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Intelligent Route Optimization

Digital route planning solutions for increased efficiency and lower fuel costs.

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Accelerate cost reduction

AMCS Route Optimization software simplifies complex logistics, delivering significant efficiency gains for reduced costs and improved customer service on all your collection and waste transport routes.

Combining dynamic route planning and real-time optimization, our intuitive platform can help you excel in a competitive market, increasing efficiency to achieve:

  • 5-25% reductions in CO2 emissions, mileage, and driving time
  • 5-15% reduction in the number of vehicles
  • 25-75% decrease in planning and administration time
  • Significantly improved customer service and visit accuracy

With our comprehensive solution, waste and recycling operators can easily handle all types of waste including commercial, domestic, roll-off, skips, and hazardous waste.

We help you to digitize and automate business processes for improved productivity, providing tailor-made solutions to simplify route and time slotting, optimize prices, manage resources, and integrate self-billing functionality.

Providing operators with a tailored, future-ready solution to cut costs, improve service levels, and drive sustainability.

THE IMPACT ON YOUR BUSINESS PERFORMANCE

Business Drivers

Route efficiency

Increase route efficiency with intelligent optimization to achieve significant cost reductions.

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Route efficiency

Built to handle real-life challenges in the waste industry, AMCS Intelligent Route Optimization delivers impressive efficiency gains, typically reducing costs by 10 to 15%.

Based on metaheuristics, our optimization algorithms balance a reduction in miles, time and cost with route quality preferences and pre-agreed customer service agreements to determine the best routes.

Ensuring customers across the waste industry can increase revenues and achieve efficiency gains similar to:

  • AES in Ireland: Increased lifts per route hour by 15%
  • SUEZ in Benelux: Increased lifts per route hour by 5% to 10%
  • Twente Milieu in the Netherlands: Increased lifts per route hour by 20 to 25%
  • Saver in the Netherlands: Increased lifts per route hour by 15 to 25%

Customer satisfaction

Elevate customer service levels while reducing costs with expert route optimization.

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Customer satisfaction

Deliver best-in-class customer service and enhanced responsiveness without increasing your costs or prices.

AMCS Route Optimization easily handles real-life challenges such as time windows, overlapping routes, stop qualifications, and vehicle capacity without violating customer agreements.

With real time execution and on-the-fly re-optimization, AMCS helps you meet promised time windows, allocating resources efficiently and providing proactive ETA information and instant time slotting for customers.

Process optimization

Ensure smooth, real-time, and agile processes with a central operational cockpit for your business.

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Process optimization

Our intelligent solution helps you standardize and optimize processes to enhance planning and dispatch efficiency.

By embedding company route strategy and policy into your configuration, we help you balance service levels with route costs to deliver a tailored solution that meets customer demand without increasing costs.

AMCS Route Optimization can also integrate in real-time with ERP, order, mobile, GPS, weighting, production, scanning, and reporting systems. Ensuring effective best-practice optimization of workflow and data, even where operations are decentralized.

Business digitalization

Increase transparency and agility with digital solutions that deliver vital insight into your business.

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Business digitalization

Embrace ongoing digital transformation with cutting edge technologies that increase insight into schedules, execution, and performance.

With access to street data, GPS, Internet of Things, web portals, vehicle technology, inventory management, and system integration, AMCS digital solutions increase transparency. Helping you respond effectively and efficiently with in-built optimization.

AMCS digitalization facilities support you to:

  • Include all stakeholders through web portals
  • Automatically generate collection orders with forecasting and VMI
  • Deliver online order booking with instant time slotting
  • Increase route precision with GPS for automated data and time verification
  • Improve subcontractor interaction with automated self-billing

Scalable architecture

Manage the complex transport demands of the waste industry with a flexible and scalable solution.

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Scalable architecture

Meet complex transport and logistics demands and manage diverse waste types, each with their own characteristics.

AMCS Intelligent Route Optimization enables you to simultaneously plan for hundreds of thousands of orders while at the same time scheduling and re-planning in real-time.

Our powerful and scalable architecture delivers:

  • High-density master routes with 300,000 stops in one optimization
  • Instant, incremental, and real-time route optimization
  • Deployed either as a cloud solution or on-premises
  • Hybrid user interface facilitating rich GUI and web technology

Responsive and agile

Respond instantly to customer requests with support from an agile optimization platform.

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Responsive and agile

Meet customer expectations of 24/7 service with insight and agility to deliver maximum responsiveness without putting stress on your organization.

Our agile route optimization platform is embedded in your digital infrastructure to support efficient and accurate order-taking, order changes, route changes, ETAs, and field status updates.

With automatic optimization continuously running in the background, AMCS solutions support:

  • Responsiveness to customer demands and exceptions
  • Incremental re-optimization for instant reaction to operational changes
  • Fully transparent operation and real-time responsiveness
  • Improved analysis and precise reporting

Ready to see what AMCS can do for you?

The AMCS Intelligent Route Optimization combines dynamic route planning and real-time optimization to increase efficiency and improve profits.

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Intelligent Optimization Brochure

Let us show you how route optimization can reduce mileage, driving time and CO2 emissions by 5-25%

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One platform. Total coverage.

Designed to handle all types of waste collection, transport, and transfer, AMCS route optimization offers a comprehensive solution to boost efficiency and reduce costs in the waste industry.

With a flexible platform that supports frequency planning, high density routes, hazardous goods, and roll-off and skip transport, AMCS helps you generate effective master routes and implement dynamic route adjustment.

Providing effective, tailored solutions for any transport type.

Intelligent automation

Dynamic performance improvement

Effective system integration

Valuable stakeholder collaboration

Watch our Webinars series on Route Optimisation

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Smart waste collection based on forecasting algorithms and IoT

Optimise your business processes, productivity, efficiency and sustainability.

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Sustainable waste collection in livable cities using forecasting algorithms

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Webinar: The Power of Route Optimisation

Optimise your highly dynamic and real-time based routes. Gain insight into how to turn your complex routing plans into an on-demand streamlined process without the time consuming manual tasks.

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Calculate the ROI with our Route Optimization Solution

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Success Stories

ALBA Group

7500

Employees

200

Customer collection points

With its two brands – ALBA and Interseroh – and a total of about 7,500 employees, ALBA Group operates within Germany, Europe, and Asia. With an annual turnover of approx. 1.8 billion euros (2016) ALBA Group is one of the leading recycling and environmental services companies as well as raw material providers worldwide

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Suez, Recovery & Recycling

11000

Trucks

5

Productivity increase

The global waste collection activities of SUEZ R&R have an annual value of one billion euro. Previously, the operational waste logistics with more than 11,000 vehicles on the road was generally decentralized without the support of a route planning system. Therefore SUEZ decided to implement route optimization globally.

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Returpack

reduction of trucks by

2

48

Operating every day

Returpack is the biggest player in the Swedish deposit-refund market. They are responsible for the collection, administration and deposits for 2,700 stores around Sweden.

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AES

500

Collections per route

5

Stars in reviews

AES is a leading provider of waste management and recycling services in Ireland. The collection routes used to be planned by the drivers, resulting in inefficient routes, missed bins, and dissatisfied customers. AES decided to buy AMCS' Route Planner. Transport optimization is performed with Route Planner, resulting in spectacular cost savings and highly improved customer service.

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Karle Recycling

200

Trucks

30

Productivity increase

Karle Recycling is a medium-sized disposal group with 200 employees. In their parent company Karle-Recycling deals with complete waste disposal, services, but mostly scrap metal. The AMCS/Recy solution is the heart of our operations and important for Karle Recycling. They improve all our processes in this solution.

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Lang Recycling

200

Employees

25

Reduced warehouse inventory

Lang Recycling stands for smart solutions in the field of metal recycling. They offer our customers from industry to medium-sized businesses, individual disposal concepts and implement these through carefully planned processes. In this way, they offer their customers added value and at the same time protect the environment.

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Industries we serve

Our Route Optimization software applies to various industries

Recycling

AMCS offers a complete waste management solution for recycling, material trading and (international) export of raw materials.

Construction & Demolition

AMCS offers a complete waste management solution for Construction & Demolition activities, waste collection services, managing transfer stations, recycling activities, landfills and support material trading.

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The AMCS Intelligent Route Optimization combines dynamic route planning and real-time optimization to increase efficiency and improve profits.

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