Import Software

Silver Bullet Technologies provides import software to automate inbound shipment handling and control with Ocean, Air and Trucking carriers.

Our software for importers allows for effective management of trading partners, transportation vendors, and compliance obligations. Intuitive user interfaces coupled with extensively configurable work flows provide an automated business process that precisely matches your operations.  Compliance processes are integrated with local agencies and business partners providing real time transportation and transaction management.

Please review our freight forwarding software page or schedule a demo for a more complete overview of our import software. Below, we've detailed some of our import software functionality.

Import Software Functionality

IMPORT SOFTWARE: USER INTERFACE

  • Simple user interface for Shipment Creation with drop-downs for data population and entry by freight forwarders
  • Required fields and required costs are configurable by Administrator in the software
  • Consolidation / Deconsolidation
  • User Definable Billing Codes and Reason Codes
  • Easy Customer Rate Definition Tables
  • Rules for Billing Codes
  • User Definable Supply Chain Event Definition and Tracking
  • User Definable Business Process Event Definition and Tracking
  • Shipment, House, and Container Level Events
  • Supply Chain Event Entry
  • Supply Chain Event Dashboard

IMPORT SOFTWARE: BUSINESS PARTNER INTEGRATIONS, EDI AND XML

  • Tightly integrated with Microsoft Outlook for easy email functionality
  • Automated Arrival Notice generation
  • Delivery Order to Trucker generation
  • Pre-defined table of ports, cities, carriers
  • Invoice Generation for Consignee, Customer, Notify Party, Shipper, or Other Party
  • User Definable Status Report for Customers convertible to Excel for easy delivery to customer by your logistics company

IMPORT SOFTWARE: FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING INTEGRATION

  • Payables & Receivables Management integrated with Microsoft Accounting Platform
  • Profit & Loss Per File
  • 3 levels of hierarchy for Profit & Loss Analysis and segmentation
  • Payables, Master, House and Container, PO and Item data together with all of the supply chain events and status are displayed on one screen
  • Complete Audit Trail for every document on what user changed what field on what date
  • Delivery Order to Steamship Line generation
  • Estimates for payables and receivables
  • Accrual Accounting
  • User Definable Status Report for Customers convertible to Excel for easy delivery to customer
  • OPTIONALLY integrate with supply chain visibility platform via XML/EDI
  • OPTIONALLY integrate Invoicing via XML/EDI with customers
  • OPTIONALLY integrate Origin Shipment date via XML/EDI

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More Features and Benefits

Unlimited Reporting

The database is yours to modify and create any reports you desire. Our highly integrated systems allow you to eliminate operational silos and pull much more powerful and comprehensive reports spanning multiple modes of transportation.  Our systems can integrate with almost any business intelligence application. See below for some sample reports. Request a demo Discover how much more you can achieve with an award-winning, modular and customizable solution. One of … Read more

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Scalable

The Silver Bullet Technologies solutions enable companies to grow in size, services and profitability. Companies can scale by adding any number of users, services, shipments, branches, sites, assets, equipment, customers, and transport regions. The software is designed to handle virtually unlimited volume. There are no extra costs for adding new sites, customers, or increasing shipment volume which means customers can keep their earnings as the grow. Because of the comprehensive … Read more

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Customizable

Silver Bullet software modules, including the database, can be customized to client’s unique logistics, operational, financial, accounting and customer service procedures. Customizations can be provided by Silver Bullet Technologies or developed by clients in-house. Silver Bullet is prepared to handle customization requests and provide extraordinary customer service and support. Our customizations team will understand your requirements in detail, develop the customizations, and thoroughly test before going live with enhancements specific … Read more

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Configurable

Your business process makes you different. Configure Silver Bullet Technologies software to your organization’s unique operations and procedures. Powerful configurations settings are available out of the box and will be configured with your team during implementation. See below for some the functionality that is configurable: On Screen Information Make any information available on particular screens so that users have the information they need to quickly and accurately complete their work. … Read more

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Accounting Integration

The Silver Bullet software system is fully integrated on a real time basis with Microsoft Dynamics ERP solutions and can integrate with other Tier 1 ERP solutions as well. This unique integration allows more transparent financial reporting with less work. Customers benefit from the best in class alternatives available from Microsoft Business Solutions and other prominent ERP Vendors which provide superior functionality, ease of use, support and affordability. The Silver … Read more

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Freight Rate Management

Manage vendor and customer rates by storing, updating, calculating and automatically applying vendor rates and customer rates to any form or document. This information auto-populates wherever possible, saving time and error. Keep this information in prominent on-screen locations to monitor profits – or use alerts to automate this process.   Request a demo Discover how much more you can achieve with an award-winning, modular and customizable solution. One of our … Read more

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Alerts and Notifications

Send emails, text messages, or system messages via APIs to relevant parties and systems upon any shipment event or change in status. Include any relevant information and documentation in the message. The notifications and alerts tool can pull from any database in your environment to check for specific conditions and trigger notifications according those conditions. Alerts and notifications are completely configurable. Request a demo Discover how much more you can … Read more

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Denied Party Screening

Remain compliant and eliminate hassle with Denied Party Screening. Automatically screen all parties using an updated database. Automatically re-screen when changes are made. Configure various levels of screening based on your compliance requirements. Request a demo Discover how much more you can achieve with an award-winning, modular and customizable solution. One of our experts will reach out to you shortly.

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Document Management

Easily manage all documents and forms related to shipments and electronically submit transport documents to 3rd party systems including Carriers, Customs and other intermediaries. For example, manage commercial invoices, Bills of Lading, Air Waybills, Delivery Orders, Arrival Notices, Transport Orders, Shipper’s Export Declarations, International trade documents, AES, EEI, AMS, ISF, Dock Receipts, Cargo Manifests, Booking Confirmations, Loading Plans, Invoices, Agent Commissions and any custom form or document specific to your … Read more

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Integrated

Silver Bullet Technologies was designed to flexibly accommodate integrations in a seamless manner. Many integrations exist natively within the application so that users don’t have to leave the application during their workflow. Out of the box integrations with Traxon CargoHub, CHAMP Cargo Systems, CustomsNow, SmartBorder, Microsoft Dynamics, Descartes and many other applications extend the functionality and information available within Silver Bullet Technologies modules. There are several different types of integrations … Read more

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