Waste Collection

Control the route collection chaos and optimize residential, commercial, and roll-off operations with solutions that have been proven and refined for decades. 

Our solutions provide reliable, real-world results to help you conquer garbage truck route optimization challenges and maximize your investment. Benefit from our experience to achieve exceptional results.


Simplify territory planning

Standardized route management and planning ensures that your routes will be covered. Easily plan for contingencies by creating multiple route plans for your operations or quickly modify an existing route.

Balance routes for drivers

Create balanced routes for drivers based on time, volume or lifts. If a driver calls in sick you can easily spread that route to other drivers. Quickly onboard new drivers with accurate and up-to-date route plans.  

route costs

Increase efficiency on the road by removing wasted miles. Decrease fuel costs with practical and effective routes. Reduced CO2 through more efficient route plans.


Keep drivers safe by creating balanced routes that reduce fatigue. Plan routes with same side service so drivers don’t have to repeatedly cross roads. Build routes that minimize the need for drivers to back-up, make u-turns, or take dangerous turns.

Burnaby transformed routing operations in less than 6 months to achieve a 5% improvement in efficiency.

“RouteSmart’s dynamic solutions solved what other routing tools could not.”

Chad Huntington, Manager of GIS & Engineering Systems

City of Burnaby, BC

02Route Optimization Solutions

PLAN YOUR OPERATIONS WITH CONFIDENCE – Each day, our proven waste collection route planning solutions allow companies to provide more efficient service to millions of households and businesses through advanced fleet management. We optimize routes for residential waste & recycling, bulky trash work orders, commercial, and industrial collection.

Residential Waste &

Recycling Collection

Build better residential routes with detail and precision. Plan safer routes, optimize territories and sequences.


Route Planning

Balance weekly patterns and workloads to increase stops per hour. Manage service for high-priority customers and adhere to strict time windows.


Route Optimization

Complete daily route plans in a fraction of the time. Reduce empty rail time and maximize pulls per truck.

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Proven route planning solutions

Our systems integrate with your technology stack to form a complete route planning solution that meets the demanding operational needs of your business.

RouteSmart Online

Solve your everyday route planning and dispatching needs with our comprehensive suite of tools that model the unique constraints of routing high-density residential service and the complex service patterns of commercial service.


Integrate RaaS directly into your client-side systems to support dynamic daily route balancing and sequencing for roll-off, bulky collection, and more services. RaaS web services provide access to our powerful optimization algorithms through a standard APl, accelerating your implementation and return on investment.

RouteSmart for ArcGIS Pro

Support GIS-based analysis of route operations by leveraging the world’s leading desktop GIS system from Esri. RouteSmart for ArcGIS® Pro is integrated with RouteSmart Online and RaaS to allow you to import, analyze, and edit your data.

SmartSuite Mobile & Web

SmartSuite Mobile is the exclusive in-cab solutions for Android phones and tablets that meets the high density, precision navigation requirements of residential, commercial and roll-off waste collection routes. SmartSuite Web services are managed in the cloud from a  map-based platform that enables teams to track day-to-day service activity in real time, make immediate and effective operational decisions, and view service history.

03Outcomes & Resources


Franklin, TN save $1,083,812 with RouteSmart, resulting in a 37% reduction in annual operating

2400 miles

Washington, DC Department of Public Works routes bulky pickups with RouteSmart to save 2400 miles annually.


Burnaby improved waste collection efficiency by 5% in less than 6 months.


Rumpke used RouteSmart to help target profitable new customers and increased response rate by 3-4x.

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Get in touch with our industry experts.

Our industry pros have years of experience working with the most successful waste haulers in the country. Let us help you fix the route collection chaos.

Jessica Cearfoss

Senior Business Development Manager


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Danielle Baci

Senior Client Success Manager


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