Release Date: 20 December 2010
Release ID: 5063
December 20th , Hyderabad: Four Soft (4S) (NSE: "FOURSOFT", BSE: 532521), a global leader offering software solutions for Logistics and Transportation industry, announced today that it has secured a deal from AFS Transport (Rotterdam) B.V, a leading logistics company based in The Netherlands. As per the contract Four Soft will be implementing its global freight management solution 4S eTrans® and its customs compliance solution 4S eCustoms across its locations of AFS.AFS Transport is an existing customer of Four soft.
AFS Transport is a recognized specialist in this field acknowledged for expertise and in-house systems to handle all kinds of project cargoes, including heavy-lifts. Shipments of multiscale tonnages, is a complex process and require complete and careful coordination. It calls for highly optimized logistics management in view of the many varied and multifaceted aspects. AFS Transport provides the full turnkey packages starting from order processing to delivered job site, catering for routine in-gauge movements by conventional and containerized methods, combined with the expertise to handle rolling stock, heavy lifts and large indivisible loads. Easy Shipping (Rotterdam) B.V. will implement 4S-eTRANS/ OCEAN for their FCL business. Easy Shipping (Rotterdam) B.V. is AFS newest subsidiary focusing on Full Sea Containers only. Easy Shipping will be live with this eTrans module by end of December 2010 and ready for their new financial year using eTrans.
Hans Boer, Managing Director, AFS Transport Rotterdam B.V., said, “We have had a long and fruitful relationship with Four Soft. We know from experience that they have the right functional expertise and technology to suit our current and future business requirements. They also provide good customer service to optimize our logistics operation efforts. In addition, the unified approach from Four Soft helps us save significant costs. It also enables effective communication and collaboration with our logistics partners.”
Richard Gralike, Managing Director, Four Soft Netherlands B.V., said, “Our long-term relationship with AFS has given us a broad understanding of their way of working and their opportunities and challenges. With this understanding and confidence in place, we are confident that we will be able to deliver more than expected on this new engagement. Also, we are sure we will be able to cater to the day requirements and the future challenges of their International commitments.”
4S eTrans® is designed and developed on modern J2EE technology, 4S eTrans is a multi modal transport management system with built in accounting and external interface.
4SeCustoms™ is an anytime, anywhere global customs compliance solution, with plug and play modules for different countries, designed to work in a multicultural, multilingual environment, as one package with interface capabilities with all Four Soft enterprise products and other standard ERP applications. 4S eCustoms exemplifies 4S's value chain integration proposition, with seamlessly integration possibilities with multiple ERP applications.
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