Zones

The Zones table has zip codes prepopulated for all of the 50 states. Canada and PR are also available upon request. Contact CXT Support for assistance. 

Some newer zip codes may not be loaded into the system. 

Field Name

Description

Field Name

Description

Postal

Zip/postal code.

From Postal Plus

Plus 4 value of the zip/postal code.

To Postal Plus

Description

A description of the zip code. For the prepopulated zones it is the city.

Region

The region on the zip code. For the prepopulated zones it is the state or province abbreviation.

Depot

Optional. The selected depot for the zone. See Depots (Classic Operations App).

Rate Zone 1

The rate zone name to use when setting up zone to zone pairs on your rate charts.

Rate Zone 1 defaults to zip codes within your system and it can be used for all of your zip to zip pair ratings. 

If you make any modifications to Rate Zone 1 and need help getting it set back its original defaulted state, you will need to contact customer support and pay for custom work.

Rate Zone 2 - 12

The rate zone name to use when setting up zone to zone pairs on your rate charts.

Rate Zone 2 through 12 can be used to set up any special zoning areas for your zone to zone pricing. You can enter any rate zone name onto each postal code line item and the rate zone name can be used for as many postal codes as you want. 

Example

Rate Zone 2 can be color names and multiple postal codes can have the same color name to be grouped together for rating.

Zone Min 1 - 12

The dollar value. Any order using an order type specifying the zone will not charge less than the amount entered here. 

Dispatch Zone

Assign dispatch zone of zone. Dispatch zones are used to filter orders to fleets other than the default fleet on the order type. This is based on the origin address on the order, and it is set up on the order type form under the Fleet Assignments tab. See Order Types (Classic Operations App).

Lat

Latitudinal coordinate for the zip code.

Lon

Longitudinal coordinate for the zip code.

CentroidLat

Central latitudinal point for the zip code.

CentroidLon

Central longitudinal point for the zip code.

AdvancedFromLat

Latitudinal coordinate to start from. Using this column in conjunction with the other Advanced From and To columns will allow you to carve out 5-digit ZIP codes using Rectangular Polygons for more definable zones for use in Rating.

AdvancedFromLon

Longitudinal coordinate to start from. Using this column in conjunction with the other Advanced From and To columns will allow you to carve out 5-digit ZIP codes using Rectangular Polygons for more definable zones for use in Rating.

AdvancedToLat

Latitudinal coordinate to start from. Using this column in conjunction with the other Advanced From and To columns will allow you to carve out 5-digit ZIP codes using Rectangular Polygons for more definable zones for use in Rating.

AdvancedToLon

Longitudinal coordinate to start from. Using this column in conjunction with the other Advanced From and To columns will allow you to carve out 5-digit ZIP codes using Rectangular Polygons for more definable zones for use in Rating.

Priority

The priority in which a location is chosen if it is within polygons in multiple zones.

RouteZones

The Lookup Column and Route ID setup for the zip code. 

Click in the column to see the Zones - Route Zones form.

Polygons

The GeoZone setup for the zone. See GeoZoning.

Polygons should not be added to zip codes. It could cause unexpected results.

How to Add a New Zone Record

An overlap in the plus 4 values may cause unexpected results.

  1. Go to MaintenanceZones.

  2. Scroll to the bottom of the list of zones and add the new zone in the empty row. 

    • Required fields:

      • Postal

      • From Postal Plus

      • To Postal Plus

      • Description

      • Region

      • Rate Zone 1 - This should be the same value as Postal.

  3. Click the save icon 

    in the toolbar.

How to Edit a Zone Record

  1. Go to MaintenanceZones.

  2. Edit the field(s) you would like to edit.

  3. Click the save icon 

    in the toolbar.

How to Delete a Zone Record

Deleting a zone record that is in use can cause rating issues.

  1. Go to MaintenanceZones.

  2. Select the zone you would like to delete by clicking on the grey box to the left of the Postal column, the row will be highlighted blue.

  3. Click the delete icon 

    in the toolbar or press the delete button.

  4. Click the save icon 

    in the toolbar.