Distance Matrix API

Distance Matrix API

A routing solution that calculates the best route possible based on a matrix of distance and travel time for multiple destinations. The routing API optimises across specific parameters including method of transportation such as driving, walking, or public transit, start and end time, and historical traffic. Distance Matrix helps solve the travelling salesman challenge by effective route planning, saving time, money and resources. Distance Matrix use cases include:

  • Supports up to 10 agents and 100 waypoints.
  • Taxi/car service application: see the driver’s location and estimated time of arrival.
  • Retail: optimise deliveries from distribution centres to retail locations.
  • Field services: route the closest technician to the client for service.

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Bing Maps Distance Matrix API Use Cases

The Bing Maps Distance Matrix API can help your users determine the best route possible by reordering stops based on the trip’s parameters, including time or distance, mode of transportation (driving, walking, or public transit), start and end time, traffic prediction and more.

Real estate planning: Determine a future house location based on school, medical services, fire and rescue, work location, etc.

Field services: Route the closest technician to the client for service.

Retail: Optimise delivery from distribution centres to retail locations.

Business Intelligence: Identify underserved markets and new locations for delivery optimisation, data analysis and location grouping.

Whether you are planning a route from one location to another or in many-to many scenarios, you can create a direction-enabled solution to minimise time and maximise efficiency.

  • Supports up to 10 agents and 100 waypoints
  • Minimise travel time and distance for all agents, and reduce transportation costs
  • Determine best day and time with historical traffic data
  • Calculate route with actual road distance

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