TITLE

Simon says 'deliver' satisfaction

AUTHOR(S)
Tarnowski, Joseph
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;8/1/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 11, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the route planning and scheduling software being developed for New Jersey-based online grocery SimonDelivers. The software is part of a solution from UPS Logistics technologies that will enable SimonDelivers to apply basic business rules to the delivery schedules of its 75-truck fleet. Territory Planner software plans out the delivery routes based on customer and demographics data for the locations in question. It runs various algorithms to determine how large a territory an existing route should encompass.
ACCESSION #
22217389

 

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