Podfather is a thriving technology company that specialises in the development, delivery and support, of software solutions that help companies plan and manage their vehicle fleets more efficiently.
Podfather has been helping companies manage their fleet logistics for over 20 years having launched in the year 2000. Initially specialising in bespoke software development, Podfather has developed one of the UK’s leading solutions incorporating route planning and optimisation, vehicle checks, ETA notifications, tracking, electronic proof of delivery (ePOD) and reporting.
With over 30,000 users, Podfather works with companies of all shapes and sizes, from industry giants such as Tarmac and Breedon to well-known names such as Rexel and ODDBOX, and everything else in between.
Located in Edinburgh, Podfather is not just a business, it’s not just a solution; Podfather is a team of hard-working, dedicated individuals who are committed to helping companies solve complex logistic problems with smart, yet easy to use, to software.
Our software will help you streamline your business process
Our cloud-based logistics software will enable you to handle a range of core business processes through one easy to use platform.
Replacing paper-based systems speeds the flow of data through your organisation.
It leads to better use of resources, faster invoicing, and better customer service.
It allows your office staff to be better informed about the jobs they are managing daily, highlighting problems before they occur, making you a proactive rather than reactive organisation.
Our core system includes a number of business-critical features
Route planning & optimisation
Ensure vehicle plans are cost effective, resource efficient and meet customer time window expectations.
Make sure all necessary vehicle checks have been carried out and logged before your vehicle leaves the depot.
Automatically send communications via email, or text, or our online portal, informing customers when their delivery will be made.
Vehicle tracking & driver app
Upload job information directly to your drivers, log all vehicle check information, track delivery progress & monitor fleet performance in real time.
Proof of delivery
Log job completion, capture proof of delivery. Share with both your transport office and the customer in real time.
Our system has been proven to:
• Cut logistics & admin costs
• Reduce paperwork
• Minimise empty running
• Improve customer service
• Streamline processes
• Facilitate business growth
Podfather, Verdant, 2 Redheughs Rigg, Edinburgh