Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 9°C

ESTD 1874 Search

East Bergholt: Young’s Container Services adopts Fargo System’s TOPS software

17:22 07 April 2014

Suffolk-based Fargo Systems is working with Young’s Container Transport, which has recently implemented TOPS across itsr depots in Tilbury and Southampton.

Suffolk-based Fargo Systems is working with Young’s Container Transport, which has recently implemented TOPS across itsr depots in Tilbury and Southampton.

Archant

Suffolk-based logistics software specialist Fargo Systems has secured another major customer.

Fargo’s TOPS (Transport Operations & Processing Systems) software has been rolled out by Young’s Container Transport (YCT) across its Tilbury and Southampton depots, involveing 170 vehicles of its own and those of 70 subcontractors.

Fargo, which is based at East Bergholt, near Ipswich, and is a member of the EADT’s Future50 listing of high-growth potential businesses, provides a variety of bespoke and off-the-shelf solutions to the haunlage industry.

YCT says that its introduction of TOPS has already created a number of efficiency savings.

Brian Walker, managing director at YCT said: “My first objective after being appointed MD of Young’s Container Transport was to review our operating system.

“It became very clear that we needed to introduce a new up to date and robust system that would make us even more efficient, whilst adding value to our customers. I fully investigated other options; however none could offer the major operational efficiency gains that I knew TOPS could deliver.”

Search hundreds of local jobs at Jobs24

0 comments

Small Business Minister Margot James, left, with Angela Berry, owner of The Lampshade Company, at the Small Business Saturday reception at 10 Downing Street.

Small businesses from Suffolk and north Essex were among 100 from across the UK invited to a reception at 10 Downing Street ahead of last week’s Small Business Saturday event.

The second DevelopHER Awards were held in Ipswich. Pictured is Angela Prichard, winner of the Eye for Design Award. Picture: Tim Stephenson Photography.

The best and brightest have been recognised at an awards ceremony to promote the role of women in East Anglia’s tech sector.

The Ipswich headquarters of Haven Power.

Drax Group, owner of Ipswich-based Haven Power, is poised for a major expansion of its energy retail business after agreeing a £340m deal to buy Opus Energy, a “challenger” supplier in the SME (Small and Medium-sized Enterprise) market.

From left, Sophie Earland, Amanda Cornwell, Claire Speakman and Nina Simmons of Scrutton Bland.

East Anglia-based financial services provider Scrutton Bland has made four new appointments to its insurance department as part of its plan for continued growth of the firm.

The departure lounge at Stansted Airport.

Stansted Airport owner MAG has reported increased first-half earnings, driven by the introduction of new routes and the return of passenger numbers to pre-recession levels.

Management Jobs

Show Job Lists

Most read

Most commented

Topic pages

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

MyDate24 MyPhotos24