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The EdgePetrol LaunchPad

August 2, 2021
New

EdgePetrol 2.0 Update UK & Ireland

Here’s a rundown of the new features you can now take advantage of.

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Navigation and Station Search

· The main navigation bar has been revamped and you can now find specific stations by using the search bar or using the letter selection.

User Interface improvements and increased performance

· We have focused on optimising the EdgePetrol interface so identifying metrics, trends and important data will be much easier and efficient.

· We have also improved the volume performance indicators so now you will be able to see how your volumes are performing vs an ‘average same time same day’ which is calculated as a 6 week weighted moving average.

New notifications area and improved user experience

· Notifications have now moved at the top of the page for ease of access.

· With this update, you can clear notifications individually instead of clearing them for the whole company, as previously implemented. Notifications automatically archived after 30 days to help you reduce clutter.

· You can now navigate from a notification directly to the detail. For example, if there is a predicted stock-out for a particular tank at a station you can navigate directly from the notification to see when the stock-out will occur.

Restricted view

· Do you want to share access with other users in the business but want to restrict certain features or metrics in EdgePetrol? Now you can with by getting in touch with your Customer Success Representative.

· User roles are as follows:

Owner, Admin, Area Manager, Station Manager

Competitor Pricing Overhaul

· Competitor prices are now timestamped to give a greater level of detail when viewing competitor prices.

· Now, you will be able to navigate to previous dates and times to gain in-depth insights on an intra-day basis.

· You can see if any price has changed in the last 48 hours and look back at any date and time to see the prices at that point.

Station Performance Summary improvements

· Gross Margin target has been moved to the Gross and Net Margin tabs.

· The target is displayed red if the current gross margin is below target and displayed green if current gross margin is equal to, or above the margin target.

Last Delivery Detected improvement

· We have now added the time when the last delivery was detected to give that greater visibility of when you are receiving your deliveries.

BuySmart Analysis improvements

· Important “alerts” are highlighted on the BuySmart Analysis timeline.

· We have improved our tank management system. When a tank is running low, the icon is visible on the timeline and the tank is highlighted yellow along with the number of days left of stock. The same can be said for stockouts, the icon is visible on the timeline, the tank is highlighted red and the number of days left in stock is also red.

Performance Reporting

· Complete redesign to improve ease of use.

· We have fixed an issue raised by many of our customers. Now only complete days are displayed so today will not be included when visualising your performance over time.

Updated Station Managers

· We have added a new feature that lets you assign multiple station managers to a single station or assign a station manager to multiple stations.

· Multiple phone numbers can be assigned to a single station manager.

Posted by Andy Allison - VP of Product
August 2, 2021
New

EdgePetrol Launch USA

Navigation and Station Search

· Easily navigate between your portfolio of stations and find a specific station using our search bar.

Portfolio Header and Stations List

· The portfolio header shows your key metrics and the trend indicators let you know how you are performing vs a previous point in time.

· Volume performance indicators tell you how your volume is performing vs an “average same time same day”, based on a 6 week weighted moving average.

Cash/Credit Toggles

· You can toggle cash/credit. This will allow you to alter the data you are viewing across the application.

· Cash toggle on and Credit toggle on means data from both cash and all card transactions is being displayed. Stations are highlighted in blue where they don’t offer cash/credit pricing, or where we only receive a single price per grade.

Notifications

· Notifications are situated in the primary header for easy access

· You can clear notifications without fear of removing valuable notifications for another user in your organization. Notifications are auto-cleared after 30 days to reduce clutter.

In-depth Details

· You are able to navigate from notifications to the details.

For example, a predicted stock out notification, when clicked on, will take you to that station so you can see further details.

· New notifications will be added in due course and we will work with you to deliver the most valuable notifications first.

Restricted View

· Do you want to share access with other users in the business but want to restrict certain features or metrics in EdgePetrol? Now you can with by getting in touch with your Customer Success Representative.

In the future we will also add a user settings area to increase customization and give you more control.

· User roles are as follows:

Owner, Admin, Area Manager, Station Manager

Competitor Pricing

·  Competitor prices are timestamped to give a greater level of detail throughout the day.

·  You can navigate to previous dates and times to gain historical competitive pricing insight.

·  You can see the source of the price, if any price change has occurred in the last 48 hours and by how much it changed. by hovering over a competitor price.

·  If a user in your organization edits a competitor price (for example a station manager) then that username is shown on the hover, giving you greater visibility over who updated the competitor prices.

· Grade differentials are visible on the competitor pricing widget. You are able to amend these differentials with ease simply by clicking on the differential to amend it.

· You can edit your prices and select a custom date and time in the future that you want the changes to be actioned.

Station Performance Summary

· Gross Margin target is located in the Gross and Net Margin tabs.

· The target is displayed red if the current gross margin is below target and displayed green if current gross margin is equal to, or above the margin target.

· You can see the volume you have received today split by payment method.

Last Delivery Detected

· You can see the date & time of your last detected delivery.

· In the future we will be adding the ability for you to look back at previous deliveries.

BuySmart Analysis

· Notifications are linked and highlighted on the timeline.

For example if there is a stock-out predicted in a few days, this is indicated on the timeline with more detail displayed when hovering over the icon. This removes the need for you to click across every day to see if there is a potential stock-out coming.

· Tanks requiring your attention are highlighted.

For example when a tank is running low the icon is displayed on the timeline, the tank and the number of days left of stock are highlighted in orange.

Performance Reporting

· When you hover over any data point on the graph the data is displayed with the comparison to a previous time period and the % difference.

· When it is a negative change the % is red and when it is a positive change it is displayed green.

· Performance Reporting only includes complete days.

Station Managers

· We have added a feature that lets you assign multiple station managers to a single station or assign a station manager to multiple stations.

· Multiple phone numbers can be assigned to a single station manager.

Posted by Andy Allison - VP of Product
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