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Flexible Customer Demand Modeling
Shippers and distributors support a variety of services to their customers that include various parameters like delivery territories, delivery frequency (daily, weekly), preferred days of the week, promised delivery time windows, and delivery vehicle types. In addition, customers are also promised an average shipping volume per delivery. nuVizz territory planning allows for modeling all the customer demand variables for building a strategic plan. The customer demand can be consistent i.e. with predictable schedule but variable quantities, inconsistent i.e. ad hoc schedule and quantities or recurring i.e. fixed schedule and quantities.
Delivery Capacity Modeling
Distributors use a combination of owned fleets and contractors to provide delivery services to their customer territories. nuVizz Territory Planning allows modeling different forms of distribution capacity parameters including - vehicle types (vans, box trucks, trailers), vehicle schedules (fixed start and end times, sliding windows with maximum drive time), multiple vehicle depot locations, round trips or one way routes, driver break times etc.
AI & ML Based Planning Optimization
Long range planning differs from within the day optimization due to varied constraints and possible ways to service customer demand. nuVizz's proprietary strategic planning algorithms enable generating multi week plans within a few minutes to maximize demand coverage and minimize driven miles while honoring all the business contraints.
Plan Visualization and What If Analysis
With nuVizz Territory Planning, planners can run various planning scenarios by changing various planning parameters and visualize the results on an interactive map based graphic interface. Planners can compare key delivery KPIs like demand coverage, driven miles, number of vehicles used etc across multiple versions of strategic plan to select the most optimal solution for their planning period.
Seamless Routing Integration
A delivery plan is only as good as the ability of dispatchers and drivers to execute it. nuVizz Territory Planning is seamlessly integrated with its Routing functionality. Once a planner finalizes the plan and publishes it, routes get generated automatically for dispatchers to review and assign to drivers. Customer orders get attached to planned routes seamlessly as per strategic plan and ETA get calculated in real time for customer communication. This takes away the burden on the dispatchers to manually assign orders to plans on a day to day basis opening up their time to manage customer exceptions more effectively.
Continuous Planning and Execution
Unlike other delivery management systems nuVizz is an end to end network based solution. Data from driver execution is fed back into strategic planning to model customer demand closer to reality. Once plans are generated and published, execution exceptions are monitored so that adjustments can be accommodated in the next planning cycle enabling continuous improvement.
Highlighted Customer Review
Customers are beginning to demand deliveries in their terms, "I want delivery between 8 and 10". We have been able to meet these challenges with nuVizz Technology and getting great feedback.
We are seeing reduction in driver hours. The drivers are becoming more efficient, Overall a 30-35% reduction in operating costs, mileage and maintenance.
Doug CantrielFord Smart Mobility
The efficient management of final mile delivery has become one of the key areas of operations for us. It includes providing real-time visibility of deliveries, ETAs, advance communication and electronic proof of delivery leveraging best-of-breed technologies.
Route Planning impacts your customers. It reduces the amount of time it takes your drivers to get the deliveries done. They are able to do it much more efficiently.
Chad DavisDavis Trucking
We are a critical part of the healthcare ecosystem and our customers expect the best from us. The nuVizz delivery management and real-time visibility platform enabled us to take control of our extended delivery network by creating a standardized business process across the ecosystem providing our customers with accurate and real-time information and helping them serve their patients better…..the fact that we’re able to roll out the solution across our entire network of carrier partners during the pandemic without any boots on the ground is a testament to the maturity of nuVizz platform and the caliber of their people.
SVP Of Supply Chain Planning & Optimization,Fortune 10 Pharma Distributor
As a leading provider of white-glove delivery services to some of the world’s top-notch retailers, we needed to up our game. Delivery management technology by nuVizz helped us elevate our game and continue to support our growth as we bring on new partners both upstream and downstream. nuVizz has been a great partner working closely with us in this journey.