AND is supplier of digital maps to Ortec. Ortec uses the maps for their Vehicle Routing Optimization software. Vehicle Routing Optimization is used for different decisions levels.
- At strategic level: decision support for investment decisions, such as distribution strategies,
depot and warehouse locations, fleet mix optimization and static route designs
- At tactical level: within the strategic framework, support decision-making based on
seasonality, trends, changing customer mix and demand in an attempt to balance
workload over time within capacity and service constraints.
- At operational and real-time level: how to execute the tactical plan while responding
to daily dynamics, such as traffic, weather, employee absence, equipment breakdown
and last-minute and real-time orders and order adjustments.