Dave Beaudry is director, logistics engineering and consulting, for AmeriQuest Transportation Services, a leading provider of comprehensive fleet management services. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 800-608-0809. For more information, visit www.ameriquestcorp.com.
One tactic that helps cut fuel and other transportation costs and is growing in popularity is called route optimization. It’s being employed by the mega-fleets of major retailers down to small HVAC businesses. It’s gaining in momentum because of its ability to not only cut costs but also improve customer service.