ALK Technologies Announces TMW Systems Integration of PC*MILER 29

TMW customers gain the latest nationwide commercial routing, mileage and mapping for planning and optimizing fleet operations

Orlando, FL – September 14, 2015 – ALK Technologies, a Trimble Company and global leader in GeoLogistics® solutions and navigation software, and TMW Systems, a leading provider of enterprise transportation management software, today announced that the latest version of PC*MILER®’s routing, mileage and mapping software, PC*MILER 29, is now successfully tested and approved for use with multiple products in TMW’s portfolio of transportation and fleet management products.

The following TMW software products have been tested and approved for operation with PC*MILER 29:

  • ExpertFuel® version 8.3
  • TMWSuite® version 2016.15_07.0135
  • TMW Operations version 16.10
  • TruckMate® version 2015

“PC*MILER from ALK has been a key component of successful transportation business operations in North America for many years. All TMS, routing and scheduling and optimization software products from TMW leverage this industry-standard commercial vehicle routing, mileage and mapping technology to support the most efficient and effective operations for our customers,” said Scott Vanselous, EVP of Marketing and Strategy at TMW.

“We’re thrilled to have strategic partners like TMW Systems integrated with our latest software,” said Bill Maddox, Vice President of Sales, ALK Technologies.  “By providing PC*MILER 29’s latest innovations to its customer base, we are helping to ensure that each of our mutual customers’ assets are being maximized while saving time and money.”

PC*MILER 29 includes an HOS Manager, which factors mandatory Hours of Service (HOS) break times directly into the route plan, to significantly improve asset utilization with clear understanding of actual travel times and ETAs.  Additionally in PC*MILER 29 is the ability to search for and display POIs directly along a route.  Dispatchers can easily select the most cost efficient fuel location with live diesel Pilot & Flying J fuel prices, updated every 30 minutes.  PC*MILER 29 also provides the choice of avoiding ferries as well as roads above a specific elevation by selecting Ferry and Elevation Discouraged Routing to protect precious goods from conditions that could potentially damage a shipment.  Also available in PC*MILER 29 is a revamped Via Points Manager, updated hazardous roadway restrictions, data enhancements, and routing improvements throughout North America.

PC*MILER 29, as well as the full suite of ALK Transportation Solutions, will be on display at the TMW TransForum User Conference & Exhibition September 13-16, in booth 111.

The use of referenced integrations or interfaces with TMW software may require the purchase of additional software licenses and professional services from TMW Systems. Please contact solutions@tmwsystems.com for purchase requirements and details that may apply to the capabilities referenced in this announcement.

For more information about ALK’s PC*MILER and TMW Systems solutions, visit: www.pcmiler.com and www.tmwsystems.com.

About TMW Systems               

TMW 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 2,000 customers, including many of the largest, most sophisticated and complex transportation service companies in North America. TMW is a Trimble Company (NASDAQ: TRMB) and part of the international Transportation and Logistics Division.
www.tmwsystems.com

About ALK Technologies

ALK Technologies, a Trimble Company (NASDAQ: TRMB) and global leader in GeoLogistics solution and navigation software, is focused on developing innovative solutions for transportation, logistics, mobile workforces and consumers. Product lines include PC*MILER, CoPilot and ALK Maps. PC*MILER is widely recognized as a transportation industry standard for routing, mileage and mapping. CoPilot is a leading source of GPS navigation software for fleets, mobile operators, hardware OEMs, system integrators, professional drivers and consumers. 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 Technologies, visit: www.alk.com or follow us at: www.twitter.com/ALKTech.