TRANS/TECH BRIEFS

TRANS/TECH BRIEFS

WORLD TRADE RELEASES

FORWARDER SOFTWAREPORTLAND, Ore. - World Trade Services Inc. has just released its Forwarder Tradeware software package.

The software is designed specifically for freight forwarders. Capabilities built into the package include document generation, standardized electronic communications and the ability to tie forwarders and exporters together electronically.

AMR CORP. SUBSIDIARY

ORDERS CAPS EQUIPMENT ATLANTA - American Airlines Decision Technologies is the newest customer of Caps Logistics Inc.

The AMR Corp. subsidiary has started using the Caps Logistics Toolkit for logistics planning and dispatching. American Airlines Decision specializes in software designed to help executives make critical business decisions.

The Toolkit is used for distribution network design, shipping strategies resource analysis and routing.

PSION COMPUTERS ABLE

TO SCAN BAR CODES

WATERTOWN, Conn. - Psion Inc. is giving its hand-held computers the ability to scan bar codes.

The manufacturer of palm-top computers has introduced an electronic interface that allows its Psion Organizer to tap into many models of bar code scanners.

If the bar code is unreadable, users can simply type in product numbers on the Organizer's keyboard, Psion said.