ALK Technologies Inc., a developer of truck-specific routing, mileage and mapping software, announced the release of PC Miler Worldwide 25.1 designed to generate routes, distances, transit times, maps and driving directions over the entire international highway network. Regional coverage includes Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania and South America.
“ALK provides seamless worldwide coverage in 224 countries with digital maps from the best available sources,” says Michael Kornhauser, senior vice president of enterprise solutions forALK Technologies. “Our goal is to provide customers with the most accurate and complete map data worldwide in a consistent manner so that our partners and customers don’t have to deal with integrating data from different providers. This enhanced coverage enables users to more accurately optimize, visualize and manage their global supply chains.”
ALK says the PC Miler Worldwide 25.1 database has been updated with thousands of additional highway and road miles for improved city-to-city routing worldwide, including more than 109,000 new miles of roadway in Europe and more than 7,500 new road miles and 220,000 truck restriction enhancements in North America, while city and postal code coverage has been updated and consolidated in more than 140 countries.
ALK says new and enhanced features in PC Miler Worldwide 25.1 include 29 languages to choose from for viewing reports and a new easy-to-enable “full-size van” vehicle profile option for light truck/automobile routing in Europe and North America. A new time-based routing feature is designed to give users the ability to define a departure or arrival time for more precise calculation of ETA/ETD at each stop on a route, taking time zones into consideration; and a new Time Zone Display option is available for all worldwide regions.
Automation enhancements include improved custom place importing, which now accepts postal code, city, state and address data in addition to lat/longs in all regions, the company says. New features also include the addition of international border crossing points around the world and more realistic transit times in North America based on predictive traffic speed data, along with real-time or historical traffic displays on the map.