Automating instant delivery fleet of the future [Žiga Lesjak, Trilogic]

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The business landscape of instant delivery services is evolving rapidly and optimizing logistics operations is a big part of it. The main goal is to deliver the ordered goods to the end-customer as fast as possible by optimizing the transportation routes and schedules of delivery vehicles.

However, developing a dynamic, cloud-based system which enables instant intra-city deliveries is a challenging task. The system has to guide the fleet automatically while seamlessly adapting to ever-changing real-time conditions. On top of that, for it to be useful, it has to be easily integratable with various 3rd party services such as web stores and courier systems.

In this talk, you’ll find out how we tackled the challenge of designing such a system, how to make it scalable to larger delivery fleets and what to watch out for when connecting it into a real-world ready solution.

Speaker:
Žiga Lesjak is the CTO & Co-founder of Trilogic, the company behind ehrana.si, which is transforming the way you order food since 2011. He received a Ph.D. in the field of medical image analysis in 2017 and is currently primarily focused on the development of cloud-based real-time automated vehicle routing systems aimed at messenger services and instant food delivery industry.

The company:
Trilogic was founded in 2011 and is currently best known for its in-house developed product ehrana.si. In 2017 the team branched out into the field of logistics, by developing Alpaca Fleet - a system that enables instant intra-city delivery by automating the delivery fleet.

Behind these products is a team of young developers, researchers, sales and marketing experts who value knowledge and team-spirit and know how to have fun developing and selling their own products.