Trimble’s new Dispatch Advisor offers a new way to match loads, drivers and equipment.
The system relies on a series of variable such as location, a driver’s hours of service data, time windows, and the effects of selecting a specific load on future orders.
What emerges is a primary match along with reasons for the recommendation. Additional matches are offered alongside the estimated impact on the business should it choose any option other than the primary patch.
Load planners have the final say on the match, leaving room for dispatchers to assign loads based on human factors such as a driver’s need to return home by a specific date or time.
Dispatch Advisor is available as an add-on module within Trimble Innovative, TMW.Suite, and TruckMate transportation management systems (TMS). It integrates with existing dispatch screens as well.
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