Route Optimization

Everything you need to know about route planning and route optimization with tips and tricks to increase the efficiency of your fleet.

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Google Maps Route Planner For Deliveries

Detailed, step by step tutorial on how to use Google Maps route planner to plan delivery routes—and what to do when your business needs more.
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The 15 Best Delivery Route Planner Apps: Review

There are so many route planning apps out there now that it's hard to know where to start. Here’s our list of the top apps for different kinds of business.
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The 7 Best Free Route Planners With Unlimited Stops

We tested a few dozen free route planner apps ourselves, using a real-world data set. Here's our top 7, with a detailed comparison on each.
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What Is Route Optimization?

In logistics and delivery, route optimization is finding the shortest route for visiting many destinations, while meeting business needs and constraints.
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How To Plan A Route With Multiple Stops On Google Maps

Step-by-step tutorial on how to use Google Maps to plan a multi-stop route up to 10 stops.
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Onfleet Competitors: 4 Alternatives Compared

You’ve probably realized there are a ton of Onfleet competitors out there. Who are they, and how does Onfleet compare?
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What Is The Vehicle Routing Problem (VRP)?

The Vehicle Routing Problem is everywhere, and solving it is critical in helping to facilitate the movement of goods and services through local delivery.
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How To Optimize Delivery Routes With Google Maps

Learn how to plan and optimize your routes for multiple stops with Google Maps. And when you should use an alternative. Find out more!
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What Is GPS Tracking? 5 Common Questions Answered

Many elements make up modern-day GPS, and understanding each element can help you get the most out of this useful business tool.