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Platform Updates For 2024

The following updates and new features have been added to our platform recently.  

Telematics Integration Support

  • Saucon is now supported as a telematics integration option
  • ​Zonar is now supported as a telematics integration option

     

Actuals Package is no longer required

  • we separated the Actual features into a separate package to support customers that don't need the actuals integration features

    • our basic package simply connects your booking & telematics platforms and includes route creation, customer map views and Bus SOS support
       

Bookings Views & Reports

  • NEW Vehicle Start/Finish Report​

    • shows planned vs actual start/finish times

    • supports calculated times that can be customized to meet your custom driver payroll rules

      • supports custom start/finish offsets and rounding

      • supports min/max overrides (planned vs. actuals)

Bus SOS Package ​

  • this package is now included with the base Booking & Telematics Integration package​ to provide your team with real-time assistance to drivers and dispatchers during vehicle breakdowns

Alerts & Notifications

  • NEW - Unplanned Vehicle Activity Alert (aka Stolen Vehicle Alert)

    • ​​send a message if a vehicle is active without a planned booking​
    • ​configure yards and a mile radius to ignore local expected activity​

  • NEW - Vehicle Inactivity Alerts​

    • supports custom rules (duration, speed, ignition state) and filters​ (time windows, geofence, vehicle list/tags) to trigger alerts

    • detects fuel usage/emissions violations and driver unplanned breaks during time windows & geofences

  • NEW - Nightly Alert Report

    • allows you to send nightly CSV reports filtered by alert type and message text

  • Late Alerts​

    • now support text to voice to support voice based on call alerts​

 

Vehicle Status Management

  • NEW - Vehicle Status History page ​

    • shows history of VSM updates by date range​

  • NEW - RTA integration is now supported to provide real-time maintenance status​ across systems

Custom Map Views Package

  • NEW Live Vehicle Yard Tracking​

    • ​​live view of all vehicles in your yards ​

  • this package is now included with the base Booking & Telematics Integration package​ to provide your team with real-time and historical vehicle activity events


TBN OpsDriver Integration Updates

  • Driver & Vehicle Mappings

    • added process to periodically resync mappings between TBN & Samsara

Platform Updates For 2023

The following updates and new features were added to our platform during this time.  

Bookings & Actuals Package

  • Booking/Actuals page updates

    • now shows live vs dead mileage
    • now shows driver HOS On Duty, Off Duty & Driving times
    • support searching by booking finish/start/overlapping date range
    • improved searching and filtering of results
  • calculates and returns actual dead mileage to Coach Manager (v5.19+)
  • updated vehicle fleet map support to show speed, direction & booking info, added vehicle real-time vehicle tracking support
     

Bookings Views & Reports

  • NEW - Driver Utilization View​

    • daily view of drivers planned booking ​details & times

  • NEW - Unplanned Vehicle & Driver Activity Reports

    • daily view of vehicle or driver activity outside of planned bookings ​

  • Actuals Performance Report

    • ​improved layout, sorting and filtering

  • Booking Calendar View​

    • updated to ​2 week view, shows booked vehicle type counts by day

  • Vehicle Utilization View

    • ​updated to support new sorting and filtering

  • NEW Mileage Report

    • shows calculated booking vs. Samsara mileage totals by day​

  • NEW Billing Report

    • shows planned vs actual booking pickup to completion times​

  • NEW Driver Daily & Multi-day Reports

    • shows planned vs actual HOS times​ vs Payroll data (opt)

Vehicle Status Management

  • Fleet Map updated to support better filtering by status

  • Vehicle Status Manager Page updates

    • shows history and color coded view and better filtering by status

    • added standalone mode - read-only mode that auto reloads results that can be used as a wall monitor in the wash/maintenance bays

    • support defining custom column​s and ordering in settings

  • DVIR / Maintenance status support added​

    • shows real-time status based on DVIR records

Bus SOS

  • add support for custom driver notes along with the SOS request

  • added several new participating companies

Alerts & Notifications

  • NEW - Vehicle Activity Alerts

    • ​sends a message to drivers for Samsara vehicle events (Idle Time, Faults, etc)

  • NEW - HOS Duration Alerts

    • ​sends a message to drivers when they approach On Duty limits (70/8 rule, etc)

  • NEW - ​​Post-Trip Notifications​

    • ​send a trip follow up message to drivers, group leaders & passengers

  • NEW - ​Driver Relay Notifications

    • ​send a message to a relay driver when their vehicle is near start location​

  • NEW - Group Message Sender

    • ​send custom SMS or Email messages to your staff and drivers

  • NEW - Missing DVIR Alert

    • send a message if a driver skips a pre or post trip DVIR​​

  • Alert History page updates

    • now saves and show email/SMS responses from drivers & customers

Custom Map Views Package

  • NEW Fleet Map

    • combines vehicle location and booking data​ for detailed view of vehicles and upcoming activity

  • NEW Vehicle Trip History​

    • shows detailed info on vehicle trips by date and vehicle​

  • NEW Vehicle Route History​

    • shows detailed vehicle route history by date and vehicle

    • see exact time vehicles arrived/left geofences​

  • NEW Live Vehicle Tracking​

    • embed links in SMS/email messages to track by ​vehicle, booking, booking type
       

User Management

  • added Manage Profile page to allow all users to set user fields & passwords

  • added support for bulk import of users via a CSV

  • added new fields: phone #, tags, job title, location (to support group messaging)

  • added new roles: Garage, Dispatch, Wash Bay (limited access for Vehicle Status)

Package & Pricing Updates

  • we eliminated setup fees for all packages

  • we now use simple monthly package based pricing that includes all features

  • packages can be turned off & on at any time

  • monthly payments can be automated with our payment provider (Stripe)

  • we now offer a $1k referral credit

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