Odoo AntsRoute Delivery Connector

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v 14.0 Third Party 23
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Required Apps Sales (sale_management)
Invoicing (account)
Inventory (stock)
Included Dependencies
Lines of code 1885
Technical Name delivery_antsroute
LicenseOPL-1
Websitehttps://antsroute.com/
Also available in version v 13.0
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Required Apps Sales (sale_management)
Invoicing (account)
Inventory (stock)
Included Dependencies
Lines of code 1885
Technical Name delivery_antsroute
LicenseOPL-1
Websitehttps://antsroute.com/
Also available in version v 13.0

Odoo AntsRoute Delivery Connector

AntsRoute is a SaaS software for route planning and optimization which allows delivery companies to determine the best routes. If you use Odoo as your backend ERP and have an AntsRoute account to manage your orders and optimize routes, Odoo AntsRoute Delivery Connector is a must-have solution for your team. Using this integration, you can automate various operations to make your work easier, such as transferring delivery orders and customer data from Odoo to define the best delivery routes in AntsRoute, updating order status in Odoo.

Import orders from Odoo to AntsRoute

Import orders from Odoo to AntsRoute with customer and order details.

Create new shipping method in Odoo

From Odoo, you can add new shipping method using AntsRoute to automate the import of orders.

Optimize routes in AntsRoute

Determine the best delivery routes using AntsRoute integrating time and business constraints.

Access roadmaps from the mobile app

Using the AntsRoute mobile application, drivers access all the details necessary to complete orders.

Communicate with customers

Keep customers updated by sending automated SMS and email notifications.

Update order status from AntsRoute to Odoo

Feedback order details from AntsRoute to Odoo and view proof of delivery.

Analyze the performance

Access route performance indicators in AntsRoute to make the best decisions for your company.

Send delivery report

Avoid any loss of documents or data entry errors thanks to the digital transmission of field data.

Import orders from Odoo to AntsRoute

  • Import orders from Odoo to AntsRoute with customer data.
  • Import order details - quotation number and stock picking, reference of the product, order price, number and weight of products to ship.
  • Choose the destination of Odoo orders in AntsRoute - 'Order bucket' or 'Organize'.
  • Cancel the shipment in AntsRoute from Odoo.

Create new shipping method in Odoo using AntsRoute

  • Define average loading time at the warehouse and average unloading time at customer's.
  • Choose the delivery days.
  • Define warehouse default opening hours and warehouse default closing hours.
  • Define customer default delivery starting time and customer default delivery ending time.

Optimize routes in AntsRoute

  • Determine the best delivery routes using AntsRoute.
  • Take into consideration the previous information defined in Odoo.
  • Take into consideration constraints defined in AntsRoute such as - management of time slots, working hours of drivers, lunch breaks, starting and finishing addresses.
  • Take into consideration the capacities of vehicles.

Access roadmaps from the AntsRoute mobile app.

  • Access the list of daily orders to complete using the AntsRoute mobile application available on IOS and Android.
  • View customer and order details, attached files, ETA and much more.
  • Use Waze or Google Maps to navigate to the next step.
  • Improves the working conditions of drivers by automating the collection of comments, photos, signature and barcodes.
  • Avoid any loss of documents or data entry errors thanks to the digital transmission of field data and creation of delivery report.

Communicate with customers

  • Automate the sending of notifications by SMS or email in advance with the ETA, when the driver is on his way.
  • Automate the sending of evaluation link when the order is completed.
  • Send links allowing customers to confirm or reschedule deliveries.

Update order status from AntsRoute to Odoo

  • Feedback order details from AntsRoute to Odoo - delivery date, order status, driver completing the order.
  • Feedback proof of delivery - customer signature, delivery pictures, completion comment, barcodes.

Analyze the performance

  • Access route performance indicators in AntsRoute to make the best decisions for your company - schedule occupancy rate, agent productivity, level of customer satisfaction and much more.

Add a new shipping method

Once you have activated the AntsRoute app, you need to create a new shipping method from the 'Inventory' module of your Odoo account. Check the box 'Use AntsRoute' and select or add the product associated with this shipping method.

Enter the AntsRoute API Key

After having checked the box 'Use AntsRoute', you access an 'AntsRoute' tab from which you can paste the API key retrieved from your AntsRoute account.

Select order destination in AntsRoute

Now choose the AntsRoute scheduling mode among the two options: 'In Organize' or 'In the bucket'.

Note : The bucket of orders allows you to add deliveries with a due date, i.e. a date before which the delivery must be completed. In contrast, when choosing 'In Organize', the orders are directly add in the routes on defined date.

Set up the time constraints from Odoo

From the 'AntsRoute' tab, define the following elements taking into consideration when scheduling orders and optimising routes: average loading time at the warehouse, average unloading time at customer's, delivery days, warehouse default opening hours, warehouse default closing hours, customer default delivery starting time, customer default delivery ending time.

Create capacities in AntsRoute

From you AntsRoute account, create the capacities 'Number', 'Weight' and 'Volume' (AntsRoute > Settings > Capacities > Add). Then, enter the carrying capacities for each vehicle (Resources > Vehicles > … > Edit > Capacities).

Add extra fields in AntsRoute

From your AntsRoute account, create the extra fields 'Price', 'Description' and 'Reference' (AntsRoute > Settings > Extra fields > Order/appointment > Add). For 'Display screen', select 'Create/update screen'.

Add new customer

When creating new quotation from the 'Sales' module of your Odoo account, you must add customer with name and address (Street, ZIP and City).

Note : You can select already existing customer.

Choose the shipping method

Once you have indicated the products to deliver, you must select the shipping method using AntsRoute by clicking on 'Add shipping'. Then, 'Confirm' the quotation.

Define the quantity to deliver

From 'Delivery' > 'Edit' > 'Detailed operations', edit the quantity indicated in 'Done' by entering the number of products to deliver.

Request carrier pickup

Click on the 'Request carrier pickup' button to send data to AntsRoute.

View order status from Odoo

From your Odoo account, you can access information about the order status imported from AntsRoute by going to Orders > Delivery > AntsRoute Information. You just have to click on the 'Get Delivery Information' button.

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