Whether you’re a new transportation brokerage or you’ve been around a while, there’s one thing you need to effectively (and efficiently) run your business. That’s a transportation management system. WHEN IS IT WORTH INVESTING MORE THAN THE BARE MINIMUM INTO YOUR TMS? You can’t run a transportation business of any kind without some sort of […]

You know you need software to help you manage your business.  These days, transporting freight anywhere requires more than just a paper trail – it needs to be digital, and it needs to provide a wealth of information both for your clients, and for your business to run smoothly. Often, this is the primary focus […]

What are API’s and why should you care?  In this article, I will explain what API’s are and why they’re relevant to your business.  API stands for Application Programming Interface.  Every computer program or website on the market is good at solving a particular problem.  For example, Yelp is a comprehensive application that gives food […]

Finding a good solution for Transportation Management Systems TMS can be a mind numbing experience.  I have put together some useful tips for what to look out for from my years of being in the software, and transportation businesses.  Below are 5 tips to help you out on your search. TIP 1: DEDICATED SERVER VS. CLOUD […]

The latest trend in TMS platforms with regards to rating engines/pricing LTL freight is web services or API.  For those of you who don’t know what API is it stands for Application Programming Interface.  In past years to manage your LTL blanket or customer specific pricing you would have to purchase the base rate from […]

TO FURTHER ENHANCE YOUR USER EXPERIENCE, USE XML TO RETRIEVE A SIGNED POD BrokerWare Transportation Management System (TMS) will now retrieve the signed Proof of Delivery (POD) from common carriers’ websites into BrokerWare. This information is then available both to Freight Broker employees using BrokerWare and also can be accessed through the client portal. A […]

System Update Notes | December 19th, 2015 New Releases XML Service Lane Rating You now have the ability to mark up rates based off State to State or Zip to Zip criteria. This gives you the ability to change the markup of your rates based off specific areas within your tariff. Enhanced Report Builder There is […]

System Update Notes | September 18th, 2015 New Releases XML Service Lane Rating You now have the ability to mark up rates based off State to State or Zip to Zip criteria. This gives you the ability to change the markup of your rates based off specific areas within your tariff. Enhanced Report Builder There […]

We have had many requests from 3PL Systems BrokerWare customer for more flexibility with XML mark up pricing. Based on that feedback we have added a great new feature called lane specific XML pricing. This feature helps brokers be more successful by: Giving you the control to maximize profitability in certain lanes or to adjust […]

We have an update planned for the evening of March 13th beginning at 9:00 PM PST. Your service will not be interrupted during this time. Please see below for a list of items that will be included. New Developments You now have the ability to export a tariff profile from the system from the Tariff […]

3PL Clients, We have an update planned for the evening of February 20th beginning at 9:00 PM PST. Your service will not be interrupted during this time. Please see below for a list of items that will be included. Bug Fixes Bill To – This issue was preventing the proper bill to information from being […]