# Savings

RouteXL calculates some savings when optimizing your route.

- After a route is found, the savings are added below the map and the driving directions. Scroll all the way down to find them.

- The savings are based on the parameters you have in the Options.

- Savings are calculated be comparing the
*original order*of stops with the*optimal order*.

## What's saved

The savings that are displayed:

- Travel time - The total time required for travel. Excludes time in waiting or servicing.

- Distance - The total milage that will be travelled.

- Fuel - Calculated from total distance and the fuel consumption parameter.

- Costs - Calculated from the required fuel and fuel price parameter.

- CO2 - Calculated from required fuel and CO2 per unit fuel parameter.