How To Pre-Assign The Stop To The Vehicle On The Map Through Selection And Drawing

ElasticRoute allows you to pre-assign the stop to your vehicle for planning.

This feature is useful if you have certain stops that needs to be performed by certain vehicles, or that you wish to manually cluster your stops for routing.

This tutorial will show you the steps in using the Pre-Assign feature on the map 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.

How To Use

Step 1: Import Of CSV
Prepare a list of stops and upload into your ElasticRoute account.

List Of Stops For Planing
Name Address Latitude Longitude
Stop1 9 Bishan Pl, Singapore 579837 1.3505274 103.8485301
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
Stop7 2 Jurong Hill, 628925 1.3187065 103.704253
Stop8 2 Perahu Rd, Singapore 718915 1.427965 103.705832
Stop9 537 Clementi Rd, Singapore 599493 1.3374129 103.7836791
Stop10 11 St Andrew’s Rd, Singapore 178959 1.3284465 103.823297

Refer to How To Import CSV File To Create Stops For Planning.

Screenshot Of Jobs Before Planning

Step 2: Click on the Map tab to view the locations of the stops.

Screenshot Of Stop Locations On Map

Step 3: Click on the Pre-assign button.

Step 4: The Pre-assign button will change color.

Step 5: Click on the Select Vehicle drop-down to select the Vehicle.

Step 6: The icon of the map markers will change.

Screenshot Of Map-markers On Map

Single Selection

Step 7: You may click on the map marker to have the stop pre-assigned to the driver.

Screenshot Of Pre-Assigned Stops

Mass Selection

Step 8: For mass assignment of stops, click on the Draw Tool button.

Step 9: Thereafter you may click on the map to indicate the points for selection.

Screenshot Of Pre-Assigned Stops Using The Draw Tool

Step 10: Optional. Subsequently, click on the Select Vehicle drop-down to pre-assign the stops to the other vehicle/s.

Screenshot Of Pre-Assigned Stops

Step 11: Click the Pre-assign button again to complete the process.

Screenshot Of Pre-Assigned Stops

Step 12: Click on the Stops tab to return back to the table view.

Screenshot Of Table View

Step 13: You may trigger the Plan & Optimize to start the planning.

After Planning

After planning the stops were assigned according to their Pre-Assigned vehicles.

Table Of Stop Results After Planning
Name Assign To Run No. Sequence
Stop2 Vehicle2 1 1
Stop1 2
Stop10 3
Stop4 4
Stop5 5
Stop6 Vehicle1 2 1
Stop3 2
Stop8 3
Stop7 4
Stop9 5

Screenshot After Planning

Screenshot Of Runs

Screenshot Of Run 1 (Vehicle2)

Screenshot Of Run 2 (Vehicle1)