Ceres Transportation Group, Inc maintains a computer system
and communications network that operates on a real time basis
linking all Ceres offices. Our system supports our service commitments
to customers by tracking shipment status from pick up to delivery.
In addition to performing multiple internal operational, accounting
and reporting functions, our computer systems also assures our
customers of accurate and timely billing through automated rating
Some of the services currently available to our customers
Internet Access (www.ceresgroup.net): For
Independent electronic access, Ceres offers internal communications
from E-mail to live shipment tracking.
Virtual Private Database: Ceres's computer
system will allow customers to enter bills into a private database.
The database can only be accessed with the proper User ID and
Password. The database will allow the customer to save consignee
information to be used for future shipments. Once a customer
has entered a shipment, the program will dispatch the shipment
to the appropriate office.
Tracing/Tracking Capabilities: Our database
can be directly accessed for up-to-the-minute information and
shipment status. Shipments can be tracked by bill number or
customer number. The system stores the last two weeks of activity.
Customized Reporting: Management reports can
be created to meet customer's specifications enabling information
to be displayed in a preferred format.
Electronic Data Interchange (E.D.I.): E.D.I.
reduces paperwork, telephone calls, and manual entry. It also
improves data accuracy, speed of communications, and service.
The system can be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
- Complete E.D.I. capability is available including information
status, tracking, freight details, invoicing, and electronic
transfer of funds
- Both proprietary and standardized transactions are acceptable
- Multiple access options such as direct communication with
our computer or through a third party source/value added network
(VAN) are offered