This guide walks through the process of using a custom-designed form (aka Report) for equipment inspections. It is a continuation from the
Setting Up Equipment and Inspections guide.
Say you are using iScout to track truck inspections every 10k miles. By default, the inspection process is just choosing a date, adding notes, and attaching documents (optional):
Let’s say that we’d like more detailed for this inspection. For example, let’s have them rate the tires, bumper, frame, etc. To do this, we will create a report within the “Report” module.
Your report can include any questions you like, but there is one requirement. You must have a required “select” field where the source is set to “Equipment”. Here’s how we’ll make it:
Now that you have created the “Truck Inspection Report”, we’ll setup the Trucks in our system to use this for the inspection form.
It’s worth noting that when you use a custom form for an inspection, you get all of the standard analysis tools and even alerts for free. For example, you could review truck inspections from a high level by clicking “Reports” > “Responses” (next to Truck Inspection Report):
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