Pierbridge and Innovations Group Inc. to Showcase Dimensional Weight Rating and Shipping at National Postal Forum

Posted on May 20, 2017

Pierbridge and Innovations Group Inc. (IGI) will showcase the release of their combined solution, with Pierbridge's Transtream parcel shipping solution integrated with Postea's QubeVu dimensioning and cubing systems, at this year's National Postal Forum.  The solution provides parcel shippers with a way of more accurately calculating shipping charges and reducing unexpected dimensional rate fees. The National Postal Forum will take place in Baltimore, Md. May 21-24. 

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ARC Advisory Article Highlights Differences Between Old and New Cartonization Technology

Posted on May 15, 2017

A recent article in ARC Advisory's Logistics Viewpoints highlights important differences between old cartonization technology and the algorithmic method incorporated within Transtream's Opdimizer feature.  Opdimizer takes carrier dimensional weight rates and other rules into account when calculating the most cost-effective way of packing a container.

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Pierbridge Adds SWOG Support to Transtream

Posted on May 01, 2017

Pierbridge has added A Ship With Other Goods (SWOG) feature to Transtream, which will enable shippers to record multiple orders packed within a single shipment.  Transtream allocates shipping charges back to orders based on their relative weight. The SWOG function provides customer service with improved order tracking and reduces transportation costs by consolidating orders.

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Logistics Viewpoints on Opdimizer: Fighting Complex Dim Rules to Save Money

Posted on April 18, 2017

After reviewing Pierbridge's Opdimizer, ARC Advisory's Logistics Viewpoints author Steve Banker admits "I’ve always been a sucker for clever optimization solutions!".  It's no wonder, Opdimizer is the first cartonization technology to take transportation costs into account when determining the most cost-effective way to pack boxes.

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Pierbridge and Postea Announce Agreement to Create Transtream QubeVu Dimensioning Solutions

Posted on April 09, 2017

With UPS and FedEx's recent change in dimensional weight rating factors, more shippers are seeing unexpected dimensional weight charges on their carrier invoices.  Pierbridge and Postea have announced an agreement to integrate Transtream with QubeVu dimensioning and cubing systems as a way to reduce these charges.

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Steve Banker, ARC Advisory: "Cartonization already had a great ROI; it is about to get better."

Posted on April 04, 2017

Steve Banker, VP of Supply Chain Services at ARC Advisory Group, commented on Pierbridge's recent release of its new cartonization technology.  "Opdimizer" enables Transtream TMS users to more accurately determine the most cost-effective way to pack orders, reducing waste and shipping costs.

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Transtream 7.18 Includes New FedEx Certifications and DHL Services

Posted on April 01, 2017

Pierbridge announced the release of Transtream 7.18 which includes certified integration with the latest version of FedEx Ship Manager Server (FSMS) for North America and EMEA.  The release also includes new DHL services, including Global Mail and international breakbulk.

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Transtream Carrier Rate Widget Augments Order Entry Process With More Accurate Shipping Cost Estimates

Posted on March 26, 2017

Pierbridge has added a multi-carrier rating widget to its portfolio of Transtream transportation management apps.  The rating widget is designed to plug and play within any HTML user interface, augmenting order entry, procurement, or shopping carts with more accurate rate and delivery estimates.

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Free White Paper: 5 Ways Opdimizer Can Help Shippers Reduce Unexpected Dim Charges

Posted on March 19, 2017

UPS and FedEx have reduced their dimensional rate factors, making it more likely than ever shippers will see unexpected dimensional rates on their carrier invoices.  Pierbridge's white paper provides insight into how their cartonization technology can help you avoid or reduce unexpected dimensional rates.

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Pierbridge Attends Partner Conference

Posted on March 10, 2017

Members of the Pierbridge team attended the 2017 Partner Conference at the Belamar Hotel in Manhattan Beach, Calif. last week.  The conference provided a great deal of insight into's future plans and strategies.

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