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Chipolbrok Acquires Edge with Quantum's Business Intelligence

Summary: Chipolbrok today acquired the distinction of becoming the first MPV carrier to acquire a state-of-the-art Business Intelligence product. By inducting Quantum's Q-VUETM MPP system, Chipolbrok has real time business overviews, analytics, reports and results.

Quantum's Q-VUETM MPP system used the highly acclaimed QlikViewTM engine, and is integrated with the recently delivered core operating system Q-MPVTM (see release dated 15/01/2010).

The Q-VUETM MPP  system has been delivered to users at Chipolbrok's Shanghai and Gdynia HQ, with a 100% User Acceptance.

Bangalore, 29th March, 2010: QUANTUM BSO & TECH, a company with excellence in Transportation Management Solutions, today announced a highly successful delivery of their Q-VUETM MPP Business Intelligence product to CHIPOLBROK, the Chinese-Polish flag carrier.

Chipolbrok operates over 40 ships and specializes in Break-Bulk, Liner and Project Cargo, and had contracted Quantum in September 2009 for a full suite Core Operating system, Q-MPVT as well as the innovative Business Intelligence system Q-VUETM MPP.

The Q-VUETM Business Intelligence software uniquely designed for MPV, Break-Bulk and Project carriers has been integrated with Chipolbrok's Q-MPVTM and other legacy systems including SAP, and provides real time Dashboards, Analytics and Reports. The standard software has received certain modifications desired by Chipolbrok for their special management needs as well.

The Q-VUETM MPP product gives to Chipolbrok an exceptional business management tool, with insightful dashboards, analytics and reports that range from results, trade and financial indicators, operational and cost details, penetrative CRM. The product delivers 13 dashboards, over 2000 different analytics and 160 reports.

The Q-VUETM MPP also provides Chipolbrok with a "What-If" simulator, that allows "Predictive Analytics" on all business and cost parameters which provide exceptional decision support to the management as well as the commercial managers.

An insightful design provides each functional group within Chipolbrok their unique needs, from Results, Vessel Operations, Terminal Management, Container Control, Customer Service, Documentation, Cost and Disbursements, Income and Collection as well as Exception management and Alerts.

The delivered software achieved a final User Acceptance Test score of 100% with 1178 individual test cases and scenarios recorded by the project team. These are exceptional levels of quality in delivery and meeting of client expectations.

The CEO of Quantum has expressed gratitude to Chipolbrok for their patronage, and for showing the faith and foresight in acquiring an advanced and innovative Management Control system like the Q-VUETM MPP.

About CHIPOLBROK:

The Chinese-Polish Joint Stock Company (CHIPOLBROK) is a major break-bulk carrier on the North Continent-Far East route, with a modern and multipurpose fleet of 22 geared, semi-container triple-deckers with total DWT over 492.000 and container capacity over 21.000 teu provide global services. They have a liner service which offers conventional and semi containerized regular service with 2 sailings a month. Their expanded field of activities covers wide geographical range as from Baltic Sea, North Sea, Mediterranean and US Gulf basic ports up to Middle East and India , South East and Far East Asian destinations.

More than a half century of successful operation has won Chipolbrok a high reputation among our shipping peers. Chipolbrok has over 50 agency companies in all the European and Far East ports of call. They have offices in Beijing, Guangzhou, Tianjin, Hong Kong and Genoa . They are Head Quartered in Shanghai and have their European Regional HQ in Gdynia, Poland. ( www.chipolbrok.com)

About QUANTUM:

Quantum is a technology and business solution company that specializes in the transport and logistics sector. Bringing together its significant experience in transportation with the high-end affordable technology of Bangalore , Quantum has been able to establish business verticals of Core Operating Systems, Decision Support and Business Intelligence. The company has an engagement strategy of ready to run off the shelf systems, as well as ground up projects for the Liner, Agency, NVOCC, Forwarding, Short-Sea and Break-Bulk sectors. With its HQ and Development center in Bangalore, India, the company leverages its techno-domain resources, its time to market, and its commercial capabilities to deliver on-time and with highly competitive TCO. (www.quantum-bso.com)

 About QlikTech

QlikTech is the world's fastest-growing Business Intelligence (BI) company. In partnership with QlikTech, Quantum offers the flagship QlikView product that delivers instant business answers, enabling users to easily explore their data without limits. Unlike traditional BI, QlikView delivers immediate value with payback measured in days or weeks rather than months, years, or not at all. It is the only BI offering that can be deployed on premise, in the cloud, or on a laptop or mobile device-from a single user to the largest global enterprise . ( www.qlikview.com )

About Quantum's Q-VUETM Systems:

A state-of-the-art pre-configured Business Intelligence product suite, available as plug-in MPP, Liner, Logistics as well as Finance. The Q-VUETM integrates seamlessly with Quantum's or third-party systems to deliver multi-dimensional Dashboards, Analytics, Reports and Simulations. Built on the highly acclaimed Qlikview engine that has been extremely highly rated by Gartner, BRAC, and others, the system uses "In-Memory" capabilities for rapid analysis, and does not need cumbersome and expensive Data-Warehouses and Cubes. Its associative mode of analysis has been rated as 'closest to the human minds capabilities". The Q-VUETM leverages all of the exceptional software components to combine with Quantum's deep business understanding and insight through years in the business and delivering systems thereafter. The Q-VUE contains multiple Dashboard and Comparative Analysers with complete drill down and available data-sets as well as over 2000 analytical views, each with a range of dimensions and measures to choose from. There is a significant coverage within the 160 different reports that are highly flexible and pliable to the users unique needs including and simulations. The Q-VUETM can be delivered as bundled with the Q-MPVTM or installed within 4 to 6 weeks with an external core operating system

About the Q-MPVTM System:

The Q-MPVTM system is an end-to-end system for the highly demanding and diverse Break-Bulk, MPP, and project trade. A purpose built application with collaboration from two industry leaders, the Q-MPVTM extends from a complete planning module, a detailed CRM, multiple trade operations, Vessel and terminal operations, container control, receivables, payables and e-commerce. The application is completely integrated and offers high efficiency with a guaranteed no duplicate data entry. The Q-MPVTM is a completely web-based system using MS dotNET with Oracle database.

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