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RouteSavvy Enhancements Released - Excel (XLSX) import, PDF Export, Filtering etc.

We are excited to announce the latest release of RouteSavvy Route Planning software. RouteSavvy was developed in large part as an alternative to MapPoint and Streets & Trips products that were discontinued at the end of 2014.  Throughout 2015, we have been making numerous steps forward with RouteSavvy in direct response to customer and user feedback.  The release includes all of the remaining major enhancements that we expect to make in the near future. We’d love to hear your feedback.

Excel Import – In RouteSavvy you have always been able to import data using Excel files via CSV. You can now directly import Excel (*.XLSX) files into RouteSavvy, this removes the need to convert Excel files to CSV files prior to import and allows you keep working data in Excel.

PDF Export – RouteSavvy has always allowed you to print and export files with stops and directions. You can now directly download a PDF of your route, making it easier to share with users or save routes for later printing.

Small/Large Map Options - For mobile, print and PDF options you can now embed a small or large map with numbered locations, which make it easier to follow directions using the numbered map.

More Customization of Printing and Exports – With printing and export you can now more fully customize the data being displayed/exported. And also add additional notes for drivers etc.

Display Notes 2 and 3 in the Infobox – After importing/editing note 2 and 3 fields you can now see this data in the Infobox making it easier to use note information. Data in notes fields could be anything you want to reference for those locations e.g. customer name, contact names, order history, delivery history etc.

Keyword Filter - RouteSavvy now allows you to enter a keyword and filter the list of Folders and Locations which also filters Locations that are shown on the map. This is useful if you have a lot of Locations and Folders want to quickly find a specific Location. E.g. find a location by name, or names in a notes field, or if you want to filter Locations by state or zip.

Highlighting of Locations in Folders – When highlighting locations, they now also show Locations highlighted in Folders. This allows you to more easily correlate Locations in Folders with Locations on the Map.

For more information about RouteSavvy and a free 30 day trial visit http://www.onterrasystems.com/routesavvy-route-planning/





RouteSavvy Now Includes Enhanced Mobile Support

RouteSavvy is a route planning tool for desktop web browsers, hence really not designed to be directly used on mobile devices and tablets. However, after you create an optimized route with RouteSavvy, you or your driver(s) will often need to access the routes and directions while in the field. RouteSavvy has always offered printing, file and GPX exports which can be used on mobile devices, but now this has become much easier.

Today we are pleased to announce enhanced mobile support in RouteSavvy available immediately, you can now send to mobile. Which allows you to take route(s) created in RouteSavvy and access them more easily and quickly on mobile devices.

RouteSavvy mobile features include…

  • Send to Mobile i.e. plan and optimize with RouteSavvy in your desktop web browser then send routes for best view and use on mobile devices.
  • Mobile routes load quickly and easily on devices, can be used offline with quick links to navigation apps.
  • Support for hundreds of device and types including Android phones and tablets, Windows phones, IPhones, IPADs, Blackberry, Kindle etc.
  • Mobile routes are stored securely for 1 month.
  • RouteSavvy users can create as many mobile routes as you need with a unique link.
  • Mobile routes can optionally contain maps, directions, drive distance/time/ETA, notes and links to navigation apps.
  • Links to mobile apps allow you to use free Google, Bing and Waze navigation apps for turn by turn navigation, voice guidance and traffic.

To use the new mobile features, create a route in RouteSavvy and in the Directions tab select the new Mobile button.

Then add mobile notes e.g. driver instructions in the notes field, and choose the optional data/features you want to include in the mobile route. Options include address2 (e.g. suite #s), notes (per stop), directions, map image and navigation app links.

After you choose options, then hit Next.

RouteSavvy will generate a unique link for your route. You can save, copy/paste or email to yourself or mobile driver(s). Select Email Mobile Route Link to easily open a new mail containing the mobile route details.

In your new email dialog, enter the recipient and customize the message. Then send the email.

User receives your email and opens on their mobile device. Then click the RouteSavvy Mobile Route link.

RouteSavvy mobile route displays including static map and stops on your mobile device. This example is using the Chrome browser on an Android device.

For the stop you want to visit next, choose Google, Bing or Waze buttons. Choosing Google on an Android device will prompt you to use the local Google Maps app (available on the Google Play app store).

Then choose the Always option so this step will be ignored for additional stops.

The stop will open in Google Maps on your Android device. Choose the blue car icon and 1 or more route options will be displayed.

Choose Start Navigation for your preferred route.

Begin Navigation and make sure you turn up your mobile device volume to hear voice guidance etc.

If you choose Waze and the app is already installed on your mobile device then Navigation will begin automatically. If Waze is not installed on your mobile device visit the app store, install and follow the setup steps.

For more information and to sign up for a free 30 day trial click here.


RouteSavvy Enhancements Released – Data Wizard, Folder Import, More Icons, Reverse Route

Today we released some great updates to RouteSavvy available immediately, updates include…

  • Data Wizard Improved CSV data import with data preview and match types to help you import good quality address data. The existing Data Upload still works but try the new Data Wizard.
  • Folder Import – Specify a folder column using Data Wizard and RouteSavvy will create folders automatically.

  • More Icons and Colors We now have 14 icon types and 14 colors now providing up to 196 unique combinations.
  • Improved Handling for Locations and Stops at the Same Address - If you have multiple locations and stops at the same address e.g. with a different suite number, you can select them separately and view all details in the directions and downloads.
  • Project/File Save Improvements - With project files and download of directions and stops you can now customize the file names before download.
  • Reverse Route – Easily reverse the stops and directions for any route by selecting the down arrow next to Get Directions.

For more information and a 30 day free trial, visit http://www.onterrasystems.com/routesavvy-route-planning/


Drive Time Areas Beta Released in RouteSavvy

At OnTerra we are constantly looking at ways to improve RouteSavvy, so based on customer interest we have released Drive Time Areas as a new beta feature. A beta feature means we are testing with our customers as a possible permanent feature so would appreciate your feedback. Drive Time Areas (polygons) allow RouteSavvy users to create an area showing the distance a driver can travel in a given amount of time e.g. 5, 10, or 15 minutes. This can be useful in selecting nearby stops to add to a route or creating territories based on drive distances etc.

To try this new feature, right click on any Location and select “Create Drive Time Area (Beta)”

Then enter the Drive Time Minutes and click Create.

The Drive Time Area will be displayed on the map around the Location selected.

If you right click inside the Drive Time Area you can use various options on the Locations inside including Highlighting Locations, Adding Locations as Stops, Moving and Exporting Locations. You can also save the Drive Time Area as a Shape for repeat/future use etc.

For more information on RouteSavvy and to sign up for a free 30 day trial, visit http://www.onterrasystems.com/routesavvy-route-planning/


OnTerra Systems Introduces RouteSavvy 1.5, A New Version of its Powerful Route Planning Software 

RouteSavvy 1.5 includes significantly more functionality at no additional cost, and more MapPoint features.


OnTerra Systems is pleased to announce the immediate availability of RouteSavvy 1.5 – an updated version of RouteSavvy route planning software for field services, pick-up, delivery, collections, and transport companies…and individual professionals who travel to multiple customers or prospects in the course of their work day.

RouteSavvy 1.5 offers more powerful features for the same price, including even more functions found in Microsoft MapPoint software.

New Additions to RouteSavvy 1.5 include:

  • Additional shapes for defining, creating, and querying territories: Polygon shapes are now available in addition to circles & rectangles, plus users now can add, edit, query, and save data captured within defined areas of these shapes. This updated functionality allows for better manipulation of data, as well as visualization of areas and territories.
  • Show Notes Function: When working with a customer location, personal and business notes about the customer are available. These notes can now be shown in directions and data exports.
  • Move Locations Function: This new function allows users to change and correct a location when the address has been inputted incorrectly or if the geocoding of the address is not accurate. Use click-and-drag functionality to more accurately position a customer location on a map, and users can also pull in an aerial image of the actual location, click on it, and update the location. This is a particularly useful function when the mapping technology takes a driver to a complex but does not identify a specific building within a complex.
  • Multiple Box Views: This function will be familiar to MapPoint users. OnTerra Systems has replicated this function from MapPoint into RouteSavvy™ 1.5. This function allows users to pull up multiple customer dialog boxes. This at-a-glance look at multiple customers allows RouteSavvy™ users to easily compare information of multiple customers on the same screen.

One other quick newsflash: An updated RouteSavvy 1.5 User Guide with detailed information and documentation about how to use RouteSavvy 1.5 is available, too! Visit: http://www.onterrasystems.com/storage/routesavvy/RouteSavvyUserGuide.pdf

  • Need to reduce the miles you or your fleet drive?
  • Need to reduce overtime labor costs?
  • Need to reduce fuel costs?
  • Need to be able to visit more customers or prospects in a day?
  • Need to find a replacement for Microsoft’s MapPoint which has been discontinued?

If yes, then you need RouteSavvy! Click HERE for a free, 30-day trial!

…If you are a MapPoint user, do your business a favor and migrate to RouteSavvy 1.5 before MapPoint support ends July 14th, 2015.

For more information on the discontinuation of MapPoint, visit: http://www.microsoft.com/maps/mapPoint-alt.aspx

RouteSavvy Is A Fast, Easy-to-use Route Planner!

RouteSavvy’s concept is simple yet has a profoundly positive effect on your business or organization! RouteSavvy allows users to input multiple locations, organize locations, create efficient and optimized routes for deliveries, service or sales calls, get directions, and allows easy printing or export of information for field use. RouteSavvy optimizes routes in SECONDS.

RouteSavvy Also Is An Affordable, Effective Replacement For Microsoft MapPoint (which was discontinued on Dec. 31, 2014)

With the recent news that Microsoft discontinued its MapPoint and Streets & Trips software as of Dec. 31, 2014, RouteSavvy is a route planner that provides MapPoint and Streets & Trips users with an affordable, high-performing MapPoint alternative. Plus, RouteSavvy’s user interface looks, feels, and operates the way MapPoint did (so there’s little to no time needed to learn to use RouteSavvy).

RouteSavvy Improves The Bottom Line

RouteSavvy is affordable, starting at just $300 per year for up to 3 users. Additional users beyond 3 cost more, and OnTerra offers volume discounts the more users you have! This affordable technology has the potential to transform your business and improve your profitability.

Simply put, RouteSavvy:

  • Reduces the time spent planning routes and the time spent driving them
  • Reduces the miles driven every day, every week, every month
  • Reduces fuel costs
  • Reduces over-time for fleet drivers
  • Improves customer satisfaction

And that’s just the start! The day you start using RouteSavvy is the day you start saving time, fuel, and money. ROI is immediate with this technology.

For more information about RouteSavvy route planning software, please visit: www.RouteSavvy.com