Accellos, a leading provider of supply chain execution software solutions, talks about their release of AccellosOne Mobile, a new series of mobile line of business applications for smartphones and tablets that provides real time access to key supply chain information.
They explain why they chose Windows 8 as their platform, how they created two mobile applications that leverage their existing ASP.NET applications. They describe customer concerns and why Windows 8 applications are important to supply chain customers.
Sean and Ross describe how they leverage their skills with Silverlight in building the Windows Store applications.
Sean demos how AccellosOne Mobile take advantage of the Windows 8 features like Snap, Search, Semantic Zoom, Share, multi-touch and personalization.
The first release of AccellosOne Mobile consists of AccellosOne Inspection and AccellosOne Pulse.
- AccellosOne Inspection is designed for supply chain managers to easily implement inspection surveys which are administered using Windows 8 tablets by employees in manufacturing, warehousing or transportation operations. Typical uses for such inspection surveys include product inspection, trailer inspection and vehicle inspections.
- AccellosOne Pulse is the supply chain intelligence component of the AccellosOne suite and provides real time supply chain metrics and key performance indicators. AccellosOne Pulse is now available to users on Windows 8 tablets as part of AccellosOne Mobile.
Both applications will be available directly from Accellos as side-loaded Windows Store apps.
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Accellos is a global provider of software solutions specifically designed for the unique needs of logistics service providers and midsized businesses. Over 3,000 companies trust Accellos to be the technology backbone of their global supply chains. Accellos provides solutions for warehouse management systems (WMS), third party logistics (3PL), fleet management, transportation management systems (TMS), trading partner integration (EDI), automated barcode data collection, parcel shipping, transportation optimization and supply chain business intelligence. Accellos solutions are built on the AccellosOne platform, a modern technology platform featuring a user-friendly interface and simplified technical administration. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.accellos.com.
Bruce D. Kyle
Technical Evangelist | Microsoft Corporation