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Cloud Computing Integrated into Logistics Solution

Transportation, Order Tracking, Asset Management All Part of Approach

Vertical Markets at Cloud Expo

Pegasus Logistics is taking a cloud computing with software from One Network Enterprises to develop demand-drive supply chain applications and global, time-sensitive transportation and logistics.

The companies believe the partnership will offer customers unique and customizable services that span supply chain planning, execution, and fulfillment functions including transportation, order management, asset tracking, reverse logistics, and managed delivery services. Key to their approach are the flexibility and visibility inherent in cloud computin.

Official statements from the companies follow:

"The partnership represents a compelling value proposition to customers interested in solving the highly complex and challenging supply chain problems that traditional software and 3PLs can't handle," said Terry Turner, One Network President of Worldwide Operations. "We are now positioned to offer customized end - to - end supply chain solutions that can be deployed rapidly with minimal IT investment to drive value for customers, specifically those with complex logistical needs."

"Like One Network we take a very consultative approach to meeting customer needs and offer solutions that transcend traditional technology and business process barriers," said Pegasus CEO and Founder, Ken Beam. "The power of a technology platform like One Network allows us to offer our customers a more comprehensive set of capabilities with a much lower IT cost to Pegasus. After an extensive evaluation, we believe that a cloud computing solution like One Network is best for Pegasus and our customers."

More Stories By Roger Strukhoff

Roger Strukhoff (@IoT2040) is Executive Director of the Tau Institute for Global ICT Research, with offices in Illinois and Manila. He is Conference Chair of @CloudExpo & @ThingsExpo, and Editor of SYS-CON Media's CloudComputing BigData & IoT Journals. He holds a BA from Knox College & conducted MBA studies at CSU-East Bay.