Route Planning & Optimization

Optimize & Expand Delivery Operations
Iceland Post Deploys Descartes' Route Planning Solution for ecommerce growth

Blueprint for Profitability
Strategic Route Planning - Understanding the Value of Continuous Optimization
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Brenham Customer Success
Wholesale grocery distributor optimized routing and scheduling to increase truck utilization while reducing fuel costs

Our Route Optimization Innovation Delivers Unmatched Results

A longstanding innovator in route planning software - our technology uses advanced algorithms and AI to deliver transformative improvements in both strategic and real-time dynamic daily planning.


Achieve 5-25% Average Cost Reduction Over Legacy Routing Systems and Manual Processes

With rising customer service demands, labor and fleet costs, congestion, regulation, competitive pressure and more, creating optimal route plans and service schedules is more complex than ever. Descartes can help. We empower your planners, drivers, dispatchers, and operational management with the industry’s most advanced tools that are powerful yet simple to use.

With proven success planning millions of routes per year, our customers benefit from:

  • Increased route density and asset utilization
  • Responsive and reliable performance that creates service differentiation 
  • Reduced planning time and resources
  • Addressing the widest spectrum of planning environments
  • Adapting and scaling with highly configurable technology
  • Continuously improving operations with fully integrated dispatch, mobile, and telematics capabilities
  • Accelerating efficiency with AI-driven automation

— Mark Parsons, Managing Director at BC Sands


"The Descartes solution is a unique and comprehensive platform. We could not find another last mile delivery solution that provides scheduling, delivery route planning and execution, proof-of-delivery, automated pre- and post-delivery notification services, and imaging functionality. It has fundamentally transformed our delivery operations."

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Additional Resources


Route Planning & Optimization
Create and execute plans that increase efficiency and streamline operations
Wimsatt Building Materials
Wimsatt Building Materials
Wimsatt boosts delivery efficiency by 20% and improves fleet utilization with Descartes’ route planning solution
Routing Blueprint
Descartes Route Planner™ On-demand
Enhance fleet utilization & performance with comprehensive route planning and optimization

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