Transport route planner PTV Map&Guide: Finds you the most efficient truck route

Road route planner Map&Guide for an optimum transport management: Save driving time and transport costs

Planning truck routes is more than just select the shortest route. Transport manager have to consider road restrictions such as truck and dangerous goods regulations. The PTV Map&Guide transport route planner takes into account all relevant truck attributes. The road route planner calculates the most efficient truck route regarding driving time and transport costs.

PTV Map&Guide transport route planner: Considers all restrictions and calculates the optimum truck route

At first sight, a straight line always seems to be the shortest route between two destinations. Transport route planning however is more complex. There is no use in planning with the shortest route, if you can't pass it with your truck due to restrictions.

PTV Map&Guide transport route planner therefore takes into account official truck and dangerous goods regulations, toll roads and different vehicle profiles. With PTV Map&Guide route planners software, you get the most efficient truck route for your transports.

Learn how to save driving time and transport costs with PTV Map&Guide transport route planner

Comparison between truck routes calculated by different transport route planner.
Green route: Standard transport route planner. Orange route: Miles driven when the route is planned with a standard road route planner. Blue route: PTV Map&Guide road planners software.

Calculated with a standard route planner

Length: 10 miles

  • Restriction: in reality the route is not suitable for trucks, because there is a truck restriction at West Burton. The standard road route planner does not take into account this restriction.

Miles driven when the route is planned with a standard route planner

Length: 22 miles

  • Trucks cannot access the road from West Burton. In this scenario, you have to drive all the way back to your starting point at Saundby and take the route via Marton.

Calculated by PTV Map&Guide transport route planner

Length: 17 miles

  • PTV Map&Guide automatically takes into account truck restrictions, such as height and weight restrictions based on the specified vehicle profile. PTV Map&Guide recognises that the road from West Burton is restricted for trucks and, as a result, calculates the correct truck route from the very beginning.

What does this mean for you and your transport management?

Rather than driving 22 miles, which would have been the case with a standard transport route planner, with PTV Map&Guide you only drive 17 miles.

  • With PTV Map&Guide transport route planner, you avoid making a 5 miles detour, saving both driving time and transport costs

Calculate correctly from the very beginning and therefore avoid differences between the amount of miles planned and those driven.

  • With PTV Map&Guide route planners software, you calculate precisely and operate profitably.

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