Trail Fixed Asset Management Release Notes

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Week 24 Release – 2019

  • Added description and comments to borrowed equipment.
  • Fixed the state of the reservation for shared equipment.
  • The renewal price will now be updated at the same time with updating the balance.
  • Improved visibility on how many items are available in warehouse, how many are currently in use (handed out to users), and how many are in laundry.
  • Made it easier to change the balances of stock models and consumables.
  • Using consumables from a reservation does not change the state of the reservation.
  • Replacing a lamp for a fixture changes and tracks the consumable balances correctly.
  • Closed maintenances are now displayed in the calendar based on the closing date.
  • Fixed the view for planned maintenances in special situations like changing models and removing maintenance plans for running maintenances.
  • Added consumables to reservation exports.

Week 19 Release – 2019

  • Added description field for the items list edit form (select several items and click ‘Edit’ link)
  • Fixed the sublocation selection in ‘Change location’ form in the item page.
  • Added inventories state filter in inventories and inventory items page.
  • Improvements for the reservations tooltips:
    • Added tooltip showing the current reservation departments’ access and visibility information.
    • Added reservation calendar information explaining the current reservation visibility.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Week 14 Release – 2019

  • You can now send ‘reservation late’ notification e-mails to e-mail addresses that are not Trail users.
  • You can now select and remove several items or models in reservations using ‘delete selected’.
  • Cancelled projects will be hidden from the project list after their date.
  • Rental prices can be added to the stock and consumable model list views (you can set them on in the respective view settings).
  • Items will be automatically marked by ‘item broken’ -state if a compliance maintenance is failed.
  • Fixed returning back to stock models and consumables page. Item page now shows the right model type and the link is correct.
  • Minor bug fixes.

Week 10 Release – 2019

  • Stock models with zero balance can be soft deleted
  • Added a possibility to add extra email receiversto reservation system.
  • Project management tool improvements:
    • Added a project cloning functionality
    • Projects can now be hard deleted.
    • Duty rosterlist improvements: ‘Always visible’ userswill be found on the topof the listand other users will be visible in the bottom of the list in case they have active reservations.
    • Admins can manage day types
    • Added a possibility to attach external link with custom name to the project.
  • General bug fixes

Week 8 Release – 2019

  • New functionality added: it is now possible to add tags to items and models.
    • Please contact if you want this enabled for your organisation
  • Improved the week navigation in the project management tool’s duty roster
  • Improvements to item list and inventory search:
    • you can now search items based on a partial location name
    • Search results now show parent location in the string
  • Increased the maximum file size allowed for PAT test imports
  • Added more verbosity to login error messages espically when user has been disabled or the validity of the user has expired
  • Improved the visibility of reservation states on the reservations list: Improved the visibility of reservation states on the reservation widgets
  • Minor bug fixes

Week 6 Release – 2019

  • Added a possibility to show the item’s location in the ‘Items return’ widget even when returning an item that has not been read out.
  • Improved the terminal application by adding a possibility to search user by name.
  • When cloning an item, Trail now displays the reservability information even if you don’t have the editor rights to reservations.
  • Improvement to the sales module: now the reservations marked as ‘Lost’ are hidden from the reservations list by default. They can be set to remain visible if needed.
  • Improved the reservation states in reservations that include only consumables items.
  • General bug fixes

Week 4 Release – 2019

  • Scanning history of the reservations is available in the Admin menu.
  • Stock models can now be exported to an excel file
  • Improved consumables’ scanning by enabling scanning them to the items basket widget
  • First version of Trail API is shipped with the API keys
  • General bug fixes

Week 2 Release – 2019

  • Improvement to maintenance planning: added a possibility to assign the model to an existing maintenance plan from item/model page
  • Improvement to the item information: “Last seen” field added, which shows the last time any action was conducted to the item
  • Visibility of models was improved, users see now only those models that include items, which are allocated to their departments
    • If you would like this to be enabled for your Trail, please contact
  • Improvement to reports: Stock models’ value can be shown separately on the Reports – Departments page
  • General bug fixes

Week 50 Release – 2018

  • Created a new terminal application for managing equipment handouts to users
    • Users can be identified with any ID card that has a readable chip
    • The app shows, which items the user currently has.
    • Handout equipment (unique items, stock items or models) to the user by scanning barcodes
    • You can also return the items, send them to another location, mark them as deleted and give a delete reason and description in the app
    • The warehouse balance and users’ equipment history can be followed in the Trail web app
  • Created a new widget for returning items to location and update the item’s reservability at the same time
  • General bug fixes

Week 48 Release – 2018

  • Improved the digital signature function for compliance maintenances by enabling it for the Android app
  • The maintenance report includes now the maintenance costs
  • Spare parts cost is included in the maintenance cost and shown in the maintenances list and in the maintenances export
  • Improvements to item card:
    • New field for adding the leasing period start and end dates
    • possibility to add vendor contact information
  • General bug fixes

Week 46 Release – 2018

  • Improved the login screen by enabling the ‘Forgot password’ functionality.
  • Improved advanced search for maintenances. You can search the items that have scheduled maintenance within a given timeframe and filter the results by category, model and location.
  • Improved the reservation functionality:
    • Added a possibility to bulk delete items from the reservation
    • The reserved consumables’ price is now shown on the reservation
  • Investment functionality has been improved. You can now filter the investments list by location, model and item.
  • Improved scanning by adding a possibility to add a sound effect.
  • Improvement to the consumables: user information is now logged to the change history when the balance is changed.
  • General bug fixes.

Week 44 Release – 2018

  • Improved compliance maintenance inspection reports by adding a possibility to digitally sign the inspection reports
  • Improvements to advanced search. Users can now search with the following criteria:
    • item type
    • value of written off items within a given time frame
    • the total cost of ownership per category and model
    • items audited within a given time frame
  • Items list has been improved to show both ’Current location’ and ’Default location’.
  • A few bug fixes and general improvements

Week 43 Release – 2018

  • Improved maintenances by adding the maintenance steps into the exported documents
  • Improved the quotation in the sales module by adding a new field ‘Billing fee’
  • Improved the tooltip functionality to support understanding the more complex functionalities more easily
  • Created a new terminal application, which allows users to pick up consumable items and track their consumption
  • Search results in maintenances can now be filtered by item type
  • General bug fixes and improvements

Week 41 Release – 2018

  • Improved reservations. Now it is possible to define that two or more overlapping reservations cannot have the same location
  • Maintenance plans can be soft-deleted
  • Ability to filter reservations by the ‘Attention’ state
  • Added setting for calculating item weights for the ‘Packing list’. All weight calculations in ‘Summary’ and ‘Packing list’ exports will include item weights.
  • Added a possibility to filter scheduled maintenances and maintenance works by item type and by item’s model category
  • Added a setting that allows to add a reservation set to a reservation even though all of the items in the set are not available
  • Maintenance comments are now automatically added to the LOLER inspection report in LOLER inspections
  • General bug fixes regarding items’ bulk indexing and reservations with acceptances

Week 40 Release – 2018

  • Running a planned maintenance, and marking maintenance steps done have been added to the iOS application
  • Editing contacts have been improved and moved from admin functionalities to reservations and maintenance modules
  • Improved the load speed of stock models and consumables lists
  • Fixed a bug in reservations with an enabled acceptance setting

Week 39 Release – 2018

  • Updated item models
    • A user can now add department and location information to stock models
    • A model can now include only individual items or stock items but not both
  • Project management feature updates
    • Ability to define users’ working days and vacations days for a project
    • Ability to add sub-projects to a project
  • Fixed ‘Add and continue’ button for adding items/shared items to the reservation
  • Fixed model reservation report bar chart tooltip

Week 38 Release – 2018

  • Cost of spare parts is now added to the maintenance cost and is reflected in the item’s total cost of ownership
  • When cloning an item, a user can now set a sequential numbering for the clones’ serial numbers and custom identifiers.
    • In order to enable this setting, organisation’s main user should request it from
  • Sub-locations’ labels can now be printed from the parent location’s page with one click
  • When returning an item with the ’Return items’ widget, Trail shows a message “Please return the item to [LOCATION]”
    • In order to enable this setting, organisation’s main user should request it from
  • Users can now be searched and filtered according to their creation date
  • Column name ’Items’ in the consumables view is changed to more descriptive ’Number of items’
  • Bug fixes