Logistics software space heats up as Routific and Virtace join forces to deliver seamless work order management platform

Strategic partnership reflects emerging trend of leveraging existing APIs to offer full-suite software solutions

VANCOUVER and TORONTO, Nov. 1, 2016 /CNW/ - Routific, widely recognized as a breakthrough in solving the vehicle routing problem, and Virtace, a progressive technology company that builds software for field service companies, announced a new strategic partnership today.

The integration with Routific introduces logic that solves the notorious travelling salesman problem – also known as the vehicle routing problem when applied to fleets. Users can now optimize schedules from within Virtace's inField Clipboard platform, enabling field workers to be more efficient with their time and resources on the road.

"It is our mission to simplify field operations while optimizing performance and profitability for our clients," said Rakesh Tiku, President and Co-founder of Virtace.  "We are always looking to evolve inField Clipboard to offer the newest, most innovative solutions and partnering with Routific, one of the experts in routing, will bring considerable value to our clients."

The partnership comes at a time when many software companies are increasingly leveraging APIs and existing expertise instead of trying to build everything in-house. Both Routific and Virtace have already integrated with several solution partners.

"Routific integrates easily, and it works extremely quickly," Tiku said. "The optimized routes appeared instantly like the solution is one application – and that's exactly how a well-developed API should perform."

"We're very excited to have our proprietary routing engine integrated with inField Clipboard," said Routific's Founder and CEO Marc Kuo. "Route optimization is essential to field services, and Virtace is one of the leaders in field services management software."

Routific and Virtace will be exhibiting at the CIPHEX West Heating and Plumbing Conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre November 2nd and 3rd. 

To learn more about inField Clipboard and route optimization, book a call here.

About Routific
Routific is the most innovative route optimization solution on the market, saving businesses up to 40% on driving time and fuel. Routific's state-of-the-art route optimization API is already integrated with more than a dozen channel partners – including Fortune 500 companies – around the world.

About Virtace
Virtace stands for virtual workspace, and our mandate is to enable our clients to effectively use IT to improve how their business performs both in the field and office. inField Clipboard, one of Virtace's premier solutions, is an easy to use wireless work order platform designed to automate the business process between quoting and invoicing. 

SOURCE Routific

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Image with caption: "Virtace stands for virtual workspace, and our mandate is to enable our clients to effectively use IT to improve how their business performs both in the field and office. (CNW Group/Routific)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20161101_C5084_PHOTO_EN_807968.jpg

For further information: Media contacts: Suzanne Ma, Co-founder, Routific, suzanne@routific.com; Akzana Umakandan, Marketing Coordinator, Virtace Inc., aumakandan@virtace.com

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