Consultancy

Interested but have some concerns? Want expert, professional advice?

Route Optimiser are logistics professionals with direct hands-on experience gained in the third party and own account sectors.

Route Optimiser understand the total supply chain and have undertaken studies for Europe, Africa, Asia, Australasia and North America. Together with your own staff we form a powerful and cost-effective team.

Our two main specialist fields are in operational reviews and business development studies. This ensures we maintain our 'hands-on' experience while continually enhancing our strategic planning and analytical skills. We can realistically become your team for securing new logistics contracts and then carry out all your annual reviews.

If we haven't talked already, perhaps now might be the time to have a more in-depth look at the sort of supply chain reviews that can add value to your organisation.

What areas can our consultants help in?

Distribution

  • Tactical vehicle scheduling - tender responses, business development
  • Strategic vehicle scheduling - sensitivities, option testing
  • Fleet composition - vehicle mix by location/country
  • Solutions for the UK domestic, pan-European and global markets

Warehousing

  • Sizing and layout design
  • From small parts picking through to bulk storage
  • Resourcing and shift patterns
  • Inventory strategy

Depot Location

  • Review of current strategies
  • Optimal locations
  • Multi-depot locations
  • Location ranking and isochrone generation

Work Study

  • Workflow smoothing
  • Clerical synthetics
  • Warehousing synthetics

Production Control

  • Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP)
  • Just in Time (JIT)
  • Work cell assessment
  • Capacity planning
  • Process re-engineering
  • Annual hours

Costing

  • Warehousing
  • Distribution
  • Staffing
  • Dis-aggregation charts
  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Forecasting

  • Data extrapolation
  • Time series analysis
  • Future activity definition

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What Our Customers Say

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Route Optimiser is a fully versatile and effective transport planning tool that has assisted us in supporting our clients in many varied and complex scenarios.
(Brian Templar, Chairman)

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We are now using TomTom WORK together with Route Optimiser, which provides real-time vehicle tracking, text messaging for improved driver communication, and work directives so delivery and driving status can be monitored.
(Graeme Winship)

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To ensure that we continued to improve our service offering in line with our product quality,we needed to get smarter with our transport. We decided that the Route Optimiser product was the best system for us, delivering ease of use, speed of operation, operational efficiencies and overall visibility. Looking to the medium term we are investing further in the TomTom Work system for vehicle tracking, navigation and gaining the ability to pass the jobs directly from the LogiX Suite to the operatives in their vehicles.
(Simon Wray, MD Essex Insulation)

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When we first started we were able to use manual route and work scheduling, but now we are fitting 200 sites per week and it is simply not feasible to produce efficient plans manually. One of the big challenges is that the addresses are new each time-it is not like a logistics business where deliveries are to the same addresses every day or week” With RO we can now produce robust schedules and manage customers expectations regarding time and service. We simply could not do this job without Route Optimiser.
(Rhys Wynne, Director and Co Founder)

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To us, it was very important that the system was able to describe different types of goods flow from various types of terminals in an easy way. With the Plan LogiX tramping algorithm, the flow of goods was described very exactly. It also felt secure to be able to buy a standard system that would fulfil the planning needs we have.
(P-O Larsson, KF Distribution & Logistics)

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