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Shipping Solutions Export Software Versions 9.15 and 8.15 Now Available

Lisa Nemer | November 7, 2019 | Shipping Solutions News & Tips

It has only been a couple months since we released a new version of Shipping Solutions, but the release of Incoterms® 2020 Rules necessitated another update. If you are an active Annual Maintenance Program (AMP) subscriber, you can download the update from the AMP website.

Versions 9.15 and 8.15 have fewer changes than most new releases of Shipping Solutions. The major changes are to the Incoterms and the Restricted Party Screening feature. There were also a few minor fixes you might be interested in.

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How to Complete an Electronic Certificate of Origin in Shipping Solutions Export Software (Video)

Lisa Nemer | October 15, 2019 | Export Forms, Shipping Solutions News & Tips

Shipping Solutions now includes the ability to get a Certificate of Origin certified by a chamber of commerce right from the software.

If you are used to manually creating your certificate of origin, delivering it to a local chamber, waiting for it to be reviewed, signed and returned to you and then sending it to your customer, you can save a lot of time, and probably money, by completing your certificates of origin through Shipping Solutions.

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Data Exchange Manager Changes in Shipping Solutions Export Software Version 9.14

Lisa Nemer | August 20, 2019 | Shipping Solutions News & Tips

Shipping Solutions Professional version 9.14 includes several new features for the Data Exchange Manager (DXM) when using the text file and ODBC methods to import data from your accounting, order-entry or ERP system.

In addition, if you are already using the DXM with the text-file method, there is a simple step you need to do after upgrading to 9.14.

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Shipping Solutions Export Software Versions 9.14 and 8.14 Now Available

Lisa Nemer | July 31, 2019 | Shipping Solutions News & Tips

Shipping Solutions export software is pleased to announce the release of Professional version 9.14 and Classic version 8.14.

If you are an active Annual Maintenance Program (AMP) subscriber, you can download the update from the AMP website.

The new versions include the following enhancements.

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Is Your Shipment to Puerto Rico an Export?

Lisa Nemer | April 22, 2019 | Export Compliance, Shipping Solutions News & Tips

You’ve probably known since grade school that Puerto Rico is not a state. But do you know what it is?

It’s an unincorporated United States territory in the Caribbean Sea made up of a main island plus several smaller islands with a population of about 3.5 million people.

But what does it mean to be an unincorporated U.S. territory?

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Shipping Solutions Export Software Data Exchange Manager

Lisa Nemer | October 31, 2018 | Shipping Solutions News & Tips

Shipping Solutions Professional includes a Data Exchange Manager (DXM) that allows you to import orders from your company’s accounting, order-entry or ERP system into Shipping Solutions Professional and produce your export documents, file your export information electronically through the Automated Export System (AES), and fulfill your export compliance requirements.

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Shipping Solutions Export Software Versions 9.13 and 8.13 Now Available

Lisa Nemer | October 29, 2018 | Shipping Solutions News & Tips

Shipping Solutions export software is pleased to announce the release of Professional version 9.13 and Classic version 8.13.

If you are an active Annual Maintenance Program (AMP) subscriber, you can download the update from the AMP website.

The new versions include the following enhancements and fixes.

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What Happened to the U.S. Certificate of Origin for Exports to Israel?

Lisa Nemer | October 3, 2018 | Export Forms, Shipping Solutions News & Tips

For years, many exporters to Israel needed to complete the U.S. Certificate of Origin for Exports to Israel. It was one of the few export forms that the Shipping Solutions export documentation software couldn't print out on plain paper.

That's because the Israeli government required that the Certificate of Origin (COO) be printed on their official green form. We weren't allowed to create a similar form in Shipping Solutions, but we did create a “data only” form that printed everything in the correct spot on the official form.

But beginning with Shipping Solutions Professional version 9.13 and Shipping Solutions Classic 8.13, the Israeli Certificate of Origin form went away. What happened?

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Importing Your Customers and Products into Shipping Solutions Export Documentation Software

Lisa Nemer | May 1, 2018 | Shipping Solutions News & Tips

Shipping Solutions export documentation and compliance software allows you to store your customer and product information in the software's databases, so you don't have to type the addresses and product detail over and over again.

If you have the information in another source, such as an ERP system or Excel spreadsheet, you can import the information using the Import utility rather than typing the addresses and product detail by hand.

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Creating Your Dangerous Goods Documents with Shipping Solutions Export Documentation Software

Lisa Nemer | April 3, 2018 | Dangerous Goods/Hazmat, Export Forms, Shipping Solutions News & Tips

Shipping Solutions has a new video describing how to create the IATA and IMO Dangerous Goods (DG) documents using their export documentation and compliance software.

The video shows how to store your products' DG information in the Shipping Solutions database, how to create the documents on the EZ Start screen, and all the options for printing the documents.

The video transcript is shown below, and if you have any trouble viewing the video, you can watch it on our website support page or YouTube channel. Check out our other videos too!

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