ShipSoft-Parcel: Multi-Modal Parcel Shipping Solution

Parcel Shipping Software

ShipSoft-Parcel is a complete integrated transportation management solution that automates the parcel shipping process for shippers in the United States and Canada. ShipSoft-Parcel streamlines the identification of transportation carriers, obtains shipment pricing, ensures compliance with established shipping rules and regulations, and prepares all necessary documentation. ShipSoft-Parcel enables hundredweight consolidation, document generation, and shipping history reports. It also acts as the controlling application for all other Varsity software modules. ShipSoft-Parcel v2.5

Key Features

Weight/Rate/Label

Place a parcel on a ShipSoft connected scale and scan the shipment related information, then ShipSoft-Parcel automatically does everything required to ship that package—weighs, rates, and generates a carrier-compliant shipping label.

Rate Shopping

ShipSoft compares the rates and services of multiple domestic and international carriers. Customer-defined carriers can also be added to the system as needed. ShipSoft-Parcel identifies the carrier that best meets the cost and delivery requirements.

Multi-Carrier Support

A complete range of Carrier Compliance Kits (CCKs) are available for ShipSoft-Parcel enabling shippers based in the United States or Canada to work with their preferred carriers. Each CCK contains carrier specific rates, service types, labels, manifests, and value added services. Each CCK contains carrier specific rates, service types, labels, manifests, and value added services. Carriers supported with CCKs include California Overnight , DHL, FedEx , Purolator , RR Donnelley, UPS, and the United States Postal Service.

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Parcel Solution Overview: Parcel Shipping with Varsity

Overview

Since 1989, Varsity has been a leading provider of multi-carrier transportation management systems (TMS) for companies that ship parcels. Varsity’s parcel shipping suite, designed exclusively for the IBM iSeries, is an integrated suite of advanced supply chain execution modules for the most complex small package shipping and auditing requirements. Varsity’s parcel solution automates every step of the small package shipping process–from order entry all the way through to shipment track and trace and report creation. It seamlessly integrates with legacy, ERP, and order entry systems running on the iSeries through standard interfaces maintained by Varsity. Varsity’s parcel solution also includes the industry’s first iSeries-based auditing package, for those companies that wish to reduce their freight expense even further.

ShipSoft-Parcel

ShipSoft-Parcel is a complete, integrated transportation management solution that automates the entire small package shipping process. ShipSoft manages the selection of carriers, optimizes shipment pricing, and ensures label and manifesting complianc e for major parcel carriers, including Airborne, DHL, FedEx, UPS and the United States Postal Service. ShipSoft also performs additional value-added services such as hundredweight consolidation, generates documents, maintains detailed historical information on all shipments for future reference and reporting, and acts as the controlling application for all other Varsity software modules. By providing an integrated, automated shipping solution, ShipSoft-Parcel enhances customer service, eliminates data entry, and drastically reduces overall shipping costs.

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ShipView™ Plus – Transforming your Shipping Data into Actionable Information

Transforming your Shipping Data into Actionable Information

Overview

The ShipView™ Plus analytics module is a powerful shipping/transportation performance management application that provides cross-enterprise views and analysis of critical shipping information.

ShipView Plus includes Varsity’s TransData datamart which collects and provides access to a broad range of detailed historical shipment and transportation data that is identified, defined, and documented for use. With intuitive, GUI-based business performance dashboards and dynamic, flexible analytic query and reporting capabilities, ShipView Plus delivers the tools necessary for shipping and logistics managers (as well as C-level executives) to strengthen negotiating position with carriers, identify and correct hidden cost and performance problems, and revamp transportation management strategies.

With ShipView Plus, all of this is available at the finger tips of managers without any requirement for IT/programming time or effort.

Key Features

¨ Accessible from a web browser, with a full range of Windows® -based, GUI tools for analytic proposes, include: o Shipment/Transportation Dashboards o GIS-Geographic Presentations of Information o Flexible Analytic Views of Information (for on-the fly “slice-and-dice and drill-downs”) o Full export capability to a wide range of applications and formats, including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Word, HTML, XML, PDF

¨ TransData, shipment and transportation datamart is included/integrated and reliably updated on the IBM i platform

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ShipOptimizer™ – A Shipping Containerization Solution

Shipping Containerization Solution Overview

ShipOptimizer is a revolutionary new way for companies to offset rising transportation costs and improve efficiency within their warehouse. Simply stated, ShipOptimizer gives companies the ability to accurately predict shipping costs whether orders are taken via the internet or at order entry time, in advance of actually shipping the product.

Key Features

¨ The ability to optimize the container packing process in your warehouse enables companies to face increasingly complicated processing requirements in the fulfillment and distribution of their products.

¨ The ability to address changes in order profiles and full-case and split-case picking, and build rules surrounding carton and pallet build.

¨ The ability to develop an efficient plan to build cartons, pallets, and trailers as part of distribution processes.

¨ The ability to select the number and size of cartons needed to pack orders for shipment based on each item’s dimensional cube, weight and compatibility with other items.

¨ The ability to meet complex processing requirements, save time, packing materials and containers, and reduce operating and transportation costs as well as product damage that leads to costly returns.

Advantages

¨ It allows you to quote freight at the time an order is placed.

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