Fort Collins, Colo. – July 2009 – CartoPac Field Solutions, powered by Spatial Data Technologies (http://www.cartopac.com), today announced that Chevron Pipe Line Company is expanding its use of CartoPac technology with the implementation of its CartoPac Field Server. Chevron Pipe Line Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Chevron Corporation.
Using the CartoPac Field Server, Chevron Pipe Line will be able to deploy and manage its field data collection technology via the web. The web-based server provides field workers with complete, streamlined access to data on a handheld unit or laptop computer, centralizing data storage and providing unlimited availability with an Internet connection.
Chevron Pipe Line deployed CartoPac software in 2007 to help the company connect its field workers around the country to its database at the company’s headquarters in Houston, Texas. Using CartoPac Data Interchange (CDI) for ESRI ArcGIS, Chevron Pipe Line has standardized its data collection processes and reduced errors in data entry, saving the company valuable time and money.
CartoPac Data Interchange for ESRI ArcGIS makes it easy to transfer spatially accurate data from the field to the office, as well as provide field workers with the most up to date information from the main office. The CDI toolbar extension makes it easy to streamline the data collection loop with an easy-to-use interface that supports relational database functionality.
“For the past two years, Chevron Pipe Line has relied on CartoPac software to streamline their data collection process nationwide,” said Glenn Vlass president of CartoPac Field Solutions. “Now, they’re taking it to the next level by giving field workers the ability to interact with their centralized enterprise database from the field. We fully anticipate that they will begin to see increased field worker productivity almost immediately. Plus, field workers will have easy access to the information they need without making extra trips to the office to access complex GIS or CAD systems.”
About CartoPac Field Solutions
Since 1999, CartoPac Field Solutions has focused on delivering software and hardware services for customizing and distributing complete mobile mapping and data collection solutions. The CartoPac Enterprise suite of mobile technologies manage many of the complexities found in traditional GIS/GPS applications behind the scenes to deliver faster, more productive solutions to a much broader range of field staff. CartoPac software is ideal for oil and gas, municipalities, railroads, electric or water/wastewater utilities, or anyone interested in collecting and managing large amounts of field data. From simple to complex projects, CartoPac Field Solutions is unmatched in field data collection. CartoPac Field Solutions is a Trimble and ESRI Business Partner.