Fleet Resource Center
Expand Your Routing, Mobile & Telematics Knowledge
We cover the basics to help you understand why routing, mobile, and telematics solutions are valuable.
In-depth analysis and advice to help transform fleet operations and the customer experience.
Customers share how they are overcoming their logistics challenges by partnering with Descartes.
Enhance your fleet’s performance, reduce costs, and improve service with Descartes’ next-generation solutions.
Discover the latest industry fleet and customer experience best practices.
In the News
Explore Descartes routing, mobile, and telematics news coverage.
From fleet novice to expert, Descartes' Fleet Resource Center provides you the information you need to improve or fundamentally change fleet performance. The tutorials, customers' success stories, thought leadership, solution fact sheets, and industry news give you the insights you need on routing, mobile, and telematics to make a difference. Explore and learn!
We break down the basics of route planning, optimization, and more
6 Ways Machine Learning Can Improve Fleet Performance
Machine learning can help fleet operators maximize the fleet performance improving the accuracy of data used to plan and execute deliveries.
Driver Shortage? Use Route Optimization to Get the Most from Your Existing Drivers
As fleet operators continue to combat the driver shortage, route optimization is playing a critical role in increasing the effective capacity of existing drivers and keeping them.
What is Hybrid Route Planning and What Are its Benefits?
Hybrid route planning combines the best of static and dynamic route planning for maximum productivity and leading customer service.
Access a wealth of information from industry thought leaders
Customers share their business transformation stories
Descartes solution has enabled SIG to increase On-Time-In-Full (OTIF) deliveries by 10-15% and has increased the volume of deliveries by 25% using SIG's existing fleet.
Brook Furniture Rental
With Descartes, Brook Furniture Rental improved fleet utilization and increased its on-time delivery rate to 97% on average—best-in-class for the industry.
By eliminating paper processes and automating, U.S. Foods has increased the efficiency of its distribution operations.
Explore our routing, mobile & telematics platform
Route Planning & Optimization
From strategic route creation to same-day delivery, improve your fleet's productivity and customer service.
Enable drivers to better execute routes and collect POD information such as signature, pictures and more.
Telematics & Compliance
Capture critical vehicle operating information and comply with regulatory mandates such as ELD, HOS, Working time directive, etc.
See how we support a range of industry verticals
Food & Beverage
Descartes provides the most complete offering of cloud-based logistics and supply chain management solutions for foodservice distributions.
Building Supply & Construction
Descartes' breadth and depth of knowledge in the building supply and construction industries can transform business processes while improving overall performance.
Leading retailers, large and small, around the world count on Descartes to empower their supply chains to engage customers and build loyalty, growth and keep costs under control.
Descartes combines innovative solutions, an extensive network of trading and logistics services providers and powerful trade intelligence services to enable manufacturers to perform at their best.
Field Service & Sales
industry-leading field service and sales force management solutions to help optimally plan, execute and track service and sales operations from appointment booking though service delivery and sales visit.
Transportation & Logistics
By combining the latest innovations in logistics technology, powerful trade intelligence and network reach, Descartes offers the most complete cloud-based logistics and supply chain management solutions.
In the News
Get the latest on Descartes and its fleet performance technology
Logistics Viewpoints: AI-based Configuration
Optimization technologies that solve the most challenge or unique problems are the most complex. The key for fleets is knowing which combination of settings create the desired data results.
Truck News: 3 Keys to Digitize Your Truck Fleet
When digitizing, fleets that embrace telematics data and artificial intelligence can better plan and optimize routes, dispatch and track deliveries, and seamlessly inform everyone.
Construction Executive: How Bots Transform Route Planning and Delivery Scheduling
With supply chain disruptions, expedient delivery of building supplies becomes even more critical for managing construction timelines and costs.