Route4Me Plugin for the WooCommerce E-Commerce Platform


The route optimization plugin for WooCommerce allows you to make deliveries from WooCommerce with just a few clicks of a button.

Route4Me to WooCommerce Video



Installing and Setting Up the Plugin


To install the plugin, upload it to the `/wp-content/plugins/` directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' screen in WordPress.

To use the plugin, you need to insert your Route4Me API key. Go to Settings, then Route4Me.


Optimize routes when you use the Route4Me plugin for the WooCommerce E-Commerce platform

Insert the API key and click “Save Changes”.


Optimize routes when you use the Route4Me plugin for the WooCommerce E-Commerce platform

If you need to retrieve your API key, login to your Route4Me account and click “My account”, then “API”.


Optimize routes when you use the Route4Me plugin for the WooCommerce E-Commerce platform

You can optionally configure the “Order Alias”, which sets a format for all exported orders and enable automatic sending of every successfully created order to Route4Me. To do so, go to “Auto Send Orders to Route4Me”, and set it to “Yes”.


Optimize routes when you use the Route4Me plugin for the WooCommerce E-Commerce platform


Sending an Order to Route4Me


On the “Orders” screen, you’ll be able to see a Route4Me column, which displays the status of each order.


As route planner, use the Route4Me plugin to send an order from WooCommerce to Route4Me

Each order you send to Route4Me also has an order lookup button.


Optimize routes when you use the Route4Me plugin for the WooCommerce E-Commerce platform

Clicking this button will bring up Route4Me order details and status.


Optimize routes when you use the Route4Me plugin for the WooCommerce E-Commerce platform

To export an order, first click the “View” button.


Optimize routes when you use the Route4Me plugin for the WooCommerce E-Commerce platform

Next, schedule the order by clicking on the “Scheduled For” field and selecting a date in the calendar.


Route4Me serves as route scheduling software through its plugin for WooCommerce

Finally, click “Add to Route4Me”.


Optimize routes when you use the Route4Me plugin for the WooCommerce E-Commerce platform

The system will notify you that your order has been successfully added.


Optimize routes when you use the Route4Me plugin for the WooCommerce E-Commerce platform

You can check your Route4Me account to ensure that the order has been added successfully. Copy the name of the order and paste it in the search bar of your Route4Me orders section.


Route4Me serves as route planner through its plugin for WooCommerce

Right-click on the order and select “Edit” to open it.


Route4Me serves as route planner through its plugin for WooCommerce

Here you can view and edit all available customer details.


Route4Me serves as route planner through its plugin for WooCommerce


Sending Orders to Route4Me in Bulk


To do a bulk export, click on the checkboxes next to the orders you want to export. You can also select all orders at once by clicking on the checkbox in the header.


Experience dynamic routing with the Route4Me plugin for WooCommerce that can do bulk export

Click on the “Bulk Actions” drop-down list and choose “Send to Route4Me”.


Experience dynamic routing with the Route4Me plugin for WooCommerce that can do bulk export

Click “Apply” to proceed with the export.


Optimize routes when you use the Route4Me plugin for the WooCommerce E-Commerce platform

Schedule the orders for a specific date and click “Add to Route4Me”.


Route4Me serves as route scheduling software through its plugin for WooCommerce

The system will notify you if there are any orders with invalid addresses. Those addresses need to be exported individually.


Optimize routes when you use the Route4Me plugin for the WooCommerce E-Commerce platform

After exporting your orders from the store, you can use them to plan a new route (http://support.route4me.com/route-planning-help.php?id=manual11:tutorial7:chapter3)


Using the Built-in Geocoder


The Route4Me for Woocommerce plugin features a built-in geocoder, which allows you to accurately determine the correct address for each order.

If your customer types in an incorrect address, the system will notify you that there are multiple options available to choose from.


Experience dynamic routing with the Route4Me plugin for WooCommerce's built-in geocoder

Click on the drop-down list and select the correct address from the suggestion list.


Optimize any route when you use the Route4Me plugin for the WooCommerce E-Commerce platform

Choose a date for the order.


Route4Me serves as route scheduling software through its plugin for WooCommerce

Finally, click the “Add to Route4Me” button.


Optimize any route when you use the Route4Me plugin for the WooCommerce E-Commerce platform

Now you can add this order to a route and make a successful delivery.