Manager produces a VICS-compliant bill of lading. It is a more
complex program with more features than Lading Manager Lite. Lading
Manager is Windows 10-ready.
The features of Lading Manager include:
This system follows the guidelines set forth by
Prints an industry standard bill of lading on blank
paper, saving you hundreds of dollars in form costs and associated
labor costs to type on preprinted forms.
Stores all of your carriers, consignees, and
origins for fast retrieval when creating new bills.
Supports third-party shippers.
Basic Inventory Module
Optionally allows carrier, consignee, origin, and
bill of lading data to be imported from external sources.
Optional reporting module is available that will
allow you to create your own data queries with data export to
Microsoft® Excel®, XML data format, or CSV data format.
Any report, including the bill of lading itself,
may be exported as an Adobe® Acrobat PDF file.
Bills may be e-mailed to the consignee, carrier,
Optional bar code printing for the bill number
and pro number.
Supports varying length EAN/UCC prefix.
Automatic bill numbering using industry standard
Carrier handling types, package types, and
descriptions are learned by the software for future rapid reuse.
Automatically generates supplement pages for
Prints pallet labels on Avery types 5164, 5165,
and 5168. It also prints on 4" x 3" roll labels.
Prints GS1-128 Serial Shipping
Multi-user network version available.
Lot tracking (for recall purposes).
Optional security is built-in that, when turned
on, will require user IDs and passwords to gain access to the
program. Individual security can be set to only access specific
screens and features of the software. Security is NOT required on
the multi-user version!
Saves all of your different special instructions
for reuse on different bills.
Import interface for creating BOLs from orders
received. (Includes direct external SQL Server, Oracle, and ODBC database
Export interface for freight accrual.
Manager runs on Microsoft® Windows 7/8/8.1/10 platforms. Standalone installations require
a minimum of 1 GB RAM.
versions of Lading Manager require Microsoft® SQL Server®
version 2005 or higher. Workstations should have at least 1 GB RAM.
Network versions must be configured in a fileserver environment (running
a Microsoft® Server operating system).
Manager can be configured as a secure system. When secured, each user
must login with an I.D. and a password. Your designated system
administrator will assign security allowances to each user I.D. defined
to the system. Security is an option and is not required.
It is highly recommended that a laser printer
be used to print your bills, as a dot matrix (or inkjet) may not print
the bar codes to industry standards.
need multiple copies of the bill for signature purposes, there are laser
papers that contain the chemicals that make them carbonless copies that
you can write through. Xerox®
is one known manufacturer of this type of paper.
Manager will allow you to default a number of copies to print, making it
easier to print your bills on laser printers.
The Inventory Module is an optional feature that
provides basic inventory functions. The features include:
Receiving inventory and storing the location, quantity, and
Tracking remaining inventory.
Assigning inventory to a bill.
Tracking which bills used inventory.
List report for retrieving items from their locations for a bill.
Various inventory reports.
Purging old inventory records.
is based on the items that have been set up in Predefined Carrier
Information. This screen example depicts the ability of "drilling down"
on an inventory item to show its inventory received history, and
additionally drilling down to show the actual usage on bills. This could
come in very handy on product recalls to locate where inventory from a
specific shipment was delivered.
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