How Route Optimization Impacts Our Earth

December 7, 2018
Photograph of a rural scene that suggests the Alps. In the foreground is a green meadow with a scattering of purple wildflowers and some trees, sloping down to a collection of small huts or cabins on a piece of level ground. In the background are snow-capped mountains.

We started Routific because we wanted to cut waste.  

We looked around us and saw so many inefficiencies everywhere, especially on the roads: delivery vans zipping by without smart and efficient routes; businesses wasting so much time and fuel; and rising carbon emissions.  

 Today, we live in the age of delivery. There are more than 6 million vehicles in commercial fleets operating in the United States alone, and that number is only going to rise.  

That’s why it’s so important, now more than ever, for businesses to take responsibility for the impact we are having on this Earth. We need to reduce fuel use, cut pollution and spur transportation innovation.

This Earth Day, we bring some good news: our work is having an impact – such a huge impact, in fact, that we were FLOORED when we looked the numbers. We could tell you all about it, but we think it’s actually more effective if we show you:

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Marc Kuo
Marc Kuo is the Founder & CEO of Routific, a route optimization platform for growing delivery businesses. Our mission is to green the planet by reducing the mileage and fuel consumption of delivery fleets. With over a decade of experience in the last-mile industry, he has advised hundreds of delivery businesses on their route planning and delivery operations.

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