ALK Provides TMW Systems Dynamic Route Visualization

Integration of ALK Maps enhances route planning and dispatch operations for TMW customers

Princeton, New Jersey – November 4, 2014 – ALK, a Trimble Company and global leader in GeoLogistics® solutions and navigation software, and TMW Systems, a Trimble Company and leading provider of enterprise transportation management software, today announced the integration of ALK® Maps across a variety of products within TMW’s portfolio of transportation and fleet management solutions, including:

  • Appian DirectRoute™ release 12.0 and DRTrack™ release 6.0
  • Web portal products CarrierHub® and eStat® version 1
  • Mobile communications solution D2Link® 13.0.11
  • Innovative IES®, Access and Access Plus® Web Edition version 2014.1
  • TMWSuite® Fuel Dispatch 15.10and TMW Operations 10
  • TMW Web Enterprise version 2014.1

 

The integration provides TMW customers using these solutions with access to interactive street-level maps with satellite imagery and optional weather overlays, real-time traffic and speed data with enhanced ETAs, hazardous materials routing functionality and more.

“TMW customers can benefit from the new visualization offerings now found within our TMS solutions,” said TMW executive vice president of marketing, Scott Vanselous. “The common Maps user interface across our products provides a means to visualize and obtain critical fleet and asset information in context with street level conditions, increase operational efficiencies and improve customer service.”

With the addition of ALK Maps, TMW customers gain capabilities such as interactive route planning and the modification and re-dispatch of existing routes before and during trips. Additional capabilities include the ability to conduct post trip route analysis for compliance, compare planned versus actual routes, review driver performance and generate out-of-route mileage reports.

“We’re excited about the presence of ALK Maps in a variety of TMW products. The value of leveraging a single source of commercial data across business critical products is substantial and we’re pleased to offer it to TMW customers,” said Dan Popkin, senior vice president, enterprise solutions, ALK.

ALK Maps is a web-based, customizable interactive mapping platform providing high-quality visualizations with precise geocoding and commercial routing for enterprise applications. With the PC*MILER routing engine at the core, ALK Maps is a unique offering tailored specifically for the transportation & logistics industry’s needs.

TMW customers interested in these new visualization tools should contact TMW Sales for more information.

For more information about ALK Maps and TMW System’s solutions, visit: www.alkmaps.com and www.tmwsystems.com.

 

About TMW Systems

TMW Systems is a leading transportation software provider to commercial and private fleets, brokerage and 3PL organizations. Founded in 1983, TMW has focused on providing enterprise software to the transportation industry, including asset-based and non-asset-based operations as well as heavy-duty vehicle service centers. With offices in Cleveland, Dallas, Indianapolis, Nashville, Oklahoma City, Raleigh, and Vancouver, the company serves over 2,300 customers, including many of the largest, most sophisticated and complex transportation service companies in North America. TMW Systems is a Trimble Company (NASDAQ: TRMB) and part of the international Transportation and Logistics Division. www.tmwsystems.com

 

About ALK

ALK, a Trimble Company and global leader in GeoLogistics solutions and navigation software, is focused on developing innovative solutions for transportation, logistics, mobile workforces and consumers. Product lines include award-winning CoPilot, a leading source of GPS navigation software for fleets, mobile operators, hardware OEMs, systems integrators, professional drivers and consumers. ALK’s PC*MILER is widely recognized as the industry standard for routing, mileage and mapping.   ALK Maps is a development platform designed for the transportation industry and provides commercial routing, geocoding and mapping visualization for enterprise applications.

For more information on ALK, visit: www.alk.com or follow us at: www.twitter.com/ALKTech.

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ALK Maps Media Contact
Adam Curtis
Abel Communications
(443) 869-2197 ext.142
adam@abelcommunications.com