Domino’s implemented Roadnet routing and scheduling software from the team at TRU in April 2004 and were able to reduce their fleet by four vehicles. Mileage was significantly reduced, as were wage, fuel, fleet maintenance and distribution costs. This meant they achieved a return on their investment in only one year.
They have now been using the system for 14 years and they estimate it has saved them 30% of transportation costs and a great deal of valuable time.
They now send out vehicles which are invariably filled to capacity. They only use drivers when needed and the routes taken are far more efficient. Staff and drivers welcomed the changes and adapted well to the new system without hesitation.
Domino’s are using the TRU Mobile module from the team at TRU and handheld units to collect information relating to stores, such as travel and service times, in order to fine tune parameters in Roadnet to produce the most accurate routes.
Domino’s have also used Territory Planner to strategically plan for new store openings, allowing accurate budgeting for store locations and also to explore suitable locations for new depots.
The Roadnet Information Center from the team at TRU has also been invaluable, allowing staff to locate the vehicles and to state times of arrival accurately, quickly and easily. This would previously have taken numerous phone calls, often to mobile phones which were switched off or left unanswered.
ROI in just one year!
Domino’s were able to achieve a return on their original investment in software from 121 Systems in just one year.
30% savings Domino’s estimate that they have saved 30% per annum purely on their fleet management costs, compared to when they were using the previous routing system.
An invaluable tool to aid decision making Territory Planner has proved to be an invaluable tool for Domino’s to explore, plan and allocate budgets for new store locations.