An integrated program for international transport management for Sachs Trans
Sachs Trans is a transport company with a fleet of over 300 vehicles. It offers a wide range of transport services, including international transport. It always meets market and customers’ expectations, and its fleet regularly reaches new places, including Germany, Italy, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Scandinavia.
The company provides safe and ecological transport, certainty of delivery date, meticulously prepared route, experienced drivers and constant monitoring of transport. Its mission is to increase the capacity and training of its employees and optimise transport processes. All operations are carried out in an environmentally responsible manner, in accordance with road and transport safety policies.
Sachs Trans needs an integrated program to manage its transport orders comprehensively and efficiently. Due to the large scale of its operations, the company handles thousands of documents every day. Therefore, it expects a solution which will collect all data in one place and enable the employees of various departments to perform their duties: logisticians, HR planners, accountants. The system must ensure smooth communication between dispatchers and drivers. It should eliminate the need to fill in spreadsheets, optimise the work in terms of time savings and enable the control of transport-related finances.
The client’s solution is fireTMS – a professional program for transport and forwarding management. Within one system, the company can carry out comprehensive management of transport orders. It is available online and does not require installation. Having analysed the needs, we have pointed out to the client specific tools of the program which will ensure effective work and will serve for efficient realization of national and international transports. fireTMS was integrated with the advanced Transics theme and the Comarch Optima ERP accounting program, which the company uses.
Visible for all forwarders and dispatchers in the company. It allows the planning of orders and additional events such as holidays, driver change or service.
When creating an order, it allows the forwarder to indicate an additional place where the driver should go, e.g. a petrol station. By defining preferred types of places, the system recalculates the route and updates the number of kilometers.
fireTMS provides the possibility of comprehensive transport management, as it concentrates all data concerning orders and transports in one place and allows for integration with other systems. The program is intuitive to use and has a number of solutions tailored to the needs of our company and professional customer service.