Services

Utilizing Logistics Software to Improve Your Business

Integrated Logistics, Inc. is a Descartes Systems Group value-added reseller. We have years of first-hand experience with a wide range of logistics software. With competitive prices and many successful implementations, it is hard to beat the solutions we offer.

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Why Choose Us

We do not simply provide a solution to our clients and say goodbye. Our goal is to collaborate with you and continue supporting your operations. In our partnership, the solutions and training we offer will surely maximize your benefits.

Descartes Roadshow Sales & Territory Planner™

This strategic planning application creates routes for delivery, sales, presales, and merchandising personnel to optimize revenue potential. It evaluates geographic distribution and sales potential for each customer to establish optimal territory and route distributions. Factors considered include:

  • Minimized Travel Time

  • Related Costs

  • Balanced Opportunities

Part of Descartes' fleet management and routing offering, Roadshow Sales & Territory Planner™ improves efficiency, visibility, and service levels of routing plans.

  • Other Parameters
    • Stops
    • Miles
    • Time
    • Sales Volume

Descartes Roadshow Sales & Territory Planner™

This strategic planning application creates routes for delivery, sales, presales, and merchandising personnel to optimize revenue potential. It evaluates geographic distribution and sales potential for each customer to establish optimal territory and route distributions. Factors considered include:

  • Minimized Travel Time

  • Related Costs

  • Balanced Opportunities

  • Other Parameters
    • Stops
    • Miles
    • Time
    • Sales Volume

Part of Descartes' fleet management and routing offering, Roadshow Sales & Territory Planner™ improves efficiency, visibility, and service levels of routing plans.

Enhance Sales Productivity

Features:

  • Insightful Visuals

  • Easy-to-Interpret Rich Graphics

  • Full-Color, Street-Level Maps (Territories, Routes, and Customer Locations)

  • Intelligent Bid-Support

  • Information to Evaluate Business Opportunities and Bid Evaluation

  • Flexible "What If" Analysis

  • Gain Decision-Making Visibility

  • Operational Baselines and Tools for Options Evaluations

  • Instant-Change Editing for Redrawing Routes and Recalculate Schedules

  • Geographic Intelligence

  • Accurate Drive-Time Calculations for Digital Road Network

  • Street-Level Optimization and Turn-by-Turn Directions

  • Logistics Expertise

  • Rapid Integration Into Legacy and Packaged Solutions

  • Return on Investment Generated in a Few Months

  • Global Usability

  • Availability in Many Languages
    • French
    • Spanish
    • Portuguese
    • Dutch
    • German
    • Italian
    • Hebrew
    • Simplified Chinese
    • Korean

Benefits

Firms in direct delivery industries find that Roadshow Sales & Territory Planner™ offers the functional depth they need. This solution provides the following advantages:

  • Balanced Territory Assignments, Workloads, Earnings Potential

  • Decreased Drive Time, Route Length, Fuel Consumption

  • Improved Number of Daily Deliveries and Delivery Volume

  • Increased Selling Time for Sales Reps

  • Objective Analysis of Territories to Prioritize Service

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Descartes Roadshow Dispatch™

This desktop solution provides fully integrated wireless communication between dispatch and drivers. In addition to passive one-way monitoring, two-way devices can be used to capture events such as arrivals and deliveries. Dispatchers can monitor and redeploy drivers and transportation assets in real-time for same-day pick-ups and deliveries using this same technology.

Dispatch is a cost-effective means of extending Roadshow Route Planner™ with wireless communications as part of Descartes' fleet management and routing offer.

Keeping Operations Coordinated

Features:

  • Integrated Wireless

  • Passive Monitoring (Two-Way Connectivity via Handheld Wireless or "In-Cab" Mounted Devices)

  • Geographic Intelligence

  • Street-Level Optimization and Turn-by-Turn Directions

  • Schedule Optimization

  • Optimal Service Order Assignments, Sequencing, and Routing Shipments

  • User-Specified Criteria Prioritizes Routes and Orders

  • Seamless Integration of Driver Progress With Descartes Routing Engine.

  • Graphic Displays

  • Rich Visual Displays
    • Chronological and Geographic Information
    • Customer Locations
    • Route Summaries
    • Stop Details
    • Driver Location
    • Status

  • Global Usability

  • Availability in Many Languages
    • French
    • Spanish
    • Portuguese
    • Dutch
    • German
    • Italian
    • Hebrew
    • Simplified Chinese
    • Korean

Benefits

Operators can maximize the productivity of inbound and outbound shipments and improve customer service levels with:

  • Decreased Labor Hours With Increased Productivity

  • Better Fleet Capacity Utilization and Increased Driver-to-Dispatch Ratio

  • Minimized Distance Traveled, Stop Duration, and Fuel Usage

  • Improved On-Time Performance

  • Tighter Delivery Window Promises

Descartes Roadshow Route Planner™

Leveraging market-proven algorithms and geographic network modeling capabilities, Descartes Roadshow Route Planner™ enhances the order fulfillment process while reducing costs. A desktop solution in Descartes’ fleet management and routing offering, Route Planner is easy-to-use and easy-to-deploy, with proven results.

Driving Down Route Costs

Features:

  • Fixed or Dynamic Routing

  • Best Truck, Order Sequence, and Route Option Determination (Based on User-Specified Criteria)
    • Cost per Stop
    • Route
    • Customer

  • Robust Yield Management

  • Identifying and Prioritizing Most Profitable Routes, Orders, and Customers for Operational Efficiency

  • Constrained Optimization

  • Consideration of:
    • Customer Requirements
    • Contracts
    • Prospective Business in Route
    • Resource Assignments
    • Appropriate Bid on New Business

  • Geographic Intelligence

  • Street-Level Optimization and Turn-by-Turn Directions

  • Flexible, Rapid Implementation

  • Integration Into Legacy and Packaged Solutions = Rapid Return on Investment

  • Global Usability

  • Availability in Many Languages
    • French
    • Spanish
    • Portuguese
    • Dutch
    • German
    • Italian
    • Hebrew
    • Simplified Chinese
    • Korean

Benefits

Roadshow Route Planner™ reduces operating costs and enhances customer service and retention. You can expect:

  • Decreased Expediting Costs and Overtime Charges

  • Better Fleet Capacity Management

  • Productive Time Windows and Minimized Distance Traveled, Stop Duration, and Fuel Usage

  • Meet or Exceed Service-Level Agreements and Contracts

  • Offer More Accurate Arrival and Departure Times

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Descartes MobileLink™

Mobile devices in the field feed data to a wireless communications server called MobileLink Gateway™. It provides a single point of access across multiple networks. This service is available for set-up behind a firewall or as a hosted service for those who do not want to incur hardware/software expenses and other additional costs.

The MobileLink™ Group of Applications

MobileLink Commerce™

  • Closing the Order-to-Cash Cycle for Home Delivery

  • Usefulness in Any Market for Payment Collection and Cash Flow Increase

  • Payment Processing at Point of Delivery (Credit Card and/or Printed Receipts)

  • Order Verification and Record Changing

  • Recalculate Pricing

  • Return Credit Closeout and Adjustments

  • Add-On Features
    • Touch-Screen
    • Barcode Scanning
    • Signature Capture
    • GPS/AVL Location

MobileLink Distribution™

Improving Customer Service

This application is for distribution operations where typically there is no payment collection at the time of delivery and no dynamic routing requirements. Improve customer service by equipping road carries with wireless access to customer order information at the point of delivery.

MobileLink Distribution™ is designed for drivers delivering goods from a DC to inter-company store or retail centers/business customers. It can be configured for freight scanning (line item, carton, order level, or all three).

Drivers can also make line item order changes at the time of delivery or print new invoices on-site. Using the barcode scanning add-on at the warehouse before departure means that drivers can verify their loads, check routes, and eliminate any shortages.

MobileLink Transportation™

Improving Pickup and Delivery Operations

MobileLink Transportation™ is for common carriers where you need to handle dynamic pickup requests. Formerly MobileLink Freight, it offers wireless two-way data communications between road transportation companies and their drivers.

Track driver locations and equipment. Monitor load tendering and manage proof of pickups and deliveries. Drivers can easily communicate new workload assignments (dynamic pickup requests). Add-on features include:

  • Barcode Scanning (Order and Carton)

  • Signature Capture

  • Exception Management

  • Canned Messaging

  • Drop and Hook Equipment Tracking

Extend Real-Time Visibility to the Mobile Workforce

Features:

  • Supports Multiple Models of Handheld Wireless Devices

  • Unparalleled Customer Service

  • On-Time and Regular Updates on Account and Shipment Activities

  • Effortless, Continuous Connection

  • Handhelds Remain On and Continuously Connected to the Wireless Network

  • Easily Accessible Information

  • Supports the Sales Force in Making Cost-Effective Decisions in the Field

Benefits

Managers, salespeople, and field personnel are empowered with visibility on inbound shipments and customer orders through real-time logistics. You can easily stay in touch with critical business information while you are on the go.

Get Started

Contact us to set up a free meeting and consultation. We will introduce you to our products and services, then we will custom-tailor the solution for your operations. Our team will also show you exactly how we can help your business. With a sample of your actual data, you will be able to see and analyze the benefits of our solutions.

If you have a question related to any of our services, don't hesitate to call us at (203) 263-6121 or send us an email at jamylie@integratedlogistics-inc.com.

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