Optimization & Manual Order

This guide assumes your Stops have been added to your Route and you are ready to finalize your Route.

Learn to add Stops here, or check out our Getting Started Guide for a comprehensive introduction to RoadWarrior Flex.

Optimization minimizes your time on the road by calculating the most efficient Route. RoadWarrior’s Optimization includes data like traffic and speed limits in its calculations, and is customizable to suit your needs.

How to Optimize your Route

Once your Stops have been added, Optimize your Route by tapping Order at top of your screen.

Click Optimize and RoadWarrior will create your Route, and display a Route Summary.

Learn to customize Optimization settings in the next section.

How to Manual Order your Route

Once your Stops have been added, tap Order at top of your screen.

Click and drag the dot icons to the right of each Stop to manual order your route.

Then, select Calculate.

Note: selecting Optimize will change the Stop order to the Optimized order, and undo any changes you made.

Custom Optimization Settings

Double click on the Route name in Planner.

Select the pencil edit icon to edit route & optimization settings.

Edit your route settings. Be sure Save any changes made.

  • One Way/Round Trip - set whether your Route starts and ends at the same location, or in different locations

  • Fastest/Shortest - fastest travel time vs. shortest distance

  • Driving/Biking/Walking - transportation method of choice

  • Avoid - set your Routes to avoid Highways, Tolls, and/or Ferries

  • Start Time - set the date/time of your Route

  • Start Location - learn how to set the Start/End Points here