Plan direct-to-retail & direct-to-customer newspaper routes at the click of a button

Our industry-leading solution offers a powerful way of managing the complexity of your newspaper routing and distribution channels.

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Plan & Optimise Routes

  • Increase capacity by upwards of 25% per route
  • Eliminate early-morning and late-night distribution planning headaches
  • Use Zipcodes, Postcodes, Eircodes & GPS Coordinates to ensure accurate delivery location
  • Create flexible geographical zones and routes and assign vehicles and drivers
  • Create customisable delivery windows and sequence routes based on customer request

Driver Visibility & Transparency

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Track deliveries from the depot or office with real-time GPS tracking

Get real-time ETAs on deliveries

Provide real-time updates on delivery status & ETA

Reduce ramp-up and learning time for new drivers with flexible routing & navigation

Eliminate road-side routing

Increase Customer Satisfaction

  • Ensure customers receive Newspapers & reduce churn with accurate time-slots & routing
  • Record individual customer request notes about drop location on each delivery for drivers
  • Allow drivers to record location-specific notes about delivery stops
  • Easily account for new and unsubscribed customers and optimise routes accordingly from day-to-day
  • Capture photo proof-of-delivery with the click of a button for every drop
  • Provide pro-active customer support with full, instant & real-time visibility of orders


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Fully customisable and dynamic reporting

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Get frequent driver performance reports

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Seamless & automated Delivery-On-Time and SLA reporting


SmartRoutes is experienced in working with third-parties software providers and can be seamlessly integrated with your current Telematics and Order Management Systems

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  • Microsoft Dynamics logo
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See our full list of integrations here

What our customers say about SmartRoutes

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"Full visibility at every touch point"

Delivering over 90,000 newspapers a week requires our entire operations and logistic divisions to be on the same page. SmartRoutes gave us full visibility of every touch point from print production right up to end customer queries. Without their combination of software and service, this simply wouldn't be possible.

Fran W. The Irish Times

Read more about our project with The Irish Times here

Talk to a SmartRoutes expert

  • Trusted by local to national logistics teams
  • Proven savings of up to 33% on per-delivery cost
  • Reduces carbon emissions to meet carbon neutral commitments
  • No set-up fees
  • Short-term commitment to test ROI
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