Four Soft Launches its Freight Optimizer Solution, 4SePlanner

by Press Release on 2013-02-01

Will enable users to focus on multi-modal cost routes, delivery timelines

31st January’13, Hyderabad: Four Soft® (4S®) (NSE: "FOURSOFT", BSE: 532521), a global leader offering software solutions for the logistics, transportation and supply chain industries is pleased to announce the launch of its web-based shipment planning & freight optimization solution, 4SePlanner™ that will enable users across geographic locations in making the right decisions to find the least cost route and meet the delivery timelines.

Shipment planning and optimization can be done based on a number of configurable parameters like trade lanes, modes (Air, Sea, and Truck), commodities, transit duration, customers/carriers, service levels, service types etc.

4SePlanner™ Facts:
- Highly configurable, web based transportation planning tool for 3PL as well as shippers
- Manages multi-modal route and rate planning for Air & Sea
- Optimizes cost or optimizes time
- Predicts the best next step, and delivers it in time
- First simulate estimated savings and then execute with real-time information
- Ease of integration with order management and freight execution modules

About 4SePlanner™:
4SePlanner’s flexible rules help realize significant cost savings by suggesting cost-effective carrier selections, while respecting the customer’s specific routing requirements and requested delivery times. One can simulate the planning required prior to executing the shipments.

“Four Soft’s freight optimizer solution has been instrumental in helping us choose the right delivery options. We wanted a solution in place that had the capability to interface very neatly with our existing IT solutions, “explained Ravi Kumar, CEO at Flyjac Logistics Pvt. Ltd. “Adherence to strict timelines and best optimized route plan is the key to meet our global business requirement.”

Rakesh M. Kumar, SVP- Product Management & Marketing, Four Soft Limited, said:

“In the highly competitive and cost conscious environment in which logistics and shipper companies operate in, customers are continuously looking to optimize freight cost. 4SePlanner helps achieve this while maintaining service leadership.” He further added:

“We are currently in discussions with number of customers across geographies and are confident of making strong in-roads into the market.”

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, transportation and supplychain management market place. It is the market leader in the transportation and logistics segment with a large international client base including the majority of the top logistics & transportation companies in the world. With regional offices strategically located worldwide, it supports customers including DHL, CEVA, DB Schenker, Panasonic, Flyjac (A Hitachi Transport System Group Company), and Geodis Wilson. Additional information about Four Soft® is available at www.four-soft.com