Warehouse Management System (WMS) – PTC WebShip



PTC WebShip, Your Small Parcel & LTL Software Solution

The PTC WebShip solution provides a single point interface to manage Rating, Shipping, Bundling, and Close Out processes for Small Parcel and Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) carriers across the enterprise, helping you make the best shipping decisions for your business. PTC WebShip provides a flexible API interface that integrates seamlessly with third party systems allowing you to decrease costs and have more control, visibility, and flexibility.

WebShip 8.2 is Now Available for Download!
 

PTC WebShip provides three modes of operations: 

Automated Process

  • Host system (WMS, TMS, ERP) calls PTC WebShip socket API “behind the scenes”
  • The shipment is processed automatically and all shipping documentation is generated.
  • There is NO USER INTERVENTION.

Semi-Automated

  • Host system (WMS, TMS, ERP) calls PTC WebShip socket API “behind the scenes”
  • The shipment information is sent to PTC WebShip, but not processed.  
  • A user reviews and/or modifies the shipment from the PTC WebShip screens and confirms the data

Stand Alone

  • Shipment data is manually typed into the PTC WebShip shipping screen and then processed.

Benefits:

Manage multiple facilities from one server/instance

  • One PTC WebShip install at headquarters can manage shipments from multiple facilities located across the country

Eliminate unnecessary third party software and hardware

  • Manages the shipping process for all carriers from a single point for all shippers within the enterprise
  • Eliminates the need for multiple shipping systems, printers, operating systems, and support personnel

Reduce manual processes

  • Eliminates paper air bills and manifests
  • Transmits electronic manifests

Reduce transportation costs

  • Configurable business rules to select best carrier and cost
  • Take advantage of bundling/consolidation freight saving opportunities

Flexible carrier selection

Configurable business rules allow carrier selection based on:

  • Order priority
  • Customer
  • Zip code 
  • Package count
  • Day of week
  • User defined criteria

Allows users to compare rates to a specific destination by:

  • Carrier
  • By service level
  • By special services
  • By discount structure across all shipping modes

Automatically selects the best carrier for a shipment based on cost, transit time or rank, or configured business rules

Automatically bundles/consolidates shipments going to the same destination for freight savings

Less-Than-Truckload (LTL) Support

  • Consolidation on the fly
  • All major check digit formulas
  • VICs bill of lading with scanable barcode
  • Standard shipping label

Dual rating

PTC WebShip can calculate a separate freight cost to bill your customer in order to take advantage of negotiated rates

Automatic weight reading

Can automatically read weight from a scale during shipment process