Partnership with OpSource, Inc., Virtually Eliminates Freight Carriers' Upfront Software Costs
Tarrytown, N.Y., December 3, 2007 -- Carrier Logistics Inc. (CLI), in partnership with OpSource(TM), the software-as-a-service (SaaS) delivery experts, has introduced FACTS-ondemand(TM), a subscription version of its popular Facts® freight management system, to minimize upfront costs and make the solution available to smaller carriers.
"There are many entrepreneurial, growing carriers that need to find a way to be competitive with other carriers but find the upfront cost of purchasing an IT system daunting," said Ken Weinberg, CLI vice president. "Now, with FACTS-ondemand, such carriers can get a state-of-the-art IT system and pay virtually nothing upfront and a very affordable subscription cost."
In addition, FACTS-ondemand offers its users the following benefits:
Immediacy of use, quicker than traditional IT solutions
Accessed anytime, anywhere with no integration or transaction fees
No need for specialized IT department or infrastructure
Developed and managed by experts 24/7
100 percent uptime assured for infrastructure and application
FACTS-ondemand offers the same features as the main FACTS system -- P&D routing and dispatching, interactive web tools, freight billing, integrated accounting, claims, dispatch and equipment control, auto-rating of bills, interline payables, and management reporting, said Weinberg.
About Carrier Logistics Inc.
Carrier Logistics Inc. (CLI) , Tarrytown, N.Y., has, for over 35 years, been a leading transportation systems and engineering consultant and developer of system technology and freight management systems for the trucking industry. CLI is a leading provider of computer systems to LTL, combined LTL and truckload, package delivery, and bulk liquid carriers in the U.S., Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom.
CLI's Facts total company computer system is increasingly recognized as the technological standard for the LTL industry. CLI may be reached by telephone at
914-332-0300, by email at email@example.com, or on the web at www.carrierlogistics.com.
OpSource(TM) delivers Web applications and software-as-a service for on-demand companies, with hundreds of applications, millions of users and billions of transactions supported daily. OpSource On-Demand(TM), the leading platform of Web application delivery, is defining how Web-based software is delivered.
By choosing OpSource as their Web application delivery partner, CLI is freed from investing in and managing the complex and costly infrastructure and services necessary to deliver applications over the Web. Susbsequently, CLI can instead focus their resources on offering their FACTS application to smaller, growing transportation companies at a competitive price.
OpSource On-Demand is suitable for companies at any stage of growth, with any type of on-demand application. OpSource is the only company to offer Success-Based PricingSM, a unit-based pricing model that allows businesses to begin with a modest minimum commitment and scale expenses as revenues increase.
Headquartered in Santa Clara, CA, OpSource has Web application delivery centers in Virginia, London and Bangalore. For more information about OpSource, visit www.opsource.net.
Facts(TM), Facts2000(TM), FACTSview(TM) and FACTS-ondemand(TM) are trademarks of Carrier Logistics Inc. OpSource and OpSource On-Demand are trademarks of OpSource, Inc. Success-Based Pricing is a service mark of OpSource, Inc.