SOURCE: Paragon Software Systems

Paragon Software Systems

September 10, 2013 07:20 ET

National Food Corporation Sees Real Benefit & Lowered Transportation Costs With Optimized Routing & Scheduling of Delivery Fleet

Paragon Software Systems Enables Central Planning of Combined Fleets

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwired - Sep 10, 2013) - Paragon Software Systems, Inc, a leader in vehicle routing and scheduling optimization solutions, announces that long-time customer, National Food Corporation has received extensive benefits from the deployment of Paragon's routing and scheduling solutions. National Food Corporation (NFC), a leading egg producer and processor in North and Midwest America and the Pacific Rim, uses Paragon's solutions to lower transportation spend, improve efficiencies, and increase productivity.

"The combination of Paragon Multi Depot and Integrated Fleets software has proven to be the ideal solution to automate planning and optimize transportation from our distribution centers," said Kevin Bookey, Transportation Manager, National Food Corporation. "Now one person is able to plan up to 50 complex routes per day for the 2,500 deliveries we make a week."

"National Food Corporation is leading its industry with transportation cost savings from using optimized planning and scheduling," said William Salter, CEO and President, Paragon Software Systems. "Paragon's Multi Depot solution looks at NFC's operations holistically, selecting the best distribution center for each delivery, which further reduces their overall mileage, drivers' time, and asset usage."

For food and beverages distributors serving retail or foodservice outlets, driving productivity through efficient distribution is critical for success. Whether supplying stores or restaurants and cafeterias, customers rely on accurate and timely delivery of goods. With demanding delivery schedules, the key to generating repeat business for distributors like NFC lies with streamlined delivery operations that use optimized plans to increase on-time performance, minimize delays, and boost efficiency.

About Paragon Software Systems:
Paragon Software Systems, Inc., based in Dallas, Texas, is a leading provider of truck routing and scheduling software solutions. Paragon's advanced planning systems have been proven to cut transportation costs and improve efficiency across a wide range of distribution operation types and industry sectors. Paragon's North American truck routing software clients include George's Inc., AgReliant Genetics, Linde, McLane, National Food Corporation, and many others. The software is used for the daily route optimization of transportation schedules; rationalizing fixed routes; managing transportation resources; strategic logistics planning; and managing home delivery orders with dynamic routing. Paragon Software Systems, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Paragon Software Systems plc, the UK's number one provider of transportation routing and scheduling software. Paragon has over 2,300 systems installed at more than 750 client sites in 45 countries worldwide. For more information visit www.paragonrouting.com/us.

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