Inserting Addresses into the Route Opened in the Route Editor

With Route4Me you can effortlessly insert multiple addresses into already planned routes and instantly re-optimize them. Dynamic stop insertion allows you to automate the process of inserting addresses into your routes and improve the flexibility and mobility of your routing operations. For your convenience, Route4Me provides multiple ways of inserting addresses into the route that is opened in the Route Editor as well as inserting addresses into the most optimal routes.

 

Picking an Address from the Map and Inserting It into the Route Opened in the Route Editor

To insert an address into a planned route using the Route Editor, first, go to “Routes List” from the navigation menu.

Inserting Addresses into a Route From the Route Editor

 

Next, click on the route into which you want to insert one or multiple addresses to open it in the Route Editor.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

In the Route Editor, first, right-click on the location on the map which you want to insert into the route as a stop. Then, select one of the preferred options from the list:

  • – Add this address after last stop: The address is inserted as the last stop on the route (not depot);
  • – Add this address after last visited stop: The address is inserted after the last stop on the route that was marked as “Visited”;
  • – Add this address at optimal position: The address is inserted at the most optimal position, and the entire route is re-optimized accordingly;
  • – Add this exact location after last stop: Inserts the latitude and longitude coordinates of the location as the last stop on the route (not depot);
  • – Add this exact location after last visited stop: Inserts the latitude and longitude coordinates of the location after the last stop on the route that was marked as “Visited”;
  • – Add this exact location at optimal position: The latitude and longitude coordinates of the location are inserted as a stop at the most optimal position, and the entire route is re-optimized accordingly;
  • – Save this location as new Address Book entry: Allows to save the location/address picked from the map as a contact in your Route4Me Address Book.

Inserting Addresses into a Route From the Route Editor

 

The “Save This Location as New Address Book Entry” option opens the “Add Address” window that allows you to save the selected location as a contact in your Address Book.

Inserting Addresses into a Route From the Route Editor

 

The “Add This Exact Location” options allow you to insert the latitude and longitude coordinates of the selected location as one of the stops on the corresponding route.

Inserting Addresses into a Route From the Route Editor

 

Displaying the Contacts from Your Address Book on the Map in the Route Editor and Inserting them into the Route

With Route4Me’s Route Editor, you can easily display all your contacts on the map and insert them into the opened route. To do so, first, click “Map Settings” in the top left corner of the map, and then, check the box next to “Address Book” respectively.

Inserting Addresses into a Route From the Route Editor

 

Once the contacts from your Address Book are displayed on the map, right-click on the contact/address that you want to insert into the opened route, and then, select one of the available options. When inserting an address “At Optimal Position,” the route is automatically re-optimized together with the inserted address for the most efficient sequence of stops.

Inserting Addresses into a Route From the Route Editor

 

Inserting Multiple Addresses into the Route Opened in the Route Editor

To insert multiple addresses into the route opened in the Route Editor, first, click “Insert” in the toolbar, and then, select “Addresses” respectively.

Inserting Addresses into a Route From the Route Editor

 

To pick addresses from the map, right-click on any location on the map, and then, select one of the available insertion options:

  • – Add the nearest valid address: Adds the valid address that is located in the nearest proximity to the location selected on the map;
  • – Add this exact location: Adds the latitude and longitude coordinates of the location selected on the map.

Inserting Addresses into a Route From the Route Editor

 

Alternatively, you can input the addresses you want to insert into the route and their aliases (optional) by typing or pasting them into the corresponding fields.

Inserting Addresses into a Route From the Route Editor

 

Then, click on the “Insert Addresses” drop-down list to select on what position within the route you want the addresses to go (i.e., start, end, etc.). After that, check the corresponding box if you want to automatically re-optimize the entire route after the insertion. Finally, click “Finish Adding Addresses” to insert the addresses into the corresponding route.

Inserting Addresses into a Route From the Route Editor

 

Quick Address Insertion into the Route Opened in the Route Editor

To quickly insert an address with additional attributes into the route, first, click “Insert” in the toolbar, and then, select “Quick Insert Addresses.”

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

After that, in the “Address” field, input the address that you want to insert into the route.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

Then, select the additional attributes of the address from the drop-down lists and define their values in the corresponding fields. Finally, click “Save” to insert the address into the corresponding route.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

Once the address is successfully inserted, it is added as the last stop (not depot) on the route.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

To manually re-optimize the route after inserting one or multiple addresses, click “Route” in the toolbar, and then, select “Re-optimize this route” respectively.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

Importing Addresses into the Route Editor and Inserting them into the Opened Route

To import one or multiple addresses into the Route Editor, first, click “Import” in the toolbar, and then, select one of the preferred import methods:

  • – Upload a File: Uploading a spreadsheet with addresses;
  • – Import Addresses: Importing addresses from one of the supported cloud storage services (i.e., Google Drive, Dropbox, Box.net, etc.);
  • – Copy and Paste: Copying addresses from any source and pasting them into the Route Editor.

Inserting Addresses into a Route From the Route Editor

 

Once you imported addresses into the Route Editor using one of the available methods, the addresses are automatically geocoded by the system.

Inserting Addresses into a Route From the Route Editor

 

Next, click on the “Insert Addresses” drop-down list to select on what position within the route you want the addresses to go (i.e., start, end, etc.). After that, check the corresponding box if you want to automatically re-optimize the entire route after the insertion. Finally, click “Finish Import” to insert the addresses into the corresponding route.

Inserting Addresses into a Route From the Route Editor

 

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