Five ways to cut transportation costs

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Five ways to cut transportation costs

  1. 1. Five Ways to Cut TransportationCosts in Less Than 60 Days Presented by Dispatching Solutions
  2. 2. Industry Challenges• Current Market Conditions• Volatile Fuel Prices• Competitive Pressures• Compliance with Gov’t Regulations
  3. 3. Cost Cutting Measure #1• Optimize Driver Schedules: – Assign the correct driver/equipment to the delivery – Use telematics to select the closest available driver – Maximize the number of loaded miles – Reduce driver overtime
  4. 4. Cost Cutting Measure #2• Optimize Delivery Routes: – Utilize GPS navigation technology to select the best route – Track driver route versus selected route – Receive alerts for traffic conditions, route violations, etc.
  5. 5. Cost Cutting Measure #3• Minimize Empty Backhauls: – Utilize GPS to indentify pick-up sites & assign assets closest to them – Optimize dispatches so that return pick-up are scheduled – Use 2-way communications to instantly alert driver of changes
  6. 6. Cost Cutting Measure #4• Minimize Unauthorized Vehicle Usage: – Utilize GPS to ensure routes are optimized – Set up geofences & alerts to monitor unauthorized vehicle usage
  7. 7. Cost Cutting Measure #5• Stay in Compliance of Gov’t Regulations: – Utilize GPS for accurate eLogs – Utilize GPS to manage Hour of Service complinace – Integrated dispatching with GPS technology provides IFTA and CSA reporting
  8. 8. Dispatching Solutions Background• 20+ years of expertise in the industry• 100+ customers: specialized transport, service and rental customers• Full 2-way integration with enterprise dealer systems (CAT DBS, QuickBooks)• Six-Sigma proven savings• Endorsed by Caterpillar for Rental Transport needs• The only commercial logistics system written exclusively for use by specialized transport operations
  9. 9. Dispatching Solutions, Inc.How to contact us:On the Phone: 909-460-6404On the web: DispatchingSolutions.comBy Email: sales@DispatchingSolutions.com

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