Appian

 

An enterprise-grade, end-to-end solution for the entire delivery logistics workflow.

Improve operations with vehicle routing and scheduling, provide superior customer service with real-time driver connectivity and route visibility, and audit transportation costs and performance with strategic analysis tools.

Food Service

Food Service

Home Delivery

Home Delivery

Building Supply

Building Supply

Grocery

Grocery

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Managing Change: Best Practices on How to Implement a Re-Route Strategy

Maintaining cost-effective operations while also adhering to customer-controlled delivery experiences is necessary for success. Learn best practices on how to successfully manage and implement a re-route strategy to ensure your business stays ahead of the curve.

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McLane & Appian Partnership

McLane and Trimble Partnership Transforms Supply Chain for the Better

McLane Food Service, one of the largest supply chain services in the grocery and food space, partnered with Trimble MAPS to reduce miles and balance fleet usage as a result of demand and capacity shifts, particularly throughout the pandemic. Read more on how by using Appian, they optimized routes and applied excess capacity to areas that needed help the most.

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2020 Gartner Market Guide for Vehicle Routing and Scheduling | Get the Guide

We're a representative vendor in the 2020 Gartner Market Guide for Vehicle Routing and Scheduling

From the first mile to the last, delivery logistics are complex. Download the research to evaluate VRS solutions, including Appian from Trimble MAPS.

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"The best thing about Appian is the whole thing."

- Bonnie White, Logistics Routing Manager, Savers

 

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Ensure Efficient Operations with Strategic Planning, Fixed Route Design, and Analyst Tools

  • Build optimal fixed and master route schedules that incorporate delivery time windows
  • Leverage territory and frequency optimization
  • Audit current transportation costs and run “what-if” scenarios
  • Right size a fleet by determining the optimal number of vehicles and drivers required
  • Accurately price and analyze bids to make insightful decisions on new business opportunities
  • Increase productivity by expediting bid preparation and response times

Make Business Decisions with Robust Daily Routing & Decision Support

  • Efficiently manage varying order volumes, capacity changes, and last minute orders
  • Make cost-effective route changes while adhering to business rules and customer constraints
  • Determine optimal placement of new stops or accounts while appropriately utilizing vehicles
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Create a Connected Fleet with Dispatch and Mobility Solutions

  • Assign and dispatch routes to drivers; quickly send route changes
  • Electronic manifests with line-level detail and delivery instructions
  • Custom workflows and forms, signature capture, photo capture, and commercial vehicle turn-by-turn navigation

Provide Superior Customer Service with Real-Time Tracking & Visibility

  • Track vehicle locations and retrieve dynamic ETAs
  • View planned vs. actual performance and examine any unplanned stops with street-level satellite imagery
  • View route progress and get ahead of any service failures
  • Provide customers updated delivery status information via email or text notifications
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Gain Actionable Intelligence with Reporting & Analytics

  • Analyze resource utilization and route profitability
  • Evaluate average service times and delivery performance
  • Integrate our Data Warehouse with your in-house BI solution for cross-platform analytics
  • Measure KPIs and build reports on key metrics, such as drive times and mileage

Get a Complementary Route Analysis

Learn how you can save time, cost, and right size your fleet with a route comparison report.