Route Planning and Optimisation
We use different optimisers to solve different problems.
Our route planning and optimisation technologies solve a wide range of planning problems, and deliver outcomes like improved efficiency and customer service outcomes.
- Dynamically generated customer selected time windows
- Continuous optimisation enabled by RPA
- Routing configurations determined by AI and ML
- Customer notifications
Descartes Route Planner
Descartes Route Planner is designed to address the most complex route planning problems and provide fleet operators with capabilities that transform their performance.
Descartes OnDemand provides an easy and affordable way to optimise delivery performance. Plan, dispatch routes and track progress in real time and capture critical proof-of-delivery (POD) information.
Descartes Reservations is a web based solution for setting appointments and scheduling deliveries that allows customers to request delivery windows, while an optimised appointment booking agent matches available resources and delivery windows.
RouteSmart for ArcGIS is a powerful route optimisation solution that gives you tools to balance routes and minimise travel time with address-specific, side-of-street level detail.
Descartes WinRoute uses advanced planning and optimisation technologies to provide strategic route plans such as master routes and daily dynamic planning to help businesses maximize the productivity of their fleets and resources.
RouteSmart Online uses advanced algorithms, engineered and refined over decades of working with newspaper clients in both home delivery and single copy routing operations, to automate and optimise daily routing processes from your desktop or mobile device.
RouteSmart Routing as a Service (RAAS)
RaaS creates better solutions, faster. It builds geographically compact, logical and balanced workloads in a fraction of the time it takes other systems to build less efficient routes.
Descartes Wireless Global Logistics Network (wGLN)
wGLN is a message broker system used to communicate messages intended for, or sent from, mobile devices. The wGLN provides seamless communications between key Descartes solutions.
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Australia Post - Bestrane Delivers
Australia Post work with Bestrane and RouteSmart to optimise their extensive network using RouteSmart, and to provide highly accurate geospatial data models allowing Australian Post to assess the benefits of changes to their fleet and delivery network
MobileDOCK - Achieving the 'Barangaroo Effect'
MobileDOCK has solved the challenge of how to manage & schedule deliveries into one of Australia’s busiest underground loading docks via a single loading dock entrance accessed via one of Sydney’s busiest roads
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