Generating asset data reports

You can use the Reports option on the BlackBerry Radar Dashboard main menu to create four types of reports about your asset data. Each report presents the requested asset data in graphs and tables.


General report features

Creating a report takes two clicks: Click Reports from the Dashboard main menu, and then click one of the new report buttons in the Reports view (the green add report above).

The Dashboard may have an enormous amount of asset data available. The following features help you generate and store just the data you need for each report:

Set a time range

With the exception of yard check, which is based on a specific time, each report has a Time Range option at the upper left corner. The default time range is "Today”—your report will include asset data from midnight till the time the report is created. You can select a different range from the dropdown list, including:

The exact time range of the report is shown under the report name.

Select geofences

The Included Geofences section allows you to decide what geofences to include in your report. By default, Automatic is selected, which includes all geofences that have the “Include in … reports” option of the geofence checked. To select specific geofences, use the Custom button.

Note: You can include up to 1000 geofences in each report type.

Save the report

You may save the report for viewing later. Type in the report name field to overwrite the default name. You can always click the edit button edit button next to the report name to rename it later. Click Save Changes. Your report will be saved and available on the Reports view, under its report type and with a blue icon.

Reports view

View a saved report

You can open any saved report in the Reports view by clicking on it. Click < Go Back to close the report and return to the Reports view.

Refresh a report

To refresh a report, click < Go Back to close it, and then reopen it in the Reports view.

Modify or delete a report

You can modify or delete any saved report.


Dwell report

A dwell report gives you a summary of the dwell time of your assets in your selected time range and geofences.

The dwell report is generated and updated as you change your selections of time range and geofences. It presents dwell time information in three ways:

Pie chart: number of idle assets and their average dwell times

The pie chart groups the average dwell time of each asset across all selected geofences into ranges and presents each time range with its number of idle assets. Each color represents a range of dwell time as indicated in the legend above the chart. Hover your cursor over a color, and you’ll see the percentage that number and color represents.

Histogram: idle assets and dwell time over time

The histogram to the right of the pie chart depicts the changes in the number of idle assets and the assets’ idle time through the selected time period. The histogram presents data from all selected geofences. In the histogram,

Dwell time by geofence

This section presents assets dwell time information by geofence. Data is shown in a table that includes:

If you have a large number of geofences, they will be displayed on multiple pages with “Previous” and “Next” buttons that help you navigate between pages.

For each geofence, you can:

Selected geofence

This section shows the trend of idle assets as well as information about each idle asset in a selected geofence, over the selected time period, including:

Histogram: Avg Dwelling Assets per Type

This histogram is a stacked area chart, describing the trend in the numbers of dwelling assets in each asset type over the selected time period.

In the sample screen image below,

Assets in Geofence

The assets table includes details about each idle asset in the geofence, including:


Detention report

The detention report looks very similar to the dwell report except for one aspect: it reflects the detention time of your assets in client geofences.

You can select a time range and geofences to specify the scope of data you want to include. See Set a time range and Select geofences for more information.

The detention report is generated and updated as you change your selections of time range and geofences. It presents detention time data in three ways:

Pie chart: number of detained assets and average detention time

The pie chart groups the average detention time of each asset across all selected geofences into ranges and presents each time range with its number of detained assets. Each color represents a range of detention time as explained in the legend above the chart. Hover your cursor over a color, and you’ll see the percentage that number and color represents.

Histogram: idle assets and detention time over time

The detention histogram depicts the changes in the number of idle assets and the assets’ idle hours during the selected time range. This diagram reflects data from all selected geofences. In the diagram,

Detention time by geofence

This section presents assets detention time information by geofence. Data is shown in a table that includes:

If you have a large number of geofences, use the Previous and Next buttons to navigate between pages.

For each geofence, you can:

Selected geofence

This section shows the trend of idle assets as well as information about each idle asset in a selected geofence, over the selected time period, including:

Histogram: Avg Detained Assets per Type

This histogram is a stacked area chart, describing the trend in the numbers of detained assets in each asset type over the selected time period.

In the sample screen image below,

Assets in Geofence

The assets table includes details about each detained asset in the geofence, including:


Yard check

The yard check report shows you the state of the assets in your selected yards (that is, your included geofences) at the selected point in time. It includes two sections:

You can also subscribe to have yard check reports emailed to you. See details below.

Time selection

The yard check report allows you to choose a specific report time, under Time Selection. The default selection is Now. You can choose:

Subscription

To subscribe to yard check reports and receive reports in your email:

  1. In the Reports view, click New Yard Check, or open an existing yard check report and click Edit Report.
  2. Under Subscription, check the Subscribe box.
  3. Click the dropdown list to choose a report time and frequency.
  4. Click Save Changes.

A green ribbon icon, along with the subscription time, appears under your yard check report name. The green ribbon icon will also appear with your saved report on the Reports view, indicating successful subscription.

Note: You can only subscribe for the user account that is logged in, as shown under the Subscribe checkbox.

To unsubscribe,

  1. In the Reports view, open the yard check report that contains your subscription.
  2. Uncheck the Subscribe box.
  3. Click Save Changes.

Assets by geofence

This section gives you a summary of the state of the assets in each geofence at the selected time, including:

Selected geofence

Click a geofence in the Assets by Geofence table to get a detailed yard check report about the individual assets in that geofence and their respective cargo status, door status, and idle time. You can click the asset identifier to bring up the asset details on the map.


Cargo utilization report

The cargo utilization report presents an overview of the utilization state of your fleet--how many assets are loaded, and how many empty, through a selected time range. A loaded asset is considered “utilized.” A cargo utilization report may look like this one:

As you complete your time range and geofence selections, the cargo utilization report is automatically generated and updated. The report consists of three sections:

For more information about selecting time range and geofences, see Set a time range and Select geofences.

Average number of loaded and empty assets over time

The histogram is a stacked area chart and shows the trend of the numbers of loaded and empty assets over the selected time period.

Utilization by geofence

This table lists all the included geofences and their asset utilization status. For each geofence, the table displays: