Written By: Ric Bedard, CEO, on Apr 05, 2021
Read on for April 2021's Version 10 mobile app release summary. Or, to read about the release of our flagship application, check out the Cetaris Version 10 Release Summary.
Cetaris Version 10 saw some big improvements to the Cetaris Mobile suite. Cetaris Vendor was unveiled, an all-new vendor portal designed to allow tour team to instantly connect with vendors by securely sending, receiving, and collaborating on purchase orders. An all-new inspection module was added to Cetaris Fix, allowing your team to complete mobile inspections securely from work devices. You can also read more about changes in Cetaris Fleet and Cetaris Fixed Asset Version 10.
In Cetaris 10, the work order process has been to simplify the process of adding tasks and service reminders while improving overall usability and performance.
PM and DVCR due dates have been added to the Task List making it easier for technicians to track due dates.
Direct inspections allow the administrator to add an inspection template to their standard job which can then be added to a work order.
Indirect to be used for high volume, quick inspections that are outside of maintenance and/or when labor should not be charged against maintenance costs of the equipment.
Conditional actions allow the administrator to prompt the technician to add a photo, note or task based on the answer provided. For example, if an inspection step asks for a PASS or FAIL then the admin can request a note to be taken when if the technician responds with a FAIL
An admin can require that digital signatures be added to the inspection. The app prompts the technician to sign before completing.
Technicians can record their inspections handsfree with the help of a voice assistant and a headset microphone.
Inspections can be printed for record-keeping or to provide a copy to the driver. Printed checklists can also be used to complete an inspection in areas with bad poor internet connection.
Cetaris Vendor is a web interface designed for Cetaris users to collaborate with their vendors and 3rd party suppliers by securely sending, receiving or updating purchase orders from any device. Suppliers will have the flexibility of creating and collaborating with customers on POs from quotation to completion.
Vendor now includes a Dashboard to view key performance indicators, review changes to purchase orders, and other insights that matter to your business.
Your Vendors can quickly access a list of all the purchase orders related to the work as well a prominent reminder of the Promise Date/Time.
With automatic alerts between you and your vendors, you can say goodbye to clunky manual communication and say hello to real-time updates and alerts as the status of your work changes.
Create and customize inspection checklists and allow your inspection team to walk through the checklist using mobile or voice. Create unique inspections by asset, make, or model. Easily attach photos and notes to an inspection line. Add logic to your digital inspections by making certain steps required based on answers in the inspection. Set up different inspection line types based on the type of information you want to capture: multiple selectors, drop downs, open text fields, numerical fields, barcode scanner, date/time fields, and more.
Optimized the work order process to simplify the process of adding tasks and service reminders, while improving performance.
Due dates for PMs and DVCRs are visible right from the Task List, making it easier than ever for technicians to track due dates and prioritize work.