This page documents production updates to Cloud Optimization API. Check this page for announcements about new or updated features, bug fixes, known issues, and deprecated functionality.
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April 14, 2022
Cloud Fleet Routing is now generally available (GA).
You can now grant access to Cloud Optimization IAM roles to a user, a group, or a service account to perform create or get operations in the context of a
You can now create models that can solve up to 120 mns (instead of 60 mns) using automatic checkpoints in a
batchOptimizeTour request to solve complex problems.
You can now set a
soft_max_load with related costs on your vehicles to balance the load limit across your fleet.
Optimization AI now has a concurrent batch solve quota of 60000 timeout seconds per project.
November 15, 2021
You can now use Place ID in Cloud Fleet Routing as an alternative to latitude and longitude, which is still available.
demands/capacities fields are improved with
Load Limit: this feature will help you dynamically control how much shipment load will be added to each vehicle, pushing the solver to balance out the shipments more evenly.
demands/capacities related fields will be deprecated on November 15th, 2022.
googleMapsApiKey field in
optimizeTours is deprecated and replaced with Google Maps for Fleet Routing. Update your code to remove the
google_maps_api_key field from sending requests. If not, it causes errors on the client side.
July 01, 2021
Cloud Optimization AI rolled out updates to replace
Transitions are meant to inform about everything that is happening before and/or after visits. Whereas a TravelStep only contained travel distance and duration information, a Transition also holds quantity loads and delay durations. More fields will be added to Transitions in the future.
This is a backwards-compatible change: the old fields are kept and maintained. No features or capabilities were removed. Details for this release are listed here:
ShipmentRoute.travel_stepsis changed to
ShipmentRoute.delay_before_vehicle_endare changed to
ShipmentRoute.end_loadsare changed to
ShipmentRoute.TravelStep.durationis changed to
ShipmentRoute.TravelStep.distance_metersis changed to