Tour management is a planning process in which individual orders are grouped into a tour and placed in an economically correct sequence. In this case, a tour is also only driven by one vehicle. This process has a high importance in all areas where an order quantity has to be planned by the tours. In the case of tour management, attention must also be paid to the requirements of the supplying party. Exactly this administration is usually very time-consuming especially if many tours have to be planned.
Optimal route management provides maximum utilization of the vehicle's cargo space and the driver's working time. For this purpose, the company is supported by tour planning software. This software requires a database such as customer master data, trip lists, order lists and a road network.