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Industry Updates

Route Planning Software: 35+ Tools to Optimize Routes and Cut Costs

Written by
Ryan Karolak

If you're looking for route planning software for your business, you've landed in the right place. 

This comprehensive list explores the leading apps across multiple industries including foodservice, retail, logistics and more.

Check it out:

TourSolver

Tour Solver is a web-only, simple route planning tool. Organize and optimize your route schedule and view in multiple formats to maximize efficiency.

Route Optimzation Tool

Pricing:

Pricing and custom quote information is only available after contacting a sales rep.

Trial Support:

Free web-based trial

More Information:

http://www.toursolver.com/

Paragon Delivery Routing Software

Paragon routing and scheduling optimization focuses on better truck routes. With their desktop software, you can optimize complex routes and measure KPIs.

Truck Route Planning Tool

Pricing:

Pricing information is only available after contacting a sales rep.

Trial Support:

None

More Information:

https://www.paragontruckrouting.com/

Routific

Routific is focused on helping delivery businesses optimize their routes. Software partners include food delivery companies like DoorDash. You can dispatch routes to drivers easily and track their progress. You can easily make quick adjustments and verify delivery.

Route Efficiency Tool

Pricing:

Most popular plan is $59 per month per vehicle. This includes support, 3 hours of training and most features.

Free Trial:

7 days

More Information:

https://routific.com/

BlueCart

BlueCart is the procurement platform for the food industry and offers the leading delivery routing solution. I'll admit it, I'm biased, but no other app focuses on the foodservice industry quite like BlueCart. BlueCart's Sales Rep app empowers reps to provide a better experience for their customers and simply put, make more sales. The "delivery routes" tool inside BlueCart lets you optimize your deliveries and achieve maximum efficiency across a sales team.

The Route Planning Tool for the Food Industry

Pricing:

BlueCart for distributors is $149.99/month when billed annually and $199.99 month for their month to month package.

Free Trial:

None

More Information:

https://www.bluecart.com/

Badger Maps

Badger Maps offers an extremely user friendly way to create new routes and uses AI to optimize those routes for you. Once using the app on the move, "route mode" simplifies the app so you can focus on the job at hand.

FIeld Sales App

Pricing:

Pricing options are $9/month for an individual account, $35/month for companies and $66+ for enterprise solutions.

Free Trial:

7 days.

More Information:

https://www.badgermapping.com/

GSM Tasks

GSM Tasks is a complete solution that allows you to manage your mobile workforce. Drag & drop management, digital signatures, and route optimization are just a few of the features offered on this platform.

Mobile Fleet Management

Pricing:

GSM has two pricing options: 0.3 € / task or 7 € /month/user.

Free Trial:

14 days

More Information:

https://www.gsmtasks.com/

Road Warrior

Road Warrior is a simple route planning tool whose algorithms take into account stop priority, traffic and other factors. Use Road Warrior to build your route and integrate with your favorite directions app to power your navigation.

Route Planning Tool

Pricing:

Subscriptions start at $5/month, which gives users 120 locations/stops per route. Road Warrior also offers a "Team" subscription, which incorporates a dispatcher-based web app for multiple-driver and route management.

Free Trial:

No trial, but they do offer a free version.

More Information:

https://www.roadwarriorllc.com/

Telogis Route

The Telogis Route Planning Suite is a set of tools that helps you define territories and optimize routes for your drivers. Telogis also supports integrations with popular platforms like Salesforce so you can manage your appointments and predict the cost of a schedule.

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Pricing:

Pricing information is only available after contacting a sales rep.

Free Trial:

None

More Information:

https://www.telogis.com

Lets Jobit

Lets Jobit is a job and delivery route planning tool built for teams. Easily schedule and monitor jobs across teams, optimize tasks, and deliver a better experience to your customers.

Route Planning and Job Management Tool

Pricing:

Pricing starts at $7/month for your first vehicle and comes with 5 visits/deliveries per day. Pro level costs $24/month/vehicle and gives you 30 visits/deliveries per day. The Business level costs $37/month/vehicle and is built for businesses with fleets using 20-250 vehicles.

Free Trial:

15 days

More Information:

https://letsjobit.com/

Logvrp

LogVrp allows you to plan your delivery, distribution, pickups, collection tasks and optimize your routes and schedules.

Route Optimization Tool

Pricing:

Extensive pricing options based on a maximum number of stops you are expecting are available at: https://logvrp.com/logvrpsite/en/pricing.html

Free Trial:

Limited trial

More Information:

https://logvrp.com/logvrpsite/en/index.html

Track Road

Track Road is a Web only service that allows for simple route planning and scheduling.

Simple Route Planning Tool

Pricing:

Track Road offers a range of packages from $9.50/month to $179/month

Free Trial:

Access to a lite version

More Information:

https://www.trackroad.com/

Abivin vRoute

Abivin offers an all in one dynamic route optimization and fleet management solution. Abivin has localized features for ASEAN companies and integrates with many ERP systems.

Route Optimzation Tool

Pricing:

Pricing information is only available after contacting a sales rep.

Free Trial:

Trial (case by case)

More Information:

https://www.abivin.com

Zippykind

Zippykind is built for sellers looking for logistics solutions who want to improve their customers' experience.

Local Delivery Routing Tool

Pricing:

Zippykind offers 4 packages: a free lite version that includes 50 deliveries, an $87 package that includes 300 deliveries, a $360 package that includes1500 deliveries, and a $570 package that includes 300 deliveries.

Free Trial:

Access to lite version.

More Information:

https://zippykind.com/

Onfleet

Onfleet specializes in local deliveries. They have made millions of deliveries in over 40 countries around the world. Onfleet includes intuitive smartphone apps for drivers, a real-time web dashboard for dispatchers, and automated SMS notifications and driver tracking for your customers.

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Pricing:

Pricing is based on the number of tasks you need to complete. Onfleet defines a task as a unit of work that needs to be completed by your drivers, for example a delivery or pickup. For 700 tasks, you pay $125 per month or $0.18 per task, but task unit price goes down as you purchase more.

Free Trial:

14 days

More Information:

https://onfleet.com/

Route4Me

Route4Me provides route planning for individuals, fleets and teams. Route4Me can scale to thousands of stops and provide an optimized route with turn-by-turn directions as well as a map. Route4Me works on desktop, iOS and Android platforms and even supports an API for 3rd party application development.

Route Planning Tool

Pricing:

$999 per month. Includes up to 100 drivers or vehicles and unlimited routes and stops.

Free Trial:

7 days

More Information:

https://route4me.com/

Descartes

Descartes Route Planning solutions give logistics professionals the tools to maximize fleet and mobile resource utilization and efficiency. Advanced route optimization is powered by real-time demand at the point of sale.

Delivery Planning Tool

Pricing:

Pricing information is only available after contacting a sales rep.

Free Trial:

None

More Information:

https://www.descartes.com/solutions/routing-mobile-telematics/route-planning

Maptitude

The trip planning tools in Maptitude identify optimal routes for travel and deliveries, allow you to calculate and compare the distances between destinations, and provide detailed driving directions.

Route Mapping Software

Pricing:

One time $695.

Free Trial:

Available upon request.

More Information:

https://www.caliper.com/maptitude/route_mapping_software/default.htm

PC Miler

PC Miler lets you compare alternative route options displaying miles, drive times and toll costs, and provides predictive and real-time traffic weather conditions.

Route Mapping Tool

Pricing:

Pricing information is only available after contacting a sales rep.

Free Trial:

15 days

More Information:

https://www.pcmiler.com/

DIRECTOR Fleet Software

Teletrac Director is a robust route planning tool that also comes with the powerful Electronic Logging Display (ELD) for delivery vehicles.

Route Planning Tool

Pricing:

Pricing and custom quote information is only available after contacting a sales rep.

Free Trial:

None

More Information:

https://www.teletracnavman.com/

My Route Online

My Route Online lets you plan a route with three simple steps. Import your addresses, find he best route and export the route to GPS or get a live map with destinations.

Local Delivery Optimization Tool

Pricing:

Pricing is based on address credits. For $39.95 per month, you get 500 address credits. There's a 15% discount for annual payments.

Free Trial:

None

More Information:

https://www.myrouteonline.com/

Spatula

Spatula is a simple solution that works for small teams looking to stay on the same page and give their customers tracking and live updates.

Local Delivery Routing Tool

Pricing:

Spatula has three pricing levels: $.08/delivery, $.19/delivery and $.28/delivery

Free Trial:

Yes, first 50 deliveries are free.

More Information:

https://www.spatula.io

In Route

In Route by Carbo Apps is a basic app available for one time purchase in the app store. In Route allows for route planning and features a route drawing mode, interactive charts and various offline tools.

Local Route Planning Tool

Pricing:

Free w/ various in-app purchases.

Free Trial:

Free lite version.

More Information:

http://carobapps.com/products/inroute/

RouteSavvy

Route Savvy is an affordable route planning tool built specifically for small or mid-size fleet owners. Plan and optimize hundreds of routes and view multiple routes on the Route Savvy dashboard.

Route Planning Tool

Pricing:

Route Savvy costs $300/year for up to 3 users. $100/year per additional user.

Free Trial:

14 days

More Information:

https://www.routesavvy.com/

GetSwift

Get Swift allows you to automate your dispatching, streamlining your logistics further than most services. Get Swift offers a branded live tracking, robust reporting and analytics, and customizable SMS alerts.

Logisitics Optimization Tool

Pricing:

Get Swift's pricing is on a per delivery basis and costs $.29/delivery. Discounted packages available for companies with over 2000 monthly deliveries.

Free Trial:

30 days

More Information:

http://www.getswift.co/

Portatour

Portatour blends route planning with CRM functionality to offer a robust route and customer management platform.

Sales Route Planner

Pricing:

$70/month per field rep.

Free Trial:

30 days

More Information:

https://www.portatour.com/en

Jungleworks

Tookan by Jungleworks is a complete field team management app that includes delivery routing, scheduling and route optimization features.

On Demand Delivery App

Pricing:

The free package includes 3 agents and up to 300 tasks per month. Or pay one of two ways: Per task at a price of $.01/task or per agent at $10/agent/month.

Free Trial:

14 days

More Information:

https://jungleworks.co/tookan/

Blue Cow Software

Ignite® by Blue Cow can be linked into your entire management system allowing each delivery order to be prioritized, assigned, and tracked.

Route Optimization Tool

Pricing:

Pricing information is only available after contacting a sales rep.

Free Trial:

None.

More Information:

http://bluecowsoftware.com/routing/

RouteXL

RouteXL is a straightforward route planning service that is web-only. RouteXL allows you to sort locations and track progress along a route.

Route Mapping Tool

Pricing:

Route XL is free for use up to 20 locations per route, with unlimited routes. For up to 100 locations per route the price is 5€/day or 35€/month, and for 200 locations per route it's 10€/day and 70€/month.

Free Trial:

None.

More Information:

https://www.routexl.com/

Enlite

Enlite is the route planning and management application for the dry cleaning industry. Easily build and optimize routes with Enlite's robust platform.

Dry Cleaning Routing Tool

Pricing:

Custom quotes available via online inquiry.

Free Trial:

None.

More Information:

https://enlitepos.com/features/dry-cleaning-routing-delivery/

Mapotempo Web

Mapotempo offers address geocoding in addition to its route planning, computation and optimization features.

Route Optimization Tool

Pricing:

Pricing information is only available after contacting a sales rep.

Free Trial:

15 days

More Information:

https://www.mapotempo.com/en/

OptimoRoute

OptimoRoute is a cloud-based routing solution. You simply import orders from a spreadsheet, plan routes, and then push routes to drivers' phones. Orders, scheduling and navigation is all available within the OptimoRoute app.

Mobile Workforce Tool

Pricing:

Pricing is based on a per driver basis. Their recommended plan is $26.10 per driver (billed annually). This includes most features.

Free Trial:

30 days

More Information:

https://optimoroute.com/

Speedy Route

Speedy Route is a web-only service that allows for simple, manual route building. With a different pricing structure than many of its competitors, and with no mobile app, Speedy Route is easy to use right away and on a temporary basis.

Route Planning Tool

Pricing:

Speedy Route is free as long as you stay at or under 5 routes with 20 a fewer locations per 24 hours use. Beyond that, Speedy Route is $5/day, $7.50/week and $15/month.

Free Trial:

24 hours, 5 routes max.

More Information:

https://www.speedyroute.com/

Razor Sync

Razor Sync lets you schedule jobs, manage your workers, update customer records, and process payments — from job site or office. Reduce wasted time, shorten the billing cycle, and seamlessly update customer records.

Route Optimization Tool

Pricing:

Pricing starts at $40/month for up to 2 users, $115/month for up to 7 users, $240/month for up to 15 users, and $630/month for unlimited users.

Free Trial:

14 days

More Information:

https://www.razorsync.com

Real Green Systems

Real Green Systems routing assistant makes route planning more efficient with features like user defined routes, printable maps, USPS carrier locations, and smart-map technology.

Routing Asssitant

Pricing:

Pricing information is only available after contacting a sales rep.

Free Trial:

None, but free demo.

More Information:

https://www.realgreen.com/business-software/service-assistant/routing-assistant

Fleetmatics

Fleetmatics is a web-based solution that helps with managing local fleets and mobile workforces by extracting actionable business intelligence from real-time and historical vehicle and driver behavioral data. Their solution gives fleet operators visibility into vehicle location, fuel usage, speed and mileage, enabling operational and capital cost reduction.

GPS Fleet Tracking Tool

Pricing:

Pricing information is only available after contacting a sales rep.

Free Trial:

None

More Information:

https://www.fleetmatics.com/

WorkWave Route Manager

WorkWave provides several tools to help businesses with mobile workforces. Their route manager software provides intelligent route planning and fleet management. You can track drivers via GPS and keep your customers informed about deliveries.

Route Planning Software

Pricing:

Pricing information is only available after contacting a sales rep.

Free Trial:

None

More Information:

https://www.workwave.com/

CXT Software

CTX Software provides route management, planning, tracking and invoicing. Mobile-friendly.

Routing Optimization Software

Pricing:

Pricing information is only available after contacting a sales rep.

Free Trial:

None

More Information:

http://www.cxtsoftware.com/routing-software-demo-request

Final Thoughts

As you can see, there is a wide range of options out there. Your choice should hinge on your budget and industry, and the specific features that your team needs. If you have experience with one of the above apps or can recommend one we have missed, we want to hear about it! Let us know in the comments section below.

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