Pre-Trip

TRANSPORTATION PRE-TRIP

Applied Logistics provides a number of professional services with the purpose of streamlining operations and increasing productivity for all the activities conducted in the in-yard pre-trip phase of the product delivery task, such as, for example: obtain mail bag and trip assignment, get load bars, inspect tractor and trailer, yard driving, get fuel, etc.

The specific services available for in-yard pre-trip operations are:

  • Feasibility Study
  • Methods Improvement Study
  • Engineered Labor Standards
  • Incentive-based Work Plans
  • Supervisory training
  • Employee Training
  • Performance Analysis

We also provide a software package called “VSCS” which is a customized Labor Management and Reporting System that is explained in detail in the “SERVICES” section of this website under the subtitle “Software Applications.”


Testimonials

When it comes to a sophisticated approach to distribution and warehouse management, working with Applied Logistics was a natural. Their systematic approach saved us money and allowed us to run our distribution of nationwide products efficiently. Our partnership benefits all at Lowe's. Joseph Mabry; Executive VP of Logistics & Distribution As one of the largest food & drug retailers in North America, Safeway Inc. is an innovative company founded on a simple value philosophy: taking care of our customers is what Applied Logistics did for us. Reliable and safe distribution and management systems allowed us to maximize our revenue. Jerry Tidwell, Sr. VP Safeway Supply Operations Applied Logistics exemplifies the values of Snap-on. Their strong ability to demonstrate integrity, always respect the company in all situations, promote our teamwork, and listen to our inputs to suggested solutions, has made us value our partnership with Applied Logistics. Over the years our distribution, transportation and warehouse management efficiency has drastically increased due to their innovative software and management process. If you are not using it, you are simply wasting your money! Gary Henning, Operations Development