We have all experienced the convenience of Google Maps. It is a great way to find a local business or that new restaurant. It allows you to find the fastest route to your desired location, giving you multiple routes to choose from. But that’s where Google Maps’ benefits end – it only is ideal for planning routes for 1 vehicle.
What is the best solution to calculate routes for multiple vehicles and stops?
It is important to note that Google Maps is a routing tool and not a route optimization tool.
Route optimizers use algorithms to arrange all stops into an efficient route plan automatically. Routimo’s algorithm considers variables like drivers’ total working hours, vehicle load capacity, and optimization goals before giving you the optimal route plan.
Let’s see how this works with an example below:
Assume you have 1 driver who must visit 20 points during a shift. The number of possible routes for this problem is 6 x 10 to the 16th power, that is, 60,000,000,000,000,000. Can you imagine finding the best route to this problem manually or with Google Maps? We certainly cannot!
This is where Routimo’s algorithm steps in. Our advanced algorithm solves this problem in less than a minute!
You will often come across more complicated routes with a larger crew and more stops. With Routimo’s route optimization algorithm, our clients have saved up to 30% in travel costs and completed tasks 30% faster.
Click here to use our savings calculator to see how much your business can save.
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