Can Cargo3000 be customized to meet
our exact requirements?
Yes. One of the many advantages of Cargo3000 is the ability
to modify the system to meet each customer's specific requiremets,
cost effectively. In fact, Cargo3000 is modified to meet each
customer's exact needs.
How are file numbers assigned in Cargo3000 and can
we assign our own numbers?
The standard method is to allow Cargo3000 to assign the
file number to a shipment. The file number is composed of
a two letter prefix, that is designated at system initialization
time, and the shipment number.
Usually the prefix designates the shipment mode, i.e. AE,
OE, AI, etc. and the shipment number is composed of a two
digit branch number and a six digit shipment number. Therefore,
AE01123456 is an air export shipment for branch 01, shipment
Optionally, Cargo3000 can allow users to assign their own
file numbers to shipments and this has been done for several
users. With this option, the system can verify that the file
number is unique to avoid assigning duplicate numbers.
Can Cargo3000 interface with my accounting system?
Interfaces have been developed to allow Cargo3000 to export
financial transactions to many different accounting packages
and custom accounting systems.
Usually, the Customer and Vendor master files are maintained
in Cargo3000 and then Cargo3000 exports the Customer master
file and or updates, the Vendor master file and or updates,
and Invoice and Accounts Payable transactions to the accounting
The requirements to allow Cargo3000 to interface with an
accounting system are as follows:
- The ability of the accounting system to continously import
new customer and vendor records and updates.
- The ability of the accounting system to import invoice
and accounts payable transactions.
- Where necessary, the ability to handle more than one currency
if more than one currency is used in the financial transactions.
When Invoices or Accounts Payable transactions are exported,
Cargo assigns an export batch number to the selected transactions.
This feature allows a batch to be exported again if required.
Cargo3000 also provides export registers that identify the
detailed transactions that have been included in an export
batch. The registers identify the transaction details and
provide totals of the number of transactions and amounts by
The registers can then be used to verify the number of transactions
and amounts that have been exported from Cargo and imported
into the accounting system.
We use several documents in our business that do
not appear in the list of documents produced by Cargo3000.
Can these documents be added to the system?
In most cases, the answer is yes. On many occasions, clients
have identified documents that were not previously included
in Cargo3000 and they have been added to the system.
Can we create our own reports?
Yes. Cargo3000 interfaces with two report writers: Crystal
Reports and Intelliview Report Writer.
The Crystal Reports report writer can access a copy of the
Cargo3000 database directly. This allows users to select and
link different fields from different files and design reports
to meet their specific requirements.
The Intelliview report writer is also available. This report
writer accesses a number of reporting files produced by Cargo3000
and allows users to design their own reports within seconds.
A unique feature of the Intelliview report writer is that
the data and report details are displayed directly on the
screen as the report details are developed. Similarly, the
graphs are also viewed in real time as they are defined.
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