Using the Address Card

After you have entered an address 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, Send a dispatch, view the Street View of the address location, and see a list of nearby assets and landmarks to the entered address location.

Using the Card Header

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

How to copy the address 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 functionality, you can create a landmark centered over the address location or send a dispatch to selected vehicles/drivers to the entered address.

Creating a Landmark

How to create a landmark:

  1. From the Address Card, click the Create Landmark icon ().
  2. The Landmark Card is created and appears on the screen.

  3. Select Circle or Polygon for the shape of your landmark.
  4. In the Landmark Name text field, enter a name for the landmark.
  5. Select a color for the landmark.
  6. If you have selected a Circle for your landmark shape, click Advanced Options to enter the lat/long coordinates for the landmark and/or adjust the landmark radius (default is 750).
  7. Click Create.
  8. The Landmark is created and the updated 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 the Send Dispatch icon ().
  2. The Send Dispatch window appears.

  3. The selected recipient field is pre-populated with the address associated with the displayed address card.
  4. In the search/text field, enter a landmark, driver, vehicle ID, or address to which you would like to dispatch the selected address.
  5. Click Send.
  6. The dispatch is sent.

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 and Landmarks

You can view a list of all nearby assets and landmarks to the address location in the Nearby section of the Address Card.

Nearby Assets

Nearby assets are listed by Vehicle label and associated driver (if assigned), current status, and distance from the Address Card.

You can enter the desired radius (in miles) from the address within which you would like to see nearby assets. The default radius is 25 miles.

Nearby Landmarks

Nearby landmarks are listed by selected landmark group, landmark name, and distance from the address (in miles).

You can enter the desired radius (in miles) from the address within which you would like to see nearby assets. The default radius is 25 miles.

How to view nearby landmarks:

  1. From the Card, click Nearby, then click Landmark.
  2. Select the desired landmark group using the drop-down window under Landmark Groups.
  3. Enter the desired radius (in miles) from the address for your search parameters.
  4. Nearby landmarks appear and are listed by landmark name and distance from the address (in miles). You may click on the name of a listed nearby landmark; however, the Landmark Card for the selected Landmark will appear and you will need to recreate the address to go back to the Address card.