project44 powers ADSI’s Ship-IT multi-carrier shipping software with dynamic, real-time carrier rates and services. The integration will provide shippers and 3PLs with accurate, real-time freight cost calculations that prevent unexpected shipping costs.
Schaumburg, IL – January 14, 2016 – Advanced Distribution Solutions, Inc., (ADSI) announced today a partnership to integrate their Ship-IT™ multi-carrier shipping software platform with project44, a progressive Chicago-based technology providing web-service API connectivity to the freight industry. The collaboration will deliver strategic and tactical value to shippers, seamlessly enabling them to update and adapt their carrier portfolios to ensure accurate, real-time freight cost calculation and reduce backcharges from carriers.
After investing years of development effort to create the technological infrastructure, project44 has standardized hundreds of API connections to LTL carriers. This new integration makes it possible for shippers to exchange real-time freight rates and transit times with their preferred LTL carriers, enabling a more flexible supply chain.
“We’ve streamlined the carrier rate maintenance process with dynamic rate updating technology between our Ship-IT shipping software and project44’s web-based library of carriers,” said Bob Fischer, CEO and President of ADSI. “This allows our shipping customers to much more easily add new carriers or update existing carriers’ rates in a fraction of the time.” project44’s instant connectivity also automates dispatch and tracking requests and delivers images of bills of lading and proof of delivery in real time.
Coupled with ADSI’s award-winning technology, this partnership delivers automated LTL shipping execution and tracking, dimensioning, labeling, barcode & RFID scanning, Internet of Moving Things (IoMT) and other kinds of advanced capabilities to users of the project44 platform, allowing project44 clients to streamline their warehouse operations and optimize LTL shipping costs.
“In today’s integrated world, enterprise shippers are rejecting systems that operate in silos,” said Wally Ibrahim, CTO and Co-Founder of project44. “The best part about working with an established, ground-breaking provider like ADSI is that the collaboration possibilities are endless. This Ship-IT integration is just the first step in a long-term partnership that will allow our mutual customers to further streamline their operations and achieve greater control over operating costs through a single, easy-to-use platform.”
About Advanced Distribution Solutions, Inc.
Advanced Distribution Solutions, Inc. (ADSI) is an industry-leading provider of flexible order fulfillment solutions, dimensioning systems and multi-carrier shipping software solutions for manufacturers, distributors, corporate campuses, online retailers, third party logistics providers (3PLs) and others. For more information, visit www.adsionline.com, call us at 847.884.1940 or send us an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org or follow on Twitter, @adsionline
project44 is a forward-thinking technology company that provides standardized, secure web service API integrations that allow shippers and 3PLs to connect to carriers in real-time – eliminating the use of EDI and instantly creating a better experience for customers. For more information, visit www.p-44.com or follow along on Twitter, @freightpipes
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