Automated meter reading: Mobile AMR Read Range-Derived Route Optimization

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Meter reading: RouteSmart Technologies announced that its AMR Read Range-Derived Route Optimization Solution for utilities has proven to reduce meter reading travel distances and total route times by 50% or more, while significantly increasing daily read rates.

RouteSmart will be showcasing PSE&G's implementation of RouteSmart to optimize manual and AMR routes for three million gas and electric meters across the state of New Jersey. The final PSE&G project recognized a cost-benefit ratio of 11-to-1. View the PSE&G Success Story on RouteSmart's website for details.

RouteSmart's AMR Routing Solution was created to enable utilities to leverage their AMR technology investment to its full extent. RouteSmart solves the problem by:
• Balancing and consolidating cycle days based on the new AMR route parameters: Building geographically compact cycle days coupled with the increase in daily read rates offers many utility companies the opportunity to reduce reading days per month from 21 to as few as 5.
• Optimizing the AMR travel path: RouteSmart's advanced AMR solvers minimize your travel times and distances by taking into account varying read ranges of ERTs and creating a driving travel path that will decrease travel distances, allowing you to significantly increase your daily read rate.
• Following the RouteSmart-optimized AMR travel path with TomTom: The new routes are much more efficient, but they will also be longer and you must follow a more precise path. RouteSmart's AMR solution is integrated with TomTom Navigation Systems, enabling you to precisely execute their optimized route in the field, without requiring extensive geographic knowledge or experience.

About RouteSmart Technologies -- Leading organizations in the utilities, public works, postal and parcel delivery, and newspaper industries have to come to rely on RouteSmart Technologies to solve their complex routing problems with an unrivaled combination of insight, experience, and industry specialization.

RouteSmart is driven by a passion for vehicle routing technology that achieves measurable results and is continually being enhanced by an expert team focused exclusively on the needs of our clients. RouteSmart software is comprised of the leading geospatial technologies from Esri and HERE (NAVTEQ + Nokia Maps), and integrates with client-side systems to form a complete routing solution.

For nearly 30 years, RouteSmart Technologies has provided sustainable route optimization solutions that sweat the details of solving the most complex routing challenges with the highest degree of precision and processing performance. With deployments that span the globe, RouteSmart Technologies software forms the backbone of organizations that are responsible for serving millions of addresses on a daily basis. Our network of exclusive distributors is passionate about driving costs and inefficiencies out of the routing operations of our customers.

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