Using the Address Card

After you have entered an address or Point of Interest (POI) into the Search Field, an Address Card is created. From the Address Card, you can copy the address location and/or open the address location in Google Maps in a separate browser, create a landmark, view the Street View of the address location, and see a list of nearby assets to the entered address location.

Using the Asset Header

From the Asset Header, you can view the address/POI, copy the location or open Google Maps in a separate browser tab to view the location.

Using the Ellipses button

Using the ellipses button from the Asset Header, you can copy the address/POI or open Google Maps in a separate browser tab to view the location.

How to copy the address/POI location:

  1. From the Address Card, click on the ellipses button ().
  2. A pop-up window appears.

  3. Click Copy Location.
  4. The location is copied to your system’s clipboard. Use may paste this location in within the Portal or externally (e.g., separate browser tab, etc.).

How to view the location in Google Maps:

  1. From the Address Card, click on the ellipses button ().
  2. A pop-up window appears.

  3. Click Open in Google Maps.
  4. A separate browser tab opens displaying the location in Google Maps.

Using the Create Landmark and Send Dispatch Features

Using the Create Landmark and Send Dispatch buttons, you can create a landmark centered over the dropped pin location or send a dispatch to selected vehicles/drivers.

Creating a Landmark

How to create a landmark:

  1. From the Address Card, click Create Landmark.
  2. The Create Landmark window appears.

  3. In the Landmark Name text field, enter a name for the landmark.
  4. Select a color for the landmark.
  5. Entering a name and selecting a color for the landmark are required steps in order for the Create button to be enabled.

  6. Click Create.
  7. The Landmark is created and the corresponding Landmark Card appears on the right-hand side of the screen.

Sending a Dispatch

A dispatch to a landmark (previously created), vehicle, or address can be sent to selected recipients (vehicle ID or driver name, if associated) from the Address Card.

How to send a dispatch:

  1. From the Adddress Card, click Send Dispatch.
  2. The Send Dispatch window appears.

  3. In the “Location to send:” text field, enter a landmark, vehicle ID, or address that you would like to dispatch a vehicle/driver to.
  4. Use the Recipient Selector (drop-down window under “Send this location to the following recipient(s):”), to select the driver(s) and/or vehicle(s) to receive the dispatch.
  5. Selected recipients appear in pill labels within the recipient field.

  6. Click Send Dispatch.
  7. A message regarding the transmission status of your dispatch appears next to the Vehicle ID section of the Dropped Pin Card.

    If the transmission failed, you are notified of this failure so that you may attempt the dispatch again.

Using the Street View

You can use the Street View to view the vehicle’s location on the map for street-level imagery.

How to use the Street View:

  1. From the Street View section of the Vehicle Card, click on the Expand button ().
  2. The Street View section expands to show the street view of the vehicle’s location.

    If Street View is unavailable for the location, a message is displayed stating: “Currently unavailable for this location”.

  3. To interact with the Street View, click on the screen to move the view up/down the street. To move the view, click and drag on the Street View screen. To zoom in or out, use the trackpad or trackball on your mouse.
  4. To expand the Street View to Full Screen, click the Toggle fullscreen view button (). To exit Full Screen view, press the Esc button on your keyboard or click the Exit full screen view ().
  5. To collapse the view, click the Collapse button.

Viewing Nearby Assets

You can view a list of all nearby assets to the address/POI in the Nearby Assets section of the Address Card. Assets are listed by Vehicle label and associated driver (if assigned), current status, and distance from the address/POI.

How to view the Nearby Assets List:

Number Description
1 Total number of assets located near the selected asset
2 Vehicle ID/Label of nearby assets

Assigned driver (if applicable) is displayed in parenthesis next to the vehicle ID/label.

3 Status and total amount of time in current status
4 Total distance of the nearby asset from the selected asset