The Pricing screen is where you can configure how Driver Companion handles the cost/price for each booking type.
To access this screen:
- Click on Pricing from the Drivers/Vehicles > Driver Companion > Global Settings dropdown menu.
The following settings can be configured:
- Force Shout Mode: Drivers will be unable to ‘clear’ without shouting the fare for jobs with the set type.
- Never: Fare shout not required.
- Account Jobs Only: Fare shout required for account jobs.
- Cash Jobs Only: Fare shout required for cash jobs.
- All Jobs: Fare shout required for all jobs.
- Variable Tariffs Override Shout Mode: Set to allow variable tariffs to override the fare sent by drivers.
- Replace (As Directed): Set to replace the ‘as directed’ destinations with the nearest street or zone.
- Nearest Street Threshold: Limit how far the system will search for the nearest street.
- Send Fare When Replacing Destination: Enable to send drivers an updated fare when replacing the destination with ‘as directed’.
- MDT Currency Decimal Places: Set by how many decimal places the currency should be shown.
- Price/Cost Recalculation Max No GPS Speed (cm/s): Set what speed the system should assume a driver is going if GPS is unavailable.
- Price/Cost Recalculation Waiting Time Mode: Set when drivers can enable waiting time mode.
- Price/Cost Recalculation Display Only In-App: Enable to only display the Autocab meter while on Driver Companion.
Note: A 'shout' means that the driver sends the price of a job either by using the meter or by typing the fare manually.
Autocab Internal Meter
- Enable Meter By Message: Set to prompt drivers via a message to enable the Autocab meter.
- Autocab Internal Meter Apply Minimum Fare Always: Enable to always apply a minimum fare when the internal meter is enabled.
- Autocab Internal Meter Query Tariff: Enable for the system to check which tariff to use for each driver’s meter.
- Autocab Internal Meter for Street Booking: Enable to show the internal meter for street bookings.
- Send Fixed Price To Autocab Internal Meters: Enable to send fixed prices to the internal meter.
- Send System Tariff To Autocab Internal Meters: Enable to send system tariffs to the internal meter.
- Ghost pricing meter capabilities for street pickup: This allows you to select custom Ghost pricing capabilities for street pickup.
- Ghost Pricing Meter Charging Method: Select which method the Ghost meter will charge based on.
- Ghost Meter Tariff Mode: Select which tariff mode the Ghost meter will use.
- Send Price For Account Booking (Fixed Price): Set which monetary price value the driver will be sent for fixed-price account bookings.
- Send Price For Account Booking (Variable Price): Set which monetary price value the driver will be sent for variable price account bookings.
- Send Price For Cash Booking (Fixed Price): Set which monetary price value the driver will be sent for fixed-price cash bookings.
- Send Price For Cash Booking (Variable Price): Set which monetary price value the driver will be sent for variable price cash bookings.
- Always Include Cost In Driver Companion History: Enable to always include the booking ‘cost’ in Driver Companion’s history.
- Automatic Price Recalculation For Cash On Shout: Enable to ignore the driver shouted fare and instead recalculate the fare based on the distance.
- Waiting Time Minutes Free: Set how many minutes are ‘free’ while waiting for a customer.