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Why plan truck routes?

Truck route planning and optimisation is a challenging task which, if done wrong, can have expensive consequences. A wrong turn could mean a big increase in distance travelled which means increased fuel consumption, costs and carbon emissions. A badly planned route could result in a large vehicle making its way through a small town with …

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OptaHaul in the media

Our CEO Gary Gallagher was recently interviewed on Ireland’s Newstalk Radio!  In case you missed it, listen back below to Gary’s chat with Gavin McLoughlin from Newstalk’s Business Breakfast show.  The guys discuss how OptaHaul is helping dairy hauliers and processors with the unique challenges they face when  planning milk collection. To learn more about …

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The Science behind Milk Collection Route Optimisation

Route optimisation problems are present in most industries. Think of the growing amount of parcel deliveries, couriers and logistics services providers. Food, medicine, waste management and even flowers all require detailed planning and organising to ensure collections and deliveries are completed on time. Agriculture – especially the dairy industry – faces a number of transportation …

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OptaHaul Release 1.3

The latest OptaHaul release provides new features designed to help dairy companies, hauliers and suppliers further simplify their respective milk collection tasks. Notifications Suppliers can now receive an automated email or SMS notifying them of planned collection times for the coming period, for example – the following week. This will keep suppliers aligned with route …

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Milk Collection Planning Tips

Transport managers and milk hauliers are finding new ways to run milk collection transport more efficiently. Ensuring transportation operations are making the most efficient use of vehicles, fuel and drivers is a top priority.  Here are some tips that will help you to achieve that goal. Automate route planning.  Routing optimisation software can significantly reduce …

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