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October 12, 2023

Plan new routes using the minimum number of drivers required

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We've enabled a new Route Option that allows for planning new routes using the fewest number of drivers required. You can find this new option under the "How many routes?" Route Option panel, which has been visually updated to reflect this new setting:

Selecting this option before route creation will generate the minimum number of routes possible, while still taking into account any duration, stop count, item count, or weight limits applied via other Route Options. As such, the minimize drivers route option requires at least one of Max route duration, Max stops per route, and/or Max items per route to be enabled in order to properly calculate any limits of a planned route.

Note: The minimize drivers option is only available when creating new routes, and is not currently supported for existing routes that have already been created.

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Roundtrip's mission is to equip every business with the software tools they need to deliver products to their customers in a delightful way. Thousands of Shopify merchants worldwide choose EasyRoutes to power their local deliveries across dozens of product categories, from meal kits and groceries to coffee, cupcakes, kibble, and so much more. Our easy-to-use route planning and delivery optimization app is certified Built for Shopify, a two-time Shopify staff pick, and the top rated local delivery app on the Shopify App Store.

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