Dynamic Scheduling and Communication System to Manage Last Mile Handovers

Vijay Paidi, Roger G. Nyberg, Johan Håkansson
2020 Logistics  
Last mile handover is the most problematic phase in the delivery process, while real-time communication and dynamic scheduling are major problem areas associated with attended last mile handovers. These problem areas need to be addressed holistically to facilitate efficient last mile handovers. The aim of this paper is to report the design and functionalities of a decision-support system which holistically addresses these problem areas. The functionalities of decision-support system which
more » ... ses dynamic scheduling and real-time communication problem areas are discussed using case studies. We conclude that a holistic decision-support system with multiparty communication among the stakeholders facilitates improving customer satisfaction, business opportunities and reducing operational costs for logistics companies.
doi:10.3390/logistics4020013 fatcat:tketguvdfjhcloycg7bacfjdly