ESRI and NAVTEQ Webinar Helps Governments Operate Efficient Fleets

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Government professionals will learn how to leverage ArcLogistics software and NAVTEQ map data during a one-hour online seminar taking place April 8.

When fleet operators use actual street network data for routing that is powered by NAVTEQ, they are getting accurate and comprehensive map data that reflects ground truth.

Governments looking to stretch fleet-related resources and increase productivity should plan to participate in a webinar hosted by ESRI and NAVTEQ on ArcLogistics software and NAVTEQ map data. The online seminar takes place April 8, 2009, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (CDT).

The webinar will discuss the specific challenges government fleet operators face in a world of limited budgets and increased demand for fleet-related services. Viewers will see how they can get the most out of their fleets and mobile workforce by using ArcLogistics and ArcLogistics Navigator to create optimized routes and schedules that cut fuel costs, improve service, and contribute to a greener community. Participants will also explore government use-case scenarios and view a demonstration of ArcLogistics and ESRI's new in-vehicle navigation solution, ArcLogistics Navigator.

"Governments have to balance limited resources while continuing to provide services deemed vital to the community," said Christopher Thomas, government industry manager, ESRI. "ArcLogistics has a proven payback record and can help reduce costs thanks to its powerful solvers and flexible nature--routers and dispatchers aren't replaced with ArcLogistics, they are empowered by it."

"ArcLogistics stands out because it solves routing problems based on actual street networks," said Roy Kolstad, vice president and general manager, Enterprise Americas, NAVTEQ. "When fleet operators use actual street network data for routing that is powered by NAVTEQ, they are getting accurate and comprehensive map data that reflects ground truth."

The Efficient Government Fleets: Optimize Routing with ArcLogistics and NAVTEQ webinar is the first of a series hosted by ESRI and NAVTEQ. To register, visit http://www.esri.com/navteqal .

About NAVTEQ:
NAVTEQ is a leading provider of comprehensive digital map information for automotive navigation systems, mobile navigation devices, Internet-based mapping applications, and government and business solutions. NAVTEQ creates the digital maps and map content that power navigation and location-based services solutions around the world. The Chicago-based company was founded in 1985 and has approximately 4,000 employees located in 196 offices and in 36 countries.
NAVTEQ is a trademark in the U.S. and other countries. All rights reserved.

About ESRI:
Since 1969, ESRI has been giving customers around the world the power to think and plan geographically. The market leader in geographic information system (GIS) technology, ESRI software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide including each of the 200 largest cities in the United States, most national governments, more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. ESRI applications, running on more than one million desktops and thousands of Web and enterprise servers, provide the backbone for the world's mapping and spatial analysis. ESRI is the only vendor that provides complete technical solutions for desktop, mobile, server, and Internet platforms. Visit us at http://www.esri.com.

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