Route Scheduling and Planning enables businesses to take a diverse range of order types and plan the most efficient and cost effective method of execution. A suitable route scheduling solution sees lower cost and ensures customer service levels are met inclusive of multiple time window requirements and vehicle restrictions.
Whether a standard delivery, pickup and exchange routing issue, a complex and dynamic needs or a dense routing operation, Bestrane has a solution and the expertise to improve management of all route scheduling problems.
Software enhanced Route Scheduling and Planning is generally the first step in creating a full end to end software based distribution solution.
As the sole authorised reseller of the Descartes Suite of Route Scheduling products, Bestrane has a scheduling and planning package to drive efficiency into your operation. The types of routing problems we solve can be investigated in more detail below:
Descartes Route Planner™ On-demand provides an easy and affordable way to plan, optimize, dispatch routes, track and monitor delivery fleets in real time. This on-demand fleet management solution combines sophisticated functionality with the simplicity of service delivery built to run on the Web. It optimizes both static routes and dynamic routes to maximize efficiency by taking into account geographic zones, time windows and other physical constraints when planning delivery fleets.
Descartes Route Planner On-demand is comprised of a number of full-featured web-based modules that are distinct in their functionality and operate independently, yet work together seamlessly to create an end-to-end route planning solution.
Effectively managing delivery routes involves two distinct phases. First, a plan must be built to efficiently
deploy vehicles while satisfying customer demands. Then, it must be fine-tuned to reflect real-world
changes. With the right tool, planning for such a fluid environment becomes a powerful way to serve
customers and keep a sharp eye on the bottom line.
A true enterprise-wide route planning solution, Descartes Route Planner is part of the Descartes Routing,
Mobile & Telematics Suite and incrementally builds shipment schedules and route plans. As each new
order is received, the schedule is regenerated in real time to reallocate resources to optimize operating
efficiencies, deliver priority service to the most profitable accounts and routes, and maintain overall
customer service objectives. Descartes Route Planner can satisfy batch, wave or incremental operational
The best news yet in route management
Frustrated with trying to keep up with routing tasks for your home delivery or single copy distribution operation? RouteSmart software might be the best thing to happen to the newspaper industry since the printing press! RouteSmart routing solutions automate home delivery and single-copy route planning activities reducing the daunting daily administrative burdens associated with maintaining routes.
Automated routing of your delivery force — no driving required.
Stop talking into tape recorders and sending district managers on the road to transcribe route sheets that become outdated the next day! RouteSmart software provides sequenced delivery lists for your carriers and distributors at the push of a button — complete with street-by-street, turn-by-turn directions — without tying up management resources (or relying on carriers to tell you what to do!).
Benefits newspaper organizations large and small
RouteSmart Technologies is a trusted, proven solution provider to newspaper distribution operations around the globe. The RouteSmart package is uniquely tailored to meet the demanding requirements of high-density and neighborhood-oriented home delivery operations. Unique features and benefits of the RouteSmart solution include:
For postal and local delivery operations, RouteSmart always delivers.
Industry leaders depend on RouteSmart for achieving maximum efficiency through route optimization software solutions. Global and national operations such as FedEx Home Delivery and the United States Postal Service know that every minute and every mile counts. That’s why both of these organizations rely upon RouteSmart for precise street address-level routing via a toolset that is continually being refined.
RouteSmart for ArcGIS is ideal for route planning and analysis tasks associated with letter carrier delivery, small package delivery, letter box pick-up route planning, and other B2B and B2C distribution operations.
A few of the unique features and benefits of RouteSmart include the following:
RouteSmart software operates on top of the ESRI ArcGIS technology platform and uses highly accurate street data from NAVTEQ to power its solution. We maintain official business partner status with both ESRI and NAVTEQ to insure your solution is up to date and able to use their latest technologies. Contact us today to learn more about our experience and capabilities and to match your requirements.
Maintain pace with changes in your meter reading environment.
Today’s meter reading routes are far from static, and “utility logistics” is a complex challenge your field service operation wrestles with daily. Optimizing workloads is a critical process for your utility to keep pace with ever changing requirements for maintaining high levels of service at the lowest possible cost. Fortunately for utilities selecting RouteSmart, the era of struggling each day to keep up with what traditionally has been a manual, time consuming process with route planning is over!
RouteSmart software helps you manage the multiple geographically based work area planning and logistics considerations that all utility operations – whether investor owned or municipal – are expected to keep on top of. Whether it is keeping up with new growth, incorporating a merger or acquisition of another utility, integrating multiple reads, or implementation of automated meter reading technology, RouteSmart is the solution for meeting the most demanding route planning requirements that are out there.
RouteSmart solutions automate route planning tasks found within this ever changing environment. Proven and trusted by utilities for years, RouteSmart Technologies has continually evolved the RouteSmart routing solution for both meter reading route optimization and field service activities. RouteSmart software enables you to quickly and regularly reroute based on up-to-the-moment changes occurring in your service area.
A summary of a few of the unique features of the RouteSmart software and how they can benefit your utility include:
RouteSmart software operates on top of the ESRI ArcGIS technology platform and uses highly accurate street data from NAVTEQ to power its solution. We maintain official business partner status with both ESRI and NAVTEQ to insure your solution is up to date and able to use their latest releases and updates.
Streamlining municipal services operations responsibilities.
RouteSmart Technologies understands the unique needs of the public works environment — because we’ve been serving this industry segment of municipal authorities and private waste collection operators for over 25 years. We pioneered the application of advanced automated routing technology to waste collection vehicle route planning. And we continue to set the standard for contemporary fleet management solutions today for both private and municipal client installations worldwide.
Via a single, integrated software environment that is continuously being updated with new features and functionality, RouteSmart meets your route planning needs comprehensively for:
RouteSmart solutions integrate seamlessly with ESRI’s ArcGIS family of products and can often use pre-existing GIS data to power the solution. RouteSmart Technologies continuously enhances our product line to maintain compatibility with all new releases of ESRI ArcGIS desktop software and NAVTEQ map data. We maintain official business partner status with both ESRI and NAVTEQ as well as other industry technology suppliers to insure your solution is up to date and able to use their latest releases and updates.
Unique features of the RouteSmart software solution which enable the package to be applied to the aforementioned types of routing problems include:
As you’ll realize, RouteSmart is the standard for route planning in the challenging realm of both municipal public works and private waste collection. So why not work directly with the authors of the software and not through a third-party reseller who “reps” solutions they do not own nor have influence over with respect to product direction? Contact RouteSmart Technologies today to discuss your route planning needs and how we can bring the solution to you!