OnTerra introduces updated web-based route planning software

OnTerra Systems introduced RouteSavvy 1.5 – a new version of its web-based route planning software for small and mid-sized business fleets and business professionals who drive to multiple destinations for their work.

RouteSavvy is based on advanced route optimization algorithms from OnTerra and Bing Maps’ Web mapping technology. According to the company, “it offers more functionality at no additional cost, and it also now incorporates more features from MapPoint, making it even easier to transition from MapPoint and Streets & Trips software to RouteSavvy.”

For more information, or to sign up for RouteSavvy, visit www.RouteSavvy.com.

New RouteSavvy functions include:

  • Additional shapes for defining, creating, and querying territories:Polygon shapes are now available in addition to circles and rectangles, and users can add, edit, query, and save data captured within defined areas of these shapes.

  • Show Notes Function:When clicking on a customer location on the map or defined area on the map, personal and business notes about the customer will appear.This provides additional relationship-building information available at a glance when calling on customers. These notes can now be shown in directions and data exports.

  • Move Locations Function:This new function allows users to change and correct an address when the address has been inputted incorrectly or if the geocoding of the address is not correct. In addition to click-and-drag functionality to more accurately position a customer location on a map, users can actually pull in an aerial image of the actual location, click on it, and update their location.

  • 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.

According to the company, the benefits of RouteSavvy include, reducing time spent planning routes and the time spent driving them and reducing mileage, fuel costs and overtime for drivers.

 “RouteSavvy 1.5 offers much more functionality for the same price, and the new functions match popular functions offered in MapPoint,” said Steve Milroy, OnTerra president. “This latest version reflects OnTerra’s commitment to create affordable, effective route planning products that help companies save money, improve profitability, and enhance their customer’s satisfaction.”

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