The Schedule Build results will appear on the next screen; the map with planned stops appears on the top half, and the results are listed on the bottom half, in four separate tabs. These can all be used to analyze the results of the chosen parameters before building routes. 

Schedule Build Results

Map Results

The map screen displays all the selected stops for the chosen tab.

  • Use the Filter by Day button in the top right corner of the screen to filter the stops shown.
  • Click any stop in the Assigned Stops results tab to select/locate the stop on the map.
  • Hover over the stop symbol on the map to blow up the Stop Details info box.
  • The map can be zoomed in/out by scrolling the mouse wheel, or by dragging the Zoom slider left or right.

Schedule Build Results Map Screen

All Stops Results

All Stops lists all stops contained within the records. 

  • Can be sorted and/or filtered by column.
  • Stops marked by a checkmark indicate a selected stop, while an X indicates an unassigned stop.
  • The Days column presents a dropdown box by which the user can select to assign a new pattern from assigned days/weeks; on change, the stop will be assigned to the selected days and the quantities will be allocated based on the pattern chosen.
  • Use the Filter button for any column to filter records; filters can be cleared in the Filter info box or by selecting the Clear Filters button at the bottom of the screen.
  • The counter in the bottom left corner shows the number of assigned stops, the number of all stops, and the number of selected stops.

Schedule Build All Stops Results

Unassigned Stops Results

Unassigned Stops lists all stops that were not assigned (loaded).

  • Can be sorted by column and/or filtered by column data.
  • To assign a stop, use the Days column drop-down arrow to select a day pattern. 
  • View immediate results from changes/selections for any number of stops.
  • To commit the changes made, select the Assign Days button in the bottom right corner (newly assigned stops will move out of the Unassigned Stops tab).


Unassigned Stops Results

Volume Allocation Results

Volume Allocation provides a snapshot of scheduled volume; and includes volume totals for each stop, and total volume for each day of the week. 

Volume Allocation Results

Allocation Statistics Results

Allocation Statistics provides statistical charts for assigned versus unassigned stops.

  • Choose statistics to display by Pattern, Frequency, or Week; select the W (Week), F (Frequency), or P (Pattern) in the upper right corner (current view identified by a checkmark).
  • Choose which week, or all weeks to display by selecting the week number on the right side of the screen.

Allocation Statistics Results

After viewing the Schedule Build results, select the Save Solution and Build Routes button in the top right corner of the screen. The next screen returned will be the new files created from the saved solution.

  • The saved solution files are saved in the DirectRoute Data Folder, with a .schpro file extension.
  • The Stop File is copied and renamed to include ExportShip.stp (the original file will be left intact and unchanged); the new name(s) appear in the top right corner of the screen.
  • A message in the bottom left corner indicates the solution was saved successfully.
  • To exit from the saved solution without building the routes, click the X in the upper right corner to close the solution.
  • To continue and build the routes, click Continue Build Routes.

Saved Solution

If Continue Build Routes is selected, the routing solution will be complete, and the results will be returned in the Route Book on the next screen.