FWL Secures Deal With Samskip

FWL Technologies Ltd has recently signed a contract with Samskip hf, Iceland to supply a full software and services package. The agreement will provide Samskip with a totally integrated software solution in 2005 for all their shipping and freight forwarding operations.

Samskip, based in Reykjavik, offers transport and transport-related services of all types by air, land and sea. They have experienced constant growth, opening 24 overseas offices and broadening its service portfolio to become a truly international transport company since 1991.

FWL will provide Samskip with the very latest in web-enabled systems that gives Samskip the ability to control their land and shipping business from anywhere on the planet.

A wide selection of functional modules from the FWL FulfillmentSCE product range will enable the seamless transportation of freight right across Samskips customer supply chain. The information will be held on a single, integrated database from all their business areas. This will allow Samskip users to produce and manage their operations, from Transport Orders to Bills of Lading and from Purchase Order to Proof of Delivery: improving efficiency, effectiveness and above all enhancing the service to its customers.

Samskip has expanded very quickly in recent years and provides a wide variety of top quality freight, shipping and logistics services. Our system will enable them to speed up the administration side of their business as well as to ensure continued growth. Samskip will benefit from real time cargo visibility enabling them to enhance the service to their Customers as well as to monitor and control costs more effectively, said Paul Griffin, FWL Technologies, CEO.

Samskip unites the vigour and progressiveness of the new generation with decades of experience and knowledge, an invaluable combination in times of rapid change. The new FWL software system will allow us to increase our customer service and thus maintain our continued progress, said Kntur Hauksson, President Samskip Iceland pictured left with Paul Rutter, Project Manager of FWL.

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