Four Soft Signs Significant Contract with JacobsonBy Four Soft Limited, PRNE
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Reinforces SCM Solution Provider Leadership Position
HYDERABAD, India, December 1, 2010 - Four Soft (4S) (NSE: "FOURSOFT", BSE: 532521), a global leader
in offering software solutions for the Logistics and Transportation industry,
announced the signing of a significant contract with Jacobson Companies
today. Jacobson is one of the leading 3rd party Logistics service providers
in the US.
Four Soft will implement its multimodal transport management
system - 4S eTrans(R), order management system - 4S Visilog(R), Global
customs solution - 4S eCustoms(R) and its business intelligence tool 4S
Infotips across Jacobson locations globally. This "best in class" combination
will be crucial in streamlining mission critical operations at Jacobson,
enabling them to comprehensively improve the already high level of services
they provide to their customers. The contract envisions an initial
engagement, implementation and operational maintenance period of five years.
Jacobson was founded in 1968. Today, they operate more than 35 million
square feet of warehouse space in 35 states across the United States and
employ approximately 7,000 people. Their extensive network includes 193
facilities worldwide with rapid growth in Asia and emerging markets around
Jacobson provides end-to-end supply chain solutions that
include: warehousing & distribution, freight management, contract packaging &
manufacturing, air & ocean freight forwarding, customs brokerage,
deconsolidation & transloading. With their broad reach and proven expertise
Jacobson delivers smart logistics and transportation solutions to customers
around the globe.
Rajshekhar Roy, CEO, Four Soft, said: "Jacobson sees
leveraging IT based solutions as a key catalyst for their ambitious growth
plans. Their rigorous search for a primary vendor for these solutions lead to
them picking Four Soft from a wide range of solutions vendors. Jacobson will
deploy a stack of solutions from Four Soft covering its freight forwarding,
customs, order management and visibility operations using Four Softs'
comprehensive dashboard and reporting framework. This clearly demonstrates
Jacobson's confidence in Four Softs' ability to deliver enterprise wide
mission critical solutions across complex global supply chains. I am
confident that the term of the engagement envisioned in the contract will be
extended indefinitely, and the relationship will remain one of great mutual
benefit." He further added, "We have already signed six major deals in the US
this financial year. This clearly shows that we are a rapidly growing
presence there. The Jacobson engagement gives us the additional impetus to
further extend our reach."
4S eTrans(R) is designed and developed on the J2EE platform.
It(R) is a multi modal transport management system with built in accounting
features and interfaces that permit it to seamlessly integrate with a wide
variety of enterprise applications. It comprehensively meets present
requirements, and also anticipates several of the future challenges facing
the global freight forwarding community. It is designed and developed on
technologies with a highly flexible architecture.
4S VisiLog(R) is an order management system linking the
enterprise, business partners, associates, service providers & customers
seamlessly based on user defined rules. It provides the enterprise end-to-end
visibility over its entire value chain though its "anytime anywhere" Track
and Trace capabilities. It incorporates features that can help with, execute,
control and provide alerts on, all specified events in a defined automated
work flow process. It is a web based application with native browser
interface and multi lingual support.
4S eCustoms(TM) is global customs compliance solution, with
plug and play modules for different countries, designed to work in a
multicultural, multilingual environment, with interface capabilities with all
Four Soft enterprise products and other standard ERP applications.
About Four Soft Limited
Four Soft is a public listed company which provides innovative
software solutions, IT consultancy and BPO services exclusively for the
logistics and supply-chain management market place. It is the market leader
in the transportation and logistics segment with a large international client
base including a large number of the top logistics & transportation companies
in the world. With regional offices strategically located worldwide, its
customers include DHL, Schenker, Agility, UTI and Geodis Wilson amongst
others. Additional information about Four Soft is available at
Four Soft offers a full suite of web-native products across
the logistics supply chain. This includes 4S eTrans(R) for freight forwarding
and logistics, 4S eLog(R) for extended warehouse management, 4S Visilog(R) &
4S VisiLog plus(R) for track & trace, visibility and supply-chain management,
4S eCustoms(R) for customs brokerage, 4S iShipping(R) for shipping line
execution, 4S eConnect(R) for business-to-business connectivity and 4S
Infotips for informed decision making.
For more information please contact: Praveen Gavuji Four Soft Limited Mobile: +91-9948099688 Tel: +91-40-66873034 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mansi Gupta Adfactors PR Pvt Ltd Mobile: +91-9999975490 Tel: +91-11-40565100 Email: email@example.com
For more information please contact: Praveen Gavuji, Four Soft Limited, Mobile: +91-9948099688,
Tel: +91-40-66873034, Email: praveen.g at four-soft.com;
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