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nuDeliverIt is hitting RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference 2017!

nuDeliverIt is going full throttle at RILA 2017, and we want you to come by and see us at Booth #913. The team is excited to share with you how we can transform your existing TMS with cutting edge delivery tracking and advanced multi-network dispatch that gives you shipment visibility beyond anything on the market today. Make no mistake….your competitors are serious about enhancing their retail supply chain and transportation ecosystem. If you’re serious about beating them to the punch and staying ahead, you’re probably already excited about the RILA Retail Supply Chain Conference for 2017. The event will feature…
Aug 24 2016

Mobile Apps Disrupting The Freight Industry

Do you have real-time visibility? Creating a smooth and seamless supply chain means having real-time visibility across your internal fleet network, contract carriers, hubs and other parties. It requires effective transportation management solution for both mobile devices and desktop.   Current Trends in the Industry A recent article reported that 70 percent of all freight moved in the United States travels by truck – a total of 10 billion tons of goods each year. Although the trucking industry plays a huge role in the transport of goods nationwide, the industry is extremely fragmented.   In particular, brokers and 3PLs (3rd…

The New Norm: Same Day and White Glove Delivery

Disruptors like Amazon have raised the stakes in offering next day/ same day delivery to customers. Not only are major disruptors like Amazon changing the pace and speed of delivery but also customers are contributing to this dynamic shift, expecting expedient and cheap delivery. In a recent study where 1,000 U.S. customers were surveyed, it was found that customers expect to wait an average of 4.8 days for delivery, down from 5.5 days in 2012. Not only are customers wanting to wait less for deliveries, they expect cheaper rates for bulk items to be delivered to their home. White-glove delivery…

Dispatch Route Planning Made Simple

  Submitted by Varun Athreya, Business Analyst As a dispatcher or shipper, you are constantly looking for the ideal tools that make building efficient routes both quick and easy. There are a series of requirements, however, that a tool would have to meet in order to truly transform how you do route planning: Can I build a route from my warehouse or distribution center going to multiple destinations?   Can I build these routes based on stop-level attributes; for example, group all stops going to the 19040 zip code or the town of Hatboro? Can I define maximum capacity for these…

Real-Time Customer Feedback Matters

Capturing real-time customer feedback is essential to make businesses run better but also a gesture to show customers that YOU care. Customer feedback should be captured at point of delivery or point of sale to establish loyalty and trust. As we can all attest, we want things faster and, as a result, expect superior customer service. If we do not experience the service we imagined, we will leave annoyed and frustrated.   Brand image is important especially when online platforms like Reddit are able to impact your reputation in very short order. Customers can quickly evaluate whether or not they…

Real-Time Visibility Is Redefining Food and Beverage Delivery

Coordination. It’s a simple, straightforward word, but it’s also a very powerful one. It’s the difference between success and failure in the food and beverage delivery business.  Coordination means visibility and communication between your customers, your dispatch, your drivers and, sometimes, third party logistics and delivery agents who are essential for last mile delivery scenarios. Time sensitive nature of the food & beverage deliveries cannot rely on point-to-point integration and requires systems that connect all parties in real-time using the latest smartphone and cloud technologies. Achieving that is not easy. Even if you’ve eschewed the cumbersome traditional manual dispatch and…
Jun 20 2016

What does UberRush mean to Enterprises and the Last Mile?

“50% of the total delivery cost is consumed by last mile delivery“ The Last Mile Dilemma Why is the last mile so important, not only to enterprises, but to consumers? The way people shop is changing daily. Consumers want a personalized experience; they want complete visibility of their product and expect it to arrive to their home within less than a week. Higher Standards from Consumers Customers today hold companies to a higher standard than ever before. If companies want to keep up and stay ahead of the curve with the increase of demand from customers shopping online, they have…