1 Feedertech - Highlights Time-tested and proven application (~250 Concurrent users, 5 locations worldwide)Time-tested and proven application (~250 Concurrent users, 5 locations worldwide)Time-tested and proven application (~250 Concurrent users, 5 locations worldwide)Time-tested and proven application (~250 Concurrent users, 5 locations worldwide)Time-tested and proven application (~250 Concurrent users, 5 locations worldwide)Time-tested and proven application (~250 Concurrent users, 5 locations worldwide)Flexible framework and Latest technology - User friendly at Affordable costShorter customization time and implementation time- Can be tailored to suit the business and user requirements within a short periodProcess oriented approach towards business needs - Defined SOP (System Operating Procedures) based on the experienceProcess oriented approach towards business needs - Defined SOP (System Operating Procedures) based on the experienceProcess oriented approach towards business needs - Defined SOP (System Operating Procedures) based on the experienceWorkflow Controls added based on experience and expertise - Industry Standards and Management suggestionsMulti currency Finance & Cost centre conceptsEncrypted data handling and also detailed audit trialEncrypted data handling and also detailed audit trialFlexible Reporting with Canned, MIS and Graphical reportsContinuous support, maintenance with zero downtime and trainingEach and every option is felt, understood and digested before designing the software
2 Feedertech - Unique Features Manage and Co-ordinate all your activities from one solutionIntegrated Operations & Accounts enables accuracy in reportsFlexibility to add more features based on business growthProvides Critical Business Intelligence reports to enhance the decision makingFinancial screens customized for each location to address local taxes and compliancesAlerts like Billing Delay, Credit Limit Exceeded, Password Error etc., improves the workflow controlCustomer Activity Report, Outstanding Credit report, Voyage Costing, Revenue reports, Project Estimates etc gives management the information on finger tipVessel, Voyage and Sector wise performance reports provides more info on operations decision makingAudit trial to check employee performanceFacility to import or export data to excel formatMicro level access control and encrypted data transfer
3 The ImplicationsIf your Enterprise Applications are not automated you cannot even determine if your Systems received your transactions and data-entered accurately. You have no confidence that they will pick-pack-ship the right product or quantity.If your system relationships are not integrated, you cannot determine if, when and to what extent your suppliers will be able to fill your ordersWhen your Enterprise applications are collaborative, you will automatically be able to reduce pending receivables, decrease over-due Invoices, reduce days of inventory, reduce returns and more. Business rules, established between you and the customer/supplier, will run 98% of the routine business. 2% of exceptions will be handled manually
4 Feedertech – Solution Framework Key Issue: What technologies are required to win at WCM?Tactical Guideline: WCM systems serve as the backbone for advanced functionality, such as personalization, syndication and globalization.User Friendly Entry FormsMulti Currency & Multi CompanyHandy Financial ReportsFinanceEasy to Create QuotesBulk Modifications & Copy optionsForecasting & Revenue reportsPricingBooking SummaryProvisional BookingCredit Control & Performance reportsCSDFeeder OperationsVersioning and Audit HistoryProcess Documents and HelpSecurity & ReportingComplianceSSO and Directory SupportEncryption and AuthenticationEntitlementSecurityBrowser Based – Access from AnywhereNo Installation requiredMulti-Channel DeliveryAccessibilityCanned & Customized reportsReport GeneratorMIS & ReportsReportsLoading SummaryVessel & Bunker ReportsIntegrated with Finance & CommercialOperations
5 The Business Imperative Reduce Costs:Infrastructure clean-up & web managementStep-function process improvement – reduce effortPaper-less distribution of informationBusiness Flow Control and Better TrackingVisibility across the departments and centralized reportingImprove decision making, minimize riskEnsure compliancePlatform for integrated management support systems:Greater productivityMore collaboration and knowledge finding / sharingLeverage back-end IT InvestmentsWeb-enablement allows greater dissemination of applications and informationSystems can be integrated across functionsCulture change/reinforcement:More effective media channel to deliver the needs to the user basePlatform for enabling virtual communities/organization and “deliver results anywhere” structuresDemonstrate value added services
6 Application Overview PLAN BOOK LOAD BILL PORT ACCTS CARRIER CSD/VENDOR TECHNOLOGYPLANBOOKLOADBILLME THODOLOGYMERCHANDISE FLOWINFORMATION FLOWCASH FLOWTRANSACTIONS MANAGEDPROCESSES ENABLEDINFORMATION CREATEDPO, INVOICES, PO-CHANGE, PO CANCEL, PAYMENT ADVISE, INVOICE, CREDIT NOTES,DEBIT NOTE,ACCOUNT PAYABLES,ACCOUNT RECIEVABLES,PAYROLL SYSTEM AND MANY OTHERS…..BOOKING REQUEST,LOADING ,CONTAINER TRACKING, COLLABORATIVE FORECASTING, AUTOMATED VOYAGE SCHEDULING, WORKFLOW OPTIMIZATION, BULK INVOICING …..DISCHARGE SUMMARY, BOOKING STATUS, RATE MASTER, BILL OF LADING, BUNKER PURCHASE,LEDGER REPORTS, COMPETITOR PERFORMANCE REPORT AND REPORTCARD……M A N A G E D S E R V I C E SPORTACCTSCARRIERCSD/VENDOR
7 PersonalizationPeople are different, needs are different at different timesPersonalization is controlled on three levels:User Controlled - Ability to determine information requirementsSystem Controlled - User profile allow delivery of relevant content automaticallyCorporate/management controlled - Information is managed. Facilitates creation of communities and compliance controlsUser Profile: PositionBusiness Unit/FunctionGeography/CountryCommunityEmployeesCustomersVendors
8 Technology TECHNOLOGY SERVICES Robust Framework Using J2EE Struts with Oracle 10G as back end used. Flexible to integrate with any Legacy systems. Data migration is possible from any system since we have strong control over the database structures and scalabilityDesign Patterns like Singleton, MVC, Command, DAO Patternetc., are used.SERVICESModules can be made flexible and configurableto have inputs and outputs with Single Sign ON.Some of the business functionalities like Receivablereports or load data can be provided asa web service or APIsMETHODOLOGYSoftware is built over standard architecture and framework hence scalability is not a problem. Iterative method can be used for any change or customization. The change will be converted into logical model and then can be converted in physical model
9 General ScenariosLimited visibility into the booking,loading and pricing process with lot of jumbled excel sheetsAn error-prone voyages and scheduling process consisting of 3,000+ weekly quotes/invoice/booking requestsA payment recievables tracking that often did not work and overall poor quality data caused massive inefficiencies to Accounts.Combined , these factors led to flow bottlenecks, lower Cash turns and increasing trading partner frustration.
10 Who accesses the Portal? What Devices do they use? AccessibilityEmployeesMembers“Browsers”External PartnersOutsourcersAgentsPre-hiresWho accesses the Portal?What Devices do they use?How do they connect?VPNWirelessCall CenterInternetIntranetExtranetFixedMobile
11 Security Portal Security addresses three components: Authentication Validates that a person using the system is who they claim to be. Linked to “single sign-on”EntitlementDetermining the information and applications a user is permitted to access - - linked to personalization.InfrastructureThe technology and tools that enable the portal to process entitlements and authenticate users.
12 Can select any combination of data to get report Report BuilderCan select any combination of data to get report
13 Screen Shot – Dash board Pending tasks list for that particular logged in user
14 Benefits of the application Customer FeedbackBenefits of the applicationEnables direct access to the system over the Internet using thin client browserMulti Company and Multi (Base) Currency System.Capable of generating various reports for the Management.Summary and Exception management reportsGranular level data for productivity analysisIncreased Security and Role based access.User Friendly and effective screens.Limited hardware and software license costCourier and telephone expenses to transfer the vouchers and collect the data savedROI within seven months by saving expenses over system maintenance at each location, print and courier charges, avoiding redundant work on working on same report at each locationJIT values for all transactions at any locationConsolidated and separate P&L , Balance sheet and MIS in no timeElectronic data storage increased the efficiency of search and securityScalable architecture hence when business grows you can add the services in software vertically or horizontally