Operational Assessment Entities, User Role Permissions, and Participant Device Types

 

Operational Assessment Feature Visibility by Role

 

Operational Assessment Entities

Route4Me’s Operational Assessment system includes the following entities:

Operational Assessment EntityDescription
OA AffiliateAn Affiliate is a Route4Me partner who has the Route4Me Operational Assessment (OA) system integrated into their business or organization for analyzing their customers or a reseller who rebrands Route4Me’s services and offers them to end-users, as well as uses the Route4Me OA system for attracting new customers by showing them the value of optimization.
OA ParticipantParticipants are the customers (companies/businesses) or end-users associated with the given Route4Me Affiliate.
OA DeviceA GPS device, telematics device, mobile app, etc., that sends tracking and vehicle data to a Participant’s OA account through the Telematics Connection established between the given Participant and this Participant’s Telematics Vendor using the Route4Me Telematics Gateway.
GPS SignalsSignals convey tracking and vehicle data from a Participant’s telematics device(s) to this Participant’s OA account through the established Telematics Connection.
DepotsDepots (the route’s start-stop and end-stop) are detected and generated by the Route4Me OA system based on the GPS signals (tracking and vehicle data) received from a Participant’s telematics device(s).
RoutesRoutes are detected and generated by the Route4Me Operational Assessment system based on the GPS signals (tracking and vehicle data) received from a Participant’s telematics device(s).
StopsStops are detected and generated by the Route4Me Operational Assessment system based on the GPS signals (tracking and vehicle data) received from a Participant’s telematics device(s).

 

Operational Assessment Participant Device Types

Route4Me’s Operational Assessment system can receive tracking and vehicle data from the following Participant device types:

OA Participant Device TypeTracking Device(s)Description/Captured Tracking Data
Generic Telematics DeviceGPS trackerTimestamps and speed.
Enhanced Telematics DeviceGPS tracker and OBD Plugin (Onboard Diagnostics – Car Computer Reader)Timestamp, speed, g-force, odometer, RPM’s, engine oil temperature, and more.
Smartphone AppRoute4Me’s Smartphone Apps (iOS and Android) and third-party smartphone appsTimestamps, speed, and more.

 

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Route4Me has over 34,000 customers globally. Route4Me's Android and iPhone mobile apps have been downloaded over 2 million times since 2009. Extremely easy-to-use, Route4Me's apps create optimized routes, synchronize routes to mobile devices, enable communication with drivers and customers, offer turn-by-turn directions, delivery confirmation, and more. Behind the scenes, Route4Me's operational optimization platform combines high-performance algorithms with data science, machine learning, and big data to plan, optimize, and analyze routes of almost any size in real-time.