Logistics includes beyond the transport of the merchandise, if not other processes such as storage, supply chain management, and a long etcetera.
Types of logistics and transport apps
The classification of these applications is divided into:
|Fleet Management||Can record data related to fleet vehicles|
|Low Demand||It helps to deliver the products as per the requirements of the clients. It also makes it easy to interact with them.|
|Warehouse||Dedicated to the storage of the merchandise and allows access to the data to carry out good management of the products.|
|Of Follow Up||Track the location of the units and obtain real-time information on deliveries and the route that each transport takes.|
Steps to create a transport and logistics application
Market research: As the logistics market is nothing new, it is necessary to analyze the competition and know the services they offer. This way you can determine which are the most used solutions, which are irrelevant to the user, and the improvements that can be integrated.
Team: In some cases, companies do not have a development team. For this reason, it is necessary to hire experts in the field. These people will be in charge of making a model with the client’s specifications and once the prototype has been approved, you can move on to the next phase.
Design: in this stage the user interface is created, giving greater weight to the user experience and making them feel comfortable navigating the app.
Development: for the initial launch, it is best to launch and use the MVP, which influences the basic functions. With this software the operation is determined and if it meets the requirements specified in the early stages of development.
Release and updates: once the app meets the desired functions, it is possible to integrate it, and publish it. Over time, other features may be added or certain bugs fixed.
Tools to develop logistics and transport apps
|Front-End||Swift, Kotlin, React|
|Cloud||AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud|
|Payment Gateway||PayPal, Stripe|
|Messenger Service||Twilio, PubNub|
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