Client must manage inventory in the network in right quantity at the right time to ensure that no stock-out happens. The challenges faced by them:
- Manual route planning with static clustering of deliveries irrespective of the delivery frequency at each location.
- Complex network of the dealers/ retailers to be served while keeping the service levels high and delivery costs low.
- Managing the multiple constraints and business rules around delivery windows, order priorities, TAT times etc
- Managing the trade-offs such as vehicle reuse (multiple trips in a day) and daily working hours limit and labour costs.