Information Systems

F. C. Gerlach recognizes that strengthening our clients’ competitive advantage in today’s fast-paced, global business environment depends on having instant access to vital shipment status information. Through a feature-rich information systems and technologies, clients utilize flexible, efficient data solutions to gain immediate access to critical tracking, management and analytical information tailored to their industry-specific needs.

F. C. Gerlach’s comprehensive Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) systems provide a seamless platform to exchange essential information with our trading partners-clients, U.S. Customs and other government agencies, carriers, consolidators, freight forwarders, logistics providers, and agents. This powerful EDI infrastructure enables us to electronically receive, translate, and deliver necessary shipment documents such as commercial invoices, purchase orders, manifests, advance shipping advice, Customs entries and other logistical transactions. Paper-based processes are eliminated, and cycle time reduced. Simultaneously, data accuracy and quality are increased, cash flows accelerated and customer service improved, ultimately maximizing profits.

By leveraging real-time data and interactive applications, F. C. Gerlach’s clients are equipped with customized solutions to effectively meet all of their most demanding logistics challenges.

Look to F. C. Gerlach for superior information systems service in:

  • Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)
  • On-Line Shipment Tracking, Reporting and File Transfer Capabilities
  • Complete ABI Interface and Query Capabilities
  • Standard and Customized Management Reporting
  • High Speed Digital “Frame Relay” Telecommunications Network
  • Systems Connectivity and Integration
  • Technical Support and Assistance