Reduce unexpected shipping charges with cartonization, rate shopping, and delivery estimates.
Whether you are charging customers for shipping or giving it away for free, you need the ability to provide choices and accurately determine shipping costs and delivery times. Guessing and "rules of thumb" result in lost sales, unexpected fees, and reduced margins. Transtream Route apps and APIs instantly determine the best way to pack SKUs and rate shops the result, providing Order Entry and sales personnel with lots of customer choices.
See the ARC Logistics Viewpoints article about how cartonization technology can help businesses more accurately quote transportation costs and reduce waste, lost margins, and unexpected dim fees.
Stop guessing at carrier rates and start protecting your bottom line with Transtream's Route app
|API Functionality||Breadth of Services|
|Parcel routing, rating, shipping, tracking, and returns||UPS, FedEx, USPS, DHL, LSO, Deliv, Deluxe Delivery, SpeeDee, OnTrack, Golden State Overnight, TNT, Purolator, Dicom, Sameday, Canadapost, Canpar, Cardinal, Midland, ICS, DPD, DeutchePost, Dynamex, and more...|
|Freight routing, rating, shipping, tracking, and returns||UPS, FedEx, YRC, Conway, Estes, Old Dominion, ABF, Southwestern, SAIA, Vitran, Averitt, AAA Cooper, Central Transport, Watkins, Dayton Freight, New England Motor Freight, Pitt Ohio, A. Duie Pyle, Central Freight, Daylight, XPO, Project44, Cerasis, SMC, and more...|
|Custom carriers||Ability to add and define routing, rating, shipping and tracking for miscellaneous parcel and freight carriers.|
|Address management||Address verification, residential/commercial status, restricted party screening|
|Regulatory compliance||Hazardous material classification and documentation, international documentation, ACE filing|
|Cartonization||Calculate optimum packing or palletization based on SKU weights and dimensions, container sizes, packing rules, and picking zones|
|Connectivity||Page to page data exchange, cloud integration with local data sources and device (scales, dimensioning devices, cameras, scanners, thermal label printers) control|
|HubCapp Cloud Services|
|Connect in real time to local data sources||CSVs, databases, files, and apps|
|Connect in real time to devices||Scales, dimensioning devices, scanners, cameras, conveyors, and thermal label printers|
|Facilitiate page to page communication||Exchange data with Transtream widgets embedded in your websites or apps|
Order entry, purchasing, and shopping carts need to know how many cartons or pallets an order will require in order to accurately estimate shipping costs. Right now, most estimates are based on guesswork. Guess too high, lose customers. Guess too low, goodbye margins. Pack poorly and incur waste plus unexpected dimensional weight fees.
Download the cartonization white paper and learn more about how advanced algorithms can instantly and accurately determine the most cost-effective way of packing an order to reduce shipping costs and waste.