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A quick and successful portatour® rollout – we help you get there. Benefit from the experience we have gained in over 100 successful rollouts each year.

Data Check

Data Check
Ensuring your data's compatibility

Setup Workshop

Setup Workshop
Getting you up and running with portatour®

User Training

User Training
Learning daily usage of portatour®

Q&A Session

Q&A Session
Answering your open questions

Data Exchange Workshop

Data Exchange Workshop
Automating data import/export

API Developer Workshop

API Developer Workshop
Basic principles of the portatour® Anywhere API

Additionally, read our 12 tips for deploying portatour® successfully in your company.

Data Check

Data Check

In this online workshop, we jointly analyze the data you export from your CRM/ERP system. We provide hints and suggestions for improvement to ensure compatibility with portatour® and overall completeness for effective route planning.

  • Target audience: IT/CRM management and field service sales management
  • Topics: analysis of the exported files, test upload, review and editing of your workflow definitions (e.g. adapt SQL query), answers to your questions about portatour® data formats, preliminary discussion of the setup or API Workshop
  • Data Check: Availability of necessary fields, availability of recommended fields, unique field names, unique key fields, address quality, number of records, encoding and escaping, format and value ranges, unnecessary data fragments, duplicates
  • Participation via online meeting
  • Duration: approx. 1 hour
  • Price: excl. VAT.
  • Preliminary work by you: Configure a repeatable export workflow in your CRM/ERP system. This should export all relevant customer and user data to CSV or Excel files. Read the article: Data preparation for automatic route planning: What to do? What to think of?
  • Exclusive: The workshop is held exclusively and individually for you.
  • Procedure: After ordering and setting the appointment, you will receive a link to the online meeting. During the workshop, we call you or you dial into a conference call if participants are in more than one location.

Order your Data Check by email to containing the desired week(s). We then offer you available appointments to choose from.

Setup Workshop

Setup Workshop

This workshop is to get portatour® up and running together with you. You learn valuable tips & tricks, avoid pitfalls in the configuration and guarantee a smooth, productive start for your field rep team.

  • Target audience: outside sales director and IT administrators
  • Topics: user management, customer data preparation with data quality inspection, definition of your call (visit) strategy, setting of parameters for route-planning and optimization, software configuration, custom fields for customers and call reports, data import and export, preliminary talk about user training
  • Participation via online meeting
  • Prerequisite: portatour® user licenses purchased in the online shop. Optional: Data Check.
  • Duration: approx. 2 hours
  • Price: excl. VAT.
  • Preliminary work by you: Prepare the customer data of a sales representative as an example in Excel or CSV. Customer name, address and unique customer number are the minimum data required. Call interval in days and date of last call recommended. Other fields useful for the field service are also possible, e.g. telephone number, e-mail address, contact person, industry, turnover. Export the current data from CRM/ERP, if available. Read the article: Data preparation for automatic route planning: What to do? What to think of?
  • Exclusive: The workshop is held exclusively and individually for you.
  • Procedure: After ordering and setting the appointment, you will receive a link to the online meeting. During the workshop, we call you or you dial into a conference call if participants are in more than one location.
  • Optional topics: API interface for export/import, Dynamics CRM setup, Salesforce setup

Order by sending an email to containing the desired week(s). We then offer you available appointments to choose from.

User Training

User Training

During the online user training, your field reps learn how to use portatour® effectively every day for route and appointment-planning and call reporting.

  • Target audience: field reps, IT-support team, field & sales management
  • Topics: Logging in, user interface, route planning, planning parameters, appointments, working through a day's route, call reporting, customer management, statistics, data synchronization, options, …
  • Participation: via online meeting. Connection is possible from multiple locations, with a maximum of 25 participants.
  • Duration: approx. 2 hours
  • Price: excl. VAT. for the group of all participants
  • Optional: Video recording for internal use + excl. VAT.
  • Prerequisite: portatour® user licenses purchased in the online shop, users created and customer data already imported. We recommend previous participation in a setup workshop.
  • Exclusive: The user-training is presented exclusively and individually for you.
  • Procedure: After ordering and setting the appointment, you will receive a link to the online meeting. For the training session, we call you (please provide the number in the conference room to call) or you call into a teleconference, if participants are in more than one location.

Order the training by email to containing the desired week(s). We then offer you available appointments to choose from.

Q&A Session

Q&A Session

In one or more Q&A sessions, the field reps get the answers to their questions. Additional usability tips for portatour® are also provided.

  • Time: First session approx. 1 to 2 weeks after the start of the portatour® project.
  • Target audience: field reps, IT-support team, field & sales management
  • Participation: by conference call
  • Duration: approx. 1 hour per session
  • Costs: excl. VAT per session
  • Topics: Any issues and questions will be discussed and resolved. Based on the feedback, the configuration is continuously improved and thus refined for other users. In the spirit of "do good and talk about it", positive observations will also be discussed: How has everyday work been made easier? How has planning been simplified? What tips can I give my colleagues?

Order the Q&A Session by email to containing the desired week(s). We then offer you available appointments to choose from.

Data Exchange Workshop

Data Exchange Workshop

In this online workshop, we work with you to configure scripts for automatic data import and export. You will also receive tips on automation.

  • Target audience: IT/CRM administrators
  • Topics: Download data exchange scripts, check or set permissions, check or completion of portatour® configuration and import configuration, configuration of scripts according to your requirements, first-time execution of scripts, tips for automating the data exchange process
  • Participation via online meeting
  • Prerequisite: portatour® user licenses purchased in the online shop. We recommend previous participation in a data check and setup workshop.
  • Duration: approx. 2 hours
  • Price: excl. VAT.
  • Preliminary work by you: Log in as an administrator on the PC or server on which the data exchange scripts provided by us should be executed via PowerShell. The required PowerShell version 3 runs, e.g., on Windows 8 and later or Windows Server 2012 and later. The network configuration (firewall, proxy) must allow access to https://my.portatour.net. Access to the files stored by the repeatable export workflow (see data check) must be possible from this PC/server.
  • Exclusive: The workshop is held exclusively and individually for you.
  • Procedure: After ordering and setting the appointment, you will receive a link to the online meeting. During the workshop, we call you or you dial into a conference call if participants are in more than one location.

Order by sending an email to containing the desired week(s). We then offer you available appointments to choose from.

API Developer Workshop

API Developer Workshop

In this online workshop we explain the basic concepts of the portatour® Anywhere API and answer your questions.

  • Target Audience: Developers, IT architects
  • Topics: Explanation of basic concepts, presentation of all available API functions, hints for error handling, advice for your specific use case
  • Participation via online meeting
  • Prerequisite: Active test, partner or purchased license
  • Duration: min. 1 hour
  • Price: excl. VAT per commenced hour
  • Preliminary work by you: Provision of a brief description of the use case and the technology employed to enable us to prepare
  • Exclusive: The workshop is held exclusively and individually for you.
  • Procedure: After ordering and setting the appointment, you will receive a link to the online meeting. During the workshop, we call you or you dial into a conference call if participants are in more than one location.

Order by sending an email to containing the desired week(s). We then offer you available appointments to choose from.