Container Management Software offers web-based container tracking.
June 17, 2009 -
Designed to minimize container loss and optimize fleet visibility, CAPS-TRAC(TM) v4.0 provides immediate status of containers with bill-back accountability for supply chain loss and damage. Compatible with Windows Mobile OS, program offers automatic reconnection of data transmission to ensure accurate and timely information, and leverages scanning software to itemize repair services. All data tracked is backed up in secure offsite location to ensure no service interruptions.
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17177 N. Laurel Park Dr., Suite 423
Livonia, MI, 48152
CAPS Launches CAPS-TRAC(TM) 4.0 to Enhance Customer Experience and Increase Efficiency
Livonia, MI - June 11th, 2009 - Container and Pooling Solutions (CAPS) (www.usecaps.com) announced today the launch of the newest generation of its CAPS-TRAC(TM) proprietary web-based container tracking solution. For more than 10 years, CAPS has provided liquid and dry container rental and tracking services to the automotive, manufacturing, food, beverage, cosmetic and non-hazardous chemical markets, allowing clients to accurately track their shipments throughout the supply chain. CAPS' tracking solution reduces container loss, improves fleet visibility, and provides bill-back accountability for supply chain loss and damage.
CAPS' 4.0 release of the CAPS-TRAC(TM) application leverages the latest technologies and significantly enhances functionality, including:
o Compatibility with the latest version of Windows Mobile operating system
o Automatic reconnection of data transmission to ensure accurate and timely information
o Ability to track and trace damages
o Enhanced scanning software to itemize repair services
"Our most recent technical enhancements allow us to present our customers with extensive reporting, accountability and help identify bottle necks in their supply chains," explains CAPS' CEO Robert Wiedmaier. "Our customers are experiencing significant cost savings with reduced loss and improved cycle times."
To execute tracking, CAPS provides customers with one or more of its hand-held, bi-lingual scanners. Customers scan containers in and out of their facilities, sending data automatically to CAPS for processing. The CAPS-TRAC(TM) solution is used at all CAPS' service centers nationwide, providing immediate visibility to status of containers. In addition, all data tracked is backed up in a secure offsite location to ensure no service interruptions.
"As we developed the next generation of CAPS-TRAC(TM), we stayed true to our goal of offering a reliable, flexible and user-friendly solution that provides immediate actionable data to our customers," explains Keith Schall, CAPS' Manager of Business Systems and Technology. "Via XML integration, we are now able to accept data from any customer-specific scanning device. Additionally, with our on-site team of developers, we can quickly and seamlessly integrate and customize our reporting to reflect our customers' requirements."
To learn more about CAPS, visit www.UseCAPS.com today.
Container and Pooling Solutions, a Livonia, MI based supply chain management company, has been offering the complete management, rental and tracking of reusable material handling systems since 1998. CAPS helps its automotive, beverage, food, chemical and cosmetic customers reduce material handling costs while improving supply chain performance and initiating environmental practices. In 2008, CAPS was named one of Food Logistics' top 100 technology solution providers. For more information, visit www.usecaps.com or call (888) 873-2277.