Freight Shipping with Varsity
Varsity offers a powerful freight shipping solution for LTL,
Truckload and Rail shipments within North America. Exclusively
designed for the IBM System i, Varsity's freight solution automates
the complicated tasks, LTL rating, shipment
planning, carrier selection, mode selection, shipment documentation
and confirmation, and even freight audit and payment.
- Flexible, modular solution allows freight shippers to
select only the functionality they require
- Reduces labor by applying business rules to custom tariffs
and shipment information for optimal carrier and mode selection
- Shrinks overall shipping expenses through automation of
the freight audit process
Varsity's freight shipping suite consists
of the following:
Varsity's Supply Chain Execution Modules for Freight:
ShipSoft-Freight is a multi-modal rating engine and shipping
solution for freight shippers who ship within North America.
It simplifies the outbound shipping process for LTL, Truckload
and Rail shipments because it provides one platform for all
shipments, and selects the optimal rate, carrier, and mode.
It also supports the generation of Bills of Lading (including
VICS), LTL labels, and LTL manifesting.
FreightPlan automates the pre-shipment load planning process
for inbound and outbound freight. FreightPlan enables ShipSoft-Freight
users to do dynamic load building and order consolidation,
produce recommended shipping plans, and perform online review
and acceptance of load plans. Working with user-defined parameters,
FreightPlan incorporates customer delivery requirements to
reduce transportation costs, support customer service standards,
and enhance productivity. It also ensures the most effective
route is chosen to deliver shipments as efficiently as possible.
FreightAudit is a carrier invoice auditing and payment solution
for ShipSoft-Freight users. FreightAudit provides automatic
freight bill processing and audit capabilities for LTL, Truckload
and Rail shipments. It audits hard copy and EDI freight bills
from carriers, enables self-invoicing, supports freight cost
allocation and accrual reporting, and provides historical
ShipSelect is a complex carrier selection tool that goes beyond
the traditional lowest cost or fastest delivery criteria.
ShipSelect evaluates carrier options and selects the optimal
carrier for each shipment based on user-defined, weighted
criteria such as: cost, preference, transit time, past performance,
mode selection and service type.