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23 Jun FCL welcomes Paul Davis Freight Services

Headquartered in Bristol, and with facilities in Southampton, Jersey and Guernsey, Paul Davis Freight Services specialises in both consolidation and distribution services to all the UK's offshore islands and Northern and Southern Ireland. To further improve the efficiency of its freight operations, Paul Davis Freight Services...

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10 Jun Candour Logistics go Forward

Forward Computers extends a warm welcome to Candour Logistics, who recently went live with ForwardOffice, Candour Logistics were looking for an agile system which could support their planned growth strategy over the short and long term. In addition, They wanted the capability to manage their customers...

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09 Apr Cloud Backup service formally launched

Maintaining a strict data backup regime is crucial to every enterprise. But this comes at a price - not only in terms of backup hardware and software, but also the administrative overhead that goes with it. And, strangely, its critical importance is often overlooked. Forward Computers...

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24 Mar CHIEF downtime

CHIEF Import/Export services unavailable on Sunday 29th March. FCL has been notified by HMRC that, due to essential maintenance work and to allow the system clock to be reset to BST, CHIEF will be unavailable for a ninety-minute period between 0001hrs (GMT) and 0230hrs (BST)....

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17 Mar Anglia Forwarding chooses ForwardOffice

Forward Computers offers a warm welcome to Anglia Forwarding, who recently placed an order for ForwardOffice and are now in the process of implementing and integrating it with their own internal systems, Anglia Forwarding evaluated a number of freight forwarding packages during 2014. Its management wanted...

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10 Mar Alderney Shipping goes live

Congratulations to Guernsey-based Alderney Shipping, which completed its initial implementation cycle and went live with ForwardOffice last month on its freight service between Guernsey & Alderney. Founded in 1969, Alderney Shipping, along with its associated company Channel Seaways, operates twice weekly services from Poole to Alderney,...

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25 Feb CHIEF downtime

CHIEF Import/Export services unavailable on Sunday 26th October. FCL has been notified by HMRC that there will be a downtime for CHIEF on Sunday 1st March between 10:00 - 11:00, for a hardware upgrade. The CHIEF Live service will be unavailable during this time....

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10 Feb New Website launched

Forward Computers is pleased to announce the launch of its new website. Although the previous iteration was anything but out-of-date, the decision was taken to revamp the site in order to simplify maintenance and cater better for mobile and tablet devices. We hope that visitors...

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15 Oct CHIEF downtime

CHIEF Import/Export services unavailable small hours of Sunday 26th October FCL has been notified by HMRC that there will be a downtime for CHIEF IES on Sunday 26th of October between 00:01 to 03:01 for a maintenance release and clock change to the system. This will...

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23 Apr AMCO Services (International) Ltd. chooses ForwardOffice

Founded in 1983, Worcester-based AMCO Services (International) Limited has provided reliable, economic logistics services across a wide range of industrial and commercial sectors for almost 30 years. Although its encumbent freight software is capable of handling its current requirements, AMCO recognised that a more advanced...

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