How a Road Trip Planner Can Help You Fuel Growth

How a Road Trip Planner Can Help You Fuel Growth
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Every business owner wants to expand and so do you. But, growing before it’s the right time or without a foolproof plan or tool in place can be a nightmare. This is why you need a road trip planner.

So, how can the software help you grow your business? Read on to find out.

Save Time

If you still plan routes using pen and paper, you should stop immediately! Manually planning routes can take hours. Besides figuring out the right directions to give your employees, you also have to consider weather conditions, traffic, construction sites, service windows, and so on.

However, if you use route optimization software,  you only need to spend 30 seconds or less to upload a file with your customer addresses and plan the routes.

Improve Customer Satisfaction

If you plan routes manually, it can only lead to disasters. The routes you produce on your own is most likely inaccurate because there are just too many potential results and complex algorithms to keep in mind.

Routing software can give your employees more efficient routes. This means that they’ll get to your clients on time more often. Your clients might even appreciate such excellent service so much that they recommend your business to their peers.

Save Fuel

Fuel is probably one of your largest expenses. But, a road trip planner produces such optimized and efficient routes that your drivers wouldn’t need to use as much fuel to get to all the client addresses. So, you’ll save a lot on fuel and, because you’ll spend less, you’ll earn more profits.

Find Untapped Business Opportunities

All business owners know that business expansion is both tricky and risky. When you expand into new territories, you have to spend more on fuel, salaries, vehicle maintenance, and the like. And, if the income that you get from the new customers doesn’t exceed the expenses you’ve incurred, you’d have wasted a lot of money and effort.

The best routing programs allow you to create hypothetical routes that’ll show you how much your expenses would be if you had to serve new customers in the expanded territories. In this way, you’ll know if expanding is worth it even before you shell out your hard-earned money.

What techniques do you use to help your business grow? Do you have any questions? Please feel free to comment below.

Also, here are a couple of questions to ensure you understood why successful companies fuel growth by using a trip planner:

  1. How can road trip planner help you save time and money?
  2. How does routing optimization software help you increase your consumer base?
  3. How can you ensure that expanding to new territories is worth the costs?

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About author: Rahul Dasgupta

Rahul Dasgupta is a content writer with over 20 years of work experience. He holds a master’s degree in computer science and has written thousands of blog posts on route planning and scheduling, making it easy for readers to learn about these complex topics. Rahul enjoys playing tennis in his spare time and loves cuddling with his pet labrador Shinu. Rahul is a big fan of Roger Federer, Messi, and Bill Gates - he admires their drive to be the best at what they do and their philanthropic efforts.


About Route4Me

Route4Me has over 40,000 customers globally. Route4Me's Android and iPhone mobile apps have been downloaded over 2 million times since 2009. Extremely easy-to-use, Route4Me's apps create optimized routes, synchronize routes to mobile devices, enable communication with drivers and customers, offer turn-by-turn directions, delivery confirmation, and more. Behind the scenes, Route4Me's operational optimization platform combines high-performance algorithms with data science, machine learning, and big data to plan, optimize, and analyze routes of almost any size in real-time.