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How RouteMagic Helps Construction and Building Materials
Distribution Industry

Inventory Management

Handling a diverse range of materials, fluctuating demand, and large-scale projects requires meticulous planning and execution to ensure optimal stock levels, minimise stockouts and meet project deadlines effectively.

Understand and manage inventory better by categorising products into groups and classes
Optimise stock management across large-scale projects by creating load orders that accurately reflect historical sales insights
Guarantee seamless order completion and reduce downtime by facilitating real-time stock transfers between vans
Automated prompts that suggest inventory orders based on project demands to prevent understocking
Effortlessly manage inventory by integrating third-party apps with RouteMagic

Timely Delivery

Timely delivery is hindered by various factors such as traffic congestion, unpredictable weather conditions, and logistical complexities. These challenges can result in delays in delivering materials to job sites, impacting project timelines and customer satisfaction.

Utilise efficient Route Planning to devise optimised routes for field reps, overcoming hindrances in timely delivery
Real-time Route Visibility allows for tracking of clients served and upcoming locations, addressing delays in timely delivery
Automate or manually allocate jobs by route, area, or overall to improve delivery efficiency
Customisable rules optimise processes to overcome delivery delays in Construction

Project Coordination

Synchronising deliveries with changeable project timetables, managing multiple stakeholders, and allocating resources efficiently are complex project coordination challenges. These challenges demand careful planning, good communication, and nimble logistics to achieve project deadlines and satisfy clients.

Field reps can carefully plan project logistics by creating and submitting picklists for their routes
Automatically or manually allocate jobs by route, area, or overall to navigate the complexities of project coordination
Move drivers and vehicles between routes to meet large project needs
Track van stock in real-time for better Inventory Control
Fulfill complex project demands on time by ensuring Live Communications and Real-Time Route Progress Reporting

Meeting Regulatory Compliance and Standards

Navigating complex regulatory frameworks, ensuring adherence to safety standards, and obtaining necessary permits require diligent efforts to avoid penalties and maintain operational integrity.

Implement GeoFencing for driver compliance to enforce service within specified areas
Control credit limits and discounts offered by field reps to prevent exceeding preset thresholds
Ensuring daily vehicle inspections maintains compliance with legislation
Ensure compliance with regulations by enforcing protocols for vehicle loading/unloading and stocktaking

Real-Time Data

The dynamic nature of construction projects, coupled with the diverse range of materials, makes it difficult to accurately monitor inventory levels in real-time and ensure timely replenishment, leading to potential delays and inefficiencies in project execution.

Real-time van stock monitoring improves inventory accuracy and stops project delays by responding to changing material needs
Ensure continuous availability and efficient replenishment of materials by maintaining real-time visibility of van inventory
Facilitate timely material availability through instant van-to-van stock transfers
Track real-time status of delivery with the help of Route Monitor
With technology, simplify field and back-office operations through dedicated applications

Payment Management and Resolution

In the construction industry, managing payment issues poses significant challenges due to intense market competition and price variability. Companies must navigate complexities like fluctuating costs, delayed payments, and maintaining profitability while offering competitive pricing. Effective strategies are essential to manage these payment dynamics, ensuring that financial operations support both competitive market positioning and sustainable business practices.

Streamline payment management with easy integration of payments and credit notes
Enhance visibility of outstanding balances and manage late payments efficiently
Avoid payment disputes through reliable proof of delivery including signatures and photos
Streamline supplier transactions with comprehensive purchase ordering and payment systems
Leverage detailed banking and cash management systems to optimize financial operations

Construction and Building Materials Facts

The global cloud-based ERP market will generate 47760.01 million USD by 2028, growing at a 17.10% CAGR.
Vantage Market Research

The global construction materials market size was reached at USD 1.3 trillion in 2022 and it is expected to hit around USD 3.52 trillion by 2032, poised to grow at a CAGR of 10.97% from 2023 to 2032.
Precedence Research

The global construction ERP software market was valued at around $1.8 billion in 2022 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 10% during the forecast period of 2023-2028.
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