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Update 7/

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27/20

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 plans.

Reports added/updated: 

  • Invoice history 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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  • 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:

  • 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.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: 

  • 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 ** 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:

  • 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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  • 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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Ditat Update 6/23/20

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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  • FIX: Issue with matching zone-based rate lane if Postal code specified and not matching
    • Rate Plans that were built using Zones and those Zones were built with Postal codes were coming up as a false positive.
  • FIX: EFS Advances import correct local times (used to record as UTC)
    • EFS advances will now display the actual time the advance was given, previously was using UTC time and not the local time from the location.
  • FIX: EFS Money code screen error fix and display correct time
    • On the Real time advances there were errors that came up when viewing Advances.

Reports added/updated:

    • **New Report**   EDI appointment timeliness – Report will show all EDI loads with the time sent on EDI load tender as well as the appointment time submitted and the time that the appointment was submitted.
    • **New Report**  Inactivity – Report will be available to run for Trucks, Trailers, or Drivers. This report will show all records that were not active for date range selected and how many days since last activity.
    • Expirations report- Added Next service date and Lease end dates to show when running report for trucks.  Also added CARB expire date to show if running the report  for Trailers.
    • Shipments to invoice – Added a parameter to run only for Trips that had been paid.
    • Margin summary – Added parameters to be able to run per company and per driver type.

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Ditat Update 6/16/20

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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  • Updated logic for pending check calls logic for selecting the correct GPS ping to compare.

Reports added/updated:

  • Shipment details – Added a 5th view that shows locations for pickup and delivery.  Also added option to group the report by pickup or delivery locations.

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Ditat Update 6/07/20

Features added/update:

  • Zonar service - fix for ELD

 

Reports updated/Added:

  • **New report** - User audit details- Report that shows what changes were made to a user and who made those changes.
  • Insurance policies list - Added options to Group by policy type, start and end dates.

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Ditat Update 5/24/20

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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.

 

update:

  • Fix for the suggested split point in Wizard – Will now exclude locations that are inactive.
  • Rate service fix for stop charge calculations  - This will fix the way rates are calculated for extra stops on Rate Plans.

 

Reports updated/Added:

  • Early/Late details – Added option to see all stops or only show the stops that are late or early.  Also updated the count and percentages to show the total of all loads that meet criteria and percentage to be of that total.

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Ditat Update 5/17/20

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)

 

Ditat Update 1/05/20

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.

update:

  • Best Pass, Pre Pass acct management screens released in HTML5 version, these screens will allow for multiple accounts to be set up in your system.
  • FIX: Exporting data sometimes CSV header was not present in the file, this has been updated to have the header column present.
  • EDI: Improvement to how FA received matched to partners (in cases where multi-partner setup present for singe customer)
  • Deductions: Removed restriction/validation on max one-time amount. Now it can be less than the amount to deduct.
  • EDI: Load tenders screen will have a RED background under the "Accept" button if it's TEST load tender (in addition to the checkbox)

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Ditat Update 5/10/20

Reports added/updated:

  • Safety events – Added a parameter and field on the report to show if a meeting is required.
  • EDI Status updates – Added parameters for shipment number or shipment reference number.

 

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Ditat Update 5/03/20

Reports added/updated:

  • Fuel purchase details – Added option to group by a carrier.
  • IFTA Summary - Fix Gallons purchased calculations per state to handle change to advance imports.
  • Trailer Inspections:  Fixed issue with trailers linked to the same trip showing on the report when they shouldn’t.  Also updated the group by and order by headings on the report.

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