At FirstFleet we are proud of the technology we have to offer our partners. We believe in technology that returns productivity and effeciency to the operation, not technology for the sake of technology. We have made strategic investments in our operational infrastructure from back office systems to the equipment moving freight that allow us to be agile in our offerings.
We are confident that our suite of technology offerings brings added value to our services and would welcome dialog with you on these items. If you have specific questions that are not answered here please feel free to contact us.
In the real-time world of today business to busines integration is a must. The trouble with most B2B implementations is they are not very flexible and in many cases do not yield good data. Our aim with B2B integrations is to provide the most reliable and flexible suite of technolgies on the market today. With regard to file format we support all forms of B2B integration from traditional X12 EDI to custom XML and flat file formats. With regard to transport we support most any transport technology from simple HTTP(s) and FTP(s) to MQ and AS2. Essentially you let us know how you need the data and we will provide the data in that format.
We support the a full range of X12 EDI transaction sets and are confident in the reliability of this data
We have deployed satellite equipment tracking on power units around the country as well as on many of our reefer trailers. We use the data provided by this investment in two strategic ways:
The end result of this investment is that you can be confident that while your freight is under our care we will take the utmost care to deliver it safely and as scheduled.
Our web presence is designed to allow for custom reports and tools to be deployed for specific target partners. We are not restricted to one set of reports and are able to quickly deploy new reports and tools based upon partner specifications.
In addition to conventional tools such as load tracking and proof of delivery on our web site we have deployed Google gadgets that can quickly be integrated into your Google homepage. These gadgets allow you to track freight and establish dialog about that freight in seconds. To see screen shots of our freight tracking and proof of delivery gadgets please click here.
A flexible imaging system allows us to deploy our imaging infrastructure in innovative ways. We offer traditional web based proof of delivery here on our site, and unique iGoogle based gadgets and desktop clients for rapid frequent retrieval. For more information check out the self service tools listed above.
A flexible set of reporting and deployment tools allows us to deliver customized reports to business partners which help them better manage their cost structure and in turn their business. We are able to track and deliver various costing models based upon information that is of significance to your organization. The flexibility in our back office systems allows us to deliver unique custom tailored reporting based on your specifications.
As a dedicated carrier we are commited to exceeding the expectations of our partners. We welcome conversations around any manual business processes you presently have with the goal of simplifying and streamlining these activities. We have invested in a flexible back office environment that can accomodate a variety of implementations and we are confident we can add value to our base offering through technology.