Defining and Managing FSM Territories
  • 13 Jun 2023
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Defining and Managing FSM Territories

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Article Summary

Mobileforce FSM Territories allow your organization to define a specific area or region where an office can provide service. This can be tied to a specific zip code, or drawn on a mapping tool provided by Mobileforce FSM. Once defined, you can better match a job/service task to a technician/worker who services that territory.


For your convenience, Mobileforce FSM comes pre-loaded with territories for the United States, including:

  • Territories for each of the 50 states and Puerto Rico.
  • Territories for each USPS zip code in the United States.
  • A territory of the entire United States of America.

Once territories are defined and named, they can be assigned to any Mobileforce Office For more information, see Creating and Managing FSM Offices

From the Field Service Setup page, click Territories.


From here you can:

  • Click the image26 button to create a new territory.
  • Click the image-1651687637794 button for an exisitng territory to edit it.
  • Click the image84 icon of a field of an existing territory to edit that field.
  • Filter the Territories table to show only the results you need. For more information, see Filtering Tables.

Create a new territory

To create a new territory, click the image26 button.


Enter the territory details and click image.png when finished:

Name: Enter the name for the territory.

Description: Enter a description for the territory.

Polygon Points: Click the Edit Map button to draw the territory on a map.


To create a territory using the mapping tool, you must ensure that cookies are enabled in your browser for your source CRM, as well as for the mobileforce subdomain:

  • US users: http://apps.
  • EU users:

Office: Select the office associated with the territory in a many to one relationship. Each territory must be associated with an office. For more information, see Creating and Managing FSM Offices.

Edit the territory map

Mobileforce FSM allows you to define a territory using a map applet, where you can draw a single polygon around the desired region. Mobileforce FSM connects to an external API for configuring the applet.


During Mobileforce FSM implementation, Mobileforce Support will help you configure Mobileforce to your selected map subscription service, either Google Maps or ArcGIS Pro.

Click the Edit Map button. The applet opens in a new window. Enter a starting address and click Go.


The starting address provides a location around which you can draw a polygon shape as your territory map.


Use the map to draw the territory using the specified tools. You will create a starting point by clicking a point on the map. Your ending point must be the same as your starting point. When finished, click Submit to save the drawing to your territory.

  • To change the map, click Map to view a road map of the region or click Satellite to view a satelite region.

  • To move the map click the hand tool image.png. The crosshairs icon changes to a hand. Click the draw tool image.png when finished.


Additionally, you can right-click your mouse to move the map without clicking the image.png tool. This can be helpful to move the map while you are drawing the territory.

To draw the territory, do the following:

  1. Ensure that the draw tool image.png is selected.

  2. Move the crosshairs tool to the location where you want to start the territory and click the map to start the draw tool.

  3. Click the map again to set additional points of the territory.

  4. To finish the drawing, do one of the following:

    • Click the first point you created to complete the polygon around the desired region.
    • Once you have at least two points drawn, double click the next point in the territory, and the applet will complete the polygon.

When finished, the applet indicates the territory by shading the area inside the drawn polygon.

Edit an existing territory

To change an existing office, first click the image-1651687637794 button to open the territory page.


The territory page lists the entered territory information as well as any Service Tasks or Users to Territory

From this page you can do the following:

  • To edit the selected office, click the image205 button.
  • To create a new related object (for example, Service Task or Territory), click the image.png button.
  • To edit one of the related object, click the associated image45 button.
  • To open the table for the related object type, click the image.png associated button.

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