How To Sort The Stops Of Your Run Manually

ElasticRoute allows you to manually sort your stops in a run to achieve your desired planning for your vehicles.

Below is an example showing the use of the manual sort feature to re-order the stops in a run.

Screenshot After Planning (Before Manual Sorting)

How To Use

  1. After planning, click on the Map tab.

  2. Select the run that you wish to sort manually.

  3. A panel will appear on the right hand side.

  4. Click the Sort button.

  5. The Sort button will turn Yellow.

    There are 2 ways to sort the jobs.
    i) Click-and-Drag.

    ii) Enter the new job sequence value in the text box besides it, and click the Tick button.

  6. Click Confirm when done to save the manually sorted run.

    Screenshot Of Sorted Run

      Notes:

    • The newly sorted stops will have a Sorted status besides them.
    • If you wish to revert the run back to the originally planned results, there is a Restore button that you can use at the bottom of the Panel.
    • If you wish to alter the Start Time of the run, refer to How To Change The Start Time Of Your Run After Planning
    • If the resorted run were to contain a violation of the initial planned constraints, an icon will appear. For example:
    List Of Violations
    Violation Description
    Max Time The total time for performing the run has exceeded the Max. Run Time defined in Settings > General.
    Refer to How To Customize Your Runs.
    Max Stops The total stops for the run has exceeded the Max. Stops defined in Settings > General.
    Refer to How To Customize Your Runs.
    Max Distance The total distance for the run has exceeded the Max. Distance defined in Settings > General.
    Refer to How To Customize Your Runs.
    Weight Capacity The total weight load for the run has exceeded the Weight Capacity defined in Settings > Vehicles.
    Refer to How To Set Vehicle Capacity.
    Volume Capacity The total volume load for the run has exceeded the Volume Capacity defined under in > Vehicles.
    Refer to How To Set Vehicle Capacity.
    Seating Capacity The total seating load for the run has exceeded the Seating Capacity defined in Settings > Vehicles.
    Refer to How To Set Vehicle Capacity.
    Vehicle Available Till The time taken to complete the run has exceeded the working hours defined in Settings > Vehicles.
    Refer to How To Set Driver Working Hours.
    Time Window The time taken to complete the run has exceeded the Time Window defined in Settings > Time Windows.
    Refer to How To Set Time Windows.

    Step 7: If you were to click on the Stops tab, the manually sorted stops would be in yellow; and the stops that were out of the defined constraints for your runs would be in red, with the error displayed under the Violations column.