COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Supply chain software provider Accellos has released its latest load building and route optimization software: the Accellos One Optimize Version 2.3. Optimize 2.3 includes several new features that the company says will appeal to companies looking to benefit from load building and route optimization paired with carrier rating and selection. New features of Accellos One Optimize 2.3 include:
-Rate shipments for costs and charges and calculate profitability of shipments
-Full-featured LTL and TL rating system with user-defined rates
-Automatic “lowest-cost” or “preferred” carrier selection and rating
-Compare private versus public fleet costs
-Interactive decision support via profitability analysis and cost allocation
-Supports CPM, CWT, Flat rate, Pallet rating and more
-Supports fixed and variable stop-off charges, accessorial charges and fuel surcharges
-Advanced use of Shipping Modes and Equipment Codes
-Interface to Southern Motor Carrier’s RateWare XL for external tariff rating
-Interface to PC*Miler Web Services
“The addition of carrier rating and selection capabilities in the latest version of Accellos One Optimize will provide even more power and versatility to transportation and logistics providers using our load and route optimization solution,” said Ross Elliott, Accellos’ chief technology officer.
Officials say the Accellos One Optimize enables 3PL’s, distributors, retailers and manufacturers to maximize the effectiveness of their freight spend. By combining load building, optimization and routing decision support for least cost shipping, Accellos officials say total operating costs can be reduced by 10 to 20%. The software features a browser-based design and integrates to leading dispatch, ERP, WMS, and TMS systems.