APIs to Extend your Logistics and Transportation Fleet Management
PTV xSERVER - Route Planning API
ROUTE PLANNING API INTEGRATED INTO YOUR EXISTING SYSTEM
Plan and optimize truck-specific routes
Why plan routes with PTV xServer?
The difference between freely available online tools and the routing optimisation components by PTV xServer lies in their ability to factor in all truck-related data and requirements: Since our founding four decades ago, we have accumulated abundant truck-specific data and acquired expert knowledge in optimising truck-specific routing. PTV xServer offers developer components that can be easily integrated into your existing system architecture and expands the routing capacities of your transport logistics software. The components are available as easy-to-use and integrable on-premise solution and as an even more powerful cloud-based web service for the most advanced use cases. Additionally, as developer, you benefit from abundant documentation as well as continuous support.
Our Route Planning API allows you to customise vehicle profiles to your requirements or work with standard reference profiles. The standard reference profiles include continent-specific features like official weight classes in Europe, North America, Latin America, or Australia (EUR, NAM, AUS).
Customize vehicle profiles to your needs or use standard reference profiles
Calculate exact toll costs based on vehicle attributes when planning routes and determine when toll-free routes are a viable alternative.
Calculate exact freight and tolls costs
The PTV Route Planning API considers all relevant truck-specific attributes like length, height, weight, special cargo and access restrictions when calculating the optimum truck route. Additionally, it factors in live traffic information and traffic patterns to avoid congestion and circumvent bottlenecks.
Consider relevant truck attributes
Calculate exact emissions based on vehicle attributes and recognized standards like CEN, HBEFA, CO2e, COPERT.
Calculate exact emissions
Factor start or desired arrival times into your routing. Specify schedules and timespans for longer periods, such as roadworks, to be considered in your planning.
Time consideration modes
Consider legal or your own set of rules regarding break and rest times and factor them into your route planning.
Plan breaks under consideration of official or your own set of rules
PTV xServer allow you to plan and change clusters based on locations (customer addresses, postcode areas etc.). Common use cases are the management of field representatives, the planning of warehouse locations and their delivery areas as well as delivery planning.
PTV xServer are designed for processing big amounts of data and therefore predestined for companies with an extensive field force and / or numerous locations to consider.