Marathon included in VRS guide


March 31, 2015

Marathon logoMarathon Data Systems was recently cited by Gartner Inc. as a representative medium/regional vendor in the Market Guide for Vehicle Routing and Scheduling (VRS).

According to Gartner, “Private fleets and for-hire carriers are seeking new and enhanced tools to further automate their processes and improve their transportation routing to lower costs and better serve customers.” The Market Guide for Vehicle Routing and Scheduling assesses the VRS market to guide fleet managers and gauge the vendors for these solutions.

Viamente Route Planner is intuitive web-based routing optimization software for fleet management, field service management, mobile workforce management and pickup/collection and delivery companies, offering key benefits:

  • Savings on operating expenditures: Viamente enables users to serve more orders with fewer resources. With optimal routes and smarter assignments, companies can achieve lower fuel consumption, leaner workloads and reduced carbon emissions.
  • Reduction in planning effort: Viamente shortens reaction times by minimizing the planning effort thanks to fully automated processes, enabling vehicles to hit the road earlier.
  • Increased service levels: Viamente users can share accurate expected times of arrival, better meeting customer expectations related to time windows, service time and special planning skill requirements.

“We believe Marathon’s inclusion as a representative vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Vehicle Routing and Scheduling further validates Viamente’s capabilities for our thousands of dedicated users,” says Chris Sullens, CEO and president of Marathon Data Systems. “Our goals remain constant across all of the Marathon brands: enable customers to manage their businesses more efficiently while delivering improved service to their market.”


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