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New features and enhancements

Version 6.9.5.2024C
Last update: 2024-05-17

Adding new APIs: Vizion (track and trace - USA) and Triumph (factoring - USA)

xDriver app updates: allow updates for Bill of Lading, Seal number, and Weight

Accounting: enhance driver settlements and customer invoicing, custom invoice prefix per office

Accounting: add bulk payments for multiple invoices simultaneously and create credit notes on the fly for overpayments

Customers: new settings: mandatory documents

Attachments: improve documents' control, validate mandatory documents when sending invoices by email

Version 6.9.3.2023C

Rebranding: Express Waybill becomes DrayMate TMS

Version 6.9.2.2023C

xDriver app updates: make dispatcher notes visible to drivers

App Settings: allow using custom SMTP server to send notification emails

Update: the latest version of US and Canada zip code database

Customers: new settings on invoices: show/hide delivery date & delivery driver name

Rates: calculate chassis detention days automatically, improve auto charges

Search waybills: add Vessel and Steamship Line to the search criteria

HERE Maps: completely replaced Google Maps for better maps for trucks

Track and Trace: auto-check container availability every 180 minutes and integrate with a new API for better performance

Version 6.9.1.2023C

Search waybills: change and add new fields: Booking number, Customer reference number, BOL, waybill type (import/export/transfer)

Customer contacts: add new type of assigned emails: POD only

User roles: add new "mechanic role" which allows users with this role to manage the containers in the yard, trucks and chassis only

Accounting: when sending an invoice by email you may select attachments from the list of waybill attachments, auto-calculate the waiting time based on signature time in / time out, fix QuickBooks online integration for US

Driver settlements: automate driver settlements by moves, additional and accessorial charges, deductions, pay and print PDF

Reports: add new reports: Sales per month, Driver Pay vs. Charges, etc.

Document management: Document control: add document type when uploading a file attachment

xDriver app updates: populate email on mobile app from default waypoint email address, add time in & time out on signature, add camera and take photos

Google Maps: replaced with HERE Maps for trucks: more updates will come

Global design and user interface improvements, update templates: email, invoices, waybills

Update all core technologies to the latest versions, add the pixel game and customer feedback

Version 6.8.8.45.2020C

MSC EDI: updated mandatory unique P.O. number

Termont: update API for better track and trace

Dispatch: improvements on return and drop containers: track of chassis location

Accounting: improvements on edit and save invoices, add Bill Of Lading to invoices

Rates: improvements on adding additional charges

Waybills:
- improvements in searching: edit and add fields in search results
- added a new waybills quick entry form
- improvements on edit and duplicate waybills
- bulk importing orders: allow import and export order types
- improve POD: cleanup signature and POD files if waybill is deleted or moved back to pending status

xDriver app updates: new mobile app allows drivers to update the chassis and containers number

Version v6.8.6.2019C

Changes on Dispatch: Adding new features and enhancements is our perpetual goal. Here are some of these new additions: automatically move Pending left orders on dispatch to the next day, you may choose dispatch columns to display, opening hours for waypoints, fast search by container, chassis is now pinned to driver for the day, select the truck will auto-select the driver and pinned chassis, and so on.

Orders Management Features & Reports: Auto Port Congestion charge based on your orders, Instant Yard Summary report, changed the Waybill PDF Print format, P.O.D. as PDF is now sent by email when the signature is taken, new fields are available: Earliest Return Date, Last Day Detention, Demurrage Date, Cargo Control #, Trip #, etc.

New enhanced import orders from Excel file: Import orders from Excel allow to create on the fly of up to 50 orders at once: imports, exports, and full/empty transfers orders with a couple of clicks.

Track and Trace with CN, CAST, RACINE, TERMONT: More terminals will be added in the near future

Version v6.7.2018C

Changes on dispatch: Completely redesigned one-page dispatch with brand new features: full order info with one click modify option (no need to open the order anymore), trailer to follow the driver for the day, off-duty drivers, etc.

New reports and dashboards: Invoices rapports: invoice already imported report, invoices per month. Profit rapports: Profit per Customer / Broker, Revenue per Truck, Best Lane Profit. Executive Summary Dashboard: Cost vs. Revenue, Monthly Profit Rate, Top 10 Orders / Customers

Version 6.2 / 2016

Adding new features to improve the dispatcher work: transit time is now calculated on waybill creation, adding Last free day of detention for containers, Prepulled containers show on Pending for the appointment day and much more.

Import customer orders in bulk based on Excel template

Add new Search option for drivers, trucks, and trailers

Add a System Log for any action, visible to Admin users only

Google Maps integration: calculate waybill distance, transit time and distance on new, edit, and duplicate waybills, calculate transit time from current location to pick up location, display map & driving directions on new, edit & duplicate waybills, set address by set map point on the map for route waypoints

Improve User Roles & Permissions: added two new roles: clerk and accountant, improved / added new permissions per each role: switch office, system logs, send emails, export data

Broker and Customer rates: add Broker and Customer rates, add zones for Broker rates, add Customer Price Quote, apply rates automatically on new, edit, and duplicate waybills: based on selected route and rates/zones

Business to Business EDI integration: Improve operational efficiency with fully-integrated EDI solutions with leading shipping companies.
- MSC Recurring Invoicing: automatically sending (once a week) your invoices to MSC in CSV format
- Pantrace EDI Integration: Real-time waybill statuses are sent to Pantrace (global track and trace environment to check the status of Panalpina consignments)

Extra charges validation and Auto create and send PDF invoices: Improve back office efficiency with fully-automated solutions for invoicing.
- Apply rates automatically: rates are applied automatically when the order is marked as delivered.
- Validate each order: add/edit extra charges such as genset, waiting time, prepull, or just add your own extra charges.
- Auto-create / Send PDF invoices: invoices are auto-created twice a day and you have the option to send them automatically to your clients' inbox.

Sage 50 integration: Improve accounting efficiency with fully-integrated solutions for Sage 50.
- Export invoices: manual or automatic export of all invoices created with DrayMate TMS.
- Import invoices: manual import invoices to Sage 50 using a .imp file.

Version 5 / 2015

Redesign the dispatcher screen from split screen to tabs, filter waybills, add quick note

Add Pre-pull, Drop and Yard options for containers, duplicate waybills in bulk

Add File management system for waybills, customers, drivers, trucks and trailers.

New features and enhancements on v2 of xDriver mobile app for Android and iPhone: report daily mileage, driver confirmation of arrived/departed from location

A little history of the evolution of DrayMate TMS

Screenshot of 2012