CHESTERFIELD, Mo. April 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A leading enterprise shipping software provider, Agile Network LLC, today announced the release of a new parcel shipping solution to coincide with Manhattan's release of WMOS 2016.
Agile Network and Manhattan Associates jointly developed the solution to add global shipping capabilities to the Manhattan WMOS warehouse management application, including standard rating, shipping, tracking, closing, voiding, cancellation and pickup transactions. For global WMOS users, the solution provides a resource to expand beyond the carrier selections and shipping functions that exist today.
The new solution includes an API-based connector between Manhattan WMOS and Agile Network's multi-carrier, enterprise shipping software and transportation management solution, TME. The integration is enabled via Manhattan's External Parcel Integration (EPI) framework. With Agile Network's TME, Manhattan WMOS users gain instant access to more than 4,500 parcel carrier services, including those provided by FedEx, UPS, DHL, USPS, TNT and regional companies operating in 160 countries.
According to Scott Fenwick, senior director of product strategy at Manhattan Associates, "We've worked with Agile since 2014 when Manhattan initiated a selection process intended to broaden our parcel shipping capabilities for our Store Order Fulfillment solution. Agile presented a modern, robust shipping solution that met our objectives to expand our carrier base internationally. As we moved from selection to integration development, Agile has been heavily invested in ensuring our partnership is successful."
Agile Network's TME provides a centralized, menu-based rules engine and rating guides to optimize carrier selection, customer service and transportation spending across the enterprise. The solution may also be quickly configured to support existing work flows, including waves, manifesting, shipping confirmation and auditing, with true landed costs returned to Manhattan WMOS. To support high volume fulfillment operations, TME employs high performance server, application and transaction architecture with industry-leading processing speed.
"Now successfully integrated with Manhattan WMOS, Agile Network's TME platform offers our customers the option of a secure and scalable third party solution to manage parcel rating and execution. The Agile solution optimizes carrier selection and supports unique shipping requirements across multiple locations, including international operations," states Eric Lamphier, senior director of product management, Manhattan Associates.
Both products will be formally introduced at Manhattan Associates' annual user conference, Momentum, held May 15-18, 2016 at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel in Orlando, FL. For additional information on the conference visit, http://www.manh-momentum.com/
Agile Network's Transportation Management & Execution platform, TME, is multi-carrier shipping software that provides users with certified support for a global network of carriers, including: FedEx, UPS, DHL, USPS, CanPar, CanadaPost, and hundreds of regional operators. The solution also provides a full-featured, on-premise or cloud-based shipping and transportation management platform, with real-time rating and routing, pack verification, consolidation, automatic AES filing, export document generation, and integrated carrier invoice reconciliation. Agile Network TME may be configured to operate in both attended station and 'black box' modes with full support for high volume material handling, automatic weighing, and print-and-apply systems. To learn more, visit: www.agile-network.com
About Agile Network
Agile Network is a leading provider of enterprise shipping software and transportation management solutions with more than 25 years of experience supporting more than 1,200 clients in the US, Canada, Latin America, Asia-Pacific, and European Union. Agile Network TME handles both freight and parcel shipments with solutions tailored to serve a diversity of industrial applications, including: consumer products, retail and ecommerce, pharmaceutical and healthcare, technology, financial services, and industrial manufacturing.
About Manhattan Associates
Manhattan Associates makes commerce-ready supply chains that bring all points of commerce together so you're ready to sell and ready to execute. Across the store, through your network or from your fulfillment center, we design, build and deliver market-leading solutions that support both top-line growth and bottom-line profitability. By converging front-end sales with back-end supply chain execution, our software, platform technology and unmatched experience help our customers get commerce ready—and ready to reap the rewards of the omni-channel marketplace. For more information, please visit www.manh.com.
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