The planning engine focuses on three specific areas:
- Orders Grouping: Which orders can go on each truck
- Trucks Routing: Optimizing the delivery routes
- 3D packing: Matching the package size to the truck volume, specific to the exact placement, and considering multiple different truck sizes and limitations
The solution is delivering a 10% reduction in total transportation costs, sizably above initial expectations of 2% reduction. Additionally the system is providing a plan in a matter of minutes compared to the original 3-4 days. The next phase will be a global roll out..