Customers Drive SaaS WMS Product Enhancements for Worldwide Use
MANHATTAN BEACH, CA – September 22, 2010 — (BUSINESS WIRE) — 3PL Central, a provider of on-demand supply chain software for 3PLs and public warehouses, today announced the release of international functionality and support for its SaaS-based Warehouse Management System (WMS), 3PL Warehouse Manager™. This announcement comes on the four-year anniversary of 3PL Warehouse Manager’s launch date. The release was developed to fulfill a need on behalf of customers in Europe and prospects worldwide.
In addition to its traditional imperial weight and measurement functionality, 3PL Central – the first on-demand WMS built specifically for 3PLs – now offers metric functionality and support, including the ability to use the application’s Billing Wizard™ to capture 3PL warehouse transactional handling and recurring storage revenues in local currencies worldwide. The system also manages international dates and time zones, metric dimensions and metric weights.
“We required a fully-functional WMS for our operations here in Norway and 3PL Central has delivered,” said Knut Blakkisrud, partner at Atlas Spedisjon AS. “By partnering with 3PL Central, we have a reliable, cost-effective, web-based application that gives us a platform for growth.”
3PL Warehouse Manager provides real-time inventory visibility, as well as multi-customer, multi-facility and multi-user support. Key features now available to 3PL warehouses worldwide include: web-based customer portal access– including order entry, online reports for inventory and shipment history–as well as a real-time EDI & web-service integration. Customers can also use 3PL Warehouse Manager’s lot, serial and location tracking functionality, which allows specific parts to be tracked through the complete supply chain.
“When one of our customers approached us with a need for internationalization of our WMS for their operations in Europe and the Middle East, we fast-tracked it through our development process,” said John Watkins, founder and CEO of 3PL Central. “We saw this as an opportunity to expand our business worldwide.”
About 3PL Central
3PL Central is a new breed of 3PL software provider, offering on-demand supply chain software focused on the needs of 3PLs, public and third-party warehouses. 3PL Central’s 3PL Warehouse Manager, the first on-demand Warehouse Management System (WMS) built to provide public warehouse operations enterprise-class WMS functionality. Offered via an on-demand, or Software as a Service (SaaS) model, enabling 3PLs and public warehouses access to cutting-edge software at a low monthly fee and significantly reducing the total cost of ownership of supply chain execution software from the traditional “buy, upgrade and maintain” software cycle. For additional information, please contact 3PL Central at 888-790-5467 or visit www.3plcentral.com.
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