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Fleet Tracking API

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Use GPS tracking to locate your fleet in real-time

What are the benefits of using GPS tracking?

Whether you operate a fleet of rental cars, manage field service staff, optimize routes or oversee high-security transports: GPS tracking enables you to always locate the position of every vehicle in your fleet. This way, you can always keep an eye on your vehicles and cargo.

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Features of Fleet Tracking API

Configure your tracking profiles based on your needs or use pre-defined standard profiles

  • The Fleet Tracking API enables you to configure tracking profiles based on your needs. You would like to start working with the API immediately without making any modifications? No problem. We offer several pre-defined standard profiles, including adapted profiles for dense or sparse signals, that are carefully designed to fit most standard use cases as an out-of-the-box-feature.

Why should you employ the Fleet Tracking API by PTV xServer?

 

  • The PTV xServer Fleet Tracking API is a software developer component, available as a cloud-based web service or an on-premise solution. Due to its standardised interface, the component can be easily integrated into an existing software architecture. Vehicle trackers transfer the GPS locations to a central system at regular intervals, which then displays them on a digital map. In effect, this means that dispatchers and fleet managers have the data they need, when they need it. This increased level of transparency facilitates the identification of inefficiencies and a more efficient fleet use.

    The Fleet Tracking API enables many additional applications, such as:

    • Monitoring driving behaviour and performance

    • Receiving notifications about punctual arrivals at checkpoints as well as deviations from defined routes or areas (also see Geofencing)

    • Comparing planned and driven routes

    • Verify bills from subcontractors and toll invoices

    • Search for clients, depots and fuel stations in the nearby area

    • Emergency buttons (Emergency- and Breakdown-call) and event-driven actions like notifications when vehicles are moved at unauthorised times

PTV xServer Software Developer Kit

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Geocoding API

Convert addresses to geocoordinates and vice versa with high accuracy to display geographic data on digital maps with the PTV xServer Geocoding API.

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Digital Maps API

Display geographic data and traffic information on customised digital maps to enable vehicle routing and optimisation with the PTV xServer Digital Maps API.

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Route Planning API

Plan and optimize truck-specific routes considering truck attributes, toll and live traffic information with the PTV xServer Route Planning API.

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Toll Calculation API

Calculate exact toll and make sure your vehicles are always on the most economic route available with the PTV xServer Toll Calculation API.

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Emissions Calculation API

Calculate and report your fleet’s emissions with the PTV xServer Emissions Calculation API.

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Traffic Information API

Use live and historic traffic data to avoid delays and optimise route planning and calculation with the PTV Traffic Information API.

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Fleet Planning Optimization API

Plan, schedule and optimize truck routes to ensure the most efficient use of your fleet with the PTV xServer Fleet Planning & Optimisation API.

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Fleet Tracking API

Use GPS tracking to locate your fleet in real-time with the PTV xServer Fleet Tracking API. Monitor driver behaviour and progress and ensure drivers, vehicles and cargo are safe.

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Geofencing API

Employ geofencing and corridor fencing to prevent theft or removal of vehicles and equipment and keep high-security transports safe with the PTV xServer Geofencing API.

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Fleet Service Management API

Increase productivity of sales and field force by planning locations, determining territories and booking visits with PTV xServer Field Service Management API

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Load Space Optimization API

Optimize cargo loadings by minimizing free volumes and considering unloading sequence to make trips more efficient with the PTV xServer Load Space Optimisation API.

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Business Connector for use with SAP

Integrate the PTV xServer software components into SAP environments such as SAP ERP and SAP TM easily and quickly. Reduce development efforts and realize significant cost savings.

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