Magic eDeveloper Enables Integration of Yellow Transportation Web Services into Shipment Commander.Business Editors
IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 20, 2003
Advanced Functionality Significantly Reduces Integration
Time and Development Costs
Magic Software Enterprises (Nasdaq: MGIC MGIC Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Company
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The Shipment Commander transportation software, developed in Magic eDeveloper, became the first application to successfully interface with Yellow Transportation, a $2 billion transportation company based in Overland Park, Kansas Overland Park is the second most populous city in the U.S. state of Kansas. It is located in Johnson County, a satellite city of Kansas City, and is near Olathe, Lenexa, Prairie Village and Leawood. In 2006, the estimated population is 167,500. . Logistic Technologies was able to reuse application logic across enterprise boundaries reducing integration time, saving development costs and enabling real-time business information sharing See data conferencing. between Yellow Freight and users of Shipment Commander.
As the largest subsidiary of Yellow Corporation, a Fortune 500 holding corporation for a family of companies specializing in freight transportation, Yellow Transportation, Inc., is one of the largest commercial transportation providers in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. with revenues exceeding $3 billion.
"Shipment Commander is an advanced solution for Transportation Management, providing multi-carrier, multi-user and multi-lingual features developed for enterprise environments," said Frank Vodopivec, Research and Development Manager for Logistics Technologies. "Magic eDeveloper is the perfect integration tool because it automates the ability to publish and subscribe (1) To provide a source of information that users select from and then receive on a regular basis or when certain events occur. The service can be public or private, free or paid, and information can be provided via e-mail and the Web or by means of proprietary applications. Web services and provides the XML XML
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parsing - parser tools needed to transform the information being returned."
Magic eDeveloper supports the rapid development and integration of Web services. It provides access to Web services across the net as well as providing Web services to other applications. By pointing the Web Services Assistor in Magic eDeveloper to the Yellow Transportation URL URL
in full Uniform Resource Locator
Address of a resource on the Internet. The resource can be any type of file stored on a server, such as a Web page, a text file, a graphics file, or an application program. , Logistics Technologies was able to read the Web services Description Language “WSDL” redirects here. For other uses, see WSDL (disambiguation).
The Web Services Description Language (WSDL, pronounced 'wiz-dəl' or spelled out, 'W-S-D-L') is an XML-based language that provides a model for describing Web services. (WSDL (Web Services Description Language) An XML-based language for defining Web services. Developed by Microsoft and IBM, WSDL describes the protocols and formats used by the service. ) and automatically pull parameters into an application where functionality could be extended. The results are now incorporated into Logistics Technologies' Shipment Commander application.
"We are not at all surprised to see our partners like Logistics Technologies among the first to achieve real world Web services integration," said Oren Inbar, chief executive officer of Magic Software Enterprises, Inc. "Shipment Commander is an excellent example of how a business solution created using Magic eDeveloper's environment for application development and integration can quickly incorporate a variety of open standards Specifications for hardware and software that are developed by a standards organization or a consortium involved in supporting a standard. Available to the public for developing compliant products, open standards imply "open systems;" that an existing component in a system can be replaced to achieve application integration."
About Logistics Technologies
Logistics Technologies markets and supports Shipment Commander, a sophisticated transportation management system. Shipment Commander is available on a variety of platforms and operating systems including Windows and IBM's iSeries. Based in Oakville, Ontario, Canada, Logistics Technologies may be reached at 905/337-9678, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.logtech.ca. Logistics Technologies is a part of a network of thousands of Magic Solutions Partners worldwide who deliver powerful best-of-breed business solutions and custom services.
About Magic Software Enterprises
Magic Software Enterprises, a member of the Formula Group (Nasdaq: FORTY), develops, markets and supports software development and deployment technology that enables enterprises to accelerate the process of building and deploying applications that can be rapidly customized and integrated with existing systems. Magic technology, applications and professional services are available through a global network of subsidiaries, distributors and Magic solutions partners in approximately 50 countries. The Company's North American North American
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see boophilusannulatus. subsidiary is located at 17310 Redhill Avenue #270, Irvine, CA 92614-5637, telephone 800/345-6244, 949/250-1718, fax 949/250-7404, http://www.magicsoftware.com/.
The Formula Group is an international information technology company principally engaged, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, in providing software consulting services, developing proprietary software products and producing computer-based solutions.
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