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Zepol’s “dashboard” may speed up data capture

The Dashboard tab, based on user requests, can be updated on a weekly basis with the newest trade statistics.
By Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor
April 11, 2011

Having launched a new enhancement to its analytics earlier this month, Zepol Corporation said it will follow up with fine tuning after gathering user feedback.

Zepol, a leading trade intelligence company based in Minnesota, introduced “the dashboard tab” in early April to provide shippers with specific criteria to be displayed within the Zepol interface for rapid analysis. The Dashboard tab, based on user requests, can be updated on a weekly basis with the newest trade statistics.

“The user Dashboard is displayed every time a user logs in to the interface, thereby allowing a “one click” analysis of the criteria they have chosen to display, said Paul Rasmussen, Zepol Corporation’s CEO and president in an interview.

According to Rasmussen, the dashboard feature will allow shippers to monitor their four most important searches in one screen, thereby significantly improving efficiency and allowing for quick analysis of products, competitors, and industry trends.

Each profile can be displayed numerically or in a Line, Pie, or Bar Chart, and users are able to select the number of Items, Measure, and Time Frame. Professional and “Enterprise” users have access to the Dashboard tab and can download the reports to Excel and schedule as an emailed report.

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Patrick Burnson
Executive Editor

Patrick Burnson is executive editor for Logistics Management and Supply Chain Management Review magazines and web sites. Patrick is a widely-published writer and editor who has spent most of his career covering international trade, global logistics, and supply chain management. He lives and works in San Francisco, providing readers with a Pacific Rim perspective on industry trends and forecasts. You can reach him directly at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


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