When you are pleased with the route optimization you will need to assign drivers to each route. A driver is not a user in pinDeliver. The driver will get the route instructions as a link sent to his mobile phone normally but email is also possible. A driver can be available for all delivery groups or just selected delivery groups. You specify this when adding the driver as below.
A driver is setup with a name but it is off course also possible to have generic drivers and instead of naming them with first name and last name you just fill in a generic name like "Driver car 1" or similar. This is useful if you use phones associated with each car instead of with a person.
To create a new driver you select Admin/Drivers from the main menu. A list of all drivers is shown and you just click Add new driver in the bottom of the list. To change an existing driver you just click the driver name or the Edit button to open the driver card.
Fill in all relevant fields in the driver card and click Create driver to save it. See image and field explanations below.
|First name||The first name of the driver. Or you can use a descriptive name if you want to use generic drivers like "Driver Car 1"|
|Last name||The last name of the driver.|
|Mobile phone number||Mobile phone number to the driver. This phone number can be used to send the link to open the GO-app for the driver where the route is presented and where the driver executes the deliveries.|
|Email address||Email address to the driver. This email address can be used to send the link to open the GO-app for the driver where the route is presented and where the driver executes the deliveries.|
|Language||Specifies what language should be used when communicating with the driver and also the language for the GO-app for the driver.|
|Delivery Groups||Here you can specify which delivery groups the drivers should be available for. This means that the driver will only show up in the list of drivers to assign for a route if the route belongs to one of these delivery groups.|