Planning and control is the key element in an ensuring that the network remains effective and robust. Planning provides direction to manager and non-manager alike. If employees know what their organization and what they must contributed to reach goals, they can coordinate their activities, cooperate with each other, and do what it takes to accomplish those goals. Without planning, departments and individual might work at cross-purposes and prevent the organization from efficiently achieving its goals. To help Hermes’s business, the project should planned, steered, and managed in accordance with the principle of continuous planning. In the initiation phase, a rough plan for the project as a whole is created. Towards the end of the initiation, concept and implementation phases, the subsequent phase is planned in detail and the overall plan reviewed before the next phase is released.
In designing the new tools, Hermes’s decided to opt for a dynamic online mapping system that allowed them to created, view, organized and managed the courier rounds. Mapping software helps Hermes gives the tools, maps, and demographic data that business need to analyse and understand how geography affects the Hermes’s business. Every day Hermes have to contend with spreadsheets and databases filled with vast amounts of customer, employee, sales, facility, and territory data.
Mapping software unlocks the trends hidden in the data and gives Hermes the tools to understand how geography effects the business and to visualize those hidden patterns. With mapping software, it helps Hermes knows exactly where your customers are, see where sales are highest, find over and underserved areas and spot geographic trends.