In the construction business, each activity can make or break a project.
The requirement of keeping an eye over a large project site and timely delivery of raw materials that are essential to the successful completion of the project, this can sometimes become too much to keep track of! To make it easier for their managers and employees to track progress and keep tabs over each aspect of the project, construction giant Fulton Hogan teamed up with UiRevolution to create a Mobile App to make this an easier experience.
What is Asphalt Delivery?
Created for our strongest partner, Fulton Hogan, Asphalt Delivery is a Business App which focuses on delivering raw materials required in construction sites. With pre-stored information derived from Salesforce back-end UI managed by Fulton Hogan, Asphalt Delivery is a super easy app to use! Asphalt Delivery is an application which enables users to place an order for raw materials to be delivered to construction sites. It enables users to keep track of an asphalt trucks' delivery status to a construction site.
Unlike other mobile apps, Asphalt Delivery allows users to access a live Apple Map image to track the delivery vehicle.
How Does the Mobile App Work?
Once you click on the app on your mobile or tablet, you would see a log in page. Once you have logged in, the app opens on to an Apple Map image which will show your current location and a boxed framework to the left of the page.
As seen on the screenshot before, Trace Sheets would show your chosen location followed by the job number and date. Below that, under the Tracked Vehicles tab, you can view the vehicles you have been tracking.
You can also tap on the yellow + sign which enables you to manually enter a vehicle number you want to track. Once you have entered the correct vehicle number, you would be able to locate the vehicle on the map, whether its moving towards the drop-off location, the vehicle type, what kind of load it is carrying and the estimated time of arrival at the drop-off point (ETA).
These options on the left can be hidden or collapsed if you tap on the small tab with three stripes. The other buttons on the main page include – MENU, RE-CENTER and SYNC NOW.
Tapping on the MENU button allows you to explore different options such as:
- MY JOBS: to explore projects you have previously been a part of.
- SEARCH MAP: to manually set Google Map settings.
- MOVE MY MARKER: to change your location on the map.
- NUMBER OF DELIVERIES: as per the chosen project.
The option to re-centre allows you to come back to your location with a simple tap of a button without the hassle of navigating the entire map whereas SYNC NOW enables you to sync and save all the changes.
You can create a new Trace Sheet tab by clicking on the yellow + sign. This would enable you to view a new page which contains several editable components such as the length of the load, area, total tonnes of material, average depth, etc.
This Trace Sheet is editable, and you can put in the values as you go. Don’t worry about the lengthy calculations, our application makes sure the values are altered and calculated as you enter them. So, you would be shown the total amount at the tap of a button!
Asphalt Delivery is an app designed to make lives easier for those of you who are managing one too many tasks on a project – or bogged down by too many tasks on several projects scattered across the country!
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