I have a route with a time window from 8AM to 5PM. There are too many locations to get in one day. It is planned that it will take 3 weeks for visit all locations. The following, http://help.arcgis.com/en/arcgisdesktop/10.0/help/index.html#//004700000045000000 says that if a route arrives early to a location then a wait time will be accumulated until time window opens up. I have also tried using the VRP solvers and I run into the same issues
My problem is that my route is fine until a stop occurs at let say 5:45 PM. What I want is to accumulate a wait time until 8AM the next day. However network analyst just sees it as a time violation and continues routing to my points through the night. In reality the driver will be staying in a hotel then continuing the route the next day.
Is there any way to make route honor a daily time window or something.
Any solutions using the routing or VRP solver functions would be great.