Forward Computers makes biggest-ever investment

Freight IT specialist Forward Computers has made its largest ever single investment on a new software release. The company is redeveloping and reengineering its product portfolio by investing in the latest technology with a major focus on enhancing user experience, developing an additional user interface which will be rolled out in early 2022. Customers will be able to choose it for all or part of their user base. Managing director Richard Litchfield, ... [+]

CDS programme ‘months behind schedule’

The programme for the new Customs Declaration System (CDS) is running seriously behind time, warn industry software experts. CDS was due to replace HM Revenue & Customs ageing 'CHIEF' system early next year, but testing facilities that should have been made available at the end of July had still not been ... [+]

Forward Computers launches CRM mobile App

Nottingham-based freight software company Forward Computers has announced the launch of its new “SalesTrip” mobile App. As the latest addition to its cross-platform family of mobile Apps, SalesTrip can run across Apple, Android or Windows smartphones and tablets. Fully integrated with the backoffice ForwardOffice CRM module, it provides the freight operator’s ... [+]

e-AWB adoption in the UK

Although its e-Freight initiative – and e-AWB adoption in particular – has been much slower than IATA would have liked, penetration has nonetheless been growing year-on-year. However, this appears to be moving up a gear in the UK with IATA’s recent press announcement that 15 airlines “are switching over to ... [+]

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