SendSuite Live version 7.24.00 Release Notes (March 20, 2018)

Products affected: SendSuite® Live

HEADLINE ENHANCEMENTS

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

PB Shipping API - USPS. Added Support for SBR (Scan-Based Return Label)

Added ability to create Scan-Based Return Labels with PB Shipping API - USPS. SBR labels are supported for US domestic shipments only. This feature requires project template customization.

SBR supports the following output configuration:

  • Format: PDF, Image
  • Stock: Thermal 4x6, Letter 8x11

Added new services that support SBR:

  • First-Class Package Return Service
  • Priority Mail Return Service
  • Ground Return Service

Added special services that support SBR:

  • Signature Confirmation (Sig)
  • Insurance (Ins)

To use the SBR labels you must enable SBR services on your PB Shipping API – USPS account (Developer ID/Client ID).

UPS API 2017 Certification

Following certification, this release includes expanded support for UPS API. See the UPS API Certification and Project Template Changes sections of these release notes for more information.

 

SUPPORT ITEMS

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

ERR. Coversheets Now Include Reference Fields for Requisitions

Reference fields now appear in printed ERR Coversheets for requisitions loaded in a Mailroom project template.

FedEx Web Services. Improved Ground Service Detection When Rating DGIS Hazardous Shipments

Improved rating of DGIS hazardous shipments with FedEx Web Services Ground services.

Generation 2 Mailroom Project Template. Improved Functionality of Saturday Delivery

The Saturday Delivery checkbox in Generation 2 Mailroom is now used during Rate and Rate Shop operations when loading shipping requisitions from the Desktop template that had this special service enabled. Also, refer to the Project Template Changes section of these release notes.

FedEx Freight Web Services. Added Ability to Override Freight Billing Addresses

A different freight billing address can now be set when operating with FedEx Freight Web Services. Previously, this was locked to the Sender address, and could not be edited. Also, refer to the XML Schema Changes section of these release notes.

ConnectShip. International Labels Now Align with Packages

Fixed an issue whereby data stored in the database did not align to the correct packages for international shipments, thus causing issues when printing labels.

 

OTHER CHANGES

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

DHL International. Updated Sint Maarten (Dutch Part) Country Code

Updated the database code for SINT MAARTEN (DUTCH PART) (ID=304) from XM to SX for DHL International, allowing users operating with this carrier to ship to this country.

Project Templates. Address Book. Updated New Bulk List Window Popup

Fixed error whereby the New Bulk List editing popup was shown during an address search. Now only displays when needed.

FSMS. Improved Application of the Total Duty Value Field

Where previously the Total Duty Value field was present for all Ship transactions, causing errors for certain transaction types, it now only applies for Estimated Time of Departure (ETD) shipments.

Fixed HTML Ampersand Display Error

Fixed an issue with ampersands displaying as "&". These now convert correctly and display as “&”.

FedEx Web Services. If Available, Delivery Time Now Added for Express Shipments

If provided by the carrier, delivery time is now returned in the CommitmentLevel and DeliveryTime elements for FedEx Web Services Express shipments.

FedEx Web Services. Ship and Rate Transaction Now Synchronized

Commitment rates within the Ship transaction have been updated to synchronize with the Rate transaction, ensuring that both result in the same delivery date.

 

PROJECT TEMPLATE CHANGES

The following templates have been updated and can be used with this release:

Template: SendSuite Live Mailroom

Version: Generation 2 – 3.12

Comments:

  • Improved Saturday Delivery if used with requisitions.
  • Support for UPS Access Point deliveries.

 

XML SCHEMA CHANGES

The following XML Schema changes are included in this release.

For Schema Name:

  • Pierbridge Ship Request
  • Pierbridge Rate Request
  • Pierbridge RateShop Request

Added the following:

  • Freight/Billing container: Container for freight billing details associated with the transaction.

 

UPS API CERTIFICATION

This section includes detailed rundown of the changes included as part of UPS API certification

Support for Itemized Charges.

If returned by UPS API, these are now recreated in the Rate and Ship Response.

Support for UPS Access Point Deliveries.

Added new special service, Hold. If selected, a Shipper must specify access point for collection by the independent recipient. Such UPS access point address and the final intended recipient will both appear on the shipping label.

Hold shipments will fail without the selection of an appropriate UPS access point.

Within the Generation 2 Mailroom project template, upon selecting the Hold special service, a request will automatically be made to the carrier to find relevant locations. The access point viewer will then present with the results.

Also added an optional feature, Release Code. This is a code the final recipient must provide when collecting the package at the UPS access point. The code must be 4-6 digits and passed in the Packages/Package/ReferenceTwo field.

Support for Paperless Commercial Invoice.

Added new special service, Paperless Commercial Invoice. You can also pass the CommercialInvoicePaperless element in the client request. Generated label will now show EDI (Electronic Data Interchange)

Expanded Support for Pickups.

  • Added new element, AlternateAddress, to Pickup Request and Pickup Rate Request. This replaces the isAlternateAddress element, and indicates if pickup address is different from that specified in customer's profile.
  • Changed OverweightIndicator for pickups. This will now be set to “True” if any package individually exceeds 70 lbs.
  • Updated ContainerCode to include values:
  • “01" - Package
  • “02” – Letter
  • “03” – Pallet (valid only with Worldwide Express Freight)

Note that UPS On-Call Pickup is the only supported pickup option. UPS Smart Pickup is NOT supported at the moment.

Support for UPS Mail Innovations Package Types.

A package identifier (alphanumeric values only) is required for Mail Innovations forward shipments. This should be mapped to the ShipmentIdentifier element in the Ship Request. Shipment Disposition Method (Endorsement type) must also be selected.

UPS API. UPS Mail Innovations. Support for Package Types.

Added new Package Types that can be used with Mail Innovations:

  • Flats
  • Parcels
  • BPM
  • First Class
  • Priority
  • Machinables
  • Irregulars
  • Parcel Post
  • BPM Parcel
  • Media Mail
  • BPM Flat
  • Standard Flat

Carrier Service Name Change.

Changed name of service UPS Next Day Air® Early AM to UPS Next Day Air® Early.

UPS SurePost. Support for Carrier Services.

Added new services:

  • UPS SurePost® BPM
  • UPS SurePost® Media

UPS WorldWide. Support for Carrier Services.

Added new services:

  • UPS Worldwide Express Freight®
  • UPS Worldwide Express Freight Mid-day

UPS Mail Innovations. Support for Carrier Services.

Added new services:

  • UPS First Class Mail
  • UPS Priority Mail
  • UPS Expedited Mail Innovations
  • UPS Priority Mail Innovations
  • UPS Economy Mail Innovations

UPS API. Support for Carrier Services.

Added new services:

  • UPS Express®
  • UPS Expedited®
  • UPS Worldwide Express Saver®
  • UPS Express Saver®
  • UPS Express® Early
  • UPS Express Plus®

UPS API. Support for Special Services.

Added new special services:

  • Hold
  • Deliver Only To Ship Address
  • Deliver Only To Addressee
  • Dry Ice for Medical Use
  • Carbon Neutral

UPS SurePost. UPS Mail Innovations. Support for Special Services.

Added new special services:

  • Disposition Method - Return Service
  • Disposition Method - Forwarding Service
  • Disposition Method - Leave if No Response
  • Disposition Method - Address Service
  • Disposition Method - Change Service
UPDATED:  September 19, 2019