Logistics Software Leader AscendTMS Partners with PTV Group

ARLINGTON, Va., March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Functionality from xServer by PTV Group will be integrated into the AscendTMS transportation management system. PTV Group xServer will provide AscendTMS with distance and duration calculations, replacing Google Maps and PC Miler. It will also provide new functionality, including maps and interstate mileage reports (FSMC reporting), with an eye toward integrating additional optimization components in the future.

"It is a privilege to have been chosen to partner with AscendTMS, a global software leader in the logistics industry. The first phase of the integration has been a success and we're looking forward to supporting AscendTMS through the rest of the rollout," said Chris Wickman, Business Development Executive at PTV Group America. "We believe our calculations and optimization will give AscendTMS a competitive advantage in a crowded software environment, and we'll do all we can to support them."

PTV Group xServer provides logistical operations with optimization and calculations, such as routing and scheduling, fleet cost calculation, and mobile asset management, via application programming interfaces (APIs). Its purpose is to boost the performance of existing software systems through the integration of the components they need most.

PTV Group takes a holistic approach that integrates all aspects of traffic, transport and logistics to create and promote sustainable mobility. Recognized as global market leader, PTV develops intelligent software solutions for transport logistics, traffic planning and traffic management. Thus, cities, companies and people save time and money, enhance road safety and minimize the impact on the environment. Based on its unique expertise in every facet of mobility, PTV ensures that people and goods arrive at their destinations safely and on time.

More than 2,500 cities deploy PTV products. Trips and routes for over one million vehicles are planned with our software. The European transport model, which encompasses all passenger transport and freight movements in Europe, is developed using PTV software. We currently have more than 800 employees worldwide who are committed to driving the high performance of our products. PTV America's headquarters is in Arlington, VA, while the corporate headquarters is located in Germany. PTV plans and optimizes everything that moves people and goods worldwide - it's the central idea since its foundation in 1979.

PTV America, Inc. is a subsidiary of PTV Group. http://www.ptvgroup.com.