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Update 10/

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19/20

Features Reports 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 driver.

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  • Truck listing – Added a parameter to run by company.
  • Truck listing 2 – Added a parameter to run by company.

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Ditat Update 10/12/20

Features 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.

Ditat Update 2/16/20

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.

 

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  • Truck screen - Added a field for a 2nd plate number and expiration. This second plate will be included in validations, planning, etc.
  • Driver screen - Added additional driver license number field. This field can be used for any additional international license numbers that may be needed.
  • Confirmation sheets: We added a configuration under Dispatch Set up options to set 2 different confirmation sheets which can be used. When you print Confirmation sheets it will ask for 1 or 2. For example we have a confirmation sheet without rate so your default sheet 1 could have the rate and if you choose 2 it could print one without a rate.
  • Auto Rate/Pay: Added 2 security groups to control notes on shipments and trips separately. Also, added check boxes on Shipment and Trip screen to disable auto-rate/pay if needed.
  • Email TemplatesAdded new tags that can be used on email templates for "CustomerId" and "CustomerCompany".  This would allow you to add Customer information on the Invoice templates that you are using.
  • KeepTrucking integration switch from web hooks to API calls

 

Reports added/updated:

  • Invoice default - Added 3rd reference line to show on Invoice if it is used on the shipment.
  • Invoice direct customer - Added 3rd reference line to show on Invoice if it is used on the shipment.
  • Shipment details – Added a new view “View 6” this view will show current load status details. 
  • Asset utilization – Added option to run per driver.
  • Shipment invoice status – Added Invoice status column to the report, this will show if invoices are overdue, paid, overpaid or under paid using details sent from QuickBooks. 

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Ditat Update 9/29/20

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
  • New permission on Shipment entry – New permission to allow or turn off the ability to edit calculated rates.
  • Auto rate/pay - added a security group to control Note visibility.
  • SkyBitz fixed issue when Asset not passed in with GPS.


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.

 

 

Ditat Update 2/02/20

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

 

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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  • **New Template** Confirmation sheet no rate- Added a Confirmation sheet that does not show rates that can be set for your system.  
  • Early/Late details – Added option to run per Company.
  • Shipments invoice status - Removed canceled loads from showing on the report. 
  • Canceled shipments - Added option to run per Company.
  • Top customers – Updated the way Revenue per mile is calculated.

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Ditat Update 9/21/20

Reports 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:

  • 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 takenTrailer 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: 

  • 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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  • 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:

  • 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.

 

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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  • 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:

  • Settlement details – Added 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:

  • 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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  • Claims 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:

  • **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:

  • Samsara - Trailer tracking integration has been added
  • User Groups – Moved the Document management section out from under edit for the companies section.  This will allow you to give users the permission to use Document Management but not be able to Edit the Companies.
  • 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: 

  • Shipment details report - Fix to show miles in the correct column, after last update the loaded and total miles were in the wrong columns.
  • Margin Summary – Added Advance dates parameters so you can choose what Advances to show on report.  Fixed Applied advances column to calculate the advances that have been applied to Trips or deductions.
  • Team Scores – Adjusted the way Revenue is calculated when there are teams on a trip and for split trips.

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  • **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:

  • Driver safety tab – New meeting required box added to safety events.
  • Check call entry screen - MPH shown next to check call time. This was added to arrival check calls to help dispatchers decide if the check calls make sense when accepting or adding check calls
  • Update Locations entry screen with new fields, bigger map and duplicate validations on entry.  When adding new locations if there is a location with a matching address a prompt will show other matching locations before saving the new location.

Reports added/updated:

  • Trips to Pay - adjusted to list both drivers when a team is on a load.
  • Shipment details – Fix to show shipments without a trip. Shipments that were marked as completed without a trip and pending shipment were not displaying on report.
  • Margin details – Removed option for counting Advances towards margin.
  • Load Activity report – Fixed issue with parameters for Pickup and delivery locations.
  • Booking performance report – Fixed the Competed percentage field.

 

Ditat Update 12/15/19

Features added/updated:

  • QB Desktop Integration:  Added option to Map AR Account that will be used for Invoicing.  This can be set in the Manage QB Integrations section, in the Integrated companies section.   
  • Invoicing:  Fixed issue with the same document being uploaded to multiple folders.

 

Ditat Update 12/08/19

Features added/updated:

  • Min/Max pay for Flex Pay options – This will allow you to do a minimum/Maximum on a Flex pay line.
  • Fuel surcharge tables entry optimization.  – This will let you fill in the first few lines  for a Fuel Surcharge table and then when you use add the system will fill in with the amounts from the details between  the details between line 2 and 3.
  • Deduction lookup - fix start/end date display.

Reports added/updated:

  • Margin summary – Added Revenue per mile to report and added parameters for Dispatched and booked by.
  • Early/Late detail - Add option to Group by Dispatched by, Driver, or Carrier and options to sort by Pickup/Delivery locations.
  • Team Scores - Update to Revenue to make sure details can be backed up, also look at Driver Count for that time, added new fields for Trips completed and invoiced during time as well as split up Paperwork into 2 separate fields.

 

  • 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:

  • 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:

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

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Ditat Update 7/20/20

Features added/updated:

  • 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:

  • 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:

  • **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:

  • 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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