Brokerware Updates August 20th, 2021

New Release Notes

  • New Report: Lost Opportunities
    • This new report allows you to provide a report to your customer on the potential savings they could have received in the event they went with the lowest cost carrier available to them as compared to the carrier they selected. It will be made available on the customer portal as well as the staff portal under ‘Customer Tools’
    • Staff Portal:
      • Carrier Selected
      • Carrier Cost
      • Carrier Billed
      • Carrier Transit Time
      • Lost Opportunity Carrier
      • Lost Opportunity Cost
      • Lost Opportunity Billed
      • Lost Carrier Transit Time
    • Customer Portal:
      • Customer Billed Amount
      • Carrier Selected
      • Transit Time
      • Lost Opportunity Carrier
      • Lost Opportunity Billed
      • Lost Opportunity Carrier Transit Time
  • New 3PL Systems APIs
    • Get Customer List
      • This API will allow you to pull all customers from your application and insert them into a separate system such as a CRM, ERP, or WMS allowing you to sync your applications. It is labeled ‘Get Customer List’.
    • AP Payments, AR Payments, Void AR Payments, Void AP Payments
      • You can now process AR Payments, AP Payments, Void AR Payments, and Void AP Payments through an external system without utilizing the current accounting platforms that Brokerware has natively integrated. This opens up the opportunity to integrate our accounting system into any and all accounting platforms.
  • New Rating API
    • Cross Country Logistics
  • Shipmind Changes
    • Electronic Dispatching is no longer reliant on electronic rating. This allows you to automate shipments that are not selected via the LCR utilizing XML rates.
  • Mass Duplicate Feature
    • Removed ‘Pro Number’ as a field that was being mass duplicated
  • Duplicate Pro Warning
    • Added a new warning to warn your team if a pro number that you’re entering is a duplicate pro number.
  • Added Indonesia support to shipment creation
    • Custom fields that are customer-facing are now searchable through the global search engine

Upcoming Major Changes:

  • Carrier Sales Support
    • We are excited to finally bring Carrier Sales support to Brokerware at the start of September. This will give you the ability to separate your carrier and customer sales team within Brokerware.
  • Integration with My Carrier Packets
    • My Carrier Packets has been an integration our customers and the 3PL Staff have been excited about for some time now. We are finally bringing it to Brokerware in September.
  • Consolidated Shipping
    • A separate email will go out to our user base with a sneak peek of Consolidated Shipping in early September.
  • Mass Rater