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Transportation

Truck Allocation

Truck Allocation has two subsegments which explains the following

  • Containers
  • Allocated
Truck Allocation In Bridge LCS Cloud Based Freight Forwarding Software
Flow Chart
Truck Allocation Flow Chart
Containers

List out the containers which are based on the chosen job having at least one container with terminal.

How to Allocate Containers to Trucks and Drivers
Step 1
Select the Job for which you need to assign a truck from the drop down given in the top section {Jobs having no less than one Container with terminal needs to be selected}
How To Allocate Containers To Trucks And Drivers - Step 1
Step 2
Select the list of containers to be allocated and Select Allocate Button available on the right Corner.
How To Allocate Containers To Trucks And Drivers - Step 2
Step 3
A pop up window will be opened where the following needs to be filled,

The Top Section has Posting date and Common Selections.

NOTE : Common Selection can be used to apply the type of services on multiple containers / single containers.
Step 4
Select the type of truck (*){Company / Company1/Lease} , truck (*)associated with the type of truck and driver(*).
Step 5
Enter the driver allowance(*), type and Amount(*)
Step 6
Click Save to proceed.

Once it is Saved, the Container is moved to the Allocated Section.

How To Allocate Containers To Trucks And Drivers - Step 6
Allocated

The Allocated section has the list of allocated containers based on the job selected in the previous section . This can be changed or a different list can be fetched by selecting the required job.

The Initial Stage of Allocated Truck is Unapproved which is indicated in Red Colour and this needs to be Approved to work on this further.

Approved list is indicated in the Green Colour Service Name.

Approved Container cannot be edited unless it is disapproved again.

Note: If a cost sheet is created for approved allocation it can not be disapproved unless the cost sheet is deleted.
List of allocated containers

Driver Manager

The Driver Manager section depicts the driver along with the truck / Vehicle assigned.

This further has two sub segments ,

  • Manage Driver
  • Truck History
Manage Driver

This section has the list of drivers which is assigned to a particular Truck.

NOTE : One Driver can only be assigned to a single truck. If the driver is assigned to the second truck then the later is considered to be VALID and the first one is INVALID.
Driver Manager In Bridge LCS Freight Broker Software
How to Allocate New Driver
Step 1
Go to Transportation --> Driver Manager --> New Driver.
How To Allocate New Driver
Step 2
Select the Truck (*) { created through Masters --> Truck } and Driver (*) { created through settings --> Employees).
Driver Allocation
Step 3
Click Save to proceed.
Actions Performed

Right Click on the column to get the Edit Option.

Actions Performed In Driver

Double Clicking on the column gives you the view of attributes given.

View of Attributes In Drivers
Truck History

Truck History furnishes the number of times the truck is used / allotted for a particular service.

This also shows the current driver assigned to the truck.

Actions Performed

Right Clicking on the column provides the below options based on the status of the truck,

Standby {indicated in Red Colour }- If the status of the truck is in ready to use, you can convert it to standby .

Actions Performed In Truck History

Ready to use {indicated in Green Colour } - If the status of the truck is in Standby, you can convert it to read to use.

Actions Performed In Truck

Double Clicking on the Column gives you the list of drivers associated earlier and currently with the truck along with the mobile number.

Truck History

Accounting

Accounting section has four sub segments,

  • Terminal Cost
  • Maintenance Cost
  • Truck Payable
  • Truck Aging
Terminal Cost

Terminal Cost has the list of Amount paid / allocated to each terminal .

Accounting Terminal Cost In Bridge LCS

Approved Terminal Cost is indicated in Green Colour and Unapproved Terminal Cost is indicated in Red Colour.

Approved And napproved Terminal Cost

Terminal Cost must be approved to create Payment Vouchers.

Approved Data cannot be edited unless it is disapproved again.

Note: If a cost sheet is created for approved Terminal Cost it can not be disapproved unless the cost sheet is deleted.
How to Create New Terminal Cost
Step 1
Go to Transportation --> Accounting --> Terminal Cost --> New Terminal Cost.
How To Create New Terminal Cost - Step1
Step 2
Select the Supplier(*) , Fill the Invoice Number (*), Invoice Date and Posting Date.
How To Create New Terminal Cost - Step2
Step 3
Upload the document if you have any.
How To Create New Terminal Cost - Upload the document
Step 4
Fill the Gross Amount (*).
How To Create New Terminal Cost - Gross Amount
NOTE : Enable the radio button "Include Job" to include Job
Step 5
Fill the required details like job, description, quantity, Price and Tax.
How To Create New Terminal Cost - Description
Step 6
Add multiple jobs if required using the "+" button available.
How To Create New Terminal Cost - Multiple Job
Step 7
Click Save and Proceed.

Payment Vouchers of Approved Costs can be created from Finance --> Vouchers.

Flow Chart
Flow Chart
Actions Performed

Right Click on the column to get the following,

  • Approve ( on Unapproved data)
  • Disapproved (on Approved data)
  • Print (both unapproved and approved)
  • View (both unapproved and approved)
  • Edit (on unapproved )
  • Delete (on unapproved)
  • Upload (both unapproved and approved)
Maintenance Cost

Maintenance Cost furnishes the amount spent on the vehicles. It involves the attributes like , serviced truck , associated supplier, Amount with Tax.

Maintenance Cost In Bridge LCS Logistics Software
How to Create New Maintenance Cost
Step 1
Go to Transportation --> Accounting --> Maintenance Cost --> New Maintenance Cost.
Step 2
Select the Supplier(*) , Truck(*).
Step 3
Fill the Invoice Number (*), Invoice Date and Posting Date.
Step 3
Upload the document if you have any.
Step 4
Fill the Gross Amount (*).
Step 5
Fill the required details like description, quantity, Price and Tax.
Step 6
Add multiple jobs if required using the “+” button available.
Step 7
Click Save and Proceed.
How To Create New Maintenance Cost

The default State of Maintenance Cost after Creation is Unapproved. This needs to be approved to create payment vouchers and for further steps.

Unapproved Maintenance Cost is indicated in Red Colour and Approved Cost in Green Colour.

Flow Chart
Maintenance Cost Flow Chart
Actions Performed

Right Click on the column to get the following,

  • Approve ( on Unapproved data)
  • Disapproved (on Approved data)
  • Print (both unapproved and approved)
  • View (both unapproved and approved)
  • Edit (on unapproved )
  • Delete (on unapproved)
  • Upload (both unapproved and approved)
Truck Payable

Truck Payable furnishes Vouchers and Allowance involved with Trucks and Drivers.

  • Either Truck(*) or Driver(*) needs to be selected to list the details.
  • The filters applied are,
    • Driver(*) or Truck(*)
    • Start Date and End Date.
  • The data are divided into 3 sections,
    • Statement
    • Advanced Items
    • Ledgers
  • Credit / Debit can be enabled if the credit / debit amount needs to be included .
Truck Payable List
Advanced Items
Advanced Items has a list of data related to Driver / Truck (based on the selection made) which are paid.
Ledger
Ledger has a combination of both statements and Advanced Items based on the Selection made.

The Total Amount (as per the data selected) involved will be displayed on the top section.

Advanced Items
Print Button

next to Search has two options in the dropdown.

Statement : To print a list of data in statement alone.

Ledger : To print a list of data in Ledger alone.

Print Statement And Ledger
Truck Aging

Truck Aging works based on the following filters,

  • Report Type(*) { Individual / Overall}
  • Truck Id (*)
  • Report Date (*) - the date till which the report needs to be fetched.
Truck Aging Report Type as Individual and Overall
Case 1
If the Report Type is selected as Individual, then the details of Trucks Selected will be displayed specifically one below the other with columns like Voucher No, Date, Job No, Interval and Total Amount.
Case 2
If the Report Type is selected as Overall, then the details of Trucks Selected will be displayed in general with columns like Plate No, Truck Name and amount involved in different time periods.

The Total Amount based on the selection is displayed on the last row of the table.

Truck Aging Report Type as Individual and Overall

Truck Reports

The Truck Report section explains the kind of report involved in transportation.

Overview

The Overview Section provides you the synopsis of Cost, Income , Maintenance and Movements Report on a monthly basis.

Truck Reports Overview

Clicking over the data given under a particular month gives you the detailed view of services involved along with the amount in a popup window.

Monthly Service And Their Amount

The popup window also contains Total Allowance, Cost Amount and Total Amount.

Truck Report Total Allowance, Cost Amount and Total Amount

The Top Section of Overview has 4 different segments which redirect to the respective, by clicking over it .

Section 1

Section 1{Income} indicted in blue colour, redirects the user to Income Report.

Blue colour indictes redirects the user to Income Report
Income Report

Select the Start Date(*), End Date(*) and Click Search to display the required details.

Income Report Start Date, End Date

List of Trucks with Attributes like Plate No and Income are displayed.

List of Trucks with Attributes like Plate No and Income

Double Clicking on the Column gives the list of services involved with the respective truck.

Services involved with the respective truck

Total Income is displayed in the top based on the filters applied.

Total Income
Section 2

Section 2 {Cost}indicated in peach color, redirects the user to Truck Allowance Report.

Peach color redirects the user to Truck Allowance Report
Cost Report
  • From Date and Start Date (*)
  • Truck Type (*)
  • Driver (*)

The List displayed has details like Truck Name, Plate No, Allowance paid to Driver , Profit earned and Total Amount of Service.

The total Allowance made is listed in the top section based on the filters made.

Truck Allowance Report In Bidge LCS Cloud Based Logistics Software
Section 3

Section 3 {Maintenance}indicated in green color, redirects the user to Truck Maintenance Report.

Green color redirects the user to Truck Maintenance Report
Truck Maintenance Report

The filters mentioned below needs to be applied to get the required data,

  • From Date and Start Date (*)
  • Truck

The list of data is provided with details like Maintenance No, Truck, Date and Amount with Tax.

Total Amount, Tax Amount and Gross Amount will be displayed in the middle section of the page based on the filters selected .

Truck Maintenance Report in Bridge LCS Logistics Optimization Software
Section 4

Section 4 {Movement}indicated in peach color, redirects the user to Movement Report.

Peach color redirects the user to Movement Report
Movement Report

The filters mentioned below needs to be applied to get the required data,

  • From Date and Start Date (*)
  • Truck Type(*)
  • Report Type(*){Driver / Truck }
  • Truck / Driver (*) {Based on the Report Type

If the report type is Driver then the list of data is provided with details like drivers, placement , stuffing , service movements based on the drivers and date selected.

If the report type is Truck then the list of data is provided with details like Vehicle Plate No, placement , stuffing and service movements which indicates the number of times the selected truck is used for a particular service based on the Truck and date chosen.

Movement Report in Bridge LCS Clearing And Forwarding Software
Expense Report

Expense Report furnishes the expenses made on the vehicle in total including the Allowance and Maintenance details.

The filters mentioned below needs to be applied to get the required data,

  • From Date and Start Date (*)
  • Truck (*)

Click Search to fetch the required data.

The list has attributes like Plate No, Allowance, Amount, Maintenance Amount based on the Truck Selected.

This also shows the sum of the amount of all the trucks selected, in the middle section.

Truck Expense Report in Bridge LCS Transport Logistics Software
Service Report

Service Report gives the synopsis of all the services involved in transportation.

The filters mentioned below needs to be applied to get the required data,

  • From Date and Start Date (*)
  • Service (*)

Click Search to fetch the required data.

The list has attributes like Customer Name, Driver Name, Truck details and Tare weight.

Service Detail Report in Bridge LCS Software
Gate Report

Gate Report gives the synopsis of all the GateIn and GateOut involved in transportation.

The filters mentioned below needs to be applied to get the required data,

  • From Date and Start Date (*)

The list has attributes like Container Number,GateIn date,GateOut date.

Gate Report in Bridge LCS Freight Software
Advanced Features : (applicable to all sub segments)
  • Data which has a document uploaded into it is represented with an attachment symbol along with the row no.
  • Double Clicking on the Column gives you the view of attributes given.
  • Data can be sorted alphabetically with the help of a double headed arrow available along with the column.