How To Allow The Pre-Assign Stops To Be Assigned To Other Vehicles

ElasticRoute allows you to pre-assign the stops to your vehicles for planning.

This feature is useful if you have certain stops that needs to be performed by certain vehicles.

This tutorial will show you the steps in using the Pre-Assign feature for doing so.

How To Set Up

Vehicle Setup

Step 1: Navigate to Settings > Vehicles.

Step 2: Click on Add Vehicle to create the vehicles.

Refer to How To Add Vehicles.

General Settings

Step 1: Navigate to Settings > General.

Step 2: Scroll down to the Plan section.

Step 3: Check to enable the Release Pre-Assign To checkbox.

Step 4: Click Update when done.

How To Use

A list of stops was imported to show the use of the feature.

List Of Stops For Planning
Name Address Latitude Longitude Pre-assign To
Stop1 9 Bishan Pl, Singapore 579837 1.3505274 103.8485301 Vehicle1
Stop2 18 Yishun Ave 9, Junction Nine, Singapore 769098 1.433201 103.84164
Stop3 1 Woodlands Rd, Singapore 677899 1.38035 103.76013
Stop4 1 Raffles Blvd, Singapore 039593 1.2935198 103.8572572
Stop5 1 Expo Dr, Singapore 486150 1.334308 103.959258
Stop6 80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826 1.4037375 103.7904219

For the purpose of this tutorial, a maximum of 3 stops per day is being imposed on Vehicle1.

Screenshot Of Jobs Before Planning

After Planning

With Feature Being Disabled

When the Release Pre-Assign To feature is disabled, only 3 stops are being assigned to Vehicle1 (due to the max stops per day constraints), and the remaining stops have the Unserved exception.

List Of Stops After Planning
Name Address Run Job Sequence Assign To
Stop2 18 Yishun Ave 9, Junction Nine, Singapore 769098 1 1 Vehicle1
Stop6 80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826 2
Stop3 1 Woodlands Rd, Singapore 677899 3
Stop1 9 Bishan Pl, Singapore 579837 2 1 Unserved
Stop4 1 Raffles Blvd, Singapore 039593 2
Stop5 80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826 3

Screenshot After Planning

With Feature Being Enabled

When the Release Pre-Assign To feature is enabled, the remaining 3 stops were being assigned to Vehicle2.

List Of Stops After Planning
Name Address Run Job Sequence Assign To
Stop2 18 Yishun Ave 9, Junction Nine, Singapore 769098 1 1 Vehicle1
Stop6 80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826 2
Stop3 1 Woodlands Rd, Singapore 677899 3
Stop1 9 Bishan Pl, Singapore 579837 2 1 Vehicle2
Stop4 1 Raffles Blvd, Singapore 039593 2
Stop5 80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826 3

Screenshot After Planning