Gartner Cites Marathon Data Systems as a Representative Vendor in 2015 Market Guide for Vehicle Routing and Scheduling for its Viamente Product

Neptune, N.J. (March 31, 2015) – Marathon Data Systems (, a leading provider of Software-as-a Service (SaaS) solutions for field services and transportation and logistics industries, was recently cited by Gartner as a representative medium/regional vendor in the Market Guide for Vehicle Routing and Scheduling (VRS).

According to Gartner, “Private fleets and for-hire carriers are seeking new and enhanced tools to
further automate their processes and improve their transportation routing to lower costs and better serve customers.” The Market Guide for Vehicle Routing and Scheduling assesses the VRS market to guide fleet managers and gauge the vendors for these solutions.

Viamente Route Planner is intuitive web-based routing optimization software for fleet management, field service management, mobile workforce management and pickup/collection and delivery companies, offering key benefits:

  • Savings on operating expenditures: Viamente enables users to serve more orders with fewer resources. With optimal routes and smarter assignments, companies can achieve lower fuel consumption, leaner workloads and reduced carbon emissions.
  • Reduction in planning effort: Viamente shortens reaction times by minimizing the planning effort thanks to fully automated processes, enabling vehicles to hit the road earlier.
  • Increased service levels: Viamente users can share accurate expected times of arrival, better meeting customer expectations related to time windows, service time and special planning skill requirements.

“We believe Marathon’s inclusion as a representative vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Vehicle Routing and Scheduling further validates Viamente’s capabilities for our thousands of dedicated users,” said Chris Sullens, CEO and president of Marathon Data Systems. “Our goals remain constant across all of the Marathon brands: enable customers to manage their businesses more efficiently while delivering improved service to their market.”

Visit to learn more about how Viamente can help organizations improve efficiency while delivering improved customer satisfaction.

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About Marathon Data Systems

Named one of America’s fastest growing companies by Inc. Magazine and one of the best places to work in New Jersey for the last four years (2011 - 2014), Marathon Data Systems is enabling companies in the field service and transportation and logistics industries to conquer the last mile of delivery through its intuitive, cloud-based business management platform, which provides operational intelligence and support to drive efficiency and solve the emerging needs of companies with a mobile workforce. Founded in 1984, Marathon is headquartered in Neptune, N.J. For more information, visit

*Gartner, Inc. "Market Guide for Vehicle Routing and Scheduling” by Bart De Muynck, February 25, 2015.

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