IS480 Team wiki: 2010T1 Veritaz
"***VERITAZ***!"[Goddess of Light & Truth]
[To be updated]
Members (Roles and Responsibilities)
|Project Manager||Ernest Cai Kunrongfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|System Developing Director||Cheong Wei Hsienemail@example.com|
|Subject Matter Expert(Operations)||Elizabeth Chin Yun Wenfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Subject Matter Expert(Ailiasing & Communication)||Reena Chin Yun email@example.com|
|System Analyst||Loh Wei Yifirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Faculty Supervisor||Singapore Management University||ZHENG Baihua||Assistant Professor of School of Information Systemsemail@example.com|
|Platinum Business Sponsor||The Shipping Solution Pte Ltd (Management Team)||Barry Lim||Managing Directorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Platinum Business Sponsor||The Shipping Solution Pte Ltd (Management Team)||Jason Goh||Sales Directoremail@example.com|
Company Background and Formation
Overview of Company Detail (Client/Sponsor)
The Shipping Solutions is a new Electronic-Solutions and Media organization with an extensive background in logistics.
The core of our business is to aid the Singapore shipping industry to excel in terms of improved efficiency, and productivity, through the provision and advertisement of vital information of the services that these companies provide, to the public.
The Shipping Solutions understands the demanding process faced by Shipping Lines (Carriers) when they handle their service lanes enquiries from their logistics partners (Co-Loaders, Forwarders, Direct Shippers). In the current globally competitive logistics market, there is a constant need to make necessary changes and strategically plan for vessels' sailing schedules in order to cater to the ever changing, fast-paced, and dynamic market's needs. Hence, the operations or sales department have dedicated a lot of time to the answering and clarification of their clients' enquiries.
www.TheShippingSolutions.com was designed and developed especially for the sole purpose of compiling and streamlining your service lanes and sailing schedules. These data will be distributed and shared with the relevant members of the portal, to provide a one stop solution centre to cater to all your clients' needs, as well as to answer all their queries as to the details of the services you provide.
We are proposing to develop a one-stop logistics platform,a Freight Management Portal .In order to understand the reasons and motivations behind our choice of project,we would provide you a brief introduction of the background of the shipping industry in Singapore
There are 3 main groups in the shipping industry and they are the Carriers,Direct Shippers and Forwarders.Below is a brief and simplified description of each group.
Root Cause Issues and Problems
1) Lack of Auto-Mated process & Real Life Information
Problem Description: Currently,a lot of manual labours are required when placing a request.Firstly,the direct shipper will make his logistical request via the forwarder.The forwarded will then match the direct shipper's logistical request with the sailing schedule of the carrier.If the carrier is unable to accede to his request,he will then have to check with several carriers until he finds a match and then place a booking.
Solution: The Shipping Solutions is our client and they have proposed a idea on resolving this huge inefficiency by developing a portal that provides a fast and efficient means of searching for the most appropriate schedule and we have chosen the development of this portal to be our project
Business Impact: Reduce the tedious manual process time, Reduce probability of human error propagation which will in turn increase the efficient level.