The Port of Los Angeles Selects Klein Systems Group Ltd. to Meet Growing and Future Operational Demands
June 3, 2010
Vancouver, B.C., June, 7, 2010 – Klein Systems Group Ltd. (Klein), announced today that they have been selected, via a competitive bid process, to provide the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) with their comprehensive billing system.
Klein is recognized as providing the world’s-leading port operations management information systems with the most comprehensive billing and invoicing capabilities currently available. By moving to Klein’s commercial, off-the-shelf solution, POLA will be able to realize efficient and automated billing, have a single central database for billing and operational data and greater flexibility to respond to POLA’s changing business needs. These benefits are achieved while supporting multiple departments and users resulting in a lower total cost of ownership.
“We are very pleased to have been chosen as POLA’s strategic partner and look forward to helping them achieve their high operating standards. The volumes and vastness of their operations will be an excellent showcase for the flexibility and efficiency of our system. We are very proud to have been chosen and are very proud of what our solutions can do.” said Gina Arsens, President & CEO of Klein.
POLA is the busiest container port in the U.S. and the 8th busiest in the world. It is the busiest cruise center on the west coast, and the 4th busiest in the U.S. POLA encompasses over 7,500 acres with over 43 miles of waterfront. Serving over 90 shipping and cruise lines, the 26 cargo terminals and World Cruise Center support over 4,000 vessel arrivals carrying nearly 170 million metric revenue tons of cargo and 1.2 million passengers every year.
Klein’s system will integrate the L.A. Maritime Exchange, LA’s Pilot system, three of POLA’s divisions along with their ERP system. By integrating these various operational areas Klein will assist POLA in efficiently automating, invoicing, tracking and reporting on 36,000 transactions, 4,000 vessel calls and nearly half a billion dollars in revenues per year.
POLA joins a growing number of global clients who have selected Klein’s solutions for their operations and becomes the 18th North American client which includes notable clients like the U.S. Coast Guard and Port Everglades, the largest cruise port in the U.S.
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