Manage orders and routes for multiple visits over a long period of time, and asses the impact of decisions made in one period on outcomes in other periods.
Producing weekly schedules for your mobile workforce can be very difficult: it requires ad-hoc orders to be planned alongside fixed orders and cyclic appointments. Optimization cuts back the time spent planning drastically. Time for your planners will be freed up for them to focus on the most important matters.
Your schedule usually requires a lot of complexity to manage: you need to balance frequent visits with ad hoc visits, inspections or recurring maintenance. Optimization manages this complexity for you: effortlessly prioritize relationships, jobs performed by multiple persons simultaneously, and cyclical appointments are incorporated into the schedule.
By optimizing your weekly schedules, you can reduce your operational costs by an average of 31%. Use your resources in the most efficient way: maximize the customers served and minimize overall costs. As a result, you can get more work done with fewer resources and save on fuel costs.
OnRoute takes into account several key elements when optimizing your week schedules. It assigns orders to your mobile workforce, managing the complexity of your multi-frequent visits while minimizing the total drivetime. A non-exhaustive list of such elements is given below:
You can easily manage a fleet of vehicles that visit customers at different times, days, or weeks. Each customer has a specific visiting pattern, such as cyclical visits, fixed assignments, priority relationships, and predetermined appointments or deadlines.
Each customer has a changing demand, while each vehicle has a fixed capacity. OnRoute will take into account the varying demands of customers and reduce the total distance traveled.