We all know as a service, waste can be a difficult service to change. It’s one of the most visible services run by the local authority. Any changes to the service impacts on all residents, and therefore, it goes without saying, any service changes should be well thought through. Addressing route optimisation can allow smooth transition without effecting service delivery. It can also achieve significant financial savings, helping to keep public and politics happy.
It’s not easy – there’s no magic button – but it’s not difficult either, allocating the right resources is essential to get the best results.
Here’s a synopsis of approaches highlighted at our workshop:
In his presentation, Hywel Thomas from Carmarthenshire County Council shared their experiences of going through the route optimisation process. Carmarthenshire has diverse needs, with the North of the county being quite rural, whilst the southern half is somewhat more…
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