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The Distance Matrix API for food delivery

Deliver food faster, and save money on route planning

Who can benefit from this API?
To identify the best routes for your couriers, reduce delivery times, minimize costs and increase profits of your business. It's ideal for:
Food delivery services
That deliver food to customers from partner restaurants, supermarkets, etc.
Cafes and restaurants
That deliver food to customers on their own
Food delivery services
That deliver food to customers from partner restaurants, supermarkets, etc.
Cafes and restaurants
That deliver food to customers on their own
The main difficulty is to deliver orders to customers from a large number of partners and a significant increase in demand during lunch and dinner hours.
Solution for food delivery services
Meanwhile, it's necessary to account for the unique delivery requirements of different dishes, products, traffic and optimal route-building. That's why one of the biggest challenges for food delivery companies is to organize an effective delivery route planning.
Cases
Lunch24.com is a popular food delivery app in Poland that receives hundreds of orders every day and sends up to 1 000 000 000 requests per month via an API.
After the new API was implemented, users were immediately able to see the delivery time of their order after they inputted their address. The company was able to update its client base and reduce its costs for calculating distances by 5 times.
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How we reduced cost-distance calculations by 5 times
Cases
Lunch24.com is a popular food delivery app in Poland that receives hundreds of orders every day and sends up to
1 000 000 000 requests per month via an API.
After the new API was implemented, users were immediately able to see the delivery time of their order after they inputted their address. The company was able to update its client base and reduce its costs for calculating distances by 5 times.
lunch24 case study
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How we reduced cost-distance calculations by 5 times
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Solution for cafes and restaurants
The main problem is high operational costs that companies incur when they organize their own delivery route planning.
An increase in demand during lunch and evening hours requires additional resources to respond to the demand and maintain the company's reputation. Therefore, one of the main tasks of restaurants is to minimize costs.
Cases
How we reduced the delivery time by 25% for restaurant chain 966.ua
966.ua is one of the largest Asian restaurant chains in Ukraine. Every day, the company delivers more than 120 orders per hour on time. Every month, more than 500 000 requests have to be returned by an API.
After changing some business processes and implementing a new API, 966.ua managed to reduce its delivery costs by 60%.
966.ua case study
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Cases
How we reduced the delivery time by 25% for restaurant chain 966.ua
966.ua is one of the largest Asian restaurant chains in Ukraine. Every day, the company delivers more than 120 orders per hour on time. Every month, more than 500 000 requests have to be returned by an API.
After changing some business processes and implementing a new API, 966.ua managed to reduce its delivery costs by 60%.
966.ua case study
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The Matrix API returns the trip duration in seconds and the distance in meters to show the fastest route between the coordinates of the selected points.
How it works
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For example, let's say you need to find the distance and travel time between the following address points on the map:
The task
distance between places
geocoding API
time and distance calculator
40.1349979,-75.1228148
40.1000254,-75.1540458
The API geocode returns these queries as point coordinates:
API geocode
For example, 310 meters and 2600 seconds
The Distance Matrix API then returns distance and travel time data on the queries with point coordinates. The API response contains a distance matrix in JSON format.
The result
Main Distance Matrix API features
Our API provides you the route duration, taking into account real-time traffic conditions (traffic jams, restrictions, etc.). You can calculate the delivery time
Calculation and forecasting of route duration
Geocoding a customer's location
Building the best food delivery route
Individual approach in food delivery route planning
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for the current delivery, as well as for future deliveries. The food delivery API can forecast travel times, taking into account departure and arrival times.
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Geocoding is the process of converting addresses (like "1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA") into geographic coordinates (like latitude
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37.423021 and longitude -122.083739). Our Geocoding API will help you to avoid human error and accurately determine the customer's location.
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With Distance Matrix API, you can determine the fastest or shortest route between customer addresses, thus minimizing both delivery times and
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expenses. Besides, our API is available for driving, walking, and bicycling modes, so you can effectively use all accessible resources.
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We help to solve the problems that, in our experience, are the most common ones that food delivery companies experience. But we also know each
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company is unique. Therefore, we're always ready to adapt our API to your requests and become the best delivery route planner.
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drive time calculator
geocoding
delivery route planner
delivery route planning
Main Distance Matrix API features
Calculation and forecasting of route duration
Geocoding a customer's location
Building the best food delivery route
Individual approach in food delivery route planning
drive time calculator
geocoding
delivery route planner
delivery route planning
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