We’re driven by your success | Descartes Routing UK

Turn enormous challenges into incredible opportunities

We’re driven by your success. 

We don’t need to tell you times are challenging. Costs keep rising, drivers are in short supply and customers have demanding expectations.  You’re under pressure to do more with less – and tick all the sustainable boxes along the way.

But it’s also true that the opportunities for extraordinary transformation have never been greater. 

But what if you could go beyond overcoming these challenges to revolutionise your business and secure your bottom line and long-term future? What if you could streamline operations, increase operational efficiency, increase capacity, improve service, and unlock transformative potential?

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Turn Industry Challenges into Incredible Opportunities

You see enormous challenges. We see incredible opportunities. Descartes routing solutions software is already at work across the UK and globally.

Take a look at the results we’re already delivering.

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John Lewis

Increased capacity by 35% and reduced fuel costs by £1 million.

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Increased gross profits by 5% and reduced miles per delivery by 13%.

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Increased delivery volume by 25% and OTIF deliveries by 15%.

What can we do for you?

Overcome Common Challenges

  • Overcome driver shortage issues 
  • Improve customer service 
  • Improve the customer experience 
  • Optimise operational efficiency 
  • Reduce CO2 emissions 

Implement Solutions

Without our industry leading software, you’ll have hard choices to make.

Accurate ETA

Accurate ETA's and delivery times

Improved customer satisfaction with on-time deliveries and a reduced office workload as the number of phone calls enquiring after deliveries diminishes.

optimisation engine

Continuous background optimisation

Achieve more efficient route plans for your fleet than traditional batch-based optimisation techniques and provide costed delivery options at the point of sale in seconds.

Route optimsiation always on

Continuous optimisation of routes

Subsequent orders with a delivery addresses geographically close to previous orders may be brought forward and combined, improving delivery times and customer satisfaction, and providing the most efficient route for the final mile.

Multiple drop delvieries

Plan Multiple Drop Delivery Routes

Plan optimised delivery routes for multiple deliveries on each vehicle quickly and easily.

Smart phone and tablet

Broad range of mobile platforms and devices

Most smartphones and handheld devices are suitable for our ePOD app, removing the need for dedicated devices and enabling existing devices to be utilised and additional costs saved.

Contactless POD

Contactless Proof of Delivery

If a signature is not to be collected as proof of receipt, alternative methods for proof of delivery such as capturing an image can be easily configured. 

Any device connected to internet

Internet based Software as a Service with role-based password protection

Access to the data, reports and analysis any time and any place you have an internet connection. Data is safe, secure and always available when you need it.

Automatic vehicle location / GPS tracking

Automatic vehicle location / GPS tracking

Track actual against plan with exception alerts automatically triggered, enabling more accurate prediction of delivery windows to be passed on to the customer.

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