Descartes Route Planning & Optimisation Software

Maximise efficiency, increase profitability and safeguard compliance of your road transport operations


Leading the way in fleet optimisation

Descartes integrated software solutions for road transport operations will help you get more out of your fleet and exploit new opportunities whilst ensuring compliance with complex rules and regulations that apply to fleets of all sizes.

Existing customers have:

  • Increased delivery capacity by 35%
  • Achieved over £1m in savings from fuel, vehicle servicing and consumables
  • Reduced transport costs by 10% per ton delivered
  • Improved on-time deliveries by 30%
  • Reduced non-compliance infringement levels by 50%
  • Reduced delivery miles by 1.5 million per year

Route Planning Delivery Optimisation

Plan, dispatch and control fleet resources. Build optimised routes and get costed delivery options in seconds. Achieve more deliveries in fewer miles to reduce fuel, servicing and maintenance costs.

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Transport Management

Manage your own fleet and external third parties from one easy to use interface. Maximise your vehicle utilisation, reduce the cost of using outsourced delivery agents and improve customer service.

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Mobile Applications

Use our mobile applications to take new orders, proof of delivery and driver vehicle safety checks with photographic evidence.

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Save yourself time, money and headaches in managing compliance with drivers’ hours and tachograph regulations. Ensure staff hold a valid driving licence and driver CPC. Minimise roadside prohibitions due to roadworthiness.

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Maximise operational efficiency

  • Minimise route planning time
  • Maximise fleet utilisation (more deliveries in fewer miles without increasing the fleet size)
  • Minimise dependence and cost of third party delivery agents

Increase profitability

  • Cut fuel and delivery costs
  • Unlock opportunities for value added services
  • Reduce wastage

Compliant fleet operations

  • Tachograph analysis and reporting
  • Driving licence verification
  • Walk-around vehicle safety checks

Improve customer service

  • Provide costed delivery options in seconds
  • Offer choice and convenience to drive online sales
  • Proactive management of exceptions

Trusted by

John Lewis Partnership The Home Depot SAB Miller Kuehne & Nagel PHS Datashred Bibby Distribution Provident Royal Canin Sonepar Gist