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ALK, Apacheta Partner on GPS-Enabled Mobile Solutions

January 2012, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

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Through this partnership, Apacheta will resell ALK's CoPilot Live Professional and CoPilot Truck Professional, embedding CoPilot's turn-by-turn directions as options in their TransportACE, RouteACE, MerchandiserACE and ServiceACE mobile workflow applications.


ALK's CoPilot Truck Professional provides voice-guided GPS navigation with industry-standard PC*MILER truck-specific routing to help reduce out-of-route mileage and increase driver efficiency. Offering an easy-to-use interface with spoken turn-by-turn directions and non-distracting guidance displays, it calculates efficient truck routing based on vehicle profile information, routing parameters and load type, including hazardous materials. CoPilot Live is a full-featured GPS navigation system that runs on iOS, Android and Windows Mobile platforms. Its advanced features include 3D maps, Lane Assist arrows, millions of POIs, multi-stop trip planning and more.

Apacheta markets and develops a suite of flexible mobile workflow applications which can be easily tailored to a company's unique business processes. Apacheta applications implement industry best practices to automate and streamline operations for direct store delivery, route sales, merchandising, field service, and transportation. All Apacheta applications are available on Windows Mobile and Android rugged handhelds, smartphones and tablets.

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"We are very excited to have Apacheta onboard as a CoPilot Live Professional ISV partner," said Dan Popkin, Vice President, Enterprise Solutions Worldwide at ALK Technologies. "The integration of CoPilot Live and CoPilot Truck Professional into Apacheta's mobile workflow applications will benefit our customers by creating value while maximizing opportunities in the marketplace.

"Integrated GPS navigation and voice-guided turn-by-turn directions are an essential part of any mobile workforce management solution," stated Don Grust, CEO, Apacheta Corporation. Through this partnership with ALK we can offer a best-of-breed, complete solution from a company that really understands the needs of professional drivers and fleets."

More info: www.alk.com.

More info: www.apacheta.com.

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