Value Added Services

Technology

Today’s transportation logistics management demands visibility and compatibility. Forward Air Solutions’ team of technology professionals builds and supports essential product tracking and communications systems to monitor your shipments during transit.

Whether it is last mile delivery or pool distribution, experts in the Forward Air Systems Technology (F.A.S.T.) group develop systems that use unparalleled shipment visibility and scanning techniques. The F.A.S.T team delivers:   

  • Proprietary scanning technology staged in every delivery vehicle and station
  • Full integration with common third-party inventory control software
  • Tender, invoice, status, manifest and accept/decline load messages
  • Direction and assistance with program start-up and continuous systems enhancements
  • Communication through Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) that supports industry standard messaging protocols. EDI standards include:
    • 204  Freight Shipment Load Tender
    • 210  Freight Invoice
    • 214  Freight Shipment Status
    • 856  Warehouse Shipment Manifest
    • 990  Freight Shipment Load Accept/Decline

F.A.S.T. implementation ensures that your transportation and delivery communication is well-tested and functional in both directions. 

If you would like to learn more about the advantages of using leading distribution and logistics technology, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 866-519-4225. Systems demonstrations are also available to understand how these tools integrate with your inventory and communications systems.