HaulSuite, a technology company specializing in software that optimizes operations for less-than-truckload (LTL) carriers, has announced Southwestern Motor Transport (SMT) has completed the rollout of its full RouteMax pickup and delivery (P&D) solution. With RouteMax’s route optimization, dispatching, and mobile app, the carrier can deliver better service and more efficient P&D operations.
Previously, SMT had deployed RouteMax’s Inbound Planning module for route optimization but is now implementing its Intelligent Dispatching and Smart Driver Mobile app. These new functions were released earlier this year and implemented across SMT’s 16 terminals and 200-plus drivers in just under one month.
HaulSuite’s RouteMax offers integrated advanced route optimization, intelligent dispatch, and a smart driver mobile app that improves driver productivity and asset useage while consistently meeting all service commitments. By adding Dispatching and the Driver App, the plans developed in Inbound Planning benefit from additional real-time data to fill in any gaps in the plan.
Implementing these new capabilities in such a short amount of time required a partnership between SMT and the RouteMax teams. Since RouteMax is designed to connect to other management systems, some integrations were already in place beforehand. The two groups focused on configuring the solution to fit its unique needs and coordinating the training and rollout to SMT’s terminals and drivers.
Since the rollout, the SMT team has observed significant improvements in operational KPIs (Stops/ Hr, Bills/ Hour, Miles/ Stop, and Bills/ Trip).