Adding a New Hierarchy

You can create any number of new hierarchy trees with as many branches (or nodes) as needed. Within each hierarchy, you can add members (vehicles, drivers, landmarks, users) to the branches. Although the portal interface has been updated since this video was recorded, the process has not changed.

Using Custom Report Groups

Hierarchy report groups allow you to include, exclude, and intersect different branches from one or more hierarchies, which you can use to filter maps and report–for example, “All Public Works vehicles excluding Solid Waste, including Maintenance, and ONLY Ford models.” You can create hierarchy report groups on-the-fly when running maps and reports (“CREATE NEW CUSTOM…

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…

Deep Dives

Hierarchies Design

Introduction Large customers require vehicle data to be grouped in useful ways to achieve fleet-wide visibility that can be easily segmented. Hierarchies create multiple fleet organizational structures so the data can drill down or rollup in maps or reports. Many customers have multiple divisions or branch locations which lend themselves to a hierarchical structure. Reports,…