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Pentalver relies on Bankside Systems to maintain and support its business critical container logistics system

Pentalver Transport Ltd. (www.pentalver.com) boasts Container Management facilities and services at the UK’s 4 main ports; Felixstowe, Southampton, Tilbury and London Gateway, plus a state-of-the-art inland depot in Cannock, close to Birmingham.

Pentalver offers a unique combination of transport, storage and inland container logistics solutions from 5 strategically placed UK facilities where over 1 million TEU of containers are handled each year. This includes storage, repair facilities, refrigeration service & a transport operation of over 200 articulated vehicles. Pentalver also sell new & used shipping and refrigerated containers, including bespoke modifications; whilst its cargo management department, supply end-to-end multi-modal solutions by road, rail, sea and air, including ship and aircraft chartering.

The Pentalver Depot System (PDS) can manage the entire operation of container logistics from the dockside, to storage and ultimately to customer premises.

PDS was designed and implemented for Pentalver using the extremely low TCO, high-speed Gupta TeamDeveloper IDE for maximum development support and productivity.

Bankside Systems Ltd. continues to support, develop and enhance the PDS system at all 5 Depots, providing:

  • Complex SQL database with client/server & web user interfaces
  • 2-way message interfaces between port authority, HMRC and external customer systems
  • Remote access across the Internet by customers to discrete and well-defined information for self-service purposes
  • Increased interfacing functionality for a variety of Pentalver users – both office and yard-based depot personnel