A comprehensive, configurable, and easy-to-use logistics solution that's designed to make your life easier.
With one system you can take complete control of planning and managing your logistics fleet.
Create multi-drop route plans with ease. Upload job information and use our optimisation tools to plan the most cost and resource-efficient routes.
Let drivers capture vehicle check information using our App. Get real-time visibility of any issues, eradicate paper from the process and keep a real-time record of completed checks.
Issue customer notifications and use our tracking technology for timely ETA notifications and updates for your sales and service teams, as well as your customers.
Electronic Proof of Delivery (ePOD) allows you to capture confirmation at the point of delivery. Eradicate paper tickets and get real-time visibility of what’s been delivered where and when.
API and integrations
The keystone of your technology stack; connect all the tools you need to run your fleet logistics operation with Podfather.
Use our simple powerful and fast API to connect Podfather with your existing business tools. We make integration easy, deliver results fast and help you realise system benefits sooner. Other integration options are also available.
Simplify, speed up and scale up your fleet operations to achieve transformational cost, efficiency, service, and carbon savings.
Eradicate paper, speed the flow of information through your business and invoice faster, which will have a direct impact on cashflow.
Avoid costly disputes and replacement orders; get real proof of what is being delivered where when in real time and watch your profits soar.
Reduce empty running and maximise every mile with smart routes that are achievable and efficient.
Control your fleet mileage and associated carbon emission with improved planning processes. Improve supply chain sustainability by reducing emissions, and removing the need for paper.
Be where you are supposed to be when you said you’d be. Give customers accurate ETAs and empower them to track deliveries in real time and watch your customer satisfaction score soar.
Ensure routes are planned in line with weight restrictions, that vehicles follow appropriate routes and that drivers can prove safety compliance with electronic vehicle checks.
Keep customers happy with accurate delivery plans and a reliable, on-time, delivery service. Arrive with the right goods on time, every time.
Use operational data to refine sales plans and look at geographical regions where there is room to grow. Empower your sales teams to recruit customers based on vehicle plans.
Building a business case for change
Provide us with a few basic metrics and we can give you an idea of how much you can expect to save each month. Typically, ROI is almost instant thanks to our SaaS pricing model.
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Your ultimate guide to vehicle route planning
What is vehicle route planning? Route planning is the process of organizing your delivery operation. You have customers, orders, vehicles, and drivers, so what is the most effective route to use to get your items to the right place at the right time.
So, what the Podduck is it all about?
Authors note: With our company mascot, the humble rubber duck, getting so much attention lately we wanted to remind you why it's our mascot. There is a reason behind it, we're not just crazy duck lovers here at Podfather. The following was originally shared on the 2nd March 2023, enjoy.
As a Podfather employee, one of my most prized possessions is my Podduck which was given to me on my first day in the business. I was a little bewildered at first, to say the least, but when you visit the Podfather HQ in Edinburgh you start to notice that these little ducks are everywhere. So why is that
Podfather new features and functionality
Here we look at some of the new functionality that we have recently released to customers using the Podfather core product. System updates are released to core product users at least once per quarter. You will be notified of what’s coming either via email or a call from a member of our Customer Success Team. You will be given a go-live date and a summary of what new features have been added and an explanation of the value they will add to your business processes.
Logistics software: managing rising costs
Rising costs are being seen seemingly everywhere you look these days, and business operations are no exception. This puts businesses in a position where their three main options are to reduce costs where possible, raise prices for customers, or lose margin. The most appealing option here is of course to reduce costs, so as not to risk pushing customers to competitors or shrinking your own bottom line.