A joint effort gundy n. 1. The two bigger claws in a CRaB. (Container Recovery and Billing) An Overview
Pre Gundy - a little history….. 1997 - DomRep Presentation at CSA Meeting in Trinidad 2001 - SATT begins ground work JAN 2004 - CSOA expresses interest when SATT approached them AUG 2004 - Heads of Agreement with CSOA - OCT deadline set AUG - OCT 2004 - Needs Evaluation and software survey (regional/ NA vendors) NOV 2004 - Decision to go with development of needs based software developers pre-qualified and proposals evaluated DEC 2004 - Total Information Systems selected & development begins MAY 2005 - Gundy Implemented On going continuous development and improvement
Needs - Whose? What? PrincipalCnees Terminals CR&BCSOANVOCCsHaulersAgentShippers Conferences through efficiency managing resources & cost with quality information What do they ALL want? lower costs and how is that achieved? OK. But HOW?
Gundy Development Mission To develop a software solution that meet the need and operational objective of CR&B demurrage billing and collection with sufficient management tools for simple administration.
Gundy: the quality information tool Automates - both input and output Interfaces - EDI functionality- ships baplie, port CTMS, agency & liner IS Communicates - generates warning e-mails & billings Integrates with traditional agent release process and existing port/cutoms processes Accessible - but secure; agent access own data only via internet or dialup Distributed - WAN nodes at terminal offices Flexible - but parameter driven; rule prioritization; contracts; deposits Adaptable - to meet evolving needs - NVOCCs; Hauliers; statistics; status reporting Contact management and risk profiling System Administration - security; anomolies; overrides Audit Trails - transations tagged with user ids Robust - low cost, available HW components; easy redundancy; multiple telcom ports COST EFFECTIVE
The Development Team Shipping Experts and Gundy Visionaries Ian Deosaran – Ocean Freight, Trinidad Rhett Chee Ping – Gordon Grant, Trinidad Terrence Prayag – Huggins Shipping, Trinidad Project Management Jennifer Gonzalez – Shipping Association of Trinidad & Tobago Procedures and Controls – Gundy financial audits Cindy-Lou Valentine – Container Recovery and Billing Software Development Wendell Charles – Director, Total Information Systems, Trinidad
The Development Tool Technology Independent RAD-Rapid Application Development Recipient of many international awards
Proposed Hardware and Communication Infrastructure Windows 2003 Standard with Remote Desktop Licenses HP Proliant/Dell PowerEdge or compatible class server 512 MB RAM DAT Tape Backup 160GB Hard Drive RAID CDRW/DVD DSL connection 256/128 – Fixed IP – no firewall enabled at ISP Point to Point communication for port satellite office Laser Printer per port office Narrow Carriage Dot Matrix per port office
Ready for ? Container Recovery and Billing Ltd 15 Scott Bushe Street Port of Spain, Trinidad (868)623-4750 Total Information Systems Ltd 2 Ana Street Woodbrook Phone: (868) 627-4161 Fax: (868) 625-6237 firstname.lastname@example.org Contact us for more information