Huffman Trucking Case Study

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Infrastructure Assessment Huffman Trucking is a transportation company recognize as a major freight carrier founded in 1936. The company employs 945 drivers and 425 supports personal with outsourcing 100% of its information systems support. The company’s mission and vision is being adaptable and effective to serve within the competitive transportation industry. Huffman Trucking continues to experience significant growth from the acquisition of five regional carriers with its logistical hubs in Lost Angeles, California, St. Louis, Missouri, Bayonne, New Jersey, and it central facility in Cleveland, Ohio. Huffman Trucking seeks to achieve this growth by initiating business efficiency making use of leveraging technology. The purpose of the…show more content…
Review of the project plan on the Intranet site, recommendation for Huffman Trucking if for leadership to understand a complete overhaul of its existing system and the integration of a new ERP system over a period of sixty days is not a realistic business objective. Effectively implement a new system affecting four logistical hubs and upgrading every existing system, the business’ IT staff and outsourcing 100% of its information systems support could meet the required two-month period…show more content…
The current application functioning on separate servers, application service provider and local mainframe may present challenges for the new ERP software integration. The incompatibility of the new system will not be operable with the business customer sales order, tracking service, preventative maintenance and overhaul requirements and driver scheduling and general ledger. The decision to purchase ERP software from the outside source could help the system become operable with the existing systems. The responsibility of the PPM will be to assess and make recommendation for the modification of the EPR system to address the viability of integration/interface requirement for each of the functioning

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