The Port of Stockton Selects FMT Consultants and Klein Systems Group Ltd. for its Secure Systems (“S3”) Project
San Diego, California, May 21, 2012 – FMT Consultants (FMT) and Klein Systems Group Ltd. (Klein) have partnered to provide the Port of Stockton with a robust port management and financial management system. FMT and Klein will work with the Port of Stockton to implement and integrate multiple technologies including KleinPort, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Microsoft Business Portal, and Prophix Software to provide the Port with a solution for its Secure Systems (“S3”) project.
The Port of Stockton selected FMT Consultants and Klein Systems Group after a rigorous RFP and interview process. The solutions recommended by FMT and Klein represent long-term value and were more comprehensive than its competitors. Port Director Richard Aschieris stated, “We selected the team of FMT Consultants and Klein because we needed highly qualified and experienced service providers that have proven their ability to deliver comprehensive, user friendly, and sustainable solutions for our critical business functions”.
FMT Consultants will implement Microsoft Dynamics GP, a robust ERP solution that will be used to manage the Port of Stockton’s financials, payroll and human resources. In addition to Dynamics GP, FMT will also install Microsoft Business Portal for employee self-service and Prophix’s Corporate Performance Management solution for budgeting, dashboards and financial reporting. Eric Casazza, CEO of FMT Consultants remarked, “We are excited to partner with Klein Systems Group on this key strategic project to provide the Port of Stockton with a compelling, cost effective solution. This is a great fit based on the Port’s desire to implement scalable systems that will support them now and into the future, and aligns well with FMT’s ability to deliver these types of integrated solutions.”
Klein Systems Group Ltd. (Klein), a wholly owned subsidiary of HITT nv in The Netherlands, will implement its market-leading KleinPort Management Information System. This aspect of the solution will provide fully integrated marine operations, property management and billing capabilities. Jaap Korf, Klein President & CEO stated that “Klein is proud to welcome The Port of Stockton to its community of over 60 ports that currently use KleinPort, and we are pleased to partner with a quality company like FMT.”
About FMT Consultants
FMT Consultants, LLC is a leading provider of integrated business solutions and information technology services throughout the US and Canada with a significant presence in San Diego County, Orange County and Los Angeles County. Since 1995, their experienced teams of consultants have been working with clients to architect and deliver high-quality, affordable technology solutions that help them run their businesses better. FMT’s expertise includes analyzing, designing, implementing, developing and integrating multiple software and hardware systems, as necessary, to optimize client’s business processes and achieve their goals. In addition to doing project-based work, FMT provides support services for numerous clients in a variety of industries in order to assist them with their ongoing, day-to-day solution needs. For more information about FMT Consultants please visit www.fmtconsultants.com.
Currently operational in over 100 ports world-wide, the product offers a vast and complete solution. With vessel scheduling, services and cargo tracking, property management, billing and tariff management, in-depth reporting capabilities, and integration with other software systems as well as 3rd party radar and AIS systems, each maritime domain can tailor KleinPort to suit their own business needs.
Klein has been providing service and software to ports and maritime regions for over 30 years. Its flagship product, KleinPort, is a fully integrated port operations system that can be uniquely configured to each specific port or maritime region. Klein makes a positive difference in the business of maritime operations by combining leading solutions, customer commitment and unparalleled business understanding. www.kleinsystems.com
About the Port of Stockton
Located in the fertile San Joaquin Valley, the Port of Stockton boast first class warehouse storage and handling facilities for both dry and liquid bulk materials, facilities and equipment to handle break-bulk and containerized cargoes by land or by sea. Situated in the hub of four major freeways, two transcontinental railroads, an international waterway and a regional airport, the Port of Stockton is centrally located to provide the optimum service for shipment and storage of product and cargo. All of these components make the Port an ideal center for domestic as well as international distribution. For more information about the Port of Stockton, please visit www.portofstockton.com.