AVL Updated User Manual English Version

Resources

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Resources is the part of the system where you store all the information about your assets; like trailers, drivers, events, status, and events status. It contains five sub-modules for each one of these asset types. Whenever a change, an edit, or an addition is made in your assets, the Resources module will be updated automatically.

1- Trailers

Along with the Action Bar in the upper-middle part of the screen, Trailers sub-module contains a grid with the names of each trailer that you have on the system, iButton, RFID, and some extra Actions.

The Action Bar can be used to refresh the list of trailers, add a new trailer, import/export trailers’ data, and customize the trailers’ grid.

How to add a new trailer:

– Simply click the (+) sign in the Action Bar.

– A new window will open.

– Enter the required information, like: Trailer name, description, iButton to auto-link the trailer with a driver, RFID to auto-link the trailer to a vehicle, and upload a photo of the trailer if available.

– Click the Access tab if you want to assign the access of the trailer to certain users.

– Finally, click Save to store the information.

 

2- Drivers

Drivers sub-module contains two tabs; Drivers and Driver groups.

Drivers’ tab contains an action bar and a grid with the names of the drivers registered on the system, driver phone number, iButton, RFID, Address, E-mail, user name, and some extra Actions.

The Action Bar can be used to refresh the list of drivers, add a new driver, import/export drivers’ data, and customize the drivers’ grid.

How to add a new driver:

– Simply click the (+) sign in the Action Bar.

– A new window will open.

– Enter the required information, like: driver’s name in English and Arabic, Phone number, National ID, description, iButton, RFID, Address, E-mail, user name, password, description, and upload a photo of the trailer if available.

– Click on the Driver Groups tab if you want to add the driver to any group/s.

– Click on the Access tab if you want to assign the access of the driver to certain users.

– Finally, click Save to store the information.

 

Driver Groups tab is the second tab in the Drivers’ sub-module. It contains an action bar used to refresh the list of driver groups, add a new driver group, import/export groups’ data, and customize the groups’ grid. The groups’ grid contains the names of the groups, Drivers Count (how many drivers the group contains), and some extra Actions.

How to add a new driver group:

– Simply click the (+) sign in the Action Bar.

– A new window will open.

– Enter the group name and add the drivers that you want to put in the group. You can search for any driver using the search box. You can also choose to ‘Add all’ drivers.

– Click on the Access tab if you want to assign the access of the driver group to certain users.

– Finally, click Save to store the information.

 

3- Events

Events are restrictions that you add to the behavior and performance of the units and the drivers. Whenever a restriction is violated the system sends you a notification of the violation that happened. Events sub-module is dedicated to creating, viewing, and editing those restrictions.

Components:

Events sub-module consists of an Action Bar and an Events Grid. The Action Bar is used to refresh the list of events, add a new event, view deleted events, and customize the grid. The Events Grid contains the name of the event, the type, the status, the destination where you receive the event notification (Email, SMS, and/or System), and some extra actions (Assign/Un-assign, Edit, and Copy).

How to add a new event:

– Click the (+) sign in the Action Bar.

– A new window will open.

– In the Main tab, enter the name and type of the event and decide its status; active/inactive

– Types of events include:

Moving + Engine Off: used when the unit is moving and the engine is off. This happens, for example, when the vehicle is towed. Choose the responsible sensor and enter the time after which you should receive a notification in minutes.

Power Cut: when the device’s power is cut off. Choose the responsible sensor and enter the time after which you should receive a notification in minutes.

GPS Antenna Cut: when the GPS antenna is damaged or cut. Choose the responsible sensor and enter the time after which you should receive a notification in minutes.

Low DC + Low Battery: When the battery of the device is not strong enough. Enter the time after which you should receive a notification in minutes, the responsible sensor, and the minimum value for the battery.

No Connection: when there is no internet connection. Enter the time after which you should receive a notification in the No Connection Period box.

Over speed: when the unit goes over the designated maximum speed limit. Enter the time after which you should receive a notification and the maximum speed limit in KM/H.

Over Speed Google: when the unit goes over the designated maximum speed limit set by Google.

Under Speed:  when the unit goes below the designated minimum speed limit. Enter the time after which you should receive a notification and the minimum speed limit in KM/H.

Sudden Acceleration: enter the event name and save.

Sudden Braking: enter the event name and save.

Sudden Drifting: enter the event name, the speed difference, and the angle difference.

Sensor: used when you want to add an event on a certain sensor that is installed in your unit. Enter the event name, the sensor name, and conditions, the time in minutes, and save.

Service: used to add an event on the various kinds of services that the unit has, like oil change or maintenance services. Enter the event name and save.

Zone in: used to add an event on entering a certain geographical zone. Enter the event name and conditions; time and minimum speed in KM/H.

Zone out: used to add an event on exiting a certain geographical zone. Enter the event name and conditions; time and minimum speed in KM/H.

Stop: used to add an event for unit stops. Enter the event name, the stopping time in minutes, and save.

Idle: used to add an event for unit’s idle time. Enter the event name, the idle time in minutes, and save.

Customer Visits: used to add an event for customer visits. Enter the event name, the time in minutes, and save.

– Do not forget to click Save to create the event or Cancel to cancel it.

– In the Notifications tab, choose the destination where you would like to receive the event notification; System, Email, SMS, choose whether to play sound or not when notified and the ring you would like to here, enter the frequency of the notification in minutes, and enter the cost of the violation.

– Click Save.

– In the Time Limit tab, choose the days when you would like to receive the event notification, and in the Time Range section enter the time of the day during which you would like to receive the event notification.

– Click Save.

– In the Unit Groups tab, choose the group/s of units that you would like to add the added event to.

– Click Save.

– In the Units tab, choose the unit/s that you would like to add the added event to.

– Click Save.

– In the Access tab, give access to the users that you would like to view, edit and receive the event notification.

– Click Save.

 

4- Status

Status sub-module is used to categorize your units according to their different statuses (In Workshop, In Maintenance, On the Road, etc.). The statuses that you add appear in the grid of statuses which contains the status number, name, code, and some Extra Actions (Assign/Un-assign, Edit status, and Copy status).

Status Action Bar:

On the upper right side of the grid appears the Action bar.  In addition to the grid customizer, the Action Bar contains icons used to refresh, add, delete, import, and export statuses.

How to add a unit status:

– Click the (+) sign in the Action Bar.

– A new window will open.

– In the Info tab, enter the status info; name and code.

– In the Access tab, assign the status access to any user/s.

– Click Save to create the status.

 

5- Events Status

This sub-module is used to define the statuses of your events. For example, if there was an event for sudden braking, the status of this event could show how the event was dealt with, so ‘the driver was penalized’ could be the status of the event.

The event statuses that you add appear in the grid of statuses which contains the status number, name, and some Extra Actions (Assign/Un-assign, Edit event status, and Copy event status).

 

Event Status Action Bar:

In the upper right side of the grid appears the Action bar.  In addition to the grid customizer, the Action Bar contains icons used to refresh, add, delete, import, and export statuses.

How to add an event status:

– Click the (+) sign in the Action Bar.

– A new window will open.

– In the Info tab, enter the event status name.

– In the Access tab, assign the event status access to any user/s.

– Click Save to create the event status.

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