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Technologically Advanced Digital Handheld Device Positions Network Global Logistics as Technology Leader in Last Mile Delivery Solutions
Broomfield, CO – March 13, 2009 : Network Global Logistics (NGL), a premier provider of mission-critical transportation and supply chain solutions, announced today that it has implemented a technologically advanced Enterprise Digital Assistant (EDA) to support its mission-critical same day local and scheduled route delivery solutions.
The Worldwide Enterprise Digital Assistant provides features including bar code scanning, real time GPS tracking and tracing, route optimization, and instant electronic signature capture and transmission.
The handheld device integrates with NGL’s inventory management and time-critical transportation IT systems to provide customers with seamless real time, end-to-end visibility to inventory and shipments, GPS tracking and tracing, and proactive status updates.
"This device has enabled us to streamline our pick up and delivery services, optimize routes for our customers, maximize productivity, and nearly eliminate the errors inherent in manual processes," stated Scott Riddle, Vice President of Sales & Marketing for NGL, "This has resulted in tremendous value to our customers, reducing their transportation costs, improving timeliness of communication, and further improving our overall service levels."
"We’re currently using this technology with customers from a variety of industries who use our same day and scheduled route work delivery services. However, our goal is to roll out this technology to our customers who use our warehousing and distribution and service parts logistics solutions, as well,” Riddle added, “This device offers us the ability to provide cradle-to-grave traceability of virtually any product with a bar code."