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TEAM International Develops
Single Operating Logistics Tool

Java EE |RESTfull Web Services | Oracle

The Client

PLS provides dependable outsourced logistics solutions as well as freight brokerage services. PLS is focused on the industrial segment of the market, but can and does provide services to any segment.

Challenge

PLS’ proprietary web-based transportation management system – PLS PROSM – ensures that every freight move is optimized and tendered at the lowest cost, meets service requirements while providing increased visibility through tracking, administration and reporting. Market characteristics and high transactional volume generated by managing a large shipping network, require a business system that can make PLS more efficient, support decision making with real-time analytics and facilitate the onboarding of carriers, customers and employees. PLS Pro 2.0 system will replace current
technologies and position PLS for rapid growth over the next few years.

Solution

TEAM International has created a distributed dedicated team for PLS Logistics to offload the development work. During the initiation phase of the relationship TEAM sent its key resources over to PLS Logistics for knowledge transfer and requirements gathering. Working side by side with the customer’s team has helped establish communication between the teams.

Result

TEAM International has a fully functional dedicated team in place. All the necessary processes have been established and development methodology chosen – Agile SCRUM. The team is operating at full pace and is in the process of creating a business system that supports decision making with real-time analytics and facilitates onboarding of carriers, customers and employees. TEAM plans to have a long term partnership with PLS Logistics for many years to come.