Multicarrier parcel management solutions help companies select the appropriate (best) parcel carrier from among all contracted carriers based on order characteristics (such as weight and dimensional properties), delivery rules (such as delivery time and delivery zone) and carrier performance, while considering the cost differentials of various carrier offerings. These tools also enable shippers to manage the creation of labels, create shipper manifests, provide status messages to customers or customer service representatives, and manage carrier rates. Parcel management has become a necessary, complementary part to the multimodal TMS and WMS offerings. TMS, as well as WMS vendors, partner with the parcel vendors to expand the capability in their own toolset — as most TMS vendors have no plans to develop this capability themselves and most WMS providers' capabilities in this space are limited.
"Great addition to our shipping and receiving department."
Software allows for excellent package shipping and receiving ability. Package scanned or recipient name entered results in email notification to the recipient. This software has greatly streamlined our process. Customer service has been very helpful.
"Substantial Parcel spend savings"
Pierbridge has been a great partner in the implementation of their TMS Transtream. Always very responsive and understanding of our needs, they are creative in finding solutions and their team knows the product extremely well. The Transtream rate shop function has allowed us to realize substantial savings in our parcel spend.