Transportation Management System

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Transportation Management System

Your Transportation and Logistics business might be extremely rewarding but can come with numerous liabilities like risks related to damages, overhead costs, global economic inflation, and large untapped human resources. Automation has been successful in addressing all such problems. DreamzTech extended its Managed Services, to one of the most prominent International Courier Service providers in the UK to automate their whole operations. The customer has been providing Door-to-door Courier services, Air & Sea Freight and Warehousing services since the past 21 years. Our team of SMEs, Business Analysts, Architects, Project Managers, and Developers worked with the client to computerize their operations by the implementation of the latest technologies and providing their customers with a tool to interact and receive services from them online.

Business Problems

The client was facing the following business problems prior to implementation:

  • Lack of a digital platform for managing freights, containers and shipment
  • No control over rising costs of storage and transportation resulting in losses and uncertainty
  • Lack of modern warehouse and inventory management system to support warehousing business
  • Frequent delays in shipment due to unknown, unpredictable causes were a major concern
  • Compromised relations with end customers due to the lack of a digital platform.
  • Employee performance could not be ascertained

Solutions We Provided

The customer enjoyed the following benefits through the solution provided by team.

  • A complete digital solution including Freight, Container, Shipment and Item management.
  • Total control over shipment planning with easy drag and drop feature
  • Reduced cost using Co loading and route optimization. Revenue prediction and expense comparison
  • Full-fledged inventory control system supporting planned section-wise storage in the warehouse.
  • Mobile apps for customers for tracking, generating quotes for shipment and requesting refunds
  • CRM with scheduling and reminders features were developed for sales representatives
  • Create tasks for drivers, sales reps. Assign, schedule jobs and measure performance

Approach from DreamzTech

As the customer ventured into their digital transformation journey they sought support from a software partner with expertise in the areas of new-age technology, consulting and Logistics. DreamzTech got the opportunity to architect an enterprise application with computerized workflows, modern user experience, multiple modules for user interaction and business insight.

asset management system ANALYSIS

DreamzTech engaged Business Analysts and SMEs to interview client stakeholders and define workflow, user roles and functionalities needed. These were then compared with the market competitors to determine best practices. Pain points and solutions were planned.

digital ad platform PLANNING

The architects from DreamzTech analyzed requirements to determine Technology to be used, database structure, data flow, and microservices. The project was broken into several phases with high priority business requirements included in the initial phase.

b2b travel portal DEPLOYMENT

Our team comprising Project Managers, Tech Leads, Designers, Developers, and Quality Analysts worked with the client since 2016 following Agile methodology for technology implementation. The application has been running successfully since its launch in early 2019.

Services We Provided

BUSINESS BENEFITS

DreamzTech helped the client meet the growing demands of their customers and keep up the pace with evolving technologies and evolving business strategies. As of today, the client provides end to end logistics services in over 220 countries around the world and operates from 4 offices in the UK and 1 office in Germany. They are partners with Leading courier service providers like DHL, DPD, UPS, TNT and Landmark Global.
They also offer sea freight and air freight services to hundreds of ports and airports.

PARCEL SERVICE

200 Countries

Parcels delivered to over 200 countries around the world.

REVENUE

$107.8M Total revenue

The customer has earned huge revenues with just 28 employees.

SERVICES

32 Different services

Users can choose from over 32 online services and tools.

Key Application Features

The application manages freight with shipping and tracking abilities. The consignee and shipper can also be managed. The application lets drivers and sales representatives update their task status and generate performance reports. Various BI reports are also generated.

asset management system FREIGHT MANAGEMENT

Create freight with PRO Number, Shipment Date, Shipper, Consignee and other fields. Useful Co-load option.

digital ad platform INVOICING

Integrated with QuickBooks accounting to fetch customer and invoice data and display overdue status.

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Web portal and app for end-users to login and track their shipments in real-time.

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Web portal for sales representatives to view daily assignments and update status for performance tracking.

fleet management -asset management DRIVER APP

A mobile app that allows drivers to view and process their daily assignments and route plans.

asset order manage REPORTING

Dashboard with charts and statistics for a quick overview of activities and revenues.

asset management system CONTAINER CREATION

Create containers with different specifications. Associate freights with containers. Restricted when the container is full.

digital ad platform FREIGHT CHARGES

Freight charges can be created and configured. Freight charges auto-calculated depending on CFT, Port, etc.

b2b travel portal ROUTE PLANNER

Users can create a delivery route by dragging and dropping the freights and selecting route, driver, and truck.

asset management system INVOICE & QUOTATION

Clients can view shipment current status and invoices. They can also create quotations by selecting freight parameters.

digital ad platform CLAIMS MANAGEMENT

Clients are able to create claims and send them to admin staff. Staff can view and process claims.

Technology Overview

USER INTERFACE:

HTML5

CSS 3

jQuery

DevExpress

DATABASE:

MS SQL

BUSINESS LOGIC:

C#

ASP.Net

MVC5

RESTful API

Swift

J2EE

OTHER TOOLS & TECHNOLOGY:

MS Visual Studio

GIT

JIRA

Android Studio

Xcode

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