Pacejet is pleased to announce a new carrier integration upgrade for ExFreight services. The enhanced ExFreight integration includes support for air, ocean, and truckload classes of service as well as new processing features. ExFreight offers many innovative and price-competitive freight and international shipping services, so read on for more details if new shipping options are on your radar.
Shipping spikes can be tricky to manage, whether they are predictable by season or impact your business without warning. Since many shippers seem to have some types of volume spikes to manage, we thought we'd spend a few posts covering some power-user features that might help you put the hammer down when you need a productivity boost. Today's post includes a 3 minute video demo and is focused on using Pacejet as a shipping engine to quickly process shipments without any UI (aka user interface).
Pacejet users ship a wide range of products from electronics to packaged food, a diversity that results in some interesting differences in seasonal shipping spikes. For shippers in retail, for example, spring-time is often very busy and the summer cools down. On the other hand, outdoor product shippers often send out thousands of shipments during the summer. Since many shippers seem to have some types of volume spikes to manage, we thought we'd spend the next few posts covering a few power-user features that might help you put the hammer down when you need a productivity boost.
Calculating the cost of an LTL shipment actually involves an annoying amount of math. It's not calculus but freight calculations usually involve large tables of data, NMFC code to freight class conversations, zip code coverage checks, fuel surcharges, service fee additions, etc... Software can seem to make life a littler easier but if the tools you use are still managing static data and automating the pricing math, then your freight quotes may be way off!