1-800-SWEEPER Blog

Feb 20, 2013

The Advantages of Route Optimization Software for Sweeping Service Contractors

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Since labor and fuel are significant operating expenses for most sweeping service companies, it makes sense to take a closer look at how we route our drivers.  Before we get started, ask yourself some of these key questions:

  • Do you rely on one person to plan your routes and what happens if they are on vacation/sick?
  • What logic/process goes into determining each truck’s stops on a given night?
  • Are your drivers using the most efficient route?
  • How much additional planning time is required when a Property Manager calls to add 3-5 extra stops for the night?
  • How long does it take to re-work your routes if you are awarded 2 or more 7 night/week sweeps and they start tomorrow night?

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