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2014 Media Kit

eMILER.com update offers cost effective online routing, mileage and mapping

By: | at 08:00 PM | Intermodal  

ALK’s PC*MILER 20 now available on the Internet

ALK Technologies announced an important update to eMILER.com, its popular, web-based routing and mapping resource. The latest version of eMILER.com includes the data of PC*MILER 20, the 20th anniversary release of the industry-standard ALK software that first brought visualization ’ actual maps ’ to truck routing and mileage software. Everyone from drivers to carriers to corporate logistics departments can access PC*MILER 20 data at any time in an affordable format at www.emiler.com. The company recently demonstrated during the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas.

This latest version of eMILER.com puts ALK’s industry-standard PC*MILER software in reach of the entire transportation community. eMILER.com generates truck-specific routes, maps and driving directions across North America quickly and cost effectively. Routes can be purchased in packages of 100 routes for $50 to 1,500 routes for $600 ’ in other words, between 50 cents and 40 cents per route. eMILER.com offers a free trial’6-Pack’ of routes ’ no credit card required.

The new upgrade of eMILER.com offers the industry’s most accurate North American highway database including more than 771,000 miles of truck-specific roadway and over 350,000 miles of commercial truck restrictions. Among those critical restrictions are 13 foot 6 inch heights and 80,000 pound weights as well as limitations on 48 foot and 53 foot trailer lengths and 102 inch vehicle widths. When it’s time to pull off the road, eMILER.com includes more than 6,000 updated truck stops from Comdata’s GeoFUEL network. Truckers seeking compliance will find 580 state weigh stations and 800 CAT weigh scale locations. Hours of service compliance is also facilitated with the inclusion of more than 2,100 nationwide rest areas.

eMILER.com offers combination routing so users can access the best of either the most practical or the shortest routing types with National Network highways, 53 foot trailer or toll-discouraged routing. Users can enter up to 10 stops including point of origin and destination. The hub routing option calculates routes and mileage from an origin to multiple destinations.

eMILER.com delivers instant mileage for rate calculation, driver pay, fuel tax reporting, billing, load planning, auditing, bid preparation, carrier selection and lane analysis as well as detailed driving directions and high quality maps for dispatchers and drivers alike.

With all the functionality noted, eMILER.com is a favorite resource for many owner operators and small fleets. It is also frequently accessed by company drivers to verify pay, and by shippers and brokers for quick and easy load planning, freight rate calculation, and freight bill auditing.