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Create Mileage Charts with Microsoft MapPoint

MileCharter for Microsoft® MapPoint®

Calculate the distances between lots of locations in minutes instead of hours!

Find route costs for hundreds of customers!

MPMileCharter for MapPoint Example Table of Mileages to Customers Example of finding only the closest destinations Screenshot of MPMileCharter's user interface

If you are already using Microsoft® MapPoint®, you know how much trouble it is to calculate various distances and travel times to reach your customers in time. Use MPMileCharter to take the pain out of these calculations. Process hundreds of source and destination locations accurately in minutes with a few mouse clicks.

MPMileCharter is an add-in for Microsoft MapPoint that calculates mileage tables and charts and puts the results directly into a spreadsheet or text file. MPMileCharter will also compute travel times and estimate costs. It supports all of Microsoft MapPoint's routing options, as well as all geographic editions of Microsoft MapPoint 2006-2013.

Benefits include:

  • Ability to calculate route distances, travel times, and estimated costs all at the same time.
  • Easily calculate atlas-style tables between all locations within one group.
  • Calculate distances and costs for each of your depots to serve each of your customers.
    • Calculate tables with different source and destination groups.
  • Supports sophisticated and flexible route cost calculations using rate tables.
    • Different per-mile rates can be applied to different distance ranges.
  • Find the shortest routes, fastest routes, or straight line distances.
  • Find the 'closest only' destinations.
    • Efficiently match your closest sales offices to each of your customers.
  • Triangular and square mileage charts to match your required style.
  • Ability to output accurate location coordinates at the same time as the mileage table.
  • Travel times can include or exclude automatic rest stops and overnight stops.
  • Supports Excel 2007's extra large spreadsheets.
  • Supports industry standard comma (CSV) and tab separated text files.
  • Supports all of MapPoint's routing options and parameters.

MPMileCharter also has a simple, easy-to-use interface allowing easy selection of start and finish locations, as well as formatting and other options. To see how MPMileCharter works, see the Guided Tour on the official MPMileCharter website. If you are new to Microsoft MapPoint, then try the Walkthrough for Microsoft MapPoint Beginners page. This gives step-by-step instructions for starting Microsoft MapPoint, adding locations, and then running MPMileCharter.

Requirements: You must have Microsoft MapPoint (2006 or later) installed, and the Microsoft .NET Framework v4.0. The .NET Framework is available as a standard Windows Update, and as a free download from the Microsoft website. The Excel export option also requires Microsoft Excel (2003 or later) to be installed. MPMileCharter runs with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8.

MPMileCharter Professional

MPMileCharter v3.7 has two levels of licensing: Basic and Professional. The Professional license adds a number of features including the ability to find and sort only the closest destinations, and to pause/restart processing. The MPMileCharter for MapPoint Versions page summarizes the differences between the two licenses.

Free Trial

Click here for a free 14 day trial of MPMileCharter. The trial version must be registered if you wish to use it beyond the 14 day trial period. MPMileCharter licenses can be purchased from our Secure Web Form for US$60 each (Basic License), or US$100 each (Professional license). Other purchase options (including CD-ROM) are also available.

Please use our contact form for MPMileCharter support. The MPMileCharter documentation has also been published online.

We also sell a second mileage computation tool called MPMileage. This computes point-to-point routes listed in a database. We have a page comparing MPMileage and MPMileCharter.

MileCharter for Maptitude

MileCharter is also available as an add-in for Caliper's Maptitude product.

Ultra MileCharter

MileCharter is available for the Ultra Mileage system. This is capable of very fast (~1000 routes/second) processing and does not require a host application. Road data is derived from OpenStreetMaps, meaning it can be used anywhere in the world.