The online food ordering and meal kit delivery service has grown 300% faster in last few years.
63% of consumers agree that getting food delivered is more convenient than dine-in.
31% of American households order groceries to be delivered to their homes.
Adding a delivery component has generated incremental sales for them.
Resolving Food Delivery Challenges With An Advanced Route Optimization Solution
In order to effectively establish a direct-to-consumer service, food delivery businesses like pre-cooked meals, meal-kits, catering supplies, and packaged food need all the right tools and resources. The major challenges faced by most food delivery businesses are the fulfillment of orders on time, last-minute changes, logistics operations like route planning and optimization.
The best solution for these problems is to integrate a dynamic route optimization algorithm into your delivery process.
Upper Crew makes it easier for you to deliver food to your customers on time
by offering the most optimized routes to help you fight the logistics challenge. Get the ability to plan routes for a large number of orders within seconds.
- 10 hoursof planning time can be saved per week
- Plan 500stops for multiple drivers
- 50-60%order capacity can be increased
- Get proofof delivery for each delivery task
- No credit card details required
Delivery Planning Made Easy With Upper Crew
Clearing up uncertainties in the planning stage will help you offer better last mile deliveries to your customers. Implement direct-to-consumer services and boost your food delivery operations with Upper Crew.
Cut Down Planning Time
How much time do you currently allot for planning your delivery routes? What if you could save about 95% back-office planning time? With features like import excel, automated route planning, and one-click driver dispatch, you can get done with route planning in just a few minutes.
Accommodate Changes Easily
What if two of your drivers didn’t turn up in the morning? You’ll be re-running your routes and rescheduling them among the remaining drivers, right? That’s too much work, to be honest! Upper Crew makes it possible to reschedule and manage last-minute changes without having to struggle your way through it.
Set Priority Stops
Exercising more control over your delivery routes is made possible with priority stops and time windows. Our optimization algorithm automatically identifies these details on the route, so your drivers are guided accordingly.
Reduce Fuel Costs
Who doesn’t want to save fuel costs? Just being able to cut down on fuel expenses can improve your savings. You’ll not just be saving operational costs but improving revenue by covering more deliveries on a single route.
Simplify Admin and Dispatcher Duties With Upper Crew
Plan and Dispatch Instantly
Powerful Route Optimization
Upper Crew’s algorithm plans and optimizes up to 500 delivery stops for multiple drivers in less than 5 minutes.
One-click Driver Dispatch
Dispatchers can effortlessly send out routes to the drivers through email or text with a single click. Drivers do not need Upper’s mobile app to receive their daily delivery routes from dispatchers.
Optimize Driver Routes For Instant Delivery
Make Your Stops More Peculiar
Dispatchers and managers can include details like service time for a stop, priorities, customer details, and additional internal notes for drivers to refer to.
Optimize Stops According to Delivery Constraints
Dispatchers and managers can set specific delivery constraints like time windows, driving preferences, and curbside delivery for each stop.
Documenting Deliveries & Results
Boost Reporting with Proof of Delivery
Drivers can now take more responsibility and accountability for each delivery by capturing and presenting a collection of pictures, signatures, or notes as delivery proof.
Measuring and Recording Results
How do you know if you are reaching your daily goals? One way to gauge efficiency is by receiving daily reports and analytics for each delivery. Drivers and dispatchers can generate daily reports and know their daily achievements and the points they need to work on.
How Does Upper Crew Manage Your Food Delivery Business?
Streamline Your Deliveries
Upper Crew helps food delivery businesses streamline their delivery process right from planning to delivery.
Improve Customer Delivery Experiences
Streamlining the deliveries improves not only the process for food delivery businesses but also elevates the delivery experience for your customers.
Use Your Delivery Resources to the Fullest Potential
When your delivery process is efficient and smooth-running, it means that you are better able to take advantage of all the resources at your disposal.
Archive Your Frequent Routes
If there are routes you frequently deliver to, you don’t need to upload them every time. Instead, you can simply save those routes for future reference.
Smoothen the Process for Your Dispatchers and Drivers
The entire process becomes easier for your drivers and dispatchers with features like automatic planning & optimization, delivery constraints, and proof of delivery.
Offer Curbside Delivery to Your Customers
Dispatchers can add a curbside delivery option for customers who have a specific demand for the package to be delivered at the sidewalk.
Fulfill More Deliveries in the Same Amount of Time
You can accept and fulfill more orders with the time you save by planning and optimizing your routes with Upper Crew. You don’t have to find extra time for it, Upper Crew makes that time for you.
Improve Savings and Revenue
Using the most optimized routes will help you save a lot on fuel expenses. In addition to that, you will be delivering more orders, so it also helps earn more revenue.