Sygic and ORTEC to deliver powerful route optimization

Written by RS
28. 10. 2014 · 2 min read

Sygic introduces cloud-based optimization for fleets, promising to deliver up to a 10% reduction in distances driven, saving time and improving the quality of service. Sygic Cloud Based Route optimization powered by ORTEC Cloud Services allows even smaller company fleets to take advantage of route optimization without a huge investment.

Route optimization is an ongoing discussion among the users of professional GPS solutions. Every fleet manager wants to benefit from the attractive savings that powerful optimization algorithms can deliver in terms of fuel consumption, delivery times and improvement in quality of service.

As a leading provider of professional GPS Navigation for fleets, Sygic was exploring the possibilities to make life easier for its fleet customers and offer the optimization feature directly on the device.

Extremely fruitful cooperation between two leaders in the field of technology has resulted in the power of the ORTEC algorithms and optimizers accessible directly from the Sygic Navigation for Fleets app. Sygic, and makes this all accessible directly from the device.

This new feature delivers the fastest and most effective route optimization for an unlimited number of waypoints. A 30 waypoint itinerary can be optimized in less than 10 seconds, which makes Sygic Navigation for Fleets the fastest route optimization tool accessible directly from your mobile device.

Once integrated, Sygic Navigation for Fleets adds value to any fleet or transport management system. The SDK API provides the functions to deliver itineraries to the driver who can request optimization via the application menu. Sygic Navigation internally calls Ortec Cloud Service for optimization and returns the optimal route within seconds.

Thanks to ORTEC, Sygic is also able to optimize truck routes and support time windows, which is particularly attractive for companies in the delivery services field. The service requires an on-device internet connection, but it only consumes a few kB of data for each optimization request.

Sygic cloud based route optimization powered by ORTEC addresses, but is not limited to, the needs of parcel delivery, field work & maintenance and long haul transportation fleets.

The pricing for the service follows a monthly subscription model with fees divided into price bands based on the monthly amount of optimized waypoints.

The solution was unveiled at the ICT Logistiek trade show in Utrecht, Netherlands. if you wish to know more please contact our team.