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How to Reclaim 392 Hours Per Month Using an Integrated Sales Order Processing, Pick, Pack and Ship Solution

Posted on Fri, Nov 20, 2015 @ 05:04 PM

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Learn how one Sage 100 customer reclaimed 392 hours per month using an integrated sales order processing, pick, pack and ship solution.  

You may know Mad Dogg Athletics more for their leading fitness equipment such as KettleBells, Spinning bikes and Resist-A-Balls.  Mad Dogg will give us a glimpse into their before and after picture and discuss how they trimmed the fat from their warehouse process by implementing a combination of solutions.

Please watch our live success story styled webinar as we review the progression from replacing carrier-supplied systems to streamlining warehouse processes and eventually connecting to big retailers; gaining internal efficiencies to support an ever growing demand for Mad Dogg's products.

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Learn more about StarShip by V-Technologies

StarShip is a multi-carrier shipping system that features turnkey interfaces to gain efficiencies and streamline shipping, accounts receivable and customer service.  Amazon and ERP interfaces such as QuickBooks Enterprise, Microsoft Dynamics GP, Exct Macola, Sage 100, Sage 500, Sage 50, Eclipse and more provide the warehouse with instant access to orders and invoices. Simply scan the document number from your pick sheet to auto-populate the ship screen.
StarShip's multi-carrier mode helps you rate shop between carriers like UPS, FedEx or USPS and choose the best shipping method between small parcel (including regionals) and dozens of LTL carriers with one click. StarShip will also auto select the carrier/service based on custom parameters to ensure the best shipping rate and on-time delivery.  
To learn more, call 800-462-4016 or email us today! 

About Mad Dogg Athletics

Since 1991, MAD DOGG has been committed to creating the best equipment and most comprehensive training to deliver unrivaled fitness experiences. Our passion for building superior products, and our commitment to finding new ways to engage and invigorate our global community of fitness consumers makes Mad Dogg Athletics stand out as the unparalleled industry leader.  Mad Dogg Athletics is the world's largest equipment-based education company.  Mad Dogg Athletics has trained over 200,000 instructors and has reached millions of enthusiasts in ober 80 countries worldwide through a network of over 35,000 fitness facilities.  The company manufactures home Spinner bikes, Pilates and functional training equipment, DVDs, and a complete line of Spinning-branded apparel and accessories.

Tags: Shipping Software, Sage shipping software

Learn how to automate Sage 100 order processing at Sage Summit

Posted on Fri, Jul 25, 2014 @ 03:01 PM

Join speakers Caroline Walsh, Eric Alexander, Dane DeSantis, Bill Gaustad, and Cody Smith from V-Technologies, Website Pipeline, Scanco, SPS Commerce, and MAPADOC during the BUS-506 session at Sage Summit 2014. This session will explore the benefits of fully automating the supply chain and how you can get there with our combined offering!

Learn how Website Pipeline, SPS Commerce, Scanco, StarShip, and MAPADOC work together to bring you an integrated streamlined supply chain and customer service automation solution for Sage 100 ERP. During this breakout session learn how Sage 100 ERP customers can automate the entire warehouse and customer service process by allowing your website visitors and customers to place and track orders 24/7. Use a scanner to reduce time in picking orders and get a real-time view of inventory levels inside Sage 100 ERP eliminating mispicks. The EDI integration lets you print ASN labels from the handheld with real-time validation of data.  The combined solution then automates parcel and freight shipping from the scanned information and sends email shipment notifications complete with item to package detail. Other benefits include reducing carrier address correction fees using the embedded address validation features; using third-party insurance to save up to 85%; and reports on late deliveries to obtain refunds. Using Website Pipeline, Scanco, SPS Commerce, MAPADOC and V-Technologies together will optimize the entire pick, pack, and ship process and reduce duplicate data entry and associated errors! 

If you have availability on during Sage Summit on Wednesday, July 30, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. consider signing up for session BUS-506! Search for our session code at: https://www.sagesummit.com/schedule/sessions. This session takes place in the South Seas I.

Tags: Sage shipping software, MADAPOC, LTL Shipping

V-Technologies at Sage Summit 2014

Posted on Wed, Jul 23, 2014 @ 02:28 PM

V-Technologies is excited to be a part of Sage Summit once again! Sage Summit will be held July 28-31 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV. Sage Summit is the largest meeting of the year for Sage customers and partners. Customer and partners both attend to learn new practices, see new products, and network (and have some fun too – who’s ready for the Neon Trees concert?). Over 5,000 attendees are forecast to attend this year, making it one of the biggest yet!  

Stop by Booth # 111 to learn more about StarShip, V-Technologies complete shipping solution. StarShip was designed to seamlessly integrate with Sage 100 and 500 to provide the most efficient and error-free way to ship your orders. Check out the latest new features including carrier rating from Sales Order Entry!  Of course, we will also discussing branded emails, expanded LTL support and more :)

See you in Vegas baby!

Tags: Sage Summit, Sage shipping software, LTL Shipping

Shipping with UPS and Sage 50

Posted on Thu, Apr 03, 2014 @ 11:34 AM

On March 31, Sage discontinued the UPS integration in Sage 50.  If you are a Sage 50 customer, you may be searching for a new way to process your UPS packages. 

 
ShipGear by V-Technologies connects your Sage 50 orders to UPS WorldShip. ShipGear reduces double entry by automatically populating UPS WorldShip with address, service, and billing information. Your Sage 50 order is updated in real time with the tracking details and shipping charges as you process shipments.  Additional benefits include: 

  • Supports Sage 50 sales orders or invoices

  • UPS shipping method is automatically translated from the Sage 50 ship via

  • Define conditionally how and when the freight is updated back to Sage 50

  • Print UPS shipping labels on either thermal or laser printers

  • Build brand awareness with custom shipping notifications; include your company logo and Sage 50 fields such as order or PO number


ShipGear is plug-and-play and gives you instant integration between Sage 50 and UPS. In less than five minutes, you can download our fully functional 30-day trial and start shipping immediately! Find out how ShipGear gets your UPS shipments out the door quickly and efficiently. Try it today!


ShipGear can also be subsidized through the UPS CTP program. Contact your UPS Account Executive to see if you qualify!  


 V-Technologies, LLC is a Sage Gold developer and has been developing integrated shipping solutions since 1989. ShipGear shipping software is a certified UPS Ready solution. For more information please visit http://www.shipgear.com/ups-shipping-software-sage50/

 

 


Tags: Shipping Software, UPS, Sage shipping software, ShipGear

V-Technologies visits the Windy City for MAPADOC CONNECTIONS Customer Conference

Posted on Thu, Oct 17, 2013 @ 01:11 PM

V-Technologies is pleased to be part of the first annual MAPADOC CONNECTIONS Customer Conference this October 17 and 18th in Chicago! This user conference starts Thursday and wraps up Friday afternoon.

This conference explores such topics as Sage Software and 3rd Party Solutions in the cloud, Warehouse Management, and integrated shipping solutions. The conference also offers a vendor expo of other 3rd party add-ons. MAPADOC Customers, Channel Partners, and Strategic Partners have been invited to attend.

MAPADOC by SWK Technologies is an  Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) software created for Sage 100 ERP, Sage 500 ERP and Sage ERP X3 users to easily communicate to trading partners and reduce double entry.

Please look for silver sponsor V-Technologies at MAPADOC CONNECTIONS. At our booth you’ll see the latest in shipping automation and how StarShip can assist with your EDI transactions!

V-Technologies, LLC is an established and growing technology company specializing in the design, development and support of integrated shipping software solutions. Our flagship products, StarShip and ShipGear, provide connectors to ERP, accounting and business applications to automate shipping, accounting and customer service.  Our shipping software interfaces with solutions such as Sage 100 ERP (formerly MAS 90 and MAS 200), Sage 500 ERP (formerly MAS 500), and many more. Our shipping software solutions are certified with the UPS Ready, FedEx Compatible and eBay compatible programs. 

Tags: Shipping Software, EDI, Sage shipping software, USPS, MADAPOC, StarShip

V-Technologies is headed to Sage Summit!

Posted on Fri, Jul 19, 2013 @ 09:48 AM

 

V-Technologies is excited to be a part of Sage Summit once again! Sage Summit will be held July 21-26 at the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center in Washington, DC. Sage Summit is the largest meeting of the year for Sage customers and partners. Customer and partners both attend to learn new practices, see new products, and network (and have some fun too).

 

Stop by booth # 1210 & 1211 to check out the latest new features including carrier rating from Sales Order Entry!  Of course, we will also discussing branded emails, expanded LTL support and more :)

We'll have OnTrac there for our west coast partners and customers to learn more about reducing freight spend using regional carriers. Also, find out more about our partnerships with top EDI providers: Mapadoc, Edisoft and True Commerce.

 See you in DC!

 


Summit LG Exhibitor

Tags: Shipping Software, EDI, Sage shipping software, OnTrac shipping software

Shipping Software: OnTrac for Starship Shipping Software

Posted on Fri, Dec 07, 2012 @ 05:48 PM

OnTrac CoverageThe shipping process for a distribution company can be extremely time consuming and frustrating.  Thankfully there are automated shipping solutions to save time and money.  OnTrac is a regional carrier that competes with UPS and FedEx and can offer up to 40% off shipments compared to the national carriers. OnTrac offers value added services such as late evening pick-ups and earlier delivery times.

StarShip shipping software works together with OnTrac and many other carriers to allow the ERP software user to select OnTrac as an option to fulfill the order shipment.

  1. Simply enter your order number from your ERP system, StarShip shipping software will retrieve all the shipment data including the ship via code which will be translated for OnTrac and all the services offered.
  2. Perform a rate shop that can be sorted by carrier and service, transit time or cost.
  3. Process the shipment to produce the OnTrac label, either a thermal label or laser label which you can also print to PDF.

Please watch our demonstration of the OnTrac module in action:

 
 
 
 
 
Also see our page located here for more information:  http://info.vtechnologies.com/integrated-erp-shipping-software-video-download-request

Tags: Sage shipping software, OnTrac shipping software, Epicor, Macola, Dynamics GP

Con-way LTL Shipping Software: Automatically Process Shipments

Posted on Mon, Nov 26, 2012 @ 03:59 PM

LTL Shipping SoftwareWhether shipping across town, across the state, across the country, or across the globe, Con-way Freight has the service options to meet your needs, including:

  • More next-day and two-day delivery points than any other single carrier
  • State-of-the-art on line shipping tools including Tracking, Rate Quote and Electronic Bills of Lading for visibility and efficiency. 
  • Local, dedicated Customer Service Representatives who know you and your business
  • 15,000 uniformed Driver Sales Representatives with the flexibility to provide a competitive advantage
  • Guaranteed on-time delivery

Con-way Freight was founded in 1983, has over 21,000 employees and has over 33,500 tractors and trailers (source http://www.con-way.com/en/freight/about_con_way_freight/)

StarShip shipping software allows Sage, Microsoft Dynamics, Epicor, Macola, ETC., ERP software users to process shipments with Conway directly via the carrier's web services.  ERP software users can retrieve negotiated rates in real time, produce a Con-way BOL and PRO number that can be pushed back into the ERP software from StarShip shipping software for tracking puposes.  

StarShip shipping software users can follow the steps below to automatically process shipments via Con-way web services:

  1. StarShip shipping software users enter the ERP software order number to populate the StarShip screen with all relevant order data.  
  2. Pack-up the goods
  3. Select required shipment options
  4. Book the truck for the window of time the carrier will pick up the goods.  
  5. Process the shipment and the uniform straight bill-of-lading will be produced with the PRO number, ship-to ship-from, order reference numbers, number of boxes, NMFC number class and weight, etc.  
  6. Print custom package and pallet labels 

Tags: Shipping Software, Sage shipping software, Epicor, LTL Shipping, Macola, Dynamics GP

Shipping Software: Bill of Lading Customization for StarShip

Posted on Mon, Nov 05, 2012 @ 05:39 PM
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Question:  Chris, our Bill of Lading always reflects every item shipped individually.  Is there an easy way using StarShip shipping software to easily organize and roll up all of our shipped items into a single group on our Bill of Lading?  

Answer:  Yes, please follow these simple steps:

  1. Go into maintain inventory and select the items you want to assign to a group found on the freight tab.  
  2. Go to set-up on your menu select preferences 
  3. Select Bill of Lading
  4. Go to Group items on the Bill of Lading select drop down option of choice
  5. Indicate your order number 
  6. Click ship and process
  7. Then the Bill of Lading will be prepared as a single group
Please watch our recorded step-by-step tutorial below:

Tags: Shipping Software, Sage shipping software, Epicor, LTL Shipping, Macola, Dynamics GP

LTL Shipping Software: How can Freightview and Freightquote help save time?

Posted on Thu, Oct 18, 2012 @ 01:12 PM

LTL Shipping SoftwareQuestion:  Chris, we use multiple carriers to ship our products.  How can using StarShip shipping software combined with Freightview and Freightquote to save my company time and money?

Answer:  Using an ERP integrated shipping software (StarShip) combined with Freightview and Freightquote can save your staff up to 100 hours a week. Freightview is a web based TMS (Transportation Management System) side by side cost comparison tool that allows you to upload your contract carriers to evaluate the best way to ship your products.  FreightView allows you to also do electronic tendering.  Freightquote is FreightView'ssister company.  FreightQuote's 3PL rates give you the ability to compare your contract carriers with other service options for potential cost savings. 

To Process this workflow using StarShip shipping software's interface follow the steps below:

  1. Indicate the sales transaction order number 
  2. Pack up ship the shipment
  3. Click on the dollar sign within StarShip shipping software, this will cycle through all the various rates on your Freightview account and give exposure to Freightquote rates side-by-side
  4. Select the preferred rate and carrier
  5. Book the truck over the internet and get the confirmation back from Freightview with the carrier information and StarShip pushes that back into the ERP system.
  6. The bill of lading will be automatically populated StarShip will fill in the carrier and scac code, the pro number bill of lading number and all the carrier details along with freight rules indicated.
Please view our short video demonstration below:

Tags: Shipping Software, Sage shipping software, Infor, LTL Shipping, Macola, Dynamics GP