- Document Imaging Module
Document imaging, archiving and retrieval, have become an integral part of workflow management. Once a costly option, imaging is now more affordable than ever.
Imaging software enables you to scan your orders and all associated documents and archive them electronically. The Trans Plus Document Imaging Interface gives you the ability to look up an order and call up all documents associated with. It happens seamlessly, within seconds, from within our software programs and from your own computer. There is no time wasted searching through files. After viewing all the associated documents, you can choose to print, email or fax documents automatically, or close the documents, returning them to their archived location.
Competition drives transportation companies to lower operating costs in order to offer better rates. Workflow management including document imaging, helps you cut down on manual labour costs associated with an abundance of paperwork. It's a simple to use and cost effective method to make your job easier.
- Freight Assist
Freight Assist is an efficient, cost effective method to provide order status via the Internet
It allows your sales team, your shippers, your customers or your carriers access to the status of their shipments 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All they need is a computer connected to the Internet to trace their shipments. Your employees will be more productive with the time they save not having to answer or make tracing calls. No longer will your customers be placed on hold indefinitely, nor will they have to await your fax or email.
Easily set up who has rights to access what information. Independently hosted by Trans Plus Communications Inc., Freight AssistTM no longer requires you to worry about data security, installing web servers, firewalls, networking costs, Internet service provider fees and connectivity speed. No one actually connects to your site at all. They connect to our TPC site via a link on your website which can be branded to look as if they have never left your site at all. It allows assigned orders to be updated and automatically uploaded into the Fleet Manager™ or Logistics Manager™software at regular intervals.
You can customize on a customer-by-customer basis what information can be viewed via the web site. Fleet Manager™ or Logistics Manager™users can display current truck/trailer positions to their customers using Freight Assist™. Your carriers can view all the orders you have contracted to them via the web site and can submit the actual pickup and delivery dates and times to you. Once those dates and times have been reviewed and accepted by your employees, the orders are updated in your system.
“Freight Assist - connecting shippers, carriers, and freight brokers reliably, securely, and efficiently.”
- Relay Fax Module
Auto-fax directly from within Fleet Manager™ or Logistics Manager™ via Alt-N Technologies' RelayFax® and the Trans Plus RelayFax Interface module.
Save time by eliminating the need to look up fax numbers and walk back and forth to fax machines. Everything can be done automatically, in one easy step from your computer. Faxes can be easily set up to include your logo or letterhead.
The following can be auto-faxed from Fleet Manager™ or Logistics Manager™:
- Rate Quotes
- Carrier Confirmations
- Bills of Lading
- Customer Confirmations
- Mileage Module
The Trans Plus Mileage Integration Module provides seamless integration of data between Fleet Manager™ or Logistics Manager™ and industry leading mileage calculation software applications.
It provides an accurate way to quickly calculate distances between two or more cities, and find the most efficient route to take. This direct communication updates all relative information required for rating, fuel tax, tariff, routed miles, driver directions and payroll.
Mileage Integration Modules are currently available for:
Trans Plus Systems Corp. has partnered with ALK Technologies, Inc. and ProMiles, and has become an authorized reseller of both PC*Miler ® and ProMiles ®. Now you can get a fully integrated transportation system and powerful mileage calculation software all from one source - Trans Plus.
- Satellite Tracking Module
The Trans Plus Satellite Tracking Integration module offers seamless integration between industry standard satellite systems and Fleet ManagerTM.
Dispatch and management will have quick access to information at all times. Send and receive messages, automatically update truck and or trailer locations and order status such as picked up or delivered, note drivers' hours of service, and follow all communication in the order it occurred. Direct input from incoming information increases accuracy and reduces data entry time, allowing information to be shared faster and more efficiently. It provides operations the tools needed to make informed decisions, fast.
Satellite Integration Modules are currently available for: