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TL Logicom, Japan Selects Four Soft Suite of Solutions

HYDERABAD, India, November 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Four Soft® (4S®) (NSE: "FOURSOFT", BSE: 532521), a global leader offering software solutions for the logistics, transportation and supply-chain industries, announced the signing of contract with TL Logicom, Japan, one of the leading company offering transportation, warehousing, and real estate leasing services.

As per the deal, Four Soft will implement its multi-modal freight management system - 4S eTrans®, extended warehouse management system - 4S eLog® and visibility and order management system - 4S Visilog®. This combination of advanced solutions will be crucial in streamlining critical operations at TL Logicom, enabling them to enhance level of services they provide to their customers.

Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and founded in 1940, TL Logicom, a subsidiary of SBS Holdings formerly known as Tokyu Logistic Co., Ltd, extends its business into 3 major segments - freight forwarding, warehouse, and real estate segment. The truck transportation segment is primarily engaged in the distribution center business such as the transportation of beer, cosmetics and other products to supermarkets and convenience stores. This segment is also engaged in overseas sea freight businesses, as well as the customs and harbor transportation businesses. The warehouse segment provides storage, loading and unloading services in warehouses located in the metropolitan area and the real estate segment is into leasing of company-owned facilities mainly in metropolitan areas for office and residential use.

Masahiko Kamata, President, TL Logicom Co. Ltd., said: "In today's competitive business environment we required a complete set of integrated software solution to handle operations covering freight, transportation and warehousing coupled with real-time updates to those involved in the business globally. Keeping these requirements in mind, we chose Four Soft who not only demonstrated their technological expertise but will also enable us in rolling out enhanced services on a global scale across Japan and other parts of the world."

Kinnosuke Naruoka, CEO, Suzuyo System Technology, said: "We have been witnessing the growing trend for specialized IT software in the Japanese logistics market. During our consultations with TL Logicom, we demonstrated to them on how Four Soft integrated solutions would help in streamlining their business complexities and future proof their business in an ever growing and changing business environment. We are happy that TL Logicom has made the right decision and we look forward to a mutually beneficial business partnership as we move further."

BalaKrishna Reddy, Head - Asia, Four Soft Limited, said: "We are excited to sign a new contract with TL Logicom for the implementation of state-of-the-art web-centric solutions. This contract reassures their confidence & commitment in us which will further strengthen our dominance in the Japanese market and put in place a solid platform for our overall growth strategy." He further added: "Our mission-critical solutions have the necessary flexibility, greater accuracy, efficiency, visibility and capability to excel customers' expectations."

4S eTrans® is Four Soft's web-centric freight management system capable of handling air, sea, road and multimodal transport management services (TMS). Built on J2EE platform with a native browser interface, 4S eTrans® is designed to provide the modern day logistics operators with operational and financial control over their day-to-day, order to cash process of the domestic and international freight movements. Equipped with an integrated freight accounting module and interface capabilities with external accounting systems, 4S eTrans® provides you a scalable and flexible Freight Management solution.

4S eLog® is Four Soft's web-centric warehouse management system (WMS) capable of handling inventory operations across multiple warehouses. Built on J2EE platform with a native browser interface, 4S eLog® is designed to support core operational requirements of modern day global companies. 4S eLog® extends well beyond the capacity of a traditional warehouse management system by integrating supply, fulfillment and partner collaboration into one enterprise service platform.

4S VisiLog® is Four Soft's collaborative web portal for order management and visibility. Built on J2EE platform with a native browser interface, 4S VisiLog® helps linking business partners, associates, service providers and customers. It is designed to provide real-time event information and automated alerts along with visibility across the supply chain managed by workflows. 4S VisiLog® is command and control centre for global operations.

About Four Soft Limited

Four Soft® is a public listed company which provides innovative software solutions, IT consultancy and BPO services exclusively for the logistics and supply-chain management market place. It is the market leader in the transportation and logistics segment with a large international client base including the majority of the top logistics and transportation companies in the world. With regional offices strategically located worldwide, it supports customers including DHL, CEVA, DB Schenker, Panasonic, Flyjac, and Geodis Wilson. Additional information about Four Soft® is available at www.four-soft.com.

Four Soft® offers a full suite of web-native products across the logistics supply chain. This includes 4S eTrans® for freight forwarding and logistics, 4S eLog® for extended warehouse management, 4S VisiLog® & 4S VisiLog plus® for track & trace, visibility and supply-chain management, 4S eCustoms® for customs brokerage, 4S iShipping™ for shipping line execution, 4S eConnect™ for business-to-business connectivity and 4S Infotips™ for informed decision making.

About Suzuyo System Technology

Suzuyo System Technology is IT company which belongs to Suzuyo-Group. Suzuyo is a major global provider of a wide variety of logistics services to shippers. With 14 offices around the globe, and over 140 logistics centers in Japan, it provides its customers in over 200 countries a complete suite of logistics and transportation related services. Its partnership with Four Soft is committed to leverage the power of IT based solutions to significantly enhance the already high quality of the services it provides these customers. 

Primary Media Contact: Narendra Nargundkar, [email protected], 91-40-66875216

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