Brokerware Updates June 13th – August 23rd

Release Notes

Our team has been hard at work making changes, bringing new features, and resolving issues. Below are the updates from June 13th through August 23rd.

  • New Developments
    • Report Builder
      • Added helper notes to help you better navigate the report builder
      • Oracle ID’s are now a selectable field.
    • Invoice Changes
      • Consolidated Invoicing
        • Added Pickup and Delivery Dates to the consolidated invoice
      • Added a new invoice printing selection to send out EDI 210’s separately from your paper or emailed invoices.
    • Tracking Pages
      • Added Pickup today filter
      • Added “View Notes” function to allow the user to review shipment notes directly from the tracking page
    • EDI Changes
      • You now have the ability to delete EDI 214 and 210 in the event they do not match to any loads.
      • Added a new “EDI List” that allows you to edit a configured EDI integration.
      • You now have the ability to create shipments directly from an EDI file.
      • You now have the ability to set EDI 210 cost variance to automatically match the file and update the cost of the shipment in the event the amount falls within the set cost variance.
    • NEW INTEGRATIONS
      • Carrier Document Retrieval
        • Central Freight
        • XPO Logistics
        • YRC
        • ESTES Express
      • PC Miler is now an available integration
        • Automatically calculates miles without user interaction.
        • Supports multiple stops along with total mile calculations
        • Automatically recalculates miles in the event shipment information changes
      • Unishipper Integration
        • Unishipper is now an available integration within the platform.
          • Available Features:
            • Rating
            • Dispatching
            • Tracking
      • ECHO Integration
        • Echo is now an available integration within the platform.
          • Available Features:
            • Rating
            • Dispatching
      • SMC3 Volume Integration
        • You now have the ability to pull volume rates directly from SMC3.
      • Stripe Payment Processing is now available
        • Your customers can now pay electronically via Stripe directly from the shipment profile.
        • Receipts will automatically be generated for the customer.
      • YRC Guaranteed Rates Added
    • BOL and PODS will automatically print along with client invoices in the event they are set to required
      • This feature also works for consolidated invoicing
    • Load board Changes
      • Multiple seats are now supported for load boards.
        • I.E. If you have multiple sales reps or operation employees each can now have their own login.
    • Mass Document Upload
      • You now have the ability to mass upload documents to the system which will automatically assign themselves out to the proper load if the naming convention matches correctly.
    • New “Print” button has been added to the shipment profile to allow you to quickly print out a copy of the profile.
    • Added GL Code support allowing the user to map accessorials or commodities to different GL Codes.
      • AR & AP now has the ability to split GL codes
    • Added the ability to change the customer assigned to a shipment profile
    • Added the ability to change the payer on the shipment profile
    • You can now schedule invoice reprints directly from the shipment profile.
  • System Feature Changes
    • Canceled loads have been removed from the profitable customers report on the dashboard.
    • Package Type is now available via the global rating feature
    • Fuel Surcharge is now a toggled accessorial in the event Truckload is selected as the mode of transportation
    • Customer tracking pages will now show the full address for the shipper and consignee
    • If a mailing address exists, it will now overwrite the general address on system-generated documents.
    • Carrier name and Carrier SCAC are both now available in the 3PL Systems tracking API
    • Lakeville Motor Express has been removed from the platform.
    • Send Docs is now available to your customer
    • The BOL document is now available without a carrier.
    • The Label document is now available without a carrier.
    • Only admins, managers, and accounting level staff members can change credit profiles now.
    • Removed Google Maps mile calculation.
    • A new notification will pop up in the event you’re changing pricing on a shipment that has already been invoiced.
    • Increased max length of BOL instructions to 1000 characters
    • Increased max length of Carrier Names to 100 characters
    • You now have the ability to delete groups from a customer if they had been assigned incorrectly.
    • Delivery Date will no longer show if a shipment is not delivered. Only EST. Delivery will show until the shipment is delivered.
    • Stored documents will now show up for your customers if set to show.
    • Added Phone and Fax fields for the system mailing address.
    • You can now put a shipment “In Dispute” after a shipment is marked “In Transit”
    • The payer is now a clickable link
    • Legend added to EDI 214 and 210 pages
    • NET 50 is now an available payment terms option
    • You now have the ability to set the tracking time intervals for MacroPoint
  • Bug Fixes
    • Resolved an issue preventing all modes from showing on the create shipment mode dropdown.
    • Disabled payers will no longer show up on lists
    • Pickup Date will now default to today’s date when duplicating a shipment.
    • Resolved an issue preventing miles from transferring on duplicated loads
    • Resolved an issue preventing the revision number of an invoice from showing.
    • Resolved an issue impacting DLS Lift Gate accessorials from populating properly.
    • Resolved an issue impacting UPS hazmat.
    • Resolved all issues pertaining to minimum charges on the LCR
    • Resolved an issue preventing the total consolidated invoicing amount from displaying properly
    • Disabled users can no longer log in
    • Resolved an issue causing the system to try and look up a carrier via CarrierWatch or SaferWatch when they are not enabled as integrations.
    • Resolved an issue causing dates and times to download in the wrong format when exporting data via Excel
    • Resolved multiple issues impacting DAT Carrier Onboarding
    • Resolved an issue preventing users from electronically dispatching to FedEx
    • Resolved an issue preventing the Est. Delivery date from showing up properly on a shipment profile.
    • Resolved an issue impacting document margins when a shipper number was too long.
    • Many MISC. fixes added as well.

 

Included in this update are quite a few refactoring enhancements to increase the performance of the platform.

 

Do you want to see a new feature or enhancement to the system? Please reach out to us at Support@3plsystems.com!

 

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