CERTIFIED SHIPPING SOFTWARE builds value throughout the entire fulfillment system.
Agile Network’s Ship Module for multi-carrier shipping software completely automates both inbound and outbound shipping processes.
From rating and routing, through address validation, pack verification, labeling and settlement, Agile Network shipping software is the certified solution.
Agile Network’s Ship Module for shipping software employs a web service architecture to integrate and scale the platform to meet shipping and transportation management demands. The multi-carrier shipping software system provides access to a network of global carriers, including but not limited to FedEx, UPS, DHL, USPS, TNT, regional parcel operators, and more than 5,000 LTL, TL, rail and ocean freight shipping companies. Agile Network’s Ship Module for shipping software provides full-function multi-modal shipping software capabilities for both inbound and outbound shipping. The Agile Network shipping software solution also integrates with all major ERP and WMS software suppliers to assure maximum efficiency throughout the enterprise.
1. Shipping Software Enables Rating Shopping and Carrier Selection
During procurement, order entry or shipping execution processes, Agile Network’s Ship Module for shipping software retrieves shipment requests and then provides real-time, rules-based rating and carrier options. Our multi-carrier shipping software also includes optimization from multiple carriers based on price, promised delivery date, capacity, pickup time and time-in-transit, among other possible parameters.
2. Shipping Software Automates Address Validation
To minimize carrier penalties and potential returns, Agile Network’s Ship Module for shipping software automatically validates addresses and provides residential indicators for the shipment.
3. Shipping Software with Export Compliance
For streamlined international shipments, Agile Network’s Ship Module for shipping software automatically prepares a commercial invoice, provides the country of origin and files shipment details with AES for an assigned ITN #. Our multi-carrier shipping software solutions then generates all compliance documentation required by the destination country.
4. Shipping Software with Pack Verification
To meet carton-level compliance with retailers, Agile Network’s Ship Module for shipping software displays contents for each shipping container and then prompts users to scan verify to minimize errors.
5. Shipping Software with Shipment Execution and Labeling
Agile Network’s Ship Module for shipping software automatically generates tracking numbers and Pro numbers, and prints labels and bills of lading along with any additional documentation that may be required for shipment. The shipping software system can also support in-motion weighing and automatic print-and-apply material handling methodologies.
6. Shipping Software with Tracking and Tracing
Upon execution, Agile Network’s Ship Module for shipping software automatically provides shipment details, including select carrier, tracking number, time-in-transit and related charges. The shipment tracking and shipment tracing capabilities within the shipping software works to streamline accounting processes related to customer transportation charges and increase customer satisfaction. Agile Network’s Ship Module for shipping software solution can be configured to supply real-time transit status to order management, CRM and e-commerce websites among other applications.
7. Shipping Software with Delivery Confirmation
To expedite customer invoicing and order management processing, Agile Network’s Ship Module for shipping software automatically retrieves and provides “proof-of-delivery” from the carrier for each shipment.
8. Shipping Software with Post-Shipment Analytics
To minimize erroneous carrier charges, Agile Network’s Ship Module for shipping software is configured to automatically retrieve and reconcile carrier invoices against both original shipment data and contract rates. The multi-carrier shipping software system automatically generates exception reports and files for carrier refunds or credits, all while importing reconciliation data into most ERP accounting systems.
Agile Network’s Ship Module for shipping software provides a complete visual graphic management dashboard with more than 400 standard reports, including comprehensive carrier performance report cards and fuel surcharge analyses. Analytic data is commonly used to optimize existing fulfillment operations as well as support long-term transportation planning.
Depending on their shipping requirements and fulfillment policies, users of Agile Network’s Ship Module for shipping software report cost savings between 5-20% on transportation spending.