How To Set Priority For Your Vehicles

ElasticRoute allows you to set a Priority for your vehicles to control the order of vehicle assignment during planning. The stops will be assigned to the vehicle with the highest priority.

This feature is useful in situations when you have a fleet of regular and ad-hoc vehicles, and you wish to assign the stops to your regular vehicles first.

How To Set Up

Step 1: Navigate to Settings > Vehicles.

Step 2: Click the Add Vehicle button or Edit button to open up a screen.

Step 3: You may specify the Priority of your vehicle here.

Step 4: Click Save when done.

*Repeat Steps 2-4 to create 2 more vehicles.

Table Of Vehicles
Name Priority
HighPriorityVehicle 11
HighPriorityVehicle2 11
LowPriorityVehicle 10

How To Use

A list of stops was created for planning.

List Of Stops For Planning
Name Address Latitude Longitude
S1 10 Serangoon North Ave 2, Singapore 555877 1.3648152 103.876943
S2 23 Serangoon Central, Singapore 556083 1.354182 103.87828
S3 8 Somapah Rd, Singapore 487372 1.3543501 103.954636
S4 1000 Upper Changi Rd N, Singapore 507707 1.3596581 103.928236
S5 10 Shenton Way, Singapore 079117 1.277267 103.84196
S6 Outram Rd, Singapore 169608 1.2839349 103.830073
S7 81 Redhill Ln, Singapore 150081 1.2853019 103.816734
S8 2 Malan Rd, Singapore 109433 1.2763043 103.801147
S9 50 Jurong Gateway Rd, Singapore 608549 1.3481503 103.738676
S10 2 Jurong Hill, Singapore 628925 1.3239854 103.698469
S11 10 Fourth Chin Bee Rd, Singapore 619821 1.3380823 103.712639
S12 80 Mandai Lake Rd, Singapore 729826 1.3585355 103.768287
S13 604 Sembawang Rd, Singapore 758459 1.4254871 103.796028
S14 90 Yishun Central, Singapore 768828 1.428208 103.84101
S15 46 Woodlands Terrace, Singapore 738459 1.4434737 103.809255
S16 345 Old Nelson Rd, Singapore 758692 1.41586912 103.8270235

Screenshot Before Planning

After Planning

After planning, the stops were being assigned to the vehicles with the higher priority; and as the higher priority vehicles were able to complete all the stops, none were being assigned to the vehicles with lower priority.

Name Assign To Run No. Sequence
S2 HighPriorityVehicle 1 1
S1 2
S4 3
S3 4
S5 5
S6 6
S7 7
S12 8
S13 9
S15 10
S16 11
S14 12
S8 HighPriorityVehicle2 2 1
S9 2
S11 3
S10 4

Screenshot Of Results After Planning