate the Route Optimization Process with Digital Solutions Transportation companies stake their reputation, and profitability, on accurately and quickly delivering goods to customers while incurring the least amount of cost. Route optimization helps them achieve these goals by increasing efficiency and productivity. Over time, the process has evolved from a purely static activity, where companies… Continue reading Route Optimization – moving from Challenge to Opportunity