AvantiGas has picked Route Monkey software to help improve its transport planning capability with the minimum of fuss. A supplier of liquid petroleum gas, Chesterfield-based AvantiGas has a network of 15 DCs nationwide and operates its own HGV fleet. Andrew Cauldwell, logistics manager for AvantiGas, said: “We found that our previous scheduling tool wasn’t fit for purpose. “We put Route Monkey through a really intensive and thorough trial period that included benchmarking both a fully and part-automated system against our […]
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