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Challenge #266: Mother's Day Bouquet

AYXAcademy
Alteryx
Alteryx

A solution to last week's challenge can be found hereSource: https://nymag.com/strategist/article/best-mothers-day-flowers.htmlSource: https://nymag.com/strategist/article/best-mothers-day-flowers.html

 

This week's challenge was submitted by @sara_burk  - Thanks for your submission!

 

Flora is the owner of Flora's Flower Décor and More. Each year, she systematically plans out her delivery schedule for Mother's Day deliveries and what the most efficient delivery route will be.

Considerations:
1) Flora always creates her delivery schedule on the day before Mother's Day. This year Mother's Day falls on May 9th. Any order placed on or after May 8th will be available for in-store pick up only.
2) In order to qualify for delivery, the order cost must reach $50.
3) Flora only has time to deliver flowers to the closest 30 customers to the floral shop. The rest of the customers will have to pick up their flowers from the store.

Flora will start at the flower shop, and consecutively go to the next closest location (based on distance, Miles). Create a macro that will help Flora optimize her route and then map the outcome. How many miles will Flora drive?

PhilipMannering
14 - Magnetar
14 - Magnetar

I must remember to... oh wait.. the UK Mother's Day was several months ago.. : /

 

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dsmdavid
11 - Bolide

Might we worth revising that strategy, Flora...

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going from closest point to next closest point

vs

restricting to 30 closest points to Flora's shop
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AkimasaKajitani
14 - Magnetar

My solution.

 

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Macro : 
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Maskell_Rascal
12 - Quasar

Here is my solution!

 

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Workflow:
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Iterative Macro:

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Map Output:

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Number Miles: 

56.1356

 Cheers!

Phil

RolandSchubert
15 - Aurora
15 - Aurora
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clmc9601
12 - Quasar

My solution!

 

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56 miles (no return)
63 miles (including return)

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48 miles (including return, using @dsmdavid's strategy. You're right-- it's still more efficient!) 

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BeginnerMindset
8 - Asteroid

Great challenge.

 

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Iterative macro:

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phottovy
11 - Bolide

I built it with two options, closest to the store or closest to the previous delivery:

 

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Spalders
8 - Asteroid
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A slightly different route, going to the nearest next stop and a long trip home 48.29 miles in total