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PTV xServer Business Connector for use with SAP©

How does the PTV xServer Business Connector for use with SAP© work?

The PTV xServer Business Connector is structured in three different levels of solutions: a technical and functional connector and an out-of-the-box solution.

The technical connector forms the foundation of the solution and implements the link of the PTV interface with SAP. In other words, the PTV xServer APIs are transformed into SAP ABAP APIs, ready for development by using the application server “SAP NeatWeaver” version 7.4 or higher.

 

Functional connectors for applications such as address qualification, distance calculation, map display, emissions and toll calculation eliminate the need for extensive business logic development. Instead, all relevant parameters are already pre-configured and ready for use. As the functional connectors are modularly designed, they can be installed flexibly depending on your requirements. 

 

Out-of-the-box solutions help implement a performant routing service in SAP ERP or SAP TM embedded in their customised SAP processes.

PTV xServer Business Connector for use with SAP© at a glance

Use cases

  • Master database cleansing and address verification

  • Routing & scheduling

  • Calculation of transport costs

  • ETA calculation for lane transports and long-haul trucking

  • Invoicing

Why you should work with the PTV xServer Business Connector for use with SAP©

 

The PTV xServer Business Connector is the right tool for you if you want to:

  • enhance your SAP-based software system with geographical and logistical functionalities, all while

  • keeping installation and configuration time at a minimum,

  • mitigating risk of failure, and

  • considerably reducing implementation costs.

 

Integrating the PTV xServer software components into SAP environments such as SAP ERP and SAP TM can easily take a skilled developer a few days. The Business Connector for use with SAP cuts down development efforts considerably and reduces the risk of failure. Both installation and configuration are typically done within less than one day - for on-premise or cloud-based solutions. For you, this leads to significant cost savings.

PTV xServer Software Developer Kit

Geocoding API

Convert addresses to geocoordinates and vice versa with high accuracy to display geographic data on digital maps with the PTV xServer Geocoding API.

Digital Maps API

Display geographic data and traffic information on customised digital maps to enable vehicle routing and optimisation with the PTV xServer Digital Maps API.

Route Planning API

Plan and optimize truck-specific routes considering truck attributes, toll and live traffic information with the PTV xServer Route Planning API.

Toll Calculation API

Calculate exact toll and make sure your vehicles are always on the most economic route available with the PTV xServer Toll Calculation API.

Emissions Calculation API

Calculate and report your fleet’s emissions with the PTV xServer Emissions Calculation API.

Traffic Information API

Use live and historic traffic data to avoid delays and optimise route planning and calculation with the PTV Traffic Information API.

Fleet Planning Optimization API

Plan, schedule and optimize truck routes to ensure the most efficient use of your fleet with the PTV xServer Fleet Planning & Optimisation API.

Fleet Tracking API

Use GPS tracking to locate your fleet in real-time with the PTV xServer Fleet Tracking API. Monitor driver behaviour and progress and ensure drivers, vehicles and cargo are safe.

Geofencing API

Employ geofencing and corridor fencing to prevent theft or removal of vehicles and equipment and keep high-security transports safe with the PTV xServer Geofencing API.

Fleet Service Management API

Increase productivity of sales and field force by planning locations, determining territories and booking visits with PTV xServer Field Service Management API

Load Space Optimization API

Optimize cargo loadings by minimizing free volumes and considering unloading sequence to make trips more efficient with the PTV xServer Load Space Optimisation API.

Business Connector for use with SAP

Integrate the PTV xServer software components into SAP environments such as SAP ERP and SAP TM easily and quickly. Reduce development efforts and realize significant cost savings.

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