SendSuite Live version 7.21.00 Release Notes (November 2, 2017)

Products affected: SendSuite® Live

INSTALLER ENHANCEMENTS

This section describes improvements and fixes to the installer.

Compatibility and Stability Improvements

Applied the following changes to the SendSuite Live Installation and Updates utility:

  • Improved download error handling.
  • Enhanced compatibility. The utility can now install certain earlier versions, e.g. 6.9.x.

Improved multi-server installation experience. The “Enable download caching” setting has been revised and renamed to Allow relaxed download caching. If selected (default), this allows the contents of the "Patches" folder to be copied between servers. If a copied patch file doesn’t have the same name and the same size as the one found in the “Patches” folder, then a download is triggered.

HEADLINE ENHANCEMENTS

This section describes the major new features or enhancements that are included in this release.

LSO. Added Carrier Attributes

LSO now supports a new service, LSO Priority 2nd Day (ID=10038) and a new package type, Letter (ID=750).

LSO. Exposed List Rate in Rate Configuration

LSO now supports Carrier List Rate that lists pre-discounted rates.

Product Architecture. Added Support for SQL 2016 & Windows Server 2016

The product is now supported on the following platforms:

  • SQL Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2016

ERR. Added Ability to Pass Specific Account ID with Each Transaction

Added ability to override a Cost Center's default account for ERR shipments, if a specific account ID (AccountID node in Ship Request) is sent with the transaction.

Commercial Invoice. Updated Destination Control Statement

Updated Commercial Invoice to comply with the latest US Export Administration Regulations for exports and re-exports. Also, refer to the Possible Breaking Changes section of these release notes.

 

SUPPORT ITEMS

This section includes items that have been raised via Support and escalated to Development for resolution within this release.

PB Shipping API - USPS. Updated Adult Signature Special Service

Updated "Adult Signature" within PB Shipping API:

  • Changed Adult Signature And Restricted Delivery indicator from "ADRD" to "ADSIGRD"
  • Changed Adult Signature indicator from "AD" to "ADSIG"
  • Added support for Adult Signature and Certified for a single shipment
  • Added support for Adult Signature, Certified and Restricted Delivery for a single shipment

Windows Authentication Mode. Non-Administrators Can Now Access Report Control

Non-administrator users can now access Generation 2 Active Report Viewer control.

ERR. Ship Requisition No Longer Generates Tracking Number for Bulk Lists

No tracking number will now be generated when creating an ERR requisition for a bulk list of recipients. This is to ensure the same tracking number is not reused by Mailroom for processing the requisition.

Carrier Tracking. Upgraded Functionality for DHL Global Mail and USPS

  • Upgraded functionality to allow the tracking of certain DHL Global shipments.
  • The registered trademark symbol now processed correctly when reading USPS tracking details.

LabelMaster DGIS. Updated SinglePackage Inner Packaging Type

The "SinglePackage" option rather than “Unknown” is now passed to DGIS as a package type.

Projects Administration. Fixed Projects Server Date Formatting and RateShop HTC

Improved date format handling. Other date formats are now supported within the search. Additionally, the Rate Shop HTC now supports processing rates without a charge value.

Custom Rating. Improved Carrier Rating for Carriers That Do Not Provide Package Level Rates

Extended the custom rating functionality to include carriers that do not provide package level charges.

BPOD Files. Fixed Issue with Duplicate BPOD being Saved for the Same Shipment

Improved functionality and resilience where multiple BPODs are supplied by USPS.

 

OTHER CHANGES

This section contains information about minor changes and corrections. It can include issues raised in previous releases that have been corrected.

Output Rules. Corrected Shippers Export Declaration and Letter of Instruction for Returns

Amended output rules for the return transactions and international documents: Shippers Declaration and SED, so that it doesn’t generate, if not required.

Address Validation. Functionality Extended to Include Region

All ConnectShip-based carriers and UPS API will now include region when validating an address.

ConnectShip Carriers. Improved Delivery Date Calculation

All ConnectShip-based carriers will now return a commitment level in a Rate Response, if the GuaranteedDaysToDelivery node is returned by ConnectShip. Also, refer to the Possible Breaking Changes section of these release notes.

USPS Server. Upgraded Signature Waiver

Upgrades made to Delivery Confirmation - Signature Waiver to comply with ConnectShip’s recent service changes.

FedEx IPD. Improved Passing Line Item Contents in a Ship Transaction

The line item contents are now passed to FedEx within the associated package structure, rather than each package having the entire shipment details passed.

ATS. Improved Label Compatibility

Improved the compatibility of the ATS-produced label.

FedEx Web Services Consolidated. Services Removed from Carrier and Service List

FedEx International Ground® Distribution and FedEx International DirectDistribution Surface Solutions for FedEx Web Services consolidated shipping have been removed from the Carrier and Service Selection list, as they are not valid services for final mile consolidated shipments.

These services are still available in the Carrier dropdown in the Consolidated Trailer Administration control (Generation 1 project templates), so the user can open a trailer for these consolidated types.

 

POSSIBLE BREAKING CHANGES

This section lists all changes that have the potential to break legacy functionality. Please review the contents of this section before updating any project to understand the changes that are being made and any actions that you need to take prior to applying the patches.

ConnectShip Carriers. Improved Delivery Date Calculation

The following node is no longer returned for ConnectShip carriers:

  • /PierbridgeRateResponse/DeliveryIn

This element does not work as expected for all scenarios, and is duplicated by the following node passing the correct values:

  • /PierbridgeRateResponse/Rates/Rate/DeliveryIn

Action Required: If passing a commitment date, make sure you use the correct node: /PierbridgeRateResponse/Rates/Rate/DeliveryIn

Commercial Invoice. Updated Destination Control Statement

New files have been added to the Outputs folder in Shipment Server.

Action Required: To retain any existing customization in the Outputs folder, we recommend that you back up the folder and restore any customized files after the product upgrade.

UPDATED:  September 19, 2019