With tight margins and demanding customers, propane and industrial gasses companies are challenged to keep cost down while ensuring that customers will always have an available gas supply.
Our order generation, route planning, delivery execution and notification solutions are unique in the propane and industrial gasses industry.
Manage bulk and cylinder deliveries through a single solution that:
- Integrates consumption and other factors like temperature fluctuation into the delivery schedule, to dynamically determine bulk replenishment delivery timing for maximum profitability
- Tracks delivery execution using real-time GPS-based mobile driver app
- Order generation solutions that determine when your end customers orders should be generated
- Continuous optimisation enabled by robotic process automation (RPA)
- Routing configurations determined by AI and ML
- Driver apps with real time tracking
- Customer notifications
Our Solutions and Capabilities
Order generation solutions that determine when your end customers orders should be generated and passes those orders direct to your planning and optimisation solution for routing.
Route Planning and Optimisation
Our route planning and optimisation solutions allow to you to reduce cost, improve efficiency and enhance customer service outcomes across a wide range of planning modes – from dynamic and same day solutions, to territory or master routing.
Customer Selected Time Windows
Allow customers to select from dynamically generated delivery time windows that maximise the customer experience while minimizing delivery costs.
Delivery and Driver Execution
Transform your customer experience by eliminating paper-based processes, empowering drivers, improving delivery and data accuracy, confirming chain-of-custody, reducing labour costs and accelerating billing cycles.
Create enhanced customer experiences with customised portals that capture orders, present time windows and track deliveries.
Engage with customers from purchase through the delivery cycle thorough automated email or text to help reduce failures and improve the customer experience.
Bestrane Order Generation (BOG)
Our Order generation services determine when your end customer orders should be generated - and passes those orders direct to your planning and optimisation solution for routing. Typically used for bulk delivery operations with vendor managed inventory, reorder trigger points within OGS can be configured based on specific data including based upon fixed frequencies, variable frequencies, day/s of week, seasonal variability, and telemetry readings. Bestrane Order Generation Service gives you control of when you need to service your customers with the right order at the right time, reducing “short” deliveries, eliminating “out of stock” incidents, and lowering transport costs.
Descartes Route Planner
Descartes Route Planner software was designed to address the most complex route planning problems and provide fleet operators with capabilities that transform their performance.
Descartes Reservations is a web based solution for setting appointments and scheduling deliveries that allows customers to request delivery windows, while an optimized appointment booking agent matches available resources and delivery windows.
Bestrane Customer Portals (BCP)
Web portals that can be designed as stand alone or integrated into your existing customer facing portals. Capture customer orders via portals that integrate directly with Route Planning solutions, or provide customers with direct visibility of their orders with tracking solutions.
Descartes MobileLINK provides drivers and field personnel with the information, workflows, and decision support tools they need to perform their jobs optimally in the field. This technology supports a diverse range of devices and capabilities ranging from route execution, scan-on and scan-off orders, picture and signature capture and final invoice generation.
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