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ABM Data Systems is transforming customs declaration management through the delivery and support of a single pan European customs brokerage system. CustomsWare is a scalable soſtware platform for managing customs declarations in European and other countries. Businesses of any size can now benefit from a single, consistent way

to create, clear and manage customs declarations for a wide variety of customs systems and regimes in use, particularly across Europe.

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control and execution. ASSIST4 supports each business at the right place to

facilitate efficient logistics operations as well as compliant global trading. ASSIST4 creates transparency and provides a reliable basis for making the right decisions about the planning, monitoring, control and continual optimisation of supply chain networks – from procurement and distribution to fulfilment, even beyond the boundaries of the business. The solution suite offers a modular software set-up, flexible integration and delivery options, including computing centre hosting, ERP integration and software-as-a-service (SaaS).

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Key features include:

Multimodal Booking Facility •

Create and manage Air, Sea, Road, Rail and Courier shipments for Import, Export, Domestic and Cross-Trade movements

Accounts and Financial Management Reporting •

Create sales invoices, pass supplier invoices and manage your finances using our intelligent profit centre

Customer Relationship Management • Manage your prospective and existing customers by creating sales actions and analysing routes, trends and volumes

Warehousing •

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ASM (UK) Ltd

AEB is one the leading providers of supply chain management software and has been delivering solutions to customers for over 30 years. The company has over 6,000 customers worldwide,

supported by offices in the UK, Germany,

Switzerland, Singapore and the US. AEB’s core product ASSIST4 is the comprehensive solution

suite for all logistics processes in global business. Many companies run separate software systems for


parts of their supply chain operations. With ASSIST4 it is possible to operate a single system for end-to-end logistics, including international goods movements, making it possible to standardise and automate business processes in supply chain execution. ASSIST4’s wide range of modules comprises a Visibility & Collaboration Platform, Order Management, Warehouse Management, Transport & Freight Management, Customs Management and Compliance & Risk Management. Transports require preparation – and follow-up: ASSIST4

Transport & Freight Management streamlines operational processes, frees up manpower, minimises freight costs and maximises cash flows: Sales orders are consolidated and the most affordable carrier is selected, for both procurement and distribution. Automatic prompts guide through all requirements for documentation, packaging and electronic messaging. Effective control of your transport costs and options is provided at all times through advance freight cost calculations and automated billing processes, using self- billing and e-billing strategies. Integrating global trade procedures as “normal” process

steps into your overall supply chain and logistics strategy will further streamline global operations and save costs, thereby gaining you a competitive advantage. With ASSIST4 Customs Management and ASSIST4 Compliance & Risk Management, regulatory compliance is no longer a burden, but an opportunity: Seamless integration of global trade procedures into your logistics processes including export, import, NCTS, bonded warehouses, inward and outward processing, automated classification, restricted-party address screening, checks against critical goods and critical end-use, licence management and more. This accelerates your flow of goods, saves customs duties, secures supply chains, and eliminates operational errors. For efficient flow of goods in your supply chain, electronic

data exchanges must run smoothly. The ASSIST4 Visibility & Collaboration Platform ensures end-to-end transparency and partner integration, and helps synchronise events along the supply chain with extra features to enhance collaboration. It‘s the nerve centre of supply chain networks: planning data, event information, inventory overviews, delivery schedules, discrepancy alerts and performance analyses all come together here. A transparent network is the foundation for efficient supply chain collaboration and performance – in both

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Sequoia is the state-of-the-art, high performance customs clearance platform from ASM, delivering outstanding levels of productivity and compliance benefits for forwarders of all sizes. With connection to customs and all the port community systems,

unrivalled 24x7 technical and industry support and seamless integration with your back office systems and those of your customers, Sequoia works faster and smarter. So you can spend less time ticking boxes and more time moving them.

Our stock control facility lets you manage your customers inventory and provides a full audit trail of each and every movement

BoxTrax – Web Portal • Our inclusive online facility offers your customer visibility of jobs and warehouse stock, coupled with the option to book jobs online, place orders and obtain KPI reports

Purchase Order Management • Manage your customers orders right from the order placed date through to delivery. Our pipeline screen neatly displays the current progress of each order

E-Doc Management •

Store and retrieve any type of file including emails, pictures, Word documents, Excel spreadsheets and PDF’s

Microsoſt Office Integration •

Export reports directly to Excel, open and edit Word templates, and send emails with attachments through Outlook

BoxTop is robust, reliable and solidly built on a Microsoſt

Azyra handles your entire business in a superbly designed Microsoſt Sql Server database. With remarkable ease of use and unlimited power, Azyra meets the needs of the largest operators while providing outstanding value for medium and smaller companies. Everything in Azyra is seamless - from warehousing, freight,

cross docking, barcode scanning, EDI, customs and online web service to world class financials, marketing and quotations. And all with electronic filing and multi-currency, multi-company and multi-country operation.

Windows platform, utilising Microsoſt SQL Server technology. The system is designed to run within your existing Windows framework, without the need for capital expenditure on expensive dedicated hardware. For larger companies, the use of Terminal Services or Citrix can connect remote offices or home workers with just a simple internet connection – thus removing the need for expensive hardware in multiple locations. Our highly experienced team are always willing to discuss your current architecture to ensure that everything will work from the onset. To find out more about us and the services we provide, contact one of our sales team today by:


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Established in 1999, CargoSphere powers the industry’s first cloud-based, confidential global rate solution and Rate Mesh Network. CargoSphere is enabling a paradigm shiſt from outsourced contract management to self- management through innovative technology like SUDS (Smart Upload and Diagnostics Solution). SUDS intelligently reads static carrier-rate files directly into the CargoSphere cloud database reducing the complexity and time-consuming task of managing freight rate contracts. CargoSphere’s contract and rate management functionality enables

BoxTop Technologies are innovative leaders in the provision of freight forwarding and logistics soſtware. We provide revolutionary, Windows-based technical solutions designed specifically for the freight industry. Our application is packed with specialist modules to help you to coordinate and control your whole business from quotation and sales activities, through multi-modal operational processes, to accounts and on-demand management reporting.

rate quoting and distribution and agent rate collaboration through the CargoSphere Rate Mesh. The Rate Mesh confidentially connects trading partners allowing them to create their own private network of trusted parties and integrate and simplify rate communication.

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