Transportation is a critical supply chain function and a significant cost component for Retailers and CPG companies. With Solvoyo’s comprehensive planning platform, you will be able to take transportation beyond the narrow operational perspective and link it to your fulfillment and inbound planning functions, transportation purchasing and network strategy decisions.Discover now
Create multi-mode multi-day routes and schedules, optionally linked to fulfillment on the outbound and/or MRP on the inbound side, that satisfies all practical constraints.
Link to multiple data sources, including the most commonly used WMS, TMS, ERP, and CRM brands. Execute your transportation plans without human intervention and keep track of your detailed KPIs updated continuously.
Whether for shippers with dedicated fleets or carriers with assets, plan those fleets with the ability to minimize deadhead miles, combine delivery routes and milk-runs, and optimize a multi-day pick-up and delivery plan for each asset.
“Demand planning is both art and science. Until Solvoyo entered our lives I think we managed it as too much of an art relying on our individual intuition backed up by the primitive science of 30 versions of the same spreadsheet. Now all that is gone plus I feel we’re finally in a position to make real-time decisions fed by all sorts of data.”
In addition to exchanging data with your ERP and TMS systems, Solvoyo platform allows you to manage the master data, the planning parameters and the business rules in one central place, ensuring consistency across not only within transportation plans but across all related supply chain functions
The acceptance rate of Solvoyo’s transportation plans are already extremely high. If you ever need to touch the plan, then you can do it easily and efficiently using our world-leading UX as well as the alerts that provide you the laser-sharp focus on what to change and what the consequences might be to the overall plan.
You know you have an effective transportation planning functions when you can track your cost and service KPIs over time and correct them for seasonality of shipments, changes in tariff structures, changes in customer base (ship-to locations), etc. Solvoyo platform comes with several built-in performance tracking and review functions that are refined over years of usage across many industries. If you want your own KPIs instead or in addition, then the platform provides a rich set of configurable UI components that enable us to add them in a matter of days.
Solvoyo Platform allows you to model and select -on demand or based on business rules- multiple and sometimes conflicting objectives to plan your transportation, including the following sample from our clients:
Minimize Total Transportation Cost, Minimize Inbound Delay when concurrently planned with MRP etc.
Maximize Overall Service measure such as due-date compliance, Maximize OTIF when concurrently planned with Fulfillment, Maximize Margin when concurrently planned with Fulfillment
The ability to plan with multiple objectives and to change their order dynamically increases plan acceptance rates and creates significantly higher value.
Digital transformation is not ordering your favorite dish at a fancy restaurant. It is more like going to the gym: you have to sweat and work hard to get in shape. That is exactly why we closely monitor your usage of our platform. We provide updates on who used which functions for how long, along with a log of the users’ edits for the sole purpose of exploring -together- new ways to improve the platform’s effectiveness and efficiency.
You can automatically build multi-stop, multi-modal and multi-day routes with pickup and delivery time windows, complex tariff structures, operational constraints of the transportation resources, including the dedicated fleet and the drivers, and the hours-of-service regulations. Furthermore, exchange data with your 3PL, your carrier and your DC ops via any digital interface at any frequency -even real time. With optimal routing and scheduling capabilities, our platform will reduce your inbound, inter-facility and outbound transportation costs while increasing delivery performance. With its AI-driven actionable insights, Solvoyo can also help you track your transportation KPIs and fill in the performance leaks in your operations.
Future-proof transportation planning tools should be much more intelligent than the traditional tools leading the market today. Given the rapid advances in inexpensive sensors, geo data, and software technologies, it is essential to have access to high-resolution, real-time data from the enterprise systems as well as external services. On Solvoyo’s platform, you can easily exchange data and intelligence with multiple sources – ERP, WMS, TMS, CRM for enterprise data as well as services that provide data from embedded sensors on trucks, navigation devices and package tracking services to name a few.
Transportation is a significant cost for retailers and CPG companies. Yet, many see it as an operational support function and disregard the effect of long-term carrier contracts and the projected freight capacity shortages. The bottom line is that transportation should be part of tactical and strategic decisions and planned beyond the operational window. Solvoyo platform will help you forecast future requirements by mode and support carrier bidding and the purchasing cycle. The same platform will help you operationalize the strategy and your tactics, ensuring vertical alignment of enterprise decisions.
Traditional transportation planning software is still focused on addressing the transportation challenges of the past. In today’s competitive business world with rapidly changing dynamics, your transportation planning process has to be a part of a broader end-to-end planning and execution support vision, working in lock-step with production, supply, and fulfillment functions. With Solvoyo’s end-to-end capabilities, you can automate concurrent planning of priority-based order fulfillment and transportation, align production to maximize truck fill rates and coordinate inbound milk-runs with optimal production sequence.