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ALK maps integrated with TMW fleet management solutions


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The product integration provides TMW customers with access to interactive street-level maps with satellite imagery and optional weather overlays, real-time traffic and speed data with enhanced ETAs and hazardous materials routing functionality. (The Trucker file photo)
The product integration provides TMW customers with access to interactive street-level maps with satellite imagery and optional weather overlays, real-time traffic and speed data with enhanced ETAs and hazardous materials routing functionality. (The Trucker file photo)

PRINCETON, N.J. —  ALK, a provider of GeoLogistics solutions and navigation software, and TMW Systems, a provider of enterprise transportation management software, have announced the integration of ALK Maps across a variety of products within TMW’s portfolio of transportation and fleet management solutions.

Both ALK and TMW are members of the Trimble Company.

According to TMW Executive Vice President of Marketing Scott Vanselous, the integrated products include:

, 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, Vanselous said.

“TMW customers can benefit from the new visualization offerings now found within our TMS solutions,”Vanselous said. “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.

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