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Centrally control the Diversity of Providers: The Silver Bullet in Express Shipping

04-23-2015 07:45 PM CET | Logistics & Transport

Press release from: Axit AG

Centrally control the Diversity of Providers: The Silver Bullet

AXIT paper shows solution on universal IT connectivity to CEP providers

Smooth cooperation with various courier, express and parcel providers is no longer a question of system. Through the IT platform AX4 industry and trade can use a universal tool for transmitting and controlling their express shipments.

How this works and which advantages result from central integration of CEP providers is now described in a recently published Best Practice paper by AX4’s operator AXIT; it can be requested from that company free of charge.

“We have pre-defined the connections to CEP providers so that local programming for sending which would usually be required for a direct connection to the respective provider can be eliminated”, Frauke Heistermann, member of AXIT’s management, explains the principle.

By way of universal access the companies – depending on the CEP provider – would save between 15,000 and 30,000 Euros in project cost per connection, Heistermann itemizes. Besides, due to the central management of all CEP shipments the controlling efforts are reduced by 50 per cent.

Currently AX4 has completed integration of FedEx, TNT, DPD, trans-o-flex and GO!. Other providers are being connected.

The paper “Best Practice – Integration of CEP Providers” can be requested free of charge at www.axit.de/en/best-practice-cep. Or learn more about this live at our booth at transport logistic in Munich (Hall B2 / Booth 421/522).

About AXIT

AXIT is a specialist for cloud-based IT solutions for the management of cross-company logistics processes. With AX4 the company runs the industry’s leading logistics platform used by more than 150,000 users from trade and industry as well as at logistics providers to control their supply chain.

Founded in 1999, AXIT meanwhile employs a staff of over 130. Many well-known companies can be found among the customers, including BASF, Audi, Ford, Deutz, dm Drogeriemarkt, Schmitz Cargobull, Wöhrl, BAT from industry and retail sector as well as more than 2,000 carriers and logistic service providers as DB Schenker, DHL, Panalpina, Rhenus, CargoLine and GO!.

Since March 2nd 2015 Siemens Logistics and Airport Solutions (LAS) is the new owner of AXIT. LAS is specialist for logistics processes in the field of parcel, baggage, cargo and mail as well as distribution logistics.

About AX4 and AX4 Open

True to the motto “Supply Chain Management at the Push of a Button” more than one million shipment data is exchanged via the cloud-based logistics platform AX4 every day. Thus AX4 is one of the leading logistics platforms for the management of cross-company logistics processes. With flexible, consistent workflows AX4 informationally maps the physical flow of goods and has already been awarded several innovation awards.

AX4 Open allows to flexibly adapted AX4 solutions to the customer’s ideas. According to the motto “Do IT Yourself” customers can create and manage their individual AX4 solution with this innovative tool. The advantages are obvious: Independently from the provider adaptations can be done at any time or best practice solutions can be multiplied at the push of a button.

AXIT GmbH
A Siemens Company
Nachtweideweg 1-7
D - 67227 Frankenthal
www.axit.de

Christian Wendt
Phone +49 6233 / 45943 - 119
Fax +49 6233 / 45943 - 919
E-mail christian.wendt@axit.de

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