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Field Services

  • Service Schedule/Delivery Manifest

  • Schedule Optimization

  • Integrated Dispatch

  • Vehicle Inspections

  • GPS Navigation & Tracking

  • Messages

  • Performance Metrics

  • Mandatory and Optional Tasks by Customer

  • Time Stamping and Bar Code Scan Confirmations

Proof of Delivery

  • Route management is key to proof of delivery system. With Xpedium, routes can be defined using customer systems, NCS’s Enterprise Route Management System or any of the readily available third party route optimization packages on the market. Drivers are presented with the information they need and when combined with our fleet management products they are efficient and timely.

  • Signature capture is an essential part of any POD system. With Xpedium, signatures become part of printed and archived documents that can be left with customers onsite, emailed or faxed from a central location and or archived and indexed for later retrieval when needed.

  • Cash collection and cash reporting functions make getting paid a snap. When combined with eRMS from our parent company, cash collection is taken to the next level to insure It is properly allocated.

Merchandising

•   Calendar review capability including MS Outlook 
•   Real-time two-way messaging, SMS or MS Outlook 
•   Robust Reporting Activity for view or print of customized reports 
•   Monthly, weekly or daily customer call schedules can be dispatched or determined/modified by 
    the Merchandiser 
•   Pre-call Planning Activity to determine and assign activities to perform during call 
•   Remote real-time assignment of activities by supervisor, merchandiser and customer 
•   Activity assignments can be variable by customer by day 
•   Start/Stop times can be recorded for customer visits, activities performed and work day 
•   Mandatory mileage entry based on business rules 
•   GPS location services available and include navigation, geo fencing, arrival/departure and
    other business rules driven metrics to support pay for performance compensation plans 

     

Delivery

•   Start-of-Day secure log-in procedures and business rules drive options such as: Log-in, 
    truck selection, trailer selection, email/ message review, DOT compliant vehicle inspection, 
    mileage and other mandatory or optional activities associated with route scheduling, GPS 
    vehicle tracking or HOS logging. 
•   Multiple loads can be available each day in handheld and assigned to any delivery route. 
•   Loads can be downloaded from ERP and presented or manually entered with bar code 
    scanning
•   Presold customer orders can be reserved and inventory segregated by customer order. 
•   Load by cases, units, pallets, kit or combination 
•   Loads typically consist of customer orders with associated inventory
•   Load by whole truck, compartments, bays and by package, flavor, or customer order 
•   Check out by bay & package with SKU listing 
•   Inventory variance report on over or short conditions available 
•   Load check out based on business rules, but can include security codes and signature 
    capture 
•   Adjustments can be entered as adds/cuts or replacement value 
•   Checkout can be a blind count or load quantities displayed or printed for visual verification and     variances entered 
•   Load sheets can be formatted by group, category, package, product, customer order and 
    assigned a compartment or bay number to ease check out and the sales or delivery process. 
•   A complete load sheet with adjustments can be printed or only the variances entered as 
    adjustments
•   Adjustments and check out can be made at any time based on business rules and uploaded 
    wirelessly to ERP prior to servicing the first customer 
•   Transfers from truck to truck or truck to warehouse under optional password security and 
    signature capture
•   Report writer allows easy low-cost customization of inventory reports
•   Inventory can roll from day to day in perpetual fashion until an inventory settlement is 
    performed under optional security control
•   Available inventory reports and display can be accessed anytime 
•   Business rules direct work flow to insure company Route Accounting financial controls are 
    adhered to

Sales 

•   Start-of-Day log-in procedures and business rules drive options such as: message review, 
    DOT compliant vehicle inspection and other mandatory or optional activities associated with 
    route scheduling, GPS vehicle tracking or HOS logging 
•   Multiple loads can be available each day and assigned to any delivery route. 
•   Loads can be downloaded from ERP and presented or manually entered with bar code 
    scanning 
•   Prior day or period (AM/PM) route orders can be selected for an auto load and then adjusted
•   Load by customer order, by route or combination
•   Presold customer orders can be reserved inventory segregated from available stock for 
    peddle selling
•   Load by cases, units, kit or combination
•   Load by truck, compartments and bays by package, flavor or customer order
•   Load adjustments under optional password security & signature capture for both checker and 
    sales person
•   Adjustments entered as add/cuts or replacement value
•   Checkout can be a blind count or load quantities displayed or printed for visual verification and 
    variances entered
•   Load sheets can be formated by group, category, package, product, customer order and 
    adjustments
•   Adjustments and check out can be made at any time based on business rules and uploaded to 
    ERP prior to servicing the first customer 
•   Loads can be received into multiple inventories, truck, cage, bin 
•   Multiple perpetual inventories can be managed day to day
•   Transfers from Cage to truck, truck to truck or truck to warehouse under optional password 
    security and signature capture
•   Report writer allows easy low-cost customization of inventory reports
•   Inventory can roll from day to day until inventory settlement performed
•   Available inventory reports and display can be accessed anytime 
•   Business rules direct work flow to insure company Route Accounting financial controls are 
    adhered to

Direct Store Delivery

 

  • Supports key multinational features for Perishables and Non Perishables markets: Dairy, Bakery, Snack Food and Beverage or any DSD route sales and delivery operation.

  • Company Owned Route or Independent Distributor logic and business rules supported for product ordering, inventory management and financial accountability, pricing/promotions, cash and charge invoicing rules and daily or weekly settlement .

  • Peddle Sales, Presales, Merchandising and Pre-Sold Delivery all supported from a single Mobile Enterprise Application Platform (MEAP) and optional to any route type.