If you are in the transportation business, whenever you go into a large chain store, you may think about how the groceries or other products got to the store.
But there are transportation issues other than product delivery to be considered.
The store for every major (and most minor) chains have refrigerator and freezer cases. They also have lights and other electrical appliances. And, as we all know, all these things fail at some point in their service lives.
These problems are handled by maintenance crews who move from store to store over the course of the day working on either reported issues or performing preventive maintenance. You probably never noticed someone changing a filter in a store, but the person doing it helps keep the mechanical side of the business operating smoothly.
When scheduling maintenance crews, what needs to be considered?
Strategic Movements addresses these issues.
What about special cases?
Once the solver has made the assignments, the route planner can use the graphical dispatching tool to make changes overriding the solver. In the end, the route planner makes the final decisions.
Strategic Movements also has robust capabilities to import data from other sources using techniques from simple flat files to programmable interfaces. With the push of a button, work can be transmitted and the schedules automatically computed.
Do you want cost effective routes built in a short amount of time, and want to benefit from the savings? Visit us at Strategic Movements and see what we can do for you.
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