You have made a wise investment in PC*MILER, and now it’s time to get behind the keyboard and take your new software for a spin. We hope that by following this tour, step by step, you will become comfortable with the basic features of PC*MILER. You will also get a feel for how fast and easy it is to plan the best routes and get the most accurate rating information for your vehicles.
Please be aware that this tour uses Highway Only road data. Local street address data is available as an add-on, along with many other add-on data features and related products including subscription licenses for PC*MILER|Traffic for real-time traffic information, PC*MILER|Weather for weather reporting and alerts, and PC*MILER|HazMat for routing vehicles carrying hazardous materials.
It's best to complete each "Day" of the tour in a single sitting as you will re-use some of routes you create to explore various PC*MILER features. (Of course, you're welcome to complete both tour days in a single actual day.)
If you have additional questions as you go along, use the search window above to search our online Support Center for articles relating to all things PC*MILER.
Welcome aboard and we hope you enjoy the ride!
Tour Day 1: Basic Routing
- The PC*MILER Application Window
- Run a Route
- Search a Location Radius
- Explore the Map Window
- Duplicate and Change a Route
- View the Comparison Report
- Optimize a Route
- Least Cost Routing
- Hub Mode Routing
- Route to a Truck Stop
Tour Day 2: Custom Routing and Maps
- Customize Place Names
- Customize Routes to Avoid or Favor Roads
- Customize Routes to Avoid or Favor States
- Drag a Route
- Calculate ETA/ETD
- See Traffic on the Map
- Create and Edit a Geofence
- View and Print a Map
- View and Print Directions
- Save a Route