Click on the Fleet icon (1) on the menu bar to the left to proceed to the Fleet page. Here you can view your Vehicles and Vehicle Profiles (2), add (3), edit (4) or remove Vehicle Profiles and Vehicles.
The HERE Last Mile fleet is comprised of vehicle profiles and vehicles. Vehicle profiles are templates for the same type of vehicle. Using a profile saves time when you have many vehicles of the same type.
For route optimization, vehicle profile details are used to find the best group of pickups and deliveries for a vehicle and also provide a valid route, for example avoiding a low tunnel if the vehicle profile for a truck is too high.
Create one or more vehicle profiles first and then add specific vehicles.
You may choose either car or truck for a vehicle profile. If you choose truck, there are a few additional truck characteristics you may also add, such as weight and height.
The results from your planning are routes which respect special truck routing aspects. For example, tunnel heights or streets which are forbidden for trucks.
For example, you may have four Mercedes Sprinter vans in the fleet. Each has the same operational cost and capacity. You would add one vehicle profile (type car) for the Mercedes Sprinter, and afterwards, add each of the four individual (with own numberplate) vans as a vehicle attached to the Mercedes Sprinter vehicle profile.
To add a new vehicle profile, on the Vehicle profiles tab, click Add vehicle profile (3) to the upper right and enter all the relevant details in the form, including:
Example: If there are 10 orders of demand, 8 each, these would fit into a vehicle whose type has a capacity of 80.
When done, click Add to save the vehicle profile and see it in the list.
There is a maximum of two vehicle profiles of type ‘truck’ with truck routing limits added. You may add as many ‘car’ or ‘truck’ (without truck routing limits) vehicle profiles as you like.
Combined together, all the vehicle profile details are used to calculate the most cost-effective routes for the specific set of orders being planned.
To edit an existing vehicle profile click the three dots icon next to the desired profile and select Edit.
You can edit all possible profile settings including profile name and type, cost per km/min, fixed cost, capacity, max range, and shift time.
When done click Save changes to apply your editing.
Should you no longer have certain type of vehicles in your fleet, it is good practice to delete it from HERE Last Mile. To delete a profile click on the three dots icon next to the desired profile, and select Delete.
Deleting a vehicle profile does not affect reports from already completed routes using those vehicles. Report data from previous days may still be viewed.
You may only delete a vehicle profile whose individual vehicles are not currently in use. Please complete or cancel any routes using those vehicles first.
Before adding individual vehicles, a depot and a vehicle profile should be created. Vehicles added on this page are automatically available for route planning.
On the Vehicles tab, click Add vehicle to add a new vehicle profile. Enter all the relevant details on the form, including:
When done, click Add vehicle to save the vehicle and see it in the list.
To edit an existing vehicle click the three dots icon next to the desired vehicle and select Edit.
Here you can edit all possible vehicle settings like vehicle profile, depot, number plate, make and model, as well as the additional info.
When done click Save to apply your editing.
If you no longer have a particular vehicle in your fleet, it is good practice to delete it from HERE Last Mile. On the Fleet page, Vehicles tab, click the three-dot icon and then Delete to remove it from the list; it is no longer available for route planning.