Integrate PTV Route Optimiser into your transport management solution
Good input leads to good output: In order to calculate optimal routes and schedules with PTV Route Optimiser, you need to feed the software with data and information about your customers, your fleet and your drivers. To enable an efficient transfer of data, PTV Route Optimiser has interfaces for all common transport management, ERP, CRM, MMS and telematics systems. These interfaces reduce the time of configuration when integrating PTV Route Optimiser into your software system and prevent data transfer errors.
All your orders are most likely stored in a transport management system, together with additional information such as pick-up and delivery addresses. Transferring all this data to a route planning software manually would take a long time. What is worse, this process would inevitably lead to mistakes in the data set and hence to inaccurate and inefficient planning. Connecting your transport management system to PTV Route Optimiser is the solution.
Many satisfied customers speak for themselves: Our interfaces facilitate a direct transmission of customer and delivery data. For your transport planners this results in substantial time savings. Additionally, you can be certain that you are planning with the most up-to-date and accurate data. By the way: You can also transmit data from PTV Route Optimiser to your transport management system.
Import customer data from ERP and CRM
You can also connect PTV Route Optimiser to your ERP or CRM system. Why is this relevant? Probably not all information needed for delivery is stored in your transport management system. For example, restrictions such as opening hours or specific information about the loading and unloading points might be stored in a different system. By connecting PTV Route Optimiser to your ERP or CRM system, this information can also be transferred with just a few clicks.
Transfer routes to telematics and on-board computers
Regardless of how optimal the routes and schedules are that your planners mapped out – the plan is only successful if it’s carried out accordingly. PTV Route Optimiser comes with interfaces that ease its connection to various telematics systems. This way, you can transfer planned routes directly to permanently installed or mobile on-board computers or telematics systems in the vehicles at the touch of a button. Are your vehicles not equipped with on-board computers or do you work with subcontractors? In this case, your drivers can simply use the free PTV Driver App on their smartphones.
The integration of PTV Route Optimiser offers even more advantages. It allows you to determine the position of your vehicles in real-time and compare the planned with the actual status. You can intervene or inform the recipients of the expected time of arrival should delays occur.