PC*MILER Connect APIs for Trip Administration

How to use Connect's APIs to manage trips, including start up and shut down.

Creating State or Country Lists
The functions below can be used to build a list of states and countries where data is available in PC*MILER: PCMSStateList returns the number of U.S. s...
Tue, 21 Apr, 2020 at 7:23 PM
Checking Software Information and Connections
The function PCMSAbout returns the PC*MILER Connect version number, the current number of active PC*MILER Product users on the network, the maximum number o...
Thu, 25 Jun, 2020 at 7:05 PM
Initialization and Cleanup
Before your application can use any API functions, it must connect to and initialize PC*MILER Connect. After it finishes, it must shut down the server conne...
Thu, 25 Jun, 2020 at 7:05 PM
Setting and Getting the Region
The default region in PC*MILER Connect is North America. If PC*MILER Worldwide data is licensed and installed, you can use the PCMSNewTripWithRegion functio...
Thu, 25 Jun, 2020 at 7:05 PM
PC*MILER Connect Error Handling
Error handling routines are the only PC*MILER Connect functions callable without a server ID. They can be used to diagnose why the engine didn’t initialize....
Fri, 4 Jun, 2021 at 7:58 PM
Using Mexican Postal Codes in Connect
U.S. ZIP codes and Mexican postal codes share a similar format. PCMSERVE.INI settings and an API are available to ensure the entered ZIP/postal code matches...
Thu, 25 Jun, 2020 at 7:05 PM
Setting the ‘NL’ Abbreviation Preference
The function PCMSSetNLAbbreviation allows you to choose whether to set the abbreviation ‘NL’ to geocode to Newfoundland and Labrador locations in Canada or ...
Tue, 21 Apr, 2020 at 7:30 PM
Converting Special Characters
PC*MILER Connect includes functions that convert strings containing diacriticals such as accents and stress marks ­to usable characters. These functions wor...
Thu, 25 Jun, 2020 at 7:05 PM
Currency Conversion
The function PCMSSetExchRate enables accurate toll cost calculation in Canadian dollars. Users who are working with PC*MILER Connect without the PC*MILER us...
Thu, 25 Jun, 2020 at 7:05 PM