How To Send Text / SMS When Job Is Scheduled To Deliver / Collect

Users can send text / SMS messages to their customers when a job is scheduled to deliver / collect on a future date.


  1. Job Status – In Progress
  2. Job assigned to a vehicle
  3. Date of job to be of a future date


  1. Navigate to Settings > Notifications.

    Click on Notification Settings tab to set up the SMS settings.
  2. Click on the Scheduled to open a Update Notification page
  3. Select the type of job to trigger a scheduled notification,
    • Jobs – trigger notification when job’s tracking status has been scheduled
    • Delivery – trigger notification when delivery job has been scheduled
    • Collection – trigger notification when collection job has been scheduled
  1. Select Scheduled for the Events.
  2. GroupOptional
    Leaving it blank will result in this notification template to be applicable to all jobs.

Text / SMS

  1. Click on Text / SMS tab.
  2. For the Send text / SMS to option, select the field containing the mobile number that you wish to notify when the event is triggered.
    There are 4 options for this field.

    Field Description
    Select Field None. Does not take reference from any of the job fields for sending out text / SMS.
    Phone No. Takes reference from the Phone No. for sending out the Text / SMS.
    Sender Phone No. Takes reference from the Sender Phone No. for sending out the Text / SMS.
    Other Phone Numbers Takes reference from the Other Phone Numbers for sending out the Text / SMS.
  3. Other Fixed NumbersOptional
    The notification will always be triggered to entries in this field.
    Typically used to notify internal staff or or 3rd party contractors.
  4. Enter your customized text message in the Text / SMS body field.
    Note: Your SMS service provider will charge you > 1 credit per SMS if the the number of characters in your SMS is > 160 characters.
  5. A tracking link can be included in your text message after the text body for the recipients to track the status of their deliveries.
  6. Click Save when done.

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