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  1. Eric -

    Just trying to re-connect. You helped me with Mappoint about a year ago, when I visite Chicago. We are ramping up the use of Mappoint again. Can you reach out to me? Thanks,

    Tim Cameron
  2. Hi Eric,

    I've been perusing these forums and you appear to be one of the resident experts on Map Point...so I thought I would ask you.

    My company uses a routing program called Street Sync that is paired with Map Point. Runs(Stops) are exported to Map Point for turn-by-turn directions. That said, we do allot of business in the tri-state area (Conn/NYC/NJ) and parkways continue to be our nemisis.

    I've seen in some old posts that you have written custom scripts/macros that eliminate parkways from Conn and NYC. Would it be possible to chat on the phone about how you did that? Such a script/macro would be a major time saver and would probably save one tuna-canned truck every 2-3 years.

    Please feel free to call me at 888-949-5089 ext 153. You help is defintiely appreciated!!!


    Camp Trucking
  3. I'm not really familiar with this, try posting in the public forum at --
  4. Hi Eric,

    Your help with this matter is greatly appreciated:
    An earlier version of MapPoint (I believe 2002, which I no longer have access to) could export out the square mileage (land area) for a FSA (Forward Sortation Area) for Canada. (the FSA is defined by the first 3 digits of the 6-digit Postal Code).

    Version 2010 does not have this option. The Help does not lead anywhere on this topic.
    Question 1: would there be a way to export FSA or Postal Code land area from MapPoint 2010?
    Question 2: greatly appreciated any lead to a data source that would give us access to land area and population by Postal Code (or by FSA).

    Any lead / forward is welcome.
    Thank you,
  5. Eric,

    The optimization in Mappoint 2010 is terrible. I have 200 points in a small city block and it has me going from one side to the other....hitting streets mltiple times thru out the day. I do pickups for a charity doing used clothing drives. and we use large trucks. Mappoint likes to take you down most streets and do a u-turn everytime. Is there a way to get rid of the u-turns and have it always thinking about going ahead like a garmin. Or is there a third party optimizer that does only right hand turns or something alongs those lines?

    Any help is greatly appreciated
  6. Hey man I just have some general questions before I nnvest in the software (MMP) could you please review my post. I need help before I loose my mind over scheduling my appointments for my service business. Im a one man show and I am hoping this software will help me save time with my rout optimization.
  7. I have noticed that you have responded to a lot of posts and am hoping you can assist me with what seems to be a common question and should be a simple solution that I can not find.....How do you view/save the unmatched records that result from the ImportData?
  8. All is well. Thank You
  9. Try it now!
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