Convey Unveils Improved Carrier Performance Reporting and Exception Management
Convey’s real-time carrier performance reports provide a single, aggregate view of carrier performance data, dynamically updated via API integration with more than 100 carrier systems. The solution also benchmarks individual carrier performance against other providers in the customer’s carrier network, using key metrics such as transit times, on-time delivery, and delivery against the promised-by date.
“Consolidating disparate data from multiple carriers to create an end-to-end, custom view of shipment progress can help shippers to better manage their carrier relationships. This information can also help shippers predict, identify and escalate in-transit issues to the right teams for resolution,” said Matt Howitt, vice president of product at Convey.
“Dynamic carrier performance reporting sets a foundation for ultimately being able to sense and respond to real-time network conditions. This allows shippers to predict carrier performance metrics in order to better inform planning, sourcing and carrier routing.”
Additional new product features include improved exception management views that help shippers prioritize specific delivery issues using filters to highlight or distill information. This gives retailers proactive visibility and control over the customer experience, so they can solve potential issues before they become costly customer service problems.
Exception management features include:
- Filtering by exception type, resolution, postal code, service level, carrier, contact info, mode, PO, tracking number and return number.
- Workflows that empower specific teams such as logistics or returns to solve problems more effectively.
- The ability to resolve exceptions as they are completed
- Real-time and historical views that help retailers identify sensitive exceptions like damages.
For example, queues have been created that highlight shipments that are in need of scheduling support, customer refusals, and shipments that have been returned to sender.
Convey enables businesses worldwide to take control of shipping and delivery. Our cloud-based platform connects disparate data and processes, giving shippers the insight to make smart decisions, and the tools to take action. From parcel to freight, and first to final mile, Convey helps the world’s largest brands create better delivery outcomes while reducing costs, improving visibility and transforming transportation into their next competitive advantage. Founded in 2013, Convey is based in Austin, Texas. Learn more at: www.getconvey.com.