Ignoring the tidal wave of shift to digital and not incorporating technology has already proved costly for some multinational companies. When not so long-ago Nokia (Telecommunications company) dominated the mobile market, and then we had Kodak film camera for taking holiday snapshots. Today however, we can perhaps say that the management of such companies fell asleep behind the wheel because they no longer dominate their industries. We now live in a world where Android and Apple iOS software application in almost every pocket, one needs to wonder what’s next?
As you would agree, not catering for consumer wants and demands and not adapting to better ways of doing business is just a bad business decision. Simplest example you too would agree with is the food delivery in UK. Without fast couriers using technology and Apps installed on their smartphones, this entire new fast food delivery industry would not be possible. Today in United Kingdom, most Britons prefer to order food online and enjoy their meal in the comfort of their homes or even during lunch at their workplace.
Whether you are a owner driver offering overnight deliveries or whether you are courier company owner looking for new possibilities technology can offer your business. Delivery Master Courier Software offers better and efficient ways to operate a same-day or overnight courier business so that logistics and delivery companies can realise their full potential and thrive in these changing times. To learn about how we can assist, speak directly with our dedicated team here at Delivery Master Logistics Software, simply press here to contact us.
What is an Overnight Courier Service?
Typical courier companies usually take at least 2 to 3 business days to deliver orders locally, and international freight usually takes around 1 week to reach its destination within Europe, and around 2 weeks for overseas freight.
When we talk about overnight deliveries, this is where couriering takes place during the night, hence over-night. Usually, the packages are picked-up during the day and the courier transports orders throughout the night. There are many industries which rely on overnight courier services, for example: some farmers need their produce to reach the shelves of local fruit and vegetable store, or that fresh milk that must be delivered as quickly as possible.
Expanding Logistics Operations?
Since no business begins with the mindset of not growing and expanding, all UK courier business operators will know that the demand for faster logistics is only growing exponentially. When a courier company isn’t able to use technology and courier management software for what it is worth, then it is almost impossible to expand operations or take on new clients.
Our unmatched skills within England’s logistics and courier industry can help courier businesses of all sizes streamline operations and find improved ways for logistics. We’ve created Delivery Master Logistics Software solely for UK’s couriers. Our software development team has already done the hard work creating fully functional easy to use software package that has everything you’ll need when looking for overnight courier software solution.
Route Planning? Now Easy
Planning daily routes isn’t like planning the yearly family holiday, in fact, it is one of those make-or-break factors because efficient deliveries play an important part in courier business profits. Especially in these turbulent times for fuel and energy costs that are skyrocketing in United Kingdom, all overnight couriers can benefit from finding optimised routes. Agree?
Any delay in deliveries leads to customer dissatisfaction, using optimised routes is essential to provide on-time delivery. Critical also when a courier offers multiple deliveries at one go. Using Delivery Master Logistics Software with Delivery Master Fleet Tracking System ensures pickups and deliveries are taken care of efficiently. Better routes and in case of route diversion, courier companies can now have better control of the flow of deliveries ensuring smooth operations. Plan for best possible routes with least number of resources.
Real-Time Tracking & Centralised Communication
Tracking of parcels is not an addon feature that should be offered as a bonus by a courier service company, meaning, it is the end-customers who want to have this feature. If we were to imagine two competing courier businesses, one that offers parcel tracking, and the other, does not, you’d see the importance of tracking.
Delivery lifecycle is a dynamic process with many moving parts. Some can be controlled whereas some requires quick adaptation (changed traffic conditions, courier van breakdown to name a couple). When collection, dispatch and shipments are to be made same day, within hours, overnight or next day, having in place real-time communication and tracking allows for capacity to adjust to any changed conditions. Surely, this in return translates in to higher profits due to efficiency of deliveries.
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