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  • About Attributes

    Attributes allow you to add custom, descriptive properties to your vehicles, drivers, and landmarks beyond the basic information. For example, you could assign categories such as “Equipment Type” to vehicles and then assign pre-defined values such as “winch,” “generator,” and “compressor.” Or, you could create an attribute such as “Towing Bed” with free-form values for a range. You can then...

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Using Driver Attributes

Attributes allow you to add custom, descriptive properties to your drivers. You can then use attributes as labels on reports and filters on maps and dashlets. Although the portal interface has been updated since this video was recorded, the process has not changed.

Using Vehicle Attributes

Attributes allow you to add custom, descriptive properties to your vehicles beyond the basic vehicle information. You can then use attributes as labels on reports and filters on maps and dashlets. Although the portal interface has been updated since this video was recorded, the process has not changed.

Using Landmark Attributes

Attributes allow you to add custom, descriptive properties to your landmarks, which allows you to provide extra information to a recipient whenever an applicable landmark alert is triggered–like a gate code or a note about a safety concern at the property (e.g., guard dog). Although the portal interface has been updated since this video was…

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Can I Assign Attributes to Trips?

Question: My company provides transportation services. How can the Dispatcher publish status updates of each trip so that the fleet manager, schedulers, and other portal administrators can easily see them? Although attributes aren’t yet supported (e.g., associate time spent with trips and/or jobs), you *can* implement an alternative solution. For example, let’s assume you create…
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Using Hierarchy Attributes

Attributes allow you to add custom, descriptive properties to individual hierarchy levels (nodes)–such as alert addresses, email lists, and timezones. When you apply an attribute to a hierarchy level, all members of that level (vehicles, drivers, landmarks and/or users) are automatically assigned to that attribute. Although the portal interface has been updated since this video…

Using Driver Attributes

Attributes allow you to add custom, descriptive properties to your drivers. You can then use attributes as labels on reports and filters on maps and dashlets. Although the portal interface has been updated since this video was recorded, the process has not changed.

Using Vehicle Attributes

Attributes allow you to add custom, descriptive properties to your vehicles beyond the basic vehicle information. You can then use attributes as labels on reports and filters on maps and dashlets. Although the portal interface has been updated since this video was recorded, the process has not changed.

Using Landmark Attributes

Attributes allow you to add custom, descriptive properties to your landmarks, which allows you to provide extra information to a recipient whenever an applicable landmark alert is triggered–like a gate code or a note about a safety concern at the property (e.g., guard dog). Although the portal interface has been updated since this video was…

Deep Dives

Can I Assign Attributes to Trips?

Question: My company provides transportation services. How can the Dispatcher publish status updates of each trip so that the fleet manager, schedulers, and other portal administrators can easily see them? Although attributes aren’t yet supported (e.g., associate time spent with trips and/or jobs), you *can* implement an alternative solution. For example, let’s assume you create…