Trimble Quantm

Aerial Alignments

Trimble Quantm Software helps you plan a new rail, road or highway project more rapidly with lower construction costs. Beginning with your vision and ending with a viable infrastructure product, Trimble supports you with the most advanced alignment planning solutions in the industry.

Trimble Quantm Software makes it easier to...

  • Consider all feasible alternatives to help make the best decisions
  • Plan for sustainability with better environmental and public outcomes
  • Invest in a better future by reducing capital and operating expenses

Quantm Benefits

From Vision to Viability

Trimble Quantm Alignment Planning solutions support road and rail planners and engineers through the complex process of selecting and generating 3D corridors and alignments. Quantm's unique route optimization technology generates millions of alternative alignments and returns a range of 10-50 of the best options for review by various stakeholders. Trimble Quantm solutions enable planners and engineers to reduce project planning time, substantially lower alignment construction costs, and deliver improved alignments that meet environmental, heritage, urban constraints, and design standards set by each project.

Trimble Quantm Alignment Planning solutions benefit the whole project team...

Project Owners

  • Make better decisions by considering all viable alternatives
  • Ensure the highest probability of successful, on-time project completion
  • Quickly assess socio-economic factors and compare
    investment alternatives
  • Reduce initial costs with faster planning
  • Improve public opinion through a demonstrated consideration of public input


  • Plan faster and investigate more alternatives for improved client satisfaction
  • Win more projects by providing a better, differentiated service
  • Reduce costs of detailed data acquisition for
    corridor identification
  • Document change management and create decision audit trails
  • Automate identification of affected land owners for each alternative
  • Manage the public consultation process more easily and demonstrate compliance with the legislated planning process
  • Improve collaboration by allowing the GIS, geotechnical and design groups to integrate their data into a single planning tool


  • Create quantitative data for pre-bid analysis
  • Analyze construction alternatives to increase profitability
  • Value engineer the designed alignment to minimize structure
    and earthwork costs
  • Quickly undertake analysis of construction options for
    unsolicited bids and proposals


  • Reduce financial risk with better cost information
  • Understand project viability for better decision-making
  • Reduce financial exposure by completing projects more quickly
  • Produce more accurate early stage estimates of
    cash flow requirements
  • Minimize budget impacts with the ability to quickly forecast
    total project costs more accurately

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