PTV xServer integrated into a TMS

PTV_Partner_AndSoftAndSoft developed the first web-based transport management system (TMS) in 2000, and today it is the leading TMS in the cloud. Since the start of 2013, AndSoft has been using PTV xServers to add important logistical features.

The company specialises in solutions for supply chain management. e-TMS is a cloud-platform for transport logistics and supports transport management for users who use it to coordinate, plan and analyse vehicles

The task

e-TMS It supports high data volumes, enables customer adjustments in real time and offers flexibility for international transport management. This includes the connection between transport companies and customers, between the different rates structures and international requirements in the transport sector, and support for multi-modal planning.

The solution

AndSoft is using the PTV xLocate Server for geocoding, the PTV xMap Server to display digital maps and the PTV xRoute Server to calculate routes.

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And the story does not end here: PTV and AndSoft are currently involved in a joint customer project where e-TMS and PTV Smartour are used for trip optimisation.The complete system will go live in December.

By Martina Beck

Martina Beck has been working for PTV since 2000. As certified computer scientist she was originally responsible for providing customers with technical support and she later moved on to the Product Management division. Since 2011 she has been working for PTV as an online marketing manager in international marketing with an emphasis on social media (et al. Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube). The PTV Developer Blog is the PTV Developer Components' lead channel. The posts on important topics and trends originate from close cooperation with developers, the product management and other experts.