When it comes to delivery routing and scheduling software solutions, ours go further and deliver more. That’s especially important right now, as road transport operations face the challenges of increased demands for delivery, rising fuel prices and driver shortages.
Having proven our ability to deliver and help sustain business success for our customers, we’re confident we can help all kinds of businesses to get more from their existing delivery fleet AND improve customer service along the way.
When the customer experience impacts your bottom line and operational efficiencies are key to maximising your margins, you can trust Descartes to deliver.
Find out how we can support you and your drivers to work better and smarter while delivering an exceptional customer experience, all while saving time and money.
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Overcome the challenges of delivering goods from the store to the consumer.
Meet the expectations and growing consumer demand for home deliveries.
Meet the various delivery requirements of demanding customers that require home delivery.
“The Descartes Reservations™ and Descartes Route Planner™ solutions were integral to our strategy of offering more extensive, but unified , delivery services. The advanced optimisation capabilities and architecture of the Descartes solutions were critical to bringing new delivery service options to our customers in an economically feasible way. ”
Andrew Gay - Systems Manager
Delivery mileage reduced per annum 1.5m
Savings from fuel costs & vehicle servicing £1m
Increased delivery capacity 35%
“Working with Descartes, we’ve replaced manual, spreadsheet-based processes with automated route planning to optimise the volume of tiles being delivered at any given time, as well as the routes our vehicles are travelling. Descartes’ strategic route modelling capabilities are also enabling us to model delivery scenarios and make more informed strategic decisions, which would have been nearly impossible with traditional resource-intensive analytical methods.”
Simon Macdonald, National Transport Manager
Operational Costs Lowered
Strategic Descisions Enabled
Manual Processes Automated
“After extensive research, we partnered with Descartes to help transform our distribution management practices because it proved to be a real benchmark in the market. Their tools are very effective. The routing solution has been a resounding success resulting in lower costs and greater customer satisfaction, while the appointment booking capability is in great demand from our customers and their consumers. ”
Nicolas Tellier - Chairman
Customer Satisfaction Improved
Reduction in Costs 5%
Reduced Emissions CO2
Automated delivery scheduling, the ability to allow customers to choose their own delivery slots, determined by resources available will improve customer satisfaction.
The concept of delivery route scheduling is to determine which delivery vehicle an order should be transported on and the best order in which a delivery vehicle should make its deliveries.
Use clever mathematical algorithms and artificial intelligence to dynamically optimise delivery routes from the latest road network data in real time.
The creation of optimised delivery routes, allocating resources and refining delivery routes in order to maximise a company's operating efficiency.
Plan and optimises multiple drop delivery routes, including address verification and the ability to track a vehicle's progress in real-time against the planned route.
Improving customer satisfaction with your deliveries, from delivery slot selection to customer tracking apps and digital proof of delivery with our last mile delivery services.