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OneRail Integrates Trimble Technology to Enhance Last Mile Logistics

OneRail Integrates Trimble Technology

The transportation technology firm, OneRail, recently announced at Manifest 2023 its delivery platform’s integration with Trimble Maps technology. OneRail, based in Orlando, will be able to provide enhanced last-mile logistics and visibility solutions with this integration.

The delivery fulfillment platform of OneRail is directly connected with nearly 10 million unmatched real-time drivers’ networks. Exceptions Assist™ is a US-based exceptions management team that supports the driver network and is available round the clock to assist in moving past delivery issues before their occurrence. OneRail, with its firm establishment as a go-to provider, has an on-time delivery rate above 98 percent. It offers an expanding range of industries, including retailers, healthcare networks, material distributors, wholesale products, and construction and agriculture supply companies.

OneRail now utilizes PC*MILER® commercial routing and mileage, location services, map visualization, and an advanced ETA engine, leverages the integration with Trimble Maps to monitor and calculate deliveries in progress and send immediate alerts for any updates in the delivery schedule. Additionally, the company will use Trimble’s traffic and weather web services for improved visualization and accurate time calculations.

Bill Catania, CEO and Founder of OneRail, said, “We look forward to continuing to deliver our customers with an exceptional experience to achieve greater efficiencies, increase fulfillment capabilities and better reach corporate sustainability objectives.” He further added, “Our collaboration with Trimble will support the future growth of our company and the last mile industry.”

(Source – Business Wire)

About OneRail

OneRail is a last-mile delivery fulfillment service based in Orlando that offers shippers across various industries the dependability and speed of Amazon to fulfill their delivery promises. OneRail matches the appropriate vehicle with the appropriate delivery through a real-time connected network of 10 million drivers, giving shippers lower costs and more flexibility to develop their operations quickly. OneRail provides a unique last-mile delivery experience with an on-time delivery rate of 98.6% while putting brands front and center across retail, CPG, distribution, construction, healthcare, and more.

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