Optimize Distribution and Inbound Logistics Performance and Productivity
Whether improving delivery or inbound logistics operations, Descartes offers the most comprehensive and purchased transportation management solution. Our solutions can create a competitive advantage through faster, more dynamic and precise delivery operations.
From route distribution route planning to dynamic returns collection Descartes can help improve fleet:
- Productivity through optimized routes with more stops per route and less vehicles
- Delivery time and responsiveness through delivery appointment schedule and dynamic planning that supports optimized same-day and time definite delivery windows and can automatically adjust to changing delivery requirements
- Service reliability through higher quality route plans and proactive route execution tracking that lead to greater driver schedule and time window adherence
- Delivery tracking and proof-of-delivery through real-time GPS-based mobile solutions that track the delivery of orders and capture delivery location, pictures and other critical information
Combine purchased transportation delivery operations to optimize the entire delivery network and maximize service performance. Descartes integrated fleet and for-hire transportation solution extends control to common carrier and parcel shipping to include rating and optimized consolidation including mode to selection, shipment execution, proof-of-delivery and audit. Now medical distributors and pharmaceutical labs can better utilize their own and external resources and greater visibility and control over the entire shipment process.
For many distribution companies, inbound logistics is the last frontier for reducing supply chain costs and inventory. Descartes transportation management solution helps reduce inbound transportation costs and improves shipment visibility. As a result, distribution companies have greater control over the purchase-order-to-dock-door delivery process.