Blue Horseshoe Solutions, a software and services company specializing in supply chain solutions, is expanding the Blue Horseshoe Supply Chain Cloud to help businesses and logistics providers optimize final mile delivery. The enhanced Deliver capabilities manage asset movement and freight handling across the supply chain with features that directly address routing and last mile delivery.
“Transportation and private fleet operators are looking for options to drive down the costs of final mile logistics while meeting consumer demands,” explains John Foster, Chief Technology Officer at Blue Horseshoe. “The Supply Chain Cloud gives businesses greater insight and control as to how they are delivering on expectations, managing their assets, and using their business data.”
The Blue Horseshoe Supply Chain Cloud allows companies to connect physical assets with digital intelligence. The Supply Chain Cloud is optimized for use on Microsoft Azure, extends Microsoft Dynamics 365, and is available on the Microsoft AppSource.
Partnering with Scientific Logistics
“Our close partnership with Scientific Logistics (Sci-Log) has allowed us to bring the first, complete Final Mile Delivery solution to the Microsoft Dynamics 365 market,” Foster explains. “The dynamic routing capabilities embedded within the Supply Chain Cloud leverage unlimited Microsoft Azure cloud computing power and premium Bing/Azure maps to automate and optimize delivery and route planning.”
Sci-Log also connects to Microsoft’s Business Intelligence tools providing final mile visibility and performance dashboards to managers and executives.
‘We’re excited to be the first and only vehicle routing and scheduling application certified by Microsoft in the Dynamics 365 ecosystem.” said Bill Nulty, President of Sci-Log. “Most existing delivery route planning systems require extensive manual creation of delivery plans, but leveraging the unlimited computing power available in the Azure cloud allowed us to develop the first highly automated delivery route optimization application.”
The Blue Horseshoe Supply Chain Cloud has many features to help businesses better manage how they deliver their products. Multiple routing strategies, including dynamic, standard, and blended, allow greater flexibility in how business manage final mile delivery assets and routing to better manage customer service requirements.
Private fleets and dedicated fleet operators use route optimization to create efficient multi-stop delivery plans. Shippers and third-party logistic providers can leverage cost-optimized, LTL consolidation into dedicated or carrier fleets.
The Blue Horseshoe Supply Chain Cloud - Deliver is available on Microsoft's App Source.
About Blue Horseshoe
At the intersection of data, processes, and people, Blue Horseshoe empowers business transformation where it counts. Blue Horseshoe is a cloud enterprise and supply chain solutions firm based in Carmel, IN. Blue Horseshoe is an award-winning Microsoft Gold Partner with services including system design and implementation, business intelligence and optimization, as well as distribution design and material handling equipment for companies in the Food & Beverage, CPG, Manufacturing and Transportation industries.
About Scientific Logistics - Sci-Log
Sci-Log has ignited a revolution in delivery management by leveraging the latest technology advancements and years of supply chain experience to develop the first true cloud routing and scheduling solution. Industry leaders are switching to Sci-Log to benefit from highly automated and optimized delivery route planning integrated with last mile supply chain network design. With Sci-Log’s enterprise design, contemporary user interfaces, automated workflow orchestration and the industry’s most advanced optimization algorithms, customers decrease routes and miles by 5-20%, reduce distribution costs, shrink planning effort, improve service, and gain more business control from standardized processes. Learn more at www.scientific-logistics.com.