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Impact of the new pricing model of Google Maps

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Introduction: Let’s start with a note that we all love “GOOGLE”. We even admit to the fact that Google provides a vast number of free services to internet users to simplify their tasks. Let’s talk about one of the very popular services and that is Google Maps. Most of the features of Google Maps were […]

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Driver Retention Strategies

Driver Retention Startegies

In the logistics business drivers are the most important assets. It is quite obvious that obtaining a new set of drivers is far more costly than retaining your existing lot. A common and constant battle the drivers face is striking the balance between long working hours and being away from their families, hence making it […]

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Fleet Telematics

Fleet Telematics

As a kid when I rode my bicycle down the street, my mom would warn to cut down my pocket money if I dared to drive fast as she had a small device that could monitor me! Shit, I could have won the ‘Le Tour de France’! But today that has become a reality. Technology […]

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Route Optimization: Growing Necessity

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Route Optimization – this keyword has been the buzz since last year. Its the process of extracting the most optimal path from one point to another. People often get confused with 2 terms – 1) optimal path 2)shortest path. Not every optimal path needs to be the shortest path and vice-versa. In the 21st century, […]

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Say goodbye to on-time delivery challenges with Route Optimization

Route optimization is the latest buzzing term across all on demand industries. Have you wondered how route optimization is contributing business growth at a large scale? A customer is exposed to endless options of any product or service. Factors that determine the final buying decision of a customer are cost and quality. Route optimization has […]

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Route Optimization: Changing the Delivery Landscape

It’s a heavy day for a delivery agent, when multiple brown delivery packages pile up on his side and multiple locations appear on his screen; he wonders how he would accomplish all the tasks for the day moving hurriedly around the city with efficiency. With the speedy rise of on-demand economy, deliveries have become an […]

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Decoding the Challenges of Route Optimisation

UPS announced recently that they reduced their delivery travel distance by around 45.8 million miles over the last few years. That is a phenomenal achievement, which was made possible by using a route optimisation algorithm that completely eliminated left turns for their drivers. The benefits of this were enormous – from reduced delivery times, to […]

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Route Optimization: Translating labour into results.

Imagine a day in the life of a product or service delivery vehicle. How much do you think one motorbike, truck or car travels in day? In the case of last-mile mile delivery agents, a large number of deliveries are made over a radius of about 30-40 kms. The last delivery man I spoke to […]

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Developing Mapping Solutions

The Pressing Need We often tend to take Google for granted, especially if we are the everyday consumer – that is, we consume things on the front end, including apps and other services. The fact that we have a smartphone, and internet access to supplement it seems to be enough for us to preclude Google’s […]

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