New shipping system leverages the latest in development technology
DORVAL, QC, Jan. 18, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Dicom Transportation Group, a North American leader in integrated transportation services, today announced the launch of a new shipping system that leverages the latest in development technology. smart4 shipping is a newly developed platform that drastically improves the customers' shipping experience by enabling efficient domestic and cross border shipments, leveraging mobile technologies, and providing a variety of essential reporting tools and visually engaging dashboards.
"This innovation will allow customers to process Dicom shipments much faster than on the competitors' shipping systems. The system will also provide real-time information on cost estimates, reports, and dashboards," said Scott Dobak, Dicom's Chief Executive Officer. "This innovation was a team effort built on behalf of our customers in the United States and Canada."
Technological advancements like these are just some of the innovations at Dicom, both in Canada and the United States. Dicom has invested heavily in developing transportation technologies over the past several years in an effort to continually enhance the customer experience. Four technology-based patents, including smart4 shipping, have been filed in 2016, and customers can expect to see more innovations in the coming months.
"smart4 shipping integrates several exciting new technologies, including smart watches, Apple TV, and a low-cost cube and reweigh device," said Kirk Serjeantson, Dicom's Chief Information Officer. "Our new shipping system provides a new level of flexibility to our customers operating on devices such as tablets, smart phones, and even the Raspberry Pi." smart4 shipping is currently being used across Dicom's network, which spans the United States and Canada.
This technological advancement is part of a new Dicom Technology suite called smart4, which consists of smart4 shipping, smart4 tracking, smart4 mobility, and smart4 integration. This fully integrated suite is designed to simplify and speed up the shipping management process, for smooth merchandise shipping, tracking, securing and receiving.
About Dicom Transportation Group
Dicom is a transportation and logistics company headquartered in Montreal with facilities throughout the United States and Canada. Dicom operates three business segments: parcel, freight, and logistics. Services provided include overnight and second-day parcel, freight transportation, freight management, and final mile services. For more information, visit www.dicom.com.
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