Next has introduced Paragon Software Systems’ HDX routeing software across its two-man delivery operation. The system will allow Next to offer tighter delivery windows, customer notifications, consignment tracking and proof of delivery on its two-man delivery operation. Next director of logistics Simon Kelly said: “Following a competitive tender process we decided Paragon HDX was the solution that would best meet our objectives, and allow us to offer our customers the most flexible delivery choices in the most cost effective manner.” […]
The head of logistics at The Co-operative Food would welcome any move by the DfT to expand the scope of the longer semi-trailer trial. Co-operative Food has spent £348,000 getting its full allocation of eight of the 15.65m trailers (the longest of the two variants) on the road. The Gray & Adams command rear-steer, box-van trailers are being used for trunking picked orders of ambient goods from Co-operative’s NDC at Prologis Park in Coventry, heading into depots that present access […]
Grocery distributor AF Blakemore Logistics has slashed one million road km and reduced its fleet size by 10% by installing a dynamic routing and scheduling system from Paragon.
Wadworth Brewery, the maker of 6X, has selected Paragon routeing software to aid it in streamlining deliveries to its 700 pubs across southern and western England. The brewer says it will use the system to review its current delivery strategy, model the most efficient routes and establish best use of its delivery fleet. The software should also enable the brewery to allocate optimal loads to vehicles, spreading the workloads across the delivery team according to vehicle and staff availability, as […]