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Update 9/

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21/20

Features added/update

  • Planning Board - Add options to the shipments filtering section to show “Dry or Reefer” and  “Pneumatic or Tanker”.
  • Rate & Pay Setup Options  - Added a checkbox to Show YTD totals on Settlements.  This will allow you to not show the Year To Date totals section on settlements.  

Reports updated:

  • Settlements – Updated the settlements to show or hide the YTD totals.
  • Load Status – Added an option for "detailed view" which will show different fields on the report.  In the detailed view, you will also see other trips linked to the shipment that the trips are linked to.  So if you have a trip that splits in St Louis and run the report for trips picking up in St Louis for that time frame.  You will see both the Trip 01 that drops in St Louis and the -02 that leaves St Louis and any other splits linked to that shipment.
  • Shipments to invoice – Added option for you to run for one company.
  • Fuel purchase details – Added parameter to show the location as city and state in separate columns.

 

Ditat Update 3/01Reports added/updated:

  • **New Report** Check call processing summary – This report will show all check calls added to trips, with details of if pending check calls had been received from mobile devices and if Auto Dispatch accepted or skipped the pending check calls.
  • Advance – Fixed driver type issue where report would show company drivers when selecting to run for Owner operators. They options were switched.

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Ditat Update 9/07/20

Features added/updated:

  • Fuel surcharge tables. Allow $0 and 0% entries. Calculations won't produce an error, will show in the information of calculations tooltip.
  • Truck info card popup in planning/dispatch - added new grid below HOS view. This grid shows additional details such as Breakdown of events with remarks, Shipping Doc and trailer numbers.
  • Added a Default option for "Booked by" field added to the customer profile. When filled in will be used by default as Booked by on shipments will also be used for EDI loads when created.
  • Pay plans: Added 2 new quantity types - additional pickups and additional deliveries.  This will allow paying for pickups and deliveries differently.
  • Updated logo in the footer of Ditat-originated emails.
  • Spelling fixes on messages related to pay/rate calculations.
  • Pay plan calculation - fix lane matching when non-loaded stop added at end of the trip.
  • Pay plan - added an additional message when lane matching attempt to be used on Empty plansTrailer validations and UI column in Pending Check calls screen. Screen will show validation on the trailer that was submitted on check call, if a drop and hook was done.
  • GPS Insight - HOS integration beta version.
  • Pay Plans - fixed issue with Round Trip. If a round trip is detected the extra stop will not be paid.

Reports added/updated:

  • Settlement details – Fixed the error on report when using one of the new filters added last update.

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Ditat Update 8/31/20

Features added/updated:

  • Unloaded Origin and Suggested truck on Wizard now shows correct distance based on Lat/Lon instead of Postal Code.
    • The truck assignment wizard was using a postal code lookup to suggest trucks to do loads and using the same to show distance from unloaded origin, has been updated to use actual Latitude/Longitude when calculating those distances.
  • Invoice/Settlement screens prevent double-clicking Reload button
    • Fixed issue where users could double click the reload button and cause a load to show as double up on the settlement.

Reports added/updated: 

  • Invoice history Settlement details – Added multiple views, the default view will show all reference numbers in one column to make legible.  The separated view will show each reference type as separate columns harder to read but easier to work with data in excel.
  • Shipment Details – Added option to calculate revenue per mile by shipment miles.

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  • option to run for Truck side or Brokerage loads. Also added options to group by Carriers or Pay to Company.

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Ditat Update 8/24/20

Features added/updated:

  • Posting Settlements – Removed the Validation that a driver must be currently Active to Post a settlement.  This was added to allow you to mark drivers as terminated and do their Final Settlement without having to reactivate the driverClaims lookup - added Carrier and Shipment reference numbers as searchable fields
  • Split loads - fixed issue to allow for a load to be split more than 9 times.

Reports added/updated: 

  • Trips to pay detail – New Report that will work very similar to Trips to pay but will show per mile and other pay breakdown details.  This report will only run for the Trucking side will not run for brokered loads.
  • Trailer inspections – Added parameter and group and sort by options for "inspection done".
  • Fuel Purchase details – Fixed time out issue that was happening when selecting a date range.
  • Invoice history details – moved reference numbers to one column that will warp if used, if a reference field is not used it will be skipped. Added field for Truck number used for Trip.

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  • **New Report**- Top customers – This report will show you totals by customer for a selected date range. 
  • Shipment invoice status – Added parameter to allow to run for specific companies.

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Ditat Update 8/18/20

Features added/updated:

  • EFS Fuel advances - added trailer lookup.  If trailer is entered for an Advances will be applied when Advance is imported.
  • Added Rate & Pay Options – Added “Require Truck Trailer On Fuel Oil Purchases” field
  • Rate plans - fixed issue with large numbers not displaying in Rate column
  • QuickBooks Online Integration - Made change to export Vendors and Customers as always "Active", this is will prevent issues when trying to push invoices or settlements for in active Customers or Vendors.

Report updated: 

  • Margin Summary – Added column for total count of trips shown for each driver or truck in report and totals for columns.  Also changed report to use Trips delivery dates instead of the Shipment delivery dates.  When a driver is on a team the Trip count, Miles and Revenue will be split in half between each driver on the trip, for split trips both trips and miles will be calculated normally and Revenue will be split the same as it was on the Pay Calculation.

 

Ditat Update 2/09/20

Features added/updated:

  • Invoice mail template - added support for {BillByCompany} tag – This Tag will allow you to use the same template for multiple companies.
  • EFS advances - System will now break down Fuel into Reefer Fuel and Truck Fuel 
  • Invoice/Settlement screens added validation for pay/bill company.  This validation will show instead of error when there is not a pay or bill by company selected on Process Invoices or Process Settlements.
  • Samsara - will sync HOS data only for mapped active drivers
  • Trimble 10-4 integration to send tracking info

Reports added/updated: 

  • Invoice direct – Updated the Invoice Template to use the Invoice Footer Text box.
  • Invoice Default – Updated the Invoice Template to use the Invoice Footer Text box.
  • Fuel Purchase details – added an option to order by date.

 

 

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  • QB - move notification settings and account creation to HTML version.
    •  The Notifications group and level have been removed from the Silverlight screen. In HTML 5 each company will have its own page and you can set a different group/level per QB Integration when completed in the HTML 5 Accounting Company section.
  • Breakthrough fuel application tweak (ignore cancelled shipments)
  • EDI additional logging for troubleshooting of 997 sending

Reports added/updated:

  • **New report ** Dispatch performance summary – This report will show how many shipments were created, trips were created, check calls added, and BOL’S were added by user for the date range selected.
  • **New report ** Canceled shipments – This report will give you a list of canceled shipments for the date range selected. This report can be run per customer.
  • EDI Status updates – Updated the layout and added a section for how many check calls had been sent in on time versus check calls added. Also added an option for appointment and status update timeliness.

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Ditat Update 8/10/20

Features added/updated:

  • Tip mileage calculations – Found issue where trips would sometimes not recalculate mileage when being saved this has been fixed.

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Ditat Update 7/27/20

Features added/updated:

  • Toolbar caption option removed from the system options screen.
  • Maintain company screen - invoice footer text configuration field-  This field will work very similar to how it works for the confirmation sheet.  If you enter text it will be used instead of our default text that is there, if blank the default will be used.  This will allow you to replace default footer text at the bottom of the Default invoice and Direct Customer invoices.  The invoice updates should be completed for the next update, currently they will still only show the default text like before.
  • Pay Plans - fixed issue when forced miles specified and pay plan used for empty miles wrong miles were taken
  • EFS Date/Time fix for money codes on popup screen details. 
    • The real time advances(Only for the 2nd tier Integration with EFS)  screen was not showing the correct date/time that the advance was created.
  • Pay Plans – Added a new condition for Equipment type.
    • This will give the ability to add pay for specific trailer types being used. For Example could adjust the pay if a Flatbed truck is used. 

Reports added/updated: 

  • Invoice Summary with check calls - If present Reference field 2 and 5 will show on the report will not show if not present on the load.

 

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  • Shipment details – Added parameter for pickup and delivery zone.

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Ditat Update 7/20/20

Features added/updated:

  • Toolbar caption option removed from system options
  • Maintain company screen - invoice footer text configuration field-  This field will work very similar to how it works for the confirmation sheet.  If you enter text it will be used instead of our default text that is there, if blank the default will be used.  This will allow you to replace default footer text at the bottom of the Default invoice and Direct Customer invoices.  The invoice updates should be completed for the next update, currently they will still only show the default text like before.
  • Pay Plans - fixed issue when forced miles specified and pay plan used for empty miles wrong miles were taken

Reports added/updated: 

  • Invoice Summary with check calls - If present Reference field 2 and 5 will show on the report will not show if not present on the load.

 

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  • QBO Invoice sync issue FIX (large reference IDs)
  • QBO integration - added exception handling to separate sub-accounts
  • EFS Date/Time issue fix (wrong time on Money Code)
    • This was issue that only appeared in the Real Time Advances where the Time given and Time used were not displaying the proper information.

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Ditat Update 7/13/20

Features added/updated:

  • QuickBooks Online – Updates to the syncing process and re-enabled the invoice sync functionality.
  • Emailed check calls – Email updates if set to be sent will also CC the contact that is added on the shipments, this was added to allow to send updates different contacts per shipment.
  • Truck assignment wizard performance improvement for list suggestions. Found speed issues for some customers when going through the Truck assignments part of the trip assignment wizard.

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Ditat Update 7/06/20

Features added/updated:

  • EDI - Shipment status message deletion functionality has been added. 
  • Trucks - Next service date field added to the truck screen.
  • Dispatch rule created for Next service date from the truck screen.
  • Trailer assignment screen - new "Note" field had been added to the Trailers section.
  • New wizard option to require "Note" when Bobtail selected.  This has been added in the Dispatch Options and would require a note to be added anytime Bobtail is selected.
  • Deductions lookup – added an option to search for deductions by  "Driver".
  • Claims screen - fix $$ input fields preventing form from saving when empty
  • QuickBooks Online – Fixed issue with only importing 100 Chart of accounts per company.

 

  • Rate plan calculations have been moved to the HTML API platform.
    • Rate plan calculation method has migrated to the HTML version of Ditat.  No change should be seen in Ditat.

Reports added/updated: 

  • Safety Bonus – Added additional parameter for driver status.
  • Asset Discrepancy details - Fixed false discrepancies that were caused from Picking up a trailer in the middle of a trip.
  • Trailer Inspections – This report shows information about trailer inspections
    completed in specific date range (by trip delivery date if on trip or by
    inspection date if off trip)

 

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  • **New Report ** Auto dispatch log – This report will show all the logs on if pending check calls were accepted or skipped by Auto Dispatch if you have Auto Dispatch enabled in your system.

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Ditat Update 7/01/20

Features added/updated:

  • Driver Safety event types converted from a static list to a lookup window of event types.
  • Location screen - "Appointment required" field has been added. Now when the location is selected it will be set to Appointment required.
  • When location is selected on trip/shipment - customer-specific overrides take place.
  • When driver portal is enabled on an account a green "globe" icon will be displayed on Planning board. This is to hide or show available loads on the carrier/driver portal. Currently the driver portal does not have this page yet but it will be available in the near future.

Reports updated:

  • Safety bonus - Added additional parameter to run for Violations.
  • Margin details – Fixed percentage line on totals to calculate correctly.

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  • Trackers/Aggregators now report GPS position of split loads during the period the load is sitting between trips.
    • If you use a tracker aggregator such as FourKites or MacroPoint etc. and you split a load the system will continue to send updates of the drop point of the last completed trip linked to the customers shipment until the next trip linked to that shipment starts. 
  • QuickBooks Online added improvements to error messages that are sent and fixed issue with rounding.
    • In the online QuickBooks integration better messages have been added to try are resolve issues.
    • QuickBooks Online uses a different rounding method than they do for their online version, Improvement has been added to handle that rounding issue.
  • Shipment revenue and Pay rates now support 4 digits with values less than $0.01

Reports added/updated:

  • Load Activity – Added the options to group and order the report by the pickup date.
  • Load status – Added a field to the report in the default view to show Reference field 1 from shipment.  Also separated the Pickup and delivery into location and dates columns to help with sorting in Excel (Previously Pickup location and date was 1 column).

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