The first order for as a ASP service

The first order for as a ASP service NFB Transport Systems, one of the major removal companies in Europe, has signed up for Frontec's ASP Business Hotel (Affärshotellet) service. The agreement gives NFB access to e-commerce solutions based on in return for a fixed percentage of the company's annual turnover. ASP (Application Service Provider) means that a company can use software as a service via the Internet. Frontec was the first company in Sweden to offer a subscription to SAP's business solution via its "Business Hotel" service. In addition to the business system, NFB Transport System's subscription also includes mobile connections to terminals in lorries and to wap telephones for receiving and signing off jobs. Customers will also be able to order services via the Internet. Frontec's commitment includes installation, operational maintenance and system support. "Using the latest IT features is an important part of our strategy. The ASP solution gives us access to a complete e-commerce system withouthaving to learn the technology ourselves. The fact that payment is made up of a fixed percentage of annual turnover benefits both partners - we pay for the real benefits that the system generates and Frontec has a stronger incentive to create effective solutions," says Kent Hofmann, MD for NFB Transport Systems. "The order from NFB Transport Systems marks a breakthrough for ASP. There is a lot of interest in the service and we estimate that this order will be followed by many more," says Magnus Björk, Business Hotel manager, Frontec. The agreement is valid for five years. The order value is estimated at 10 - 15 MSEK. Business Hotel is a joint project between Frontec, IBM and SAP. For more information: Magnus Björk, Manager Affärshotellet, Frontec, tel: +46 31707 11 17 or +46 709 73 1117 Richard Engström, deputy MD NFB Transport Systems, tel: +46 8-578 579 22 or + 46 704 739803 For further information: och In the SAP company offers completely new opportunities to communicate and conduct business on the Internet, both within and between companies. In the customer obtains solutions for handling the daily work in all areas of business. includes solutions for both the private individual and companies in no less than 19 branches. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT The following files are available for download: