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Old 04-29-2014, 08:36 PM
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Easy routing

In the past 3 weeks we've gained 75 customers. Last year I could easily route the 50 customers we had, but now that we have so many it's becoming a pain in the @ss. Last year I used google maps, but now you can only put up to 10 destinations on one map, so I can't use that anymore.

Does anyone have a solution for routing a bunch of properties? Ideally I would like to save the route and add/remove customers when needed.

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Old 04-29-2014, 11:14 PM
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Try scheduling software...many out there...clip will route multiple ways..gps location, neighborhood day, priority
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Old 04-30-2014, 10:27 AM
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If you don't want to spend the money on a good software program, then at least you should invest in Microsoft Mappoint. Many of the scheduling programs use it for their mapping. Service Assistant, Qxpress I know both use it.

Sometimes you can get a good deal online. You can enter in ALL of your properties and route them in the best order based on a start and stop point (usually your shop)
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Old 04-30-2014, 10:44 AM
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Map quest has a route planner that is what we use till we get used to the route..
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Old 04-30-2014, 11:11 AM
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i tried the mapquest app on my android phone and it just didn't work to well.. i thought it was cool that i could e-mail the route to the phone and then i was good to go.. however, I thought my phone was gonna meltdown, it shutdown and at some point it was trying to send me to mexico.. which wasn't even part of my route. works good on the PC though i guess.

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Old 05-07-2014, 10:44 AM
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Clip offers a free unlimited demo for LCO which have less than 100 customers

click on the link below to see their new platform--it does everything you want-


http://www.clip.com/products.html
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We are building this into Locqus in hopes of having it ready for snow season. But I use Streets and Trips for it now. You can add as many as you want and hit "optimize" and the magic happens, great program.
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Old 05-07-2014, 06:29 PM
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Clip offers a free unlimited demo for LCO which have less than 100 customers

click on the link below to see their new platform--it does everything you want-


http://www.clip.com/products.html
We offer this as well. I'd love to get your feedback and see what you think.
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