Escher and Kardinal collaborate to bring cutting-edge operational optimization to postal services

Paris – March 2nd, 2023 — Escher, the global leader in transforming postal operators and couriers, announced today their partnership with Kardinal to bring operational optimization through intelligent dispatch and dynamic route optimization to postal services.

Brody (Escher) & Jonathan (Kardinal)
Brody Bulher of Escher (left) and Jonathan Bouaziz of Kardinal (right)

With today’s announcement, postal operators who leverage Escher’s solution are now equipped to improve their operating costs and reduce the environmental impact of their organization through best-in-class algorithms technology.

Pioneer in dynamic, real-time route optimization, Kardinal creates last-mile delivery optimization solutions designed to address complex logistics challenges. Its optimization APIs offer an unlimited range of constraints since they are based on a proprietary mathematical solver.

Beyond route optimization, its innovative dispatch intelligence technology empowers decision making about strategic problems with a strong impact on operational results: depot location, territory optimization, fleet conversion or transportation procurement.

In line with Kardinal’s international development strategy and our growing position in the postal industry, we are excited about this collaboration. I firmly believe that the combination of Escher’s expertise in delivering world-class mission-critical solutions with our leading last mile optimisation technology is the best solution to meet the challenges of this increasingly demanding market

Jonathan Bouaziz, CEO and cofounder at Kardinal

Escher is excited to partner with Kardinal to deploy Escher’s postal-proven Last Mile Delivery apps combined with Kardinal’s powerful Route Optimization solution. This solution reduces last mile delivery costs, improves service levels, and powers a redefined consumer experience.

Brody Buhler, CEO, Escher Group

Posts interested in learning more about using Kardinal’s optimisation through this collaboration should contact Escher.

About Kardinal:

Kardinal is a technology company creating Last Mile Delivery Optimization Solutions designed to improve operational performance and strategic decisions. The result of more than 5 years of R&D, Kardinal’s cutting-edge algorithms meet the specific challenges of parcel delivery and are capable of integrating all the constraints of this industry to provide real-world optimization.

At Kardinal, we are committed to the development of a profitable, fair and sustainable last mile industry. As a major player in last mile optimization, we believe it is our responsibility to steer tomorrow’s logistics towards sustainable choices, allowing for responsible economic growth and environmentally-friendly activities, while promoting human skills and expertise.

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About Escher:

Escher powers the world’s first and last-mile deliveries, helping Posts connect nearly 1 billion consumers with global e-commerce networks. Postal operators rely on Escher to deliver enhanced retail and digital customer experience, to activate new revenue streams, and to realize new delivery economics.

The company’s award-winning customer engagement platform, Riposte, and Escher’s full-service support help Posts become next-generation enablers of e-commerce. First and last-mile delivery becomes streamlined, efficient, and profitable and is powered by the most customer-centric, low-cost retail network imaginable. Posts can also rapidly expand and deepen all points of engagement with ease and in a highly cost-effective way.

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