Using Route4Me Activity Feed on an iPhone
The primary goal of the Route4Me iPhone Route Planner is to make your routing activities more flexible and enable you to effortlessly plan and optimize your routes on the go. The Activity Feed provides a detailed overview of all operations (optimizations, added notes, inserted or deleted stops, and other actions) performed by a particular user on a specific route and displays them in chronological order. Using the Activity Feed, you can track what your team members are doing in real-time as well as your team members can receive instant updates you make to their routes online and act accordingly. Moreover, you can use the Activity Feed for exchanging messages with your co-workers when they are out in the field. All data in the Activity Feed is instantly synchronized and becomes available across all associated devices with the corresponding access.
The Activity Feed displays information only for the route that is currently opened on your iPhone. To view the Activity Feed of the current route, first, go to “Routes” from the navigation menu at the bottom of the screen. Next, on the “Routes” screen, select and open the preferred route respectively. Once the route is opened, you can proceed to view its Activity Feed.
To open the Activity Feed for the current route, first, go to “More” from the navigation menu at the bottom of the screen, and then, select the corresponding option from the list.
On the “Activity Feed” screen, you can view the detailed list of all actions performed by all users who have access to the current route. Scroll up and down to navigate through the entire list.
You can communicate with your team members by adding custom activities or messages to the Activity Feed so that anyone who has access to the current route can view them. To do so, input a message into the “Add a Comment Here” field and tap on the send icon. Once the message is added, all associated users get the corresponding notification and can view the message in the Activity Feed respectively.
Managers, dispatchers, and route planners can use the Activity Feed on the Route4Me Web Platform for monitoring all operations performed on the current route and communicating with their team members in real time. To open the Activity Feed for the current route, first, you need to open the corresponding route in the Route Editor. Then, go to the “Map Settings” and check the box next to “Activity Feed” respectively.
Route4Me’s Activity Feed provides rapid data synchronization across all devices and instantly notifies all associated users about any changes or updates. Using the Activity Feed enables you to ensure that your operations are running as planned and your staff thoroughly follows your instructions. The Activity Feed also serves as a direct channel of communication that allows you to easily exchange messages with your co-workers in real time.