Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

With Route4Me you can effortlessly insert different addresses into the most time-efficient and cost-effective routes. Dynamic stop insertion allows you to automate the process of inserting addresses into the most optimal routes as well as improve the flexibility and mobility of your routing operations. You can easily check how inserting a specific address will affect a particular route and make the most efficient decision respectively.  Route4Me provides multiple ways to insert addresses into the best routes for your convenience.

 

Inserting an Address into the Best Route from Your Routes List

To insert an address into the best route from your Routes List, first, go to “Routes List” from the navigation menu.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

Next, click “Routes” in the toolbar and select “Insert Address into Best Route” respectively.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

Then, in the “Location” field, input the address that you want to insert into the best route.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

After that, in the “Scheduled For” field, select the date for which the route(s) into which you want to insert the corresponding address is scheduled.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

Then, you can specify on what position you want the corresponding address to go within the route by selecting one of the following options:

  • – Insert at Optimal Position: The address is inserted at the most optimal position and the entire route is re-optimized accordingly;
  • – Insert at Optimal Position after Last Visited: The remaining addresses that have not been marked as visited are re-optimized together with the new inserted address;
  • – Insert at End of Route: The address is inserted as the last stop on the route (not depot);
  • – Insert at Beginning of Route: The address is inserted as the first stop on the route (not depot).

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

The system suggests the most efficient routes that are scheduled for the selected date for inserting the corresponding address. Select the route into which you want to insert the address from the list.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

You can check how the insertion of the address will influence the distance and time of each route provided in the list. The “Violation” column displays whether any violations of the time windows will occur on the route and how many.

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You can also specify additional details of the address that you are inserting into the route (i.e., “Revenue,” “Weight,” “First Name,” “Phone,” “E-mail,” etc.). To do so, first, go to the “Adjust Location Details” tab.

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Then, select the items that you want to add to the address from the drop-down lists and define their values in the corresponding fields. Finally, click “Proceed” to insert the address into the most optimal route based on the specified settings.

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Once the address is successfully inserted into the best route, the corresponding notification will pop up in the bottom right corner of your Routes List.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

Inserting an Address into the Best Route from the Routes Map

To insert an address into the best route from the Routes Map, first, go to “Routes Map” from the navigation menu.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

Next, click “Routes” in the toolbar and select “Insert Address into Best Route” respectively.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

Alternatively, you can right-click on any location on the map and insert it into the best route by selecting the corresponding option.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

You can also insert addresses from your Address Book by selecting them from the map. To do so, first, click “Map Settings” on the map, and then, check the box next to “Address Book” to display all contacts from your Address Book on the map.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

After that, right-click on the address/contact that you want to insert into the best route, and then, select the corresponding option.

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Next, specify the settings of the insertion. First, in the “Scheduled For” field, select the date for which the route(s) into which you want to insert the corresponding address is scheduled. Then, specify where you want the address to go within the route (start, end, etc.) by selecting one of the corresponding options from the drop-down list. After that, select the route into which you want to insert the address. In the “Adjust Location Details” tab, specify additional attributes (“Revenue,” “Weight,” “E-mail,” etc.) of the address that you are inserting. Finally, click “Proceed” to insert the address into the selected route based on the specified settings.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

Once the address is successfully inserted into the best route, the corresponding notification will pop up in the bottom right corner of the Routes Map.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

Learn how to move stops between multiple routes in real-time using the timeline in the Routes Map on this page.

 

Inserting an Address into the Best Route from Your Address Book

To insert an address into the best route from your Route4Me Address Book, first, go to “Address Book” from the navigation menu.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

Next, right-click on the contact/address that you want to insert into the most optimal route, and then, select the corresponding option from the list.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

Next, specify the settings of the insertion. First, in the “Scheduled For” field, select the date for which the route(s) into which you want to insert the corresponding address is scheduled. Then, specify where you want the address to go within the route (start, end, etc.) by selecting one of the corresponding options from the drop-down list. After that, select the route into which you want to insert the address. In the “Adjust Location Details” tab, specify additional attributes (“Revenue,” “Weight,” “E-mail,” etc.) of the address that you are inserting. Finally, click “Proceed” to insert the address into the selected route based on the specified settings.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

Once the address is successfully inserted into the most optimal route, the corresponding notification will pop up in the top right corner of your Address Book List.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

Inserting an Address into the Best Route from the Address Book Map

To insert an address into the best route from the Address Book Map, first, go to “Address Book Map” from the navigation menu.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

You can use the “Search Groups” for sorting the contacts and addresses from your Address Book by preferred attributes and display them on the map respectively.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

Once the preferred addresses are displayed on the map, right-click on the address that you want to insert into the best route, and then, select the corresponding option from the list.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

Next, specify the settings of the insertion. First, in the “Scheduled For” field, select the date for which the route(s) into which you want to insert the corresponding address is scheduled. Then, specify where you want the address to go within the route (start, end, etc.) by selecting one of the corresponding options from the drop-down list. After that, select the route into which you want to insert the address. In the “Adjust Location Details” tab, specify additional attributes (“Revenue,” “Weight,” “E-mail,” etc.) of the address that you are inserting. Finally, click “Proceed” to insert the address into the selected route based on the specified settings.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

Once the address is successfully inserted into the most optimal route, the corresponding notification will pop up in the top right corner of the Address Book Map.

Inserting Addresses into the Best Routes with Dynamic Stop Insertion

 

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