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On-time, in-full deliveries with easy, electronic scheduling and real-time visibility for superior customer service.

Optimize, execute, and analyze your operations to control costs and better utilize assets.

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On Demand Video Series

Learn more about how Appian is purposefully designed for the building supply industry, all in 6 minutes or less.

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Benefits of Organizational Visibility & Digitizing Dispatch Office Planning

Our electronic route calendar allows dispatchers to quickly view assets and driver availability, track route progress and update ETAs. It also provides visibility of line item detail on unloaded orders for proper route placement all on one screen, essentially an electronic version of the whiteboard or spreadsheet.

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Leveraging Mobile Capabilities in the Delivery Lifecycle

From driver functionality and dispatch interaction, to configurable customer notifications, mobile and ePOD solutions can positively impact the entire delivery workflow. This video will take you through the day in a life of multiple connection points through our robust mobile application.

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Identifying Delivery Locations in an Ever Changing Environment

The key to accurate route building and navigation begins with the proper identification of stop locations. Using powerful geocoding and Point of Interest (POI) capabilities allows businesses to identify these key essential elements in today’s delivery landscape. Learn more about leveraging our technologies to transform your delivery service.

 

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Eliminate whiteboards and spreadsheets with electronic vehicle and driver scheduling.

Use an electronic calendar with easy drag and drop functionality to streamline planning.

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Build efficient routes that take into account customer and delivery requirements.

Get the right equipment on the right truck with the right driver, and incorporate delivery time windows into route plans.

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Real-time visibility of route progress, automated notifications of ETAs, and proof of delivery for internal stakeholders and customers.

Reduce calls to dispatch, get ahead of service failures, and share status with customers.

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Discover areas of process improvement and cost savings with intelligent analytic tools.

Analyze resource utilization, average service times, and driver and delivery performance for better decision making.

Top 5 Reasons Delivery Logistics Companies use Appian

We’ve made it easy to understand how Appian helps achieve optimal efficiency and performance - all while controlling costs.

Increase efficiency.
Control costs.
Exceed expectations.

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Reduce fuel costs and transportation spend with efficient delivery plans
Improve productivity with better asset utilization
Easily track on-time performance
Route with maps that consider vehicle dimensions and residential road access and rules
Easily geocode job sites where a real street address is not yet available
Provide location wide visibility of scheduling, delivery status, and route progress
Share delivery status information and ETAs directly with customers
Existing integrations with the industry's leading ERP providers

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Integrated mobile workflow solution designed for delivery logistics

Equip your drivers with a streamlined mobile proof of delivery app that seamlessly connects to the back office.

Mobile dispatch of route manifests and schedules; quickly send changes to drivers in real-time
Driver tracking and communication with two way messaging
Preconfigured or customizable in depot workflows to fit specific business needs
Proof of delivery with signature & photo capture, scanning, and delivery status notifications
Data capture through custom forms, such as checklists and customers surveys
Commercial vehicle, turn-by-turn navigation that routes drivers on safe, legal roads
Integration options with any order or route management system
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We’re a Representative Vendor in the 2020 Gartner Vehicle Routing and Scheduling Guide

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Routing in a Digital World for Building Supply Distributors

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

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Speak to a Solution Specialist

One quick conversation can help your business provide superior customer service and control transportation spend. Please note that typically, our software is best for fleets with more than 20 vehicles.