5 ways location data can ease the supply chain crisis

1. Supply chain optimization

  • Position facility centers, warehouses, and distribution centers strategically
  • Forecast the consumer demand to identify last-mile delivery spots
  • Optimize faster and more accessible routes for efficient and increased deliveries

2. Tech platforms and navigation maps

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3. Demand modeling

4. Route optimization

  • Sourcing the raw materials from one location
  • Unloading the raw materials to a manufacturing hub in another location
  • Packaging and storing the inventory in a data warehouse center
  • Moving the finished goods to the point-of-sale (POS) or the end-user.
  • Increase more deliveries or visits to the locations per day
  • Reduce incorrect visits or failed deliveries
  • Reduce fuel cost

5. Fleet management

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