Partnerships and Alliances
ALK is proud to align itself with many different industry-leading partners.
The US Department of Defense
The US Department of Defense uses PC*MILER as their worldwide distance standard. The DoD licenses ALKļæ½ PC*MILER products globally to provide worldwide distance calculation data and software for the their Defense Table of Official Distances (DTOD). All North American motor carriers and logistics companies handling freight and personal property shipments for the DoD are bound by DTOD 17.1 mileage for payment and audit purposes. DTOD also extends to all European personal property and household goods movements. PC*MILER|Worldwide and DTOD are the only two worldwide distance calculation software products currently available.
US General Services Administration
GSA secures the buildings, products, services, technology, and other workplace essentials federal agencies need. 13,000 GSA associates support over one million federal workers located in 8,000 government-owned and leased buildings in 2,000 U.S. communities and overseas. GSA associates provide superior workplaces for federal workers, facilitate procurement of state of the art commercial products and a wide range of services, offer best value and innovative solutions on IT products and services, and develop and implement governmentwide policies.
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
In accordance with its contract to operate, maintain and supply point-to-point routing for the National Hazardous Materials Route Registry (NHMRR), ALK Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce that the web-based service is fully functional. The contract, awarded to ALK in June 2003 by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration(FMCSA), calls for the industry-standard PC*MILER®|HazMat solution to serve as the routing and mapping engine for the Internet-based service sponsored by the agency. The NHMRR is the official repository of State and Indian tribe hazardous material routing designations. Motor carriers transporting hazardous materials must comply with these designations pursuant to Federal regulation 49 CFR §397.67.
Transplant Computing LLC is a leading provider of GPS devices, handheld computers and mobile solutions. They are the manufacturer of CoPilot's current GPS receiver options. Working with industries such as the transportation industry, precision farming and forestry management, Transplant Computing helps to provide high quality, portable GPS solutions.
US Census Bureau
In addition to the extensive network editing ALK's digital cartography performs every day, ALK also uses mapping data from the US Census Bureau.
ALK PC*MILER and CoPilot product lines include exit service and truckstop data from Zenrin. Zenrin USA is at the forefront of navigation data research and software production and development in the United States. Part of this involves researching and gathering the most comprehensive database available of the businesses on this vast interstate system. This extensive database is comprised of two major elements: Interstate Exit Service data and Truckstop data.