Automated Route Planning Software for Garbage & Waste Collection Routes

OptimoRoute takes waste collection scheduling and route planning to the next level. Factor in all workflow constraints. Optimize routing. Improve your operational efficiency.

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The most efficient waste collection route planning software

The fastest optimization software on the market

Increase pickup efficiency by 40%

Increase pickup efficiency by 40%

Reduce driving times with efficient routes and automated fleet management while factoring complex or high density workflow constraints.

Save 30% of your time and money every day

Save 30% of your time and money every day

Optimal routes and smarter driver or vehicle assignments will reduce fuel consumption and environmental impact while saving you time.

7x faster planning and seamless integration with your existing systems

7x faster planning and seamless integration with your existing systems

Eliminate stress and minimize planning efforts thanks to our routing algorithm and automation.

Provide better service

Provide better service

Exceed customer expectations with realistic schedules and accurate garbage collection times.

How waste collection route planning works

Easily get started

  • Import lists of pickups from Excel or your online ordering system, geolocate them on a map and spot outliers
  • Set priorities, time windows, business hours and service areas
  • Configure driver skills, working times and lunch breaks
  • Configure vehicle types and capacities
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“We were drawn to it because of the ability to assign ‘skills’ to drivers. This allowed us to split up our fleet according to their specialty.”
Matt F. , Business Systems Specialist, City of Charlotte

Plan efficient routes

  • Plan thousands of pickups instantly, to improve waste your collection operations
  • Create routes that avoid U-turns or crossing the street
  • Plan offload stops to disposal sites
  • Balance workload between drivers
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“We initially had an issue that we needed solved with the same side of street service and no U-turns. OptimoRoute was able to add this functionality pretty quickly so that we could see it in action before making a full buying decision.”
Matt F. , Business Systems Specialist, City of Charlotte

Live Track your garbage collection and manage ETAs

  • Shows where your drivers are in real time
  • What’s done, who’s on time, who’s behind
  • No last-minute scheduling problems, rush orders easy to assign
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“I use the Live Tracking option to see how my guys are doing on their route and to get an idea when they will be back”
James F. , Operations Manager, Chemstation for the Rockies

Add Proof of Service to tasks

  • Service technicians can take photos upon service completion
  • Upload photos on-site and record what was done or needs to be continued on your next visit
  • Use signature collection to get approval on job satisfaction from clients
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Mobile App for drivers

  • Send routes directly to drivers’ mobile phones
  • Orders, schedule, navigation in a single app (iPhone and Android)
  • Mid-route changes immediately available on driver screens
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“We have been impressed by the system’s flexibility with access to a mobile application. It’s exceptionally stable and easy to use for our technicians.”
Monica B. , Operations Manager, Sanixa LLC

Weekly collection planning

  • Scale your business by slotting jobs into days with light workloads
  • Schedule a backlog of pickups up to 5 weeks at a time
  • Create multi-day schedules with pickup times that match SLA or customer requirements
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How to improve your garbage collection service with smarter routes


1. Sign up for a 30-day free trial

Our optimization consultant will be in touch immediately.


2. Import your tasks, drivers and plan their routes

Everything you need to help you get started.


3. Read how Doody Calls maximizes capacity and reduces payroll expenses with OptimoRoute.

Since implementing OptimoRoute, the company uses numerous features to ensure each service exactly matches clients’ needs. Schedules match customer timing preferences – availability window, before a certain time, or after a certain time – all taken into consideration without sacrificing efficiency.

Frequently asked questions

Is OptimoRoute a good fit for my waste collection business?

OptimoRoute is a waste management vehicle routing software used by both small and large waste collection companies. If you have 1 or a 100 garbage trucks, serve multiple municipalities or just one, perform liquid or solid waste collection, by using OptimoRoute, you will see immediate efficiency improvements and cost savings. Given its ease of use and on-call route optimization consultant available 24/7, you are able to get started immediately.

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What do I need to set up OptimoRoute?

OptimoRoute is a web based service so you only need a web browser. There is no installation on your computer. Click here to learn how to get started.

How to get started

Does OptimoRoute support different workflow constraints particular to waste collection routes?

OptimoRoute supports a variety of constraints particular workflows of waste management businesses. This includes setting location business hours, vehicle types (refuse and oil collection trucks), vehicle capacities (weight and volume), driver’s working hours and breaks, avoiding U-turns or crossing the street and many more.

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Reduce your operational costs by 30%
Increase delivery capacity by 43%
Plan 7x faster

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