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Freight Management | iSupply FMS

Supplier: Logistics Systems International

iSupply FMS is a multi sender, multi despatch point, multi warehouse, integrated freight management system that prepares barcoded freight labels, barcoded consignment notes and electronic manifests.


iSupply FMS analyses despatch and freight management operations, as well as consolidating freight on a warehouse basis. 

It has the powerful facilities to "reverse bill", analyse performance against KPIs, and provides a meaningful view of real transport costs including extensive "what if" analysis of carrier rates.

With a link to the order processing system (ERP/WMS), freight management is totally automated.
Freight management features include:
  • Freight Management
  • Automatic consolidation of consignments to the same receiver (customer)
  • Controlled return, pick-ups and swap outs
  • Dangerous goods annotations, including DG surcharge and insurance charge calculations
  • Unlimited number of carriers catered for (most by electronic interfaces)
  • Carrier/service can be enforced by customer destination
  • Pallet transfer tracking and reporting
  • Automatic calculation of transport cost recovery and charge back to customers (freight rate charging structures can be set up by receiver (customer) and or sender (3PL client))
  • Carrier cost comparison facility, where iSupply FMS can interactively choose the most favourable carrier/service and freight cost at despatch time
  • Freight rate quote effect analysis, using historical consignment note data to calculate the effect of proposed rates, or the effect of using a different carrier, or the same carrier different service
  • Reverse billing facility that moves the administrative burden of reconciliation to the carrier
  • Electronic reconciliation of carrier invoices, highlighting freight cost variations
  • Import track and trace information from electronically enabled carriers including final POD
  • Link directly to carriers track and trace website
  • Extensive transport cost analysis
  • Exception reporting/alerting i.e. short-deliveries, non-deliveries, damaged freight items etc
  • Carrier performance reporting
Send email Advance Ship Notice to customers on despatch - includes link to carriers track and trace website