This is true whether you’re shipping products, performing installations, or delivering food. Imagine you run a cable company. You have a customer that rearranged their day and stayed home from work to let your installation specialist in during a 4 hour service window. If your worker shows up late, you’re probably going to lose that customer (and likely get a bad review). Fortunately, there are two proven strategies that can help you stay on top of deadlines, increase customer satisfaction, and earn repeat sales: backward scheduling and forward scheduling.
Want proof? Just look at Ford and McDonald’s. When Henry Ford reduced the amount of time it took to assemble vehicles by more than 75%, he revolutionized the auto industry and ensured the success of Ford Motor Company. McDonald’s later became a global leader in fast food by perfecting the efficiency of their meal assembly design and passing the cost savings on to customers.
With route optimization software you’ll spend much less time planning – and the routes produced will be far superior to manually created routes.
The difference between planning routes on Google Maps and route optimization software is enormous:
Companies want to find ways to scale while saving time and fuel, but might not know how to do this. That’s where route optimization comes in.
We use it for sport, for travel, and work. The average American household having 1.9 personal vehicles in the to small and large businesses utilizing varying fleets of vehicles, means there are a lot of wheels and drivers on the road. The sheer amount of vehicles on the road at any given time means they have become so important to our lives, it’s important that people understand the effects that poor driving habits can have on everything from fuel efficiency, vehicle lifespans, to safety.