Press Release: August 30, 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Mary Kelly, Media Relations
TransCore DAT Load Boards and Truckload Rate Index Integrate PC*MILER for Mileage and Routing
PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- August 30, 2012 - TransCore DAT Load Boards, Truckload Rate Index and other services now incorporate PC*MILER by ALK Technologies as the primary mileage, routing and mapping solution. The integrated product is already available to DAT customers, according to a joint announcement today by the two companies.
"As the industry leader for trucking load boards and rate benchmarking tools, DAT is pleased to partner with ALK, the leader in mileage and routing software," said David Schrader, senior vice president of operations at TransCore DAT. "Our customers will now benefit by having the most popular mileage solution in the industry tightly integrated into all our load board and Truckload Rate Index products."
"We are pleased to have this opportunity to add value to DAT Load Boards and Truckload Rate Index," said Craig Fiander, vice president of marketing - North America for ALK's Enterprise Solutions. "Both of our companies are the market leaders and known for exceptional quality and service. The integration of PC*MILER Web Services is an excellent fit for our mutual customers who are automatically provided with the most up-to-date directions and mileage," he concluded.
About TransCore DAT
TransCore DAT serves brokers, carriers, owner-operators and shippers with best-in-class products. Load boards TransCore 3sixty and TruckersEdge powered by the DAT Network in the United States have set the industry standard for the spot freight marketplace since 1978. TransCore provides Keypoint transportation software, the most popular broker logistics software, fleet compliance, as well as DAT CarrierWatch, automated carrier safety and insurance monitoring and DAT Truckload Rate Index for spot and contract markets rates. TransCore's asset tracking and in-cab communications solutions feature the industry's fastest response times and state-of-the-art satellite networking. For more information about TransCore DAT, visit: www.dat.com.
About ALK Technologies
ALK Technologies, a global leader in GeoLogistics™ and navigation software, is focused on developing innovative solutions for transportation, logistics, mobile workforces and consumers. For 30 years, ALK has led the transportation industry with high-quality routing, mileage and mapping solutions. Product lines include award-winning CoPilot Live, the GPS navigation software of choice for fleets, mobile operators, hardware OEMs, systems integrators, professional drivers and consumers. ALK's PC*MILER is widely recognized as the industry standard and is depended on by transportation, logistics and manufacturing companies worldwide. Our newest product, ALK Maps is a development platform designed for the transportation industry and provides commercial routing, geocoding and mapping visualization for enterprise applications.
The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks
of their respective owners.