International freight forwarders are third-party logistics companies that provide logistics services in international trade. After the impact of the economic crisis in 2008, the freight forwarding market has eliminated a large number of small and micro freight forwarding companies. Some large freight forwarding companies have survived due to their own financial strength and customer resources; and small and medium freight forwarding companies that have survived the market storm. We have got more opportunities in terms of capital scale and passenger and cargo resources.
For the needs of groupization and global freight forwarding companies' information transformation and business integration, a flexible and high-performance system platform is needed to build and support it. It has an open interface specification and can integrate e-commerce and online services in a web-based architecture. New system. In order to meet the needs of the market, building such an open comprehensive freight forwarding business application platform through Brocade Yigo management software CAD design platform will be able to provide a stand-alone information-based complete solution for the benchmarking companies in the market.
Brocade ERI-FMS Freight Forwarding Industry Management Suite (hereinafter referred to as "ERI-FMS") supports a comprehensive international logistics management operation system, with order execution as the main line, e-commerce platforms and domestic and foreign partner management as the basis, supporting foreign trade, warehousing and The development of transportation business requires an integrated supply chain execution system that is integrated with foreign trade business, freight forwarding business, transportation business and warehousing business.
ERI-FMS provides excellent logistics management solutions for international cargo transportation companies. It provides comprehensive and advanced information management methods and management concepts for group-type and comprehensive logistics enterprises, helping international logistics enterprises to achieve synergy and networking among enterprises. The group operation helps the enterprise to build core competitiveness and truly realize the simultaneous management of business and finance. It is a mature solution that integrates business operations, services and management.
The functional modules of the Brocade ERI-FMS Freight Forwarding Industry Management Suite are divided into six subsystems:
Including basic code management, system configuration management, and organizational structure management
Including maritime export, maritime import, air export, air import
Including single ticket review, invoice management, bill management, collection and payment management, document center
Including customer value analysis, business operation analysis, employee performance analysis, corporate fund analysis
Including customer management , supplier management, freight contract management
Includes online ordering, electronic reconciliation, and online cargo tracking functions
Based on Yigo's flexible autonomous configuration function, it supports complex business logic and flexible business
Change, powerful workflow design
Complex Internet-based business processing, support for multiple clients, pure browser application mode
Support heterogeneous environment, follow J2EE, XML, Web Service standards
Support for cross-platform applications
Supports multiple database applications
Free installation, no trouble of client program installation and maintenance
Navigational main interface expresses business directly
Sales staff, customer service staff, document staff, route management staff, and financial settlement staff coordinatedly on the unified operation platform, greatly improving internal communication efficiency, and fully meeting the management requirements of sea and air freight forwarding.
Establish a rigorous maritime and air transportation business operation and settlement management process, and combine the financial management requirements of the enterprise to form a financial management system that meets the needs of enterprise management. The orderly flow of business from operation, settlement to finance, reducing the risk of business operations.
Through effective process management and control, it is possible to avoid changing costs at will and affecting fluctuations in single ticket profits. Improve the accuracy of financial statements and provide more accurate decision analysis support for enterprise management.
Supporting multi-currency and multi-exchange settlement requirements, it can effectively control the exchange rate, payable exchange rate, and actual paid exchange rate to help enterprises reduce the financial risk to the enterprise due to exchange rate fluctuations.
According to the financial needs of the group companies, the ticket business is reflected in multiple financial accounting systems, including the branch financial system, regional center settlement system, and group company settlement system, and sorting out multiple financial account sets within the group.
Realize unified reconciliation and collection and payment with overseas agents and important customers, reduce the cost of repeated reconciliation with overseas agents, and be able to allocate receipts and payments according to the cost of single tickets.
The ERI-FMS freight forwarding industry management system helps freight forwarding companies to establish professional operating procedures and advanced management systems, supports import and export FCL, LCL and other businesses, standardizes the freight forwarding company's operating procedures, improves operating efficiency, and reduces business operating costs.
Establish a cooperation model with overseas agents to realize the timeliness of information transmission throughout the freight link. And with the help of the Internet, E-mail, short messages, etc., to provide customers with the full tracking service of goods. Improve collaboration capabilities and reduce collaboration costs.
The intuitive operation interface provides fast and convenient entry methods, supports intelligent business operation methods, and greatly improves operation efficiency. Integrate communication services such as fax and mail, reducing the operation cost of a single ticket.
Through various early-warning functions, the time from completion of business operations to submission to settlement personnel for review is reduced. The single-ticket business needs to be submitted to the settlement staff for business review within the prescribed time, thereby ensuring the timeliness and accuracy of business data.
Help the clearing staff to clearly understand the profit situation of the month, improve the accuracy of financial statements, and reasonably arrange the operation of funds to optimize the financial status of the enterprise.
Through the profit warning setting, it can help the settlement personnel to find the profit and loss of the single ticket business in a timely and effective manner, analyze the losing business, and find out the cause of the real loss.
Establish a multi-dimension authority management mechanism, and effectively control the revenue and cost change authority to effectively solve the problem of frequent changes in the cost of single ticket business of freight forwarders and the large fluctuation of single ticket profit.
If there are a large number of sales branches to collect goods between the branches of the enterprise, and the business operated by the port branch, ECARGO can realize the internal profit distribution between the sales branch and the operating branch, and achieve the separate business volume of the branch and Profit accounting.
During the operation, important links such as placing orders, returning orders, and releasing goods are closely linked to the credit control and cost arrears of customers and suppliers, which greatly reduces the financial risk of the enterprise.
Provide richer analysis reports for management and provide objective basis for corporate decisions. Through the analysis of business operation reports and expense reports, understand the current operating status of the enterprise.