Transport Continental Inc. selects Synergize® software to standardize document management and formalize processes with a view to expansion

Release Date | Nov 05 2014

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Enterprise content management software will enable consistency in procedures through process automation

Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada (November 5, 2014) – Microdea Inc. today announces that Transport Continental Inc. (TCI) of Pharr, TX has selected the full Synergize® software suite - including Driver Recruitment, Carrier Onboarding, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Carrier Confirmation modules – to manage the 28,000 documents that they handle in a typical year. Integrated with transportation management system TMWSuite™, the workflow structure of Synergize will enable TCI to set up processes for consistent handling of specific shipping document types, and lock in accountability.

TCI’s primary business is flatbed trucking in all 48 contiguous states, to and from Mexico, plus they operate as far as Canada, which adds to the complexity and volume of paperwork for each shipment. They take pride in paying their 65 company drivers and 65 owner / operators within 24 hours of proof of delivery (POD). With document types ranging from PODs and BOLs to carrier permits to accounts payable material for both the shop and the logistics arms of their business, TCI plans to add Synergize email inbox capture to their existing scanning process, saving paper and improving retrieval time.

“We’re thinking through every step of our business to standardize our processes electronically,” states Jim Cowart, President of TCI. “The software will help us with the shipping forms and document flow, but more importantly, it will impose consistency and accountability to our processes.  Because of using Synergize we will be able to grow our business more quickly.”

Says Microdea CEO Steve Divitkos, “TCI chose Synergize after an extended search and ongoing participation in user groups. We’re very pleased to know that Synergize will help them grow their transportation business through process automation.”

About Transport Continental Inc.

TCI is a bonded, asset-based common carrier with over 130 tractors and 400 air ride trailers, consisting of 53’ flatbeds, stepdecks and specialty equipment. Founded in 1956, they offer oversized, freight and hauling services to customers in Mexico, Canada and the US. For more information please visit: www.trans-con.com

About Microdea

Microdea is a document management and back office automation software solution provider that has been serving the North American transportation and logistics industry for 25 years. Over 400 transportation companies use Microdea’s technology solutions to speed up cash flow, increase profitability and accelerate growth. To learn more visit: www.microdea.com

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