Plan Routes with eCommerce Orders – iOS Route Planner
Route4Me’s iPhone Route Planner is designed to make your routing operations and transactions as fast and flexible as possible, allowing you to effortlessly plan, optimize, and navigate routes of any complexity on the go. Route4Me’s proprietary optimization engine will solve any variation of the Traveling Salesman Problem (TSP) and the Vehicle Route Problem (VRP) in a blink of an eye – no matter how complex. Moreover, Route4Me’s software is compatible with such e-commerce platforms as Shopify, Magento, WooCommerce, BigCommerce, osCommerce, Squarespace, Volusion and other resources that are widely used by many businesses for supporting their e-commerce sites. With Route4Me, you can import orders from various e-commerce platforms and then plan the most efficient and cost-effective routes with the imported orders using Route4Me’s Android and iOS mobile apps when out in the field. In this way, you can make your business operations more streamlined, while saving time, improving your customers’ satisfaction, as well as saving and making more money (learn more).
To plan and optimize a route with a set of orders, first, go to “More” from the navigation menu and then go to “Orders” to open the list of all orders associated with your Route4Me account.
Next, select the orders that you want to use for planning and optimizing the new route by checking the corresponding circles. Alternatively, tap on the “Select All” button to select all orders in the list.
After that, tap on the “New Route” button and then confirm when prompted.
To adjust the route’s settings before optimizing it, first, tap on the gear icon in the top right corner of the screen and then select “Route Settings” from the menu.
After that, you can specify the route’s settings by adding the route’s alias, selecting the preferred optimization type and travel mode, as well as scheduling the route for any preferred date and time (learn more). To save the route’s settings, tap on the “Done” button in the top right corner of the screen.
Next, to optimize the route based on the predefined optimization settings and get the most efficient sequence of stops, tap on the “Plan Route” button and then confirm when prompted.
Route4Me provides near real-time data synchronization across all associated computer and mobile devices so that all routes that are planned and optimized using Route4Me’s iOS and Android mobile apps can be automatically synchronized with your Route4Me account and instantly become available on the Route4Me Web Platform and vice versa. To see if your current subscription plan includes access to the Route4Me Web Platform, please visit this page.