Praxair has announced the completion of its upgrade and implementation of the AccuStarSM cylinder delivery management system that processes transactions electronically at the customer site.

Praxair has announced the completion of its upgrade and implementation of the AccuStarSM cylinder delivery management system that processes transactions electronically at the customer site.

The upgrade includes licensing the Roadnet Transportation Suite ® advanced logistics planning technology from UPS Logistics Technologies, a global provider of innovative delivery management solutions.

Dick Marini, vice president of operations for Praxair Distribution, said: \\$quot;We have incorporated advanced, proven logistics planning technology from UPS, which will allow us to increase our efficiency and improve on-time performance for our customers.

\\$quot;The portable AccuStar system frees our drivers from paper work and improves our accuracy in product tracking and billing.\\$quot;

Linked directly to Praxair's North American computer system, the AccuStar system provides efficient dispatching of customer orders on Praxair's trucks. Some of the main advantages for Praxair's customers include improved data accuracy, electronic signature capture, credit card and cash payment, regulatory compliance and improved customer service.

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