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HOYER: Future-Proofs System for Managing Intermodal Rail, Road, and Sea Transport to Meet High Growth Potential

Transport Management System TMS Intermodal Transportation

HOYER is an independent family enterprise that dates back to 1946, and which has become one of the world’s leading bulk-logistics providers, offering comprehensive transport services and complex logistics solutions to the chemical, food, gas, and petroleum industries. More than 5,000 employees in over 80 countries across the globe help HOYER customers to become even more successful in their respective markets, with the aid of Hoyer’s bespoke, sophisticated logistics solutions. HOYER operates 33,000 tank containers, 2,200 trucks, 2,900 road tankers, 22,700 IBCs, and numerous logistics facilities, transport depots, tank-cleaning stations, and specialist-tank workshops.

- Make a homegrown, Java-based, transport-management system (TMS) fit for the future by making it web-based, providing it with robust reporting capabilities, and ensuring the ability to scale on demand—all without losing business logic that had been customized over many years
- Gain the ability to manage complex, intermodal transport—where goods are reloaded frequently, such as from ship to rail—into a single TMS to drive revenue expansion
- Maintain the outstanding performance of the existing Java-based TMS while enriching it with new functionalities and a graphical user interface
- Enable a phased migration to the new TMS without negatively impacting daily business, for example, though the ability to continue developing intermodal transport solutions


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