PC*Miler Hazmat

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PC*MILER|HazMat generates point-to-point and street-level routes, mileage and driving directions for hauling hazardous materials and dangerous goods in the U.S. and Canada. The government has mandated that shippers and carriers implement security plans regarding hazmat transportation. A major step in that process is to provide drivers with routes and maps that ensure compliance with these federal, state and local restrictions and route designations. To ensure fleet and driver safety, PC*MILER|HazMat identifies where drivers should legally be traveling for the particular type of commodity they are hauling.


Determine routes and mileage based on over 30 hazmat-specific road classes and routing categories, for example: Alternate, Preferred, Designated, and Prohibited. (See chart below for other examples.)

Generate routes based on six hazmat-specific routing types: Corrosive, Explosives, Flammable, General, Inhalants and Radioactives.

Visual map representation of hazmat-specific prohibited and designated roadway throughout North America.

Override any hazmat or dangerous goods restriction in the database to reflect individual permit information.

Ensure driver compliance with DOT, nationwide hazmat, and nationwide dangerous goods regulations.

Generate hazmat-specific driving directions that include warnings and/or restriction messages in the turn-by-turn directions.

Compare rating mileage and hazmat mileage to create compensating rate factors in support of short- and long-term rate negotiations.


NEW! PC*MILER Intermodal Analysis. Calculate alternative rail intermodal routes between an origin and destination, allowing quick comparisons of truck vs. rail mileage, fuel consumption, and carbon emissions per route. (PC*MILER|Spreadsheets purchase required.)

ENHANCED! Over 79,900 hazmat-specific and dangerous goods restrictions and allowances. Truck-designated routes keep vehicles on appropriate truck-specific roadway.

North American truck-specific routing, mileage and mapping that spans over 785,000 miles of roadway including over 2.89 million commercial truck restrictions and allowances .

Over 47,000 miles of new and updated truck restricted roadway; includes bridge heights and clearances, load limits, weight limits and allowances, one-way road designations, left-hand and dangerous turn restrictions, urban road classifications, as well as truck-restricted, truck designated and truck-prohibited roads.

Nationwide U.S. and Canadian street-level map data with more than 6.37 million street-level miles, over 76,100 new additional miles, and over 30.2 million nationwide Canadian street addresses. (PC*MILER|Streets purchase required.)

Light vehicle routing with custom dimensions. Enter vehicle dimensions for Height, Length, Width and Weight to generate optimal routes. (Maximum values are: H 136; L 53; W 120 or more; Weight up to 132,000 lbs.)

Generate routes based on Practical or Shortest routing parameters or further classify the route by combining these with Toll Discouraged, National Network, 53'/102'' Trailer or Hazardous Materials Routing.

Generate Detailed Driving Directions and State/Country Mileage Summaries that include road clearance warnings and other truck restrictions within the turn-by-turn directions. Includes toll costs if PC*MILER|Tolls is installed.

Manually override truck-restricted roads for flatbed or light delivery vehicles.

Import pickup/delivery or company-specific locations to eliminate manual trip entry and seamlessly interface stored locations from third party systems to further customize the database.

Use the Location Radius Tool for rate determination and operations planning to search for all locations in the database within a specified mileage radius around any location.

Calculate stop costs and driver break options for more accurate costs, travel and arrival times, and hours of service compliance. Generate distances in Hub Mode to calculate routes and mileage from one origin to unlimited destinations.

Web-based update tool provides easy access to download software patches and data updates released by ALK. (Requires an Internet connection.)

Deliver PC*MILER functionality over the Internet, Intranet or Extranet using our web-enabled Connectivity and Interface Modules. (Applicable licenses required.)

Year-2009 U.S. ZIP Codes and 822,975 six-digit Canadian Postal Codes can be added as stops along a route. (Canadian Postal Code Data Add-On purchase required.)

U.S. DoD military installations and 112,400 Standard Point Location Codes (SPLC) can be added as stops along a route for rating and freight bill auditing. (SPLC Data Add-On purchase required.)

Locate over 590 State Weigh Stations, over 6,000 Comdata GeoFUEL truck stops and 1,174 CAT Weigh Scale Stations to plan your stops more effectively. Add these points as stops on a route or identify them on the map.

Locate 264 intermodal rail ramps throughout the U.S. and Canada, 129 IdleAire hookup locations, as well as 2,130 rest areas.