Enterprise Software Created for Pilots

ksg-solutions-modal-kleinpilotMaritime pilots are essential to the safe passage of shipping traffic in coastal areas and inland waterways. Every day, pilots deal with situations involving safety, security, environmental awareness and commercial concerns. The timely arrival of pilots on board vessels is a mission critical necessity in dealing with these issues and maintaining supply chain efficiency. The right Pilotage Management System can have a significant positive impact on daily pilotage operations by giving users the information, notifications and analysis they need, when they need it.

KleinPilot gives Pilots mobile access to the timely, accurate information they need to do their jobs. It helps Pilotages improve the efficiency of their pilot dispatching function and manage pilot rotation, activities, schedules, travel and status. Agents, ports and other stakeholders can access the information they need through a secure web interface. KleinPilot’s integrated billing module provides timely, accurate invoicing for pilotage services, improving cash flow and revenue generation.

With KleinPilot, Pilots are assigned based upon your business rules and their qualifications, ensuring the right Pilot is on the right job.

Your customers can view details on the proposed jobs via the Web, reducing phone calls and e-mails

Pilots can receive assignment notifications, updated times, reminders, and can use smart phones to submit job cards into the system, helping them manage their time effectively.

Invoices are automatically prepared and electronically sent to customers.

KleinPilot can make this happen.

Saab Technologies (formerly Klein Systems Group) has been developing Pilotage solutions for over 30 years. KleinPilot was created using industry best practices and is continually upgraded based upon customer feedback, industry trends and technological advancements. KleinPilot combines the robust technical infrastructure of a product with the flexibility of a custom solution, allowing it to meet the needs of any Pilotage. Whether your rotations are simple or complex, KleinPilot is a fit for your organization.

KleinPilot is a modular software solution. It automates your business operations and scheduling processes and seamlessly integrates them with financial operations. That, coupled with extensive market knowledge and technical expertise, ensures that the best possible solution is implemented in your Pilotage on time, on budget and meets your unique needs.

KleinPilot offers a modular approach to solution delivery that is precisely tuned to your unique needs.

Dispatch Management

Reduce your data entry time, deal with conflict resolutions up front saving time and effort later on and ensure the right pilot is dispatched to the right job. Features include customer-initiated pilot requests via the Web; screening of pilot requests for draft and other potential conflicts; optimized pilot dispatching based on pre-defined rules and qualifications; rotation and schedule management; intelligent pilot fatigue ranking for optimized dispatching; capture pilot activities, time logs, and services from the Pilot’s mobile device; tidal window determination; automation of recurring schedules; interfaces with external systems.

Ancillary features can provide support for pilot license and certificate management and/or waivers management.

Billing Management

Speed up your billing process with automatic invoice generation based on your tariffs and rules. Tariffs are easy to update, complex tariffs are automatically handled reducing billing errors and calculation time, and all invoicing is automatic. Operational data and financial data are kept in synchronization. Features include rate-table based tariffs, multiple inputs for a single tariff, automated billing processes and Accounts Receivables; available General Ledger systems interface.

Pilot Mobile Management

Pilot Mobile ManagementGive your pilots mobile access to the information they need with the KleinMobile iOS app. Pilot delays are reduced and the billing process is accelerated. Automatically send and receive job assignments and updates from a mobile device. Pilots can record ship defects and remarks with their device. They can exchange messages with the pilotage office, acknowledge assignments and critical messages. Alarms are reset automatically based on updated job start time.

System Management

Manage the system the way that best suits your organization. These system tools let you control user privileges, security, operational workflow, interfaces to 3rd party systems and the reporting and messaging functions of the system. Messages and alerts can be sent automatically based upon specified events, greatly improving communications. Key data changes are recorded automatically, providing an easily accessible audit trail.