Switching from Intelligent Routing to Route4Me

 

 

Why Switch?

 

While using Intelligent Routing, are you bothered by the limited route planning options? Do you feel restricted by the lack of a mobile app that allows you to keep track of drivers in real time? Are you looking for API integrations which the software doesn’t offer?

If so, don’t worry, as Intelligent Routing isn’t your only route planning option.

Route4Me has been downloaded over a million times, making it one of the most used route optimization programs in the world. Companies love what our software does for their bottom line. Route4Me is able to generate perfectly optimized routes in less than a single minute, which allows businesses to save time and make more money.

 

Switching from Intelligent Routing to Route4Me

 

Switching over to a new route planning solution is easy. This guide will show you how to quickly migrate your addresses to Route4Me.

 

Exporting Address Data from Intelligent Routing

 

Intelligent Routing allows you to export complete data for your addresses, including latitude/longitude coordinates and assigned driver. The data export can be performed by following a few simple steps.

1. Go to the Intelligent Routing Website and click “Login”.
Move routes from Intelligent Routing to Route4Me easily

2. Log in using your credentials.
Move routes from Intelligent Routing to Route4Me easily

3. Click the “Addresses” button.
Move routes from Intelligent Routing to Route4Me easily

4. Click on the “Options” drop-down menu.
Move routes from Intelligent Routing to Route4Me easily

5. Select “Download selected addresses as CSV”.
Move routes from Intelligent Routing to Route4Me easily

6. Download the exported file to your computer

 

Importing Address Data into Route4Me

 

You can import your address data to Route4Me for one-time or recurring usage.

 

Importing Addresses for One-Time Usage

 

To import addresses for one-time usage:

1. Open a new tab in your browser and go to www.route4me.com
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2. Select “Login” and enter your credentials.
Switch to routing optimization software Route4Me from Intelligent Routing

3. Select “Routes” → “Plan new route”.
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4. Select “Upload a File” in the route planning options window.
Move routes from Intelligent Routing to Route4Me easily

5. You also have the option to set your route parameters, such as tour type (round trip or end at a stop), navigation preference (shortest distance or shortest amount of time), and how many sub-routes you want to create (for when you have multiple drivers servicing those addresses). When you’re done, select “Create Route and Proceed to Add Addresses”.
Always get an optimized route when you switch from Intelligent Routing to Route4Me

6. Click anywhere on the upload area, then navigate to the exported Intelligent Routing spreadsheet.
Move routes from Intelligent Routing to Route4Me easily

7. Review your addresses on the map. Addresses that need your attention are marked under the “Review” and “Not Found” tabs. Edit addresses as needed, then select “Finish Import”. The system will optimize the address sequence and open your planned route.
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8. If you need to add addresses/stops to your planned route, select the “Insert” tab and then select the “+ Addresses” option:
Move routes from Intelligent Routing to Route4Me easily

9. Type in the address and select “Finished Adding Addresses”.
Move routes from Intelligent Routing to Route4Me easily

10. If you want to keep your current address-to-route distribution while uploading multiple routes, you need to consolidate the routes into a single spreadsheet, add a column called “route_no”, and then upload the spreadsheet to Route4Me.
Always get an optimized route when you switch from Intelligent Routing to Route4Me

Note that you can view multiple routes on the same map. To do this, go to “Routes” → “Routes Map”.
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Click the checkboxes next to the routes you want to display to make the routes appear on the map and in the timeline section.
Switch to route scheduling software Route4Me from Intelligent Routing

 

Importing Addresses for Recurring Usage

 

For recurring usage, upload your addresses to Route4Me’s address book. The address book allows you to keep track of your addresses and all the information that is important about them, such as how often you visit them, the date they were last visited, etc.

1. In your Route4Me account, select “Address Book” → “Address Book List”
Move routes from Intelligent Routing to Route4Me easily

2. Select “File” → “Upload Addresses”
Move routes from Intelligent Routing to Route4Me easily

3. Click anywhere on the upload area, then navigate to the exported Intelligent Routing spreadsheet.
Move routes from Intelligent Routing to Route4Me easily

4. The system will notify you if there are any geocoding issues you need to review. Click the “Show x destinations” button next to “Addresses to review”.
Move routes from Intelligent Routing to Route4Me easily

5. Modify the addresses as needed, then select “Add to address book”.
Move routes from Intelligent Routing to Route4Me easily

6. Your addresses and all the information associated with them will be added to the address book. If you want to view the locations on a map, go to “Address Book” → “Address Book Map”
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7. Here, you can use the addresses to create territories, apply advanced filters, and make custom address selections.
Switch to route mapping software Route4Me from Intelligent Routing

Once the migration is complete, you’ll be able to start enjoying the many benefits that Route4Me has to offer.

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