Green Screen Vs. Touch Screen

Bridging your old green-screen backend system with modern supply-chain tech.

You are probably well versed in all the different logistics industry innovations being discussed currently: autonomous vehicles, drones, robotics, blockchain, etc. It all sounds wonderful. It’s the future. And it will be amazing.

But are you ready for it?

In public, you’re enthusiastic and fully supportive — maybe even gung-ho — about these new developments. But in private, you are a little more hesitant. You know that your logistics business still runs on an antiquated “green screen” backend system. What would happen if you tried to feed your green screen data into a system that can run autonomous trucks?

Some 3PLs have tried to update their tech by building new, homegrown systemswhoops. Others have tried to force behemoth ERP systems to comprehend the complexities of running a logistics company…. Whoops. Bridging old tech with more modern tech without fidelity loss is a monumental challenge.

Many freight companies are growing through acquisition, meaning that in addition to their main outdated systems, they may have remnants of multiple green-screen backend systems managing their freight every day.

Perhaps the answer isn’t a massive build out of your own system, or a multi-year implementation. Using integrated platforms that have the ability to extract data from your old systems, consolidate it, update it, and then prepare it for a more modern use can be much faster and much less expensive.

Some leading edge companies are building software that allows you to “be you,” while still giving you access to modern tech. They are effectively adding an intelligent layer that bridges old tech with new tech, allowing companies with antiquated systems still use modern applications without having to do a major overhaul.

Keystroke is that platform, for invoicing.

Invoices from multiple systems, multiple countries, and multiple business units are all taken in by the Keystroke platform. Keystroke then validates the data before optimizing it to be sent to third party auditors and customers in a clean, modern data stack.

With Keystroke, you don’t need to throw away your green screens. You can quickly take advantage of new technology while maintaining older, reliable data warehouses. The Keystroke Platform is the bridge between Green Screens and Touch Screens.