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Driving integration across internal and external, business processes: Precision Software

“Trust Precision Software to deliver the technology solutions you need to do it better.”

Founded in 1984, Precision Software provides supply chain and international trade logistics solutions allowing companies to improve the management and control of their global shipping. With over 25 years of global experience, Precision Software helps companies to reduce transportation costs, avoid delays at trans-border crossings and mitigate risks as they navigate their dynamic trading environments.

Headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, it delivers industry leading transportation, global trade and supply chain management software to businesses around the world, Precision Software is a division of QAD Inc., a publically traded company.

Integrated solutions provided by Precision Software
Transportation Management Software: The Precision Transportation Management application saves logistics teams valuable time by preventing mistakes from inconsistent protocols and cumbersome manual processes for multiple carriers. The module’s automated workflow guides users through the steps required to complete any type of shipment transaction, improving processing time and accuracy and integrating appropriate rule sets based on carrier, destination, customer rules and more – all in one unified system.

Trade Compliance: Precision Trade Compliance software provides the tools to maintain an effective trade compliance program for any type of shipment. Domestic, international, import or export, they give the ability to automate and audit processes to ensure due diligence with in-country regulatory programs or cross-border customs requirements.

Supply Chain Management: Reduce the amount of unnecessary inventory sitting in storerooms, material shortages, production downtime, and time spent communicating with client’s supply chain partners. Precision Software makes job of supply chain management easier and more efficient with the supply chain management software needed.
Global Trade Management: Precision global trade management is designed to simplify global transportation management and keep shipments moving across borders without interruption. From international trade compliance and correct shipping documentation to managing customer-specific shipping requirements, Precision GTM software gives the tools needed to effectively manage international trade data while keeping costs in check.

Package Exception Management: Package Exception Management (PEM) module is client’s control center for single or multi-carrier package tracking into or out of warehouse. When one has hundreds, thousands or even millions of shipments to track, through multiple carriers and transportation modes, Precision Package Exception Management makes it easy to know when action is required on an outbound shipment.

Business Intelligence: Precision BI puts information at client’s fingertips with a comprehensive system of reporting. Keeping track on client’s expense on shipping, which carriers deliver on-time and more, allowing to visually assess client’s day-to-day operations and key decision makers to see the whole picture. Data within client’s portal can be exported as Excel spreadsheets or in PDF format for easy sharing with non-users.

Precision Software Cloud Service: Precision Cloud is web-based software, specifically designed to help companies automate and control their shipping process to save money and time. One can now leverage the functionality of their proven, feature-rich transportation in a SaaS model. A hosted solution is suitable for companies with national or international transportation or logistics needs. It can move client beyond managing the infrastructure and application, provide easy on-boarding access to a network of carriers, and help fast-track the deployment with experienced TMS experts ready to get clients up and running.

Strategic Partners
Precision Software’s maintains a comprehensive network of partnerships. Working together they offer proprietary integrations that meet all industry application standards. Their partners include Oracle, QAD, American Shipper, SAP and many more.

Meet the Master

Steve Gardner, President
Steve worked in the Freight Forwarding Industry working for 14 years for a company that specialized in providing software solutions for both national and international organizations into three continents (Europe, North America and Africa). Initially starting his career as a software developer, Steve progressed up through the company taking roles and responsibilities such as Head of Software Development, Commercial Director then Managing Director.
Recognizing that he had a flare for the commercial activities Steve took a role with a Swedish ERP software manufacturer for 6 years prior to moving to QAD in 2005. Steve has worked for 9 years with QAD in Europe being responsible for Sales, Presales and Marketing in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) before accepting the role as President of Precision. Steve has a degree in computer science from UK.

“Our performance validates our focus on delivering integrated logistics solutions that support every customer in becoming a more Effective Enterprise.”