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Logistics Planning and Invoicing

Logistics Planning and Invoicing

Job Planning is a key tool in any busy Logistics and Road Haulage company allowing an overview of all jobs, pending and completed. Simple status amendment, POD scanning, drop sequence setting, driver and trailer allocation are all possible from one central point.

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Accounts

Accounts and Administration

Platinum accounts is a conventional, double entry book keeping system, with Sales, Purchase and Nominal Ledgers, it can be integrated with all other Platinum modules. Our fully featured payroll package allows the simple calculation of national insurance, tax, pensions and other payroll details.

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Management Reporting

Management Reporting

Our Platinum modules have report generators built in giving you full freedom and flexibility. There are many standard reports built into the system, when you need a more specific report you can design your own in minutes.

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Logistics and Road Haulage

Logistics and Road Haulage Costings

Our costings module allows you to generate reports showing driver revenue, vehicle usage by period along with any costs incurred.

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Multi-Site and Multi-User

Multi-Site and Multi-User

By using a combination of conventional PC hardware and state of the art software we can provide a very fast secure operation using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) on the Internet via a broadband connection. Up to the minute access to stock information for depots is then always available.

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POD Scanning

Simple Proof of Delivery Scanning

With our mobile device app there is no need for expensive special devices to get your proof of delivery, simply take a photo of the signed delivery sheet, the app will do the rest – uploading to your Platinum Software as and when the internet is available.

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Workshop

Managing your Workshop

The Workshop Management module is a purpose designed package for use in administering heavy haulage workshops. It allows you to keep your job tasks organised with a fully featured workshop diary.

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Logistics and Road Haulage Software

Road Haulage and Logistics Planning Software - designed to specifically meet the requirements of the Road Haulage and Logistics sector, whatever size company, number of vehicles and whatever type of haulage.

The need for key information for those important management decisions has never been greater – it is now available at your fingertips via the ‘SNAPSHOT’ feature.

Be impressed by the simplicity, flexibility and functionality, even for new and inexperienced users and above all - how little it will cost.

It can be installed as a single user and is expandable through to fully multi-user, multi-site and multi-company, bristling with powerful features to make entering and retrieval of information fast, easy and accurate, whilst offering both mouse and/or keyboard user interface.

Platinum Integrated options include Full Accounts, Vehicle Costing, Workshop Management, Payroll and Management Utilities.

Keeping track of jobs, automatic rating of jobs, costs and being in control of operational and management information are but a few of the benefits, plus removing the duplication of work in order to raise your invoices. Control of costs ensures a profitable financial future.

  • Drivers out on the road can securely upload POD's in Real Time using Platinum Online and Platinum Mobile. Using our Logistics Web Link your web site can access your jobs in Real-Time offering your customers the ability to place jobs and retrieve previous jobs (including POD's).

If you currently use other accounts, why not talk to Catalyst. Our Platinum Haulage and Logistics software will link to most accounts packages, including Sage, Pegasus and Dataflow etc. If you want a solution that will provide you with information to control your business and traffic office management, then Platinum Logistics Management software provides the solution.

Key Points

  • Logistics Planning Software designed specifically for the needs of the Road Haulage and Logistics business.
  • The facility to import new jobs direct from a customer's database, or typically an Excel spreadsheet, enabling jobs to be input into Platinum in a matter of minutes thereby saving hours of data input.
  • 'Snapshot Reports' of your operation, status of work, resource allocation, jobs awaiting PODs, Pricing, Pre Invoice Check Lists, Invoicing, Costs and Revenue to date etc.
  • The software is fully secure by user as you, of course, need to limit access to sensitive information.
  • The software is incredibly flexible with user configurable reporting, document designs and menus.
  • Document Management System for Scanning (including multiple PODs per job) and retrieval of PODs. Also includes facility to scan multiple PODs via Bar Coded Document/Label option.
  • Real-Time POD upload from any mobile device with internet access using Platinum Online.
  • With our Platinum Mobile app you can capture POD's even when you have no signal for internet access, the POD's will then automatically upload as and when the internet becomes available.
  • Real-Time job posting, updating and enquiry (including POD retrieval) to/from your website using our Logistics Web Link.
  • Post Code lookup for quick and accurate identification of addresses from a Royal Mail PAF solutions provider.
  • Integration to Fuel Management Systems, e.g. TriScan etc for those consolidated costing reports.
  • Reporting direct from planning screen by text message or e-mail makes communication to drivers of job details and changes incredibly simple, just the press of a single button!
  • Full installation, configuration, training, help and support.
  • KPI's, charts, general reporting and specific data entry can be achieved on mobile devices (Phones, Tablets and Pads) by using Platinum Online.
  • Free Platinum Software upgrade policy, subject to a valid maintenance or rental contract.
  • We keep you fully informed of any relevant changes to our software solutions via our website, Facebook and Twitter news feeds.

Rental

As our software can be rented on a month by month basis (it can of course also be purchased) with no long term contract and low up front costs the software is ideal for new start up logistic and road haulage business's as well as those larger more established logistic and road haulage business's with a tight hold on their capital outlay.

What can Platinum offer your business?

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Testimonials

  • All About Bulk Ltd

    As a new business, started in June 2012, we installed the Catalyst Platinum system from day one upon recommendation by Read More
  • Amalgamated Bulk Hauliers Ltd

    We installed the Catalyst system over eighteen months ago on the recommendation of another haulier and are absolutely delighted with Read More
  • Ardens

    We installed the Catalyst system three years ago when a new employee recommended it.The system makes daily administration easier and Read More
  • Barrett Computer Logistics

    As a company that has been in business for 30 years, the transition from Sage to Platinum was exciting and Read More
  • C&C Horse Transport

    It is simple, uncomplicated and it has transformed our business. We transport horses around the UK, Ireland and Europe. We Read More
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Software Demonstrations

Purchasing the correct software to run your business is vitally important. Getting the correct software will minimise time spent by staff in administration and maximise the effectiveness of your business.

In order to help you make this crucial choice we are very happy to provide free demonstrations of our products to ensure that it performs as you need and expect. This can be done in any one of three ways.

  • We can visit you at your premises, this provides us with an excellent opportunity to assess your requirements.
  • We would be delighted for you to come here to Catalyst, we would love the opportunity to show you our company, it's support facilities and introduce our support team.
  • We can provide, usually at very short notice, an on-line remote demonstration of our software via the Internet.

Which ever way you choose, our aim is to explain how the power of Platinum Software can help your business grow.

For remote demonstrations, we will call you by telephone at the appointed time, simply click on the button below to start the demonstration, we will provide a session ID and password (no software will be installed on your machine and the demonstration is secure and safe).