ALK Technologies Offers Latest Version of ALK FleetSuite
September 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
ALK Technologies released version 22 of ALK FleetSuite.
The latest release harnesses PC*Miler 22 map data to provide critical visibility and control of fleet operations, including in-cab truck-specific directions in real time for drivers, street-level fleet location displays for managers, and arrival time notification for customers.
ALK FleetSuite 22 has been updated with the latest street-level data including information provided by state and local municipalities. Improvements were made across the U.S. and Canada including an additional 391,500 miles of truck restricted roadway for a total of 853,500 miles. It includes 1.8 million weight restrictions and allowances and also features more than 2,800 new height restrictions.
Using ALK FleetSuite, drivers generate truck specific turn-by-turn driving directions to their final destination. These directions can be transmitted with varying degrees of detail to conserve bandwidth and minimize messaging costs. Even at the lowest level of detail, ALK's directions convey the necessary information in a visual format drivers can understand. Directions are transmitted in XML, and are delivered in real time over the fleets' mobile communications systems.
ALK FleetSuite Mapping offers a mapping solution for fleet management. Managers can pinpoint the exact location of their fleet based on real-time latitude/longitude information. They can zoom out to any selected point of view, from a city, a county, a state, a region or virtually all of North America. While a truck is en route, ALK FleetSuite Estimated Time of Arrival/Out of Route, (ETA/OoR) can issue an alert when a truck deviates by a user-defined distance from the assigned route. Similarly, FleetSuite ETA/OoR can maintain an ongoing estimate of a truck's arrival time at a specific destination and dynamically generate a revised ETA as conditions change.
The modules can be licensed separately so fleets can find the solution best fits their needs. The software installs on a PC Web Server running Microsoft Internet information services.
More info: www.alk.com