GIS logistics tools are critical to a company’s success. Research shows that companies using sophisticated supply chain methods achieve profit levels 12 times greater than those with less sophisticated solutions.1 Caliper Corporation's Maptitude and TransCAD logistics mapping software include tools for solving all types of routing applications such as:
“Maptitude offers a diverse array of analytical tools at an affordable price. It is a comprehensive and the most affordable GIS software available on the market. Maptitude is a standalone product and comes fully loaded. Apart from the standard analytical tools, Maptitude offers extensive capabilities for analyzing competing businesses in a particular neighborhood using adjacency tools. It also performs route analysis to determine driving directions or delivery routes that minimize logistics costs.”
“Maptitude is excellent for doing geographic analysis projects looking at: where existing customers are and new ones might be (including using the built-in demographic data); identifying hot-spots, patterns and trends that can't be seen in Excel. It is really helpful with network design tasks - which sites are best: centers of gravity; visualizing size of flows between distribution centers; allocating volume to different depots.”
Additional procedures have broad applications in transportation and marketing. Clustering routines assemble customers, facilities, or areas into groups that are compact and can be serviced efficiently. Districting models group Census areas, ZIP Codes, counties, or other regions into territories that are compact and balanced. Location models evaluate the costs and benefits of any number of proposed facility locations. These models can be used for:
“The Facility Location tool is a gem offering a wide range of opportunities for relocation purposes.”
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