ELD Integration | Rand McNally – Connect

Issue:

How to Import Rand McNally Connect ELD Data Into RapidLog.

Rand McNally Connect:

  • Downloader:
  • Special Note:
    • You will need a login for the FourKites web service
  • Arguments:
    • /provider (RandMcNally)
    • /companycode (RLCompany Code)
    • /password (Rand McNally Password)
    • /username (Rand McNally Username)
    • /urlcompany (Rand McNally Company URL)
    • /datastore (defaults to PROD)
    • /from (defaults to now – 1 day. Use the YYYY-MM-DD format)
    • /daysback (defaults to 1)
  • RL5.ini Settings Requirements:
    • [Directories]
      EobLogImportRoot=C:\ProgramData\RapidLog\Data (Note: Match this to your Data= line)
  • Example BAT File:
    • “C:\Program Files (x86)\RapidLog\EobrDownloader.exe” /provider RandMcNally /companycode MYRLCOMPANY /password RandMcNallypass /username RandMcNallyusername /urlcompany RandMcNallycompany /datastore PROD /daysback 8
      “C:\Program Files (x86)\RapidLog\RapidLog.exe” MYRLCOMPANY -L RapidLogFormat
      “C:\Program Files (x86)\RapidLog\RapidLog.exe” MYRLCOMPANY -NewAudit HC -MI

Instructions:

  1. Download the EOBRDownloader.exe file and save it to your RapidLog program directory.
  2. Edit the Directories section in the C:\Windows\rl5.ini file by adding EobLogImportRoot=Your Data folder.
    • Example: EobLogImportRoot=C:\ProgramData\RapidLog\Data
  3. Create a RapidLog folder in the Company Data directory.
  4. Open Notepad and setup the download, import and audit.  Save that file as a .bat file.
  5. Open Task Scheduler and schedule the .bat file to run once or twice daily.
  6. Create a shortcut to the user’s desktop to allow manual downloads if needed.
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