Logistics

Services Oriented Architecture Established for Freight Company

UDig’s technical and functional expertise mitigated risk and reduced development costs with the design and buildout of a new ESB solution. The solution established a Service Oriented Architecture that is event driven and loosely coupled with their current environment.

LET'S BE BRIEF

Challenge

Increase functionality and efficiency and reduce risk associated with antiquated technology.

Objective

Mitigate risk and reduce development costs through event-driven solution loosely coupled with current environment.

Solution

Design and build Enterprise Service Bus solution and establish Services Oriented Architecture best practices.

The solution enabled a more agile environment mitigating technology risk, requiring fewer customizations and is proving to be more cost effective.

THE EXTENDED VERSION

Challenge

A full-service freight transportation provider employed a large legacy environment to run business-critical applications. The organization’s underlying legacy architecture was complex, difficult to change and expensive; limiting company growth. Client requirements included increased functionality and efficiency, reduced risk from antiquated technology and a loosely coupled solution for future flexibility.

Solution

UDig designed and built a new Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) solution and established Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) best practices. The loosely coupled solution enabled a more agile environment mitigating technology risk, requiring fewer customizations and is proving to be more cost-effective. The solution provides critical infrastructure to the architecture and will act as the communication backbone between both internal and external systems for future integrations. UDig consultants also focused on mentorship of client employees, building in-house knowledge of the technologies and leveraging reusable assets.

Tech Stack

  • webMethods 9.0
  • webMethods Web Services
  • Iseries
  • Java Services
  • Java/J2EE Development
  • REST
  • SOAP