PC*MILER Review - why 3.1 stars?

PC*MILER Review
ITQlick Score: 92/100
ITQlick Rating: (3.1/5)
Pricing: 6/10 - average cost
Category: Route Planning -> PC*MILER
Ranking:Ranked 1 out of 25 Route Planning systems
Company: ALK Technologies
Pricing: starts at $1,895 per license
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop
Links: PC*MILER pricing, PC*MILER alternatives
Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: May 01, 2021

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What is PC*MILER?

PC*MILER Fleet Management Software is routing, mapping and mileage solution designed for the transportation industry and that is available on the cloud as well as on-premise. The software solution enables the users to be in control of rating, hazardous materials routing, driver pay, GPS, Tolls, fuel tax reporting, Fleet Management and Fuel Optimization.

PC*MILER is developed by ALK Technologies founded in 1979, and that was acquired in 2012 by Trimble. The software can also be deployed through SaaS, Web, Mobile - Android Native and iOS Native. PC*MILER provides training by documentation, video tutorials, Live Online as well as In Person.

It also offers Business Hours, Online and 24/7 (Live Rep) customer support. Some core features of PC*MILER solution include Dispatch Management, Staff Management and GPS Tracking among others.

What is PC*MILER rating? ()

The rating of PC*MILER is 3.1 stars out of 5 and the total score is 92 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who are PC*MILER's typical customers?

The typical customers include the following business size: Small, medium and large size businesses.

Is PC*MILER the best Route Planning?

PC*MILER is ranked 1 out of 25 software in their category (Route Planning systems).

Who are their main alternatives?

The two main competitors of PC*MILER software include Fleetio and Omnitracs Telematics. Fleetio is a cloud-based fleet management solution that helps users to automate their fleet operations as well as manage asset lifecycle whereas PC*MILER Fleet Management Software is routing, mapping and mileage solution designed for the transportation industry.

Fleetio software is cloud-based while PC*MILER is available both on-premise and on the cloud. Fleetio is a product of RareStep in the US, but PC*MILER is developed by ALK Technologies also in the US. Both software solutions are suitable for fleets of all sizes. Omnitracs Telematics software is a GPS-based, SaaS fleet management platform built for private as well as for-hire fleets whereas PC*MILER Fleet Management Software is routing, mapping and mileage solution designed for the transportation industry.

Omnotracs Company developed Omnitracs Telematics while ALK Technologies developed PC*MILER. Omnitracs Telematics is cloud-based, but in comparison, PC*MILER is available on the cloud as well as on-premise. Both software solutions offer training on video tutorials, documentation, Live Online, and In Person.

What is the cost of PC*MILER?

The cost of license starts at $1,895 per license. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 6 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for PC*MILER

What should you ask ALK Technologies during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with PC*MILER and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching PC*MILER in action. Visit the vendor's website here.

Is it the right software for you?

PC*MILER software is designed to cater to transportation companies of all sizes. It is suitable for businesses in industries including Transportation & Logistics, Postal, Parcel & Courier, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Field Service, Emergency Services, Food & Beverage Delivery, Construction, K-12, Agriculture, Rail and Consumer Drivers.

The solution is mostly used by Truck carriers, 3PLs, shippers, manufacturers and brokers as well as any business seeking for commercial truck routing & miles.

PC*MILER's list of categories:

FS Scheduling & Dispatch
Fleet management

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.