Reduce Route Planning Time and Improve Efficiency with Vehicle Routing and Scheduling Software
Descartes WinRoute™ leverages advanced planning and optimization technologies and was designed to be an interactive tool for route planners. Descartes WinRoute can calculate your daily planning, improve service delivery as well as examine the cost-effectiveness of your transportation strategy, helping to understand and control company transportation costs.
For customers with dynamic operational environments that require interactive dispatch and real-time visibility into mobile resources, Descartes WinRoute can be combined with Descartes Dispatch™ and Descartes Automated Vehicle Locator™ (Descartes Dispatch & AVL™). Features and Benefits include:
- Reduced route planning time and improve efficiency with route planning software that can optimize your vehicle routing process enabling you to save time by
- Managing last minute orders
- Optimizing internal resources
- Simplifying your planning process
- Refining your distribution processes
- Reduce transportation costs and minimize the number of miles/kilometers driven and the number of delivery vehicles utilized. A more balanced work load between drivers can lead to a typical transportation cost reduction of 5 to 25%.
- Improve delivery service with better route planning that considers your constraints and client specifications such as delivery time windows
Customer Success - Descartes Improves Route Planning Time
"Descartes' solution provides us with advanced decision support to create delivery plans that provide the optimal mix of our own vehicles and third party contractors required to meet our customer service commitments. We will roll-out Descartes WinRoute across the rest of our 15 distribution centres in France to extend the cost savings and operational improvements."
"Implementing a route planning and execution solution became an absolute necessity in order to support our expansion. With Descartes, we can optimize our distribution process to improve our internal processes and create a daily optimum balance between business requirements and service levels across order picking, loading and delivery."
Efficient Route Mapping
- Maximize customer satisfaction with more on-time deliveries and minimal turnaround time to process orders.
- The Descartes WinRoute fleet management application can be easily integrated with your existing IT set-up, Transportation Management Systems (TMS), Warehouse Management Systems (WMS), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems, on-board computers and GPS vehicle tracking systems.
- Descartes WinRoute uses the most up-to-date mapping software. The high-resolution maps makes the fleet routing job easier and more efficient. Maps contain
- Traffic congestion and road speed information
- Accurate prediction of the driving times
- Intelligent and multi-lingual logic algorithm that corrects misspelled addresses and places them accurately on the map to enable realistic route plans
- Descartes WinRoute is flexible and can adapt dynamically to all your real-world business constraints including the time windows, capacities, working hours, etc.