In the realm of logistics and supply chain management, the efficiency of shipping operations can significantly impact an organization’s bottom line and customer satisfaction levels. ShipConsole’s Employee Shipping Software is a game-changer for companies looking to streamline their shipping processes, enhance accuracy, and reduce overhead costs. This blog delves into the transformative features and benefits of leveraging employee shipping software, with a focus on ShipConsole’s innovative solution.

Employee shipping software is crucial for companies when employees need to ship items directly from their offices or cubicles. It offers centralized management, multi-carrier capabilities, and address validation, ensuring efficient and compliant shipping processes. With features like business rules, hazmat handling, international shipping support, and real-time tracking, it simplifies operations while maintaining control and visibility over shipments.

Key Features of ShipConsole’s Employee Shipping Software

Here’s a look at some of the standout features:

  • Multi-Carrier Shipping Support: Compatibility with all major parcel carriers, including UPS, FedEx, DHL, TNT, USPS, and, allows businesses to select the most cost-effective and reliable shipping options.
  • ERP and HRMS Integration: This integration allows for seamless inclusion of employee cost center details, streamlining data exchange, ensuring accurate cost allocation, and optimizing resource management.
  • Employee Initiation: ShipConsole’s user-friendly multi-carrier shipping software enables employees to initiate shipments from their office cubicles effortlessly. With intuitive input fields for destination, package contents, and dimensions, the process is streamlined, saving time and effort.
  • Rate Shopping: With the ability to compare rates across major carriers, employees can choose the best shipping option, ensuring cost savings and operational efficiency.
  • Logistics Queue and Manager Approval: Shipments needing extra attention are directed to our queue, where our team handles tasks like hazmat certifications, international customs paperwork, and compliance checks. Manager approval may be needed for shipments not meeting direct processing criteria.
  • Business Rules: Our system automatically verifies each shipment against preset rules for compliance. Shipments under specified cost or weight limits proceed directly, while those exceeding them or containing hazardous materials are flagged for further handling required.
  • Comprehensive TMS Features: ShipConsole provides a full suite of Transportation Management System (TMS) functionalities, such as address books, address validation, rate shopping, and label generation.
  • Financial Integration: Integration of General Ledger (GL) accounts for each department with every shipment facilitates accurate tracking and allocation of shipping costs, enhancing financial transparency and control.

Reporting Capabilities

  • Employee Reports: Track shipments initiated by individual employees to monitor their shipping activities.
  • Department Reports: Analyze shipping trends and expenses across different departments to identify areas for optimization and cost savings.
  • Carrier Reports: Evaluate the performance of various carriers based on factors such as delivery times, reliability, and costs to inform carrier selection decisions.
  • Service Level Reports: Measure the effectiveness of different shipping service levels (e.g., standard vs. expedited) to determine which options provide the best value and meet customer expectations.


Adopting ShipConsole’s Employee Shipping Software brings numerous advantages to an organization, including:

  • Maximized Savings: Optimize shipping costs through rate comparison and smart carrier selection.
  • Quick and Easy Implementation: The solution’s Oracle ERP integration ensures a seamless setup, allowing businesses to benefit from improved shipping operations without significant downtime.
  • Enhanced Visibility: Gain insights into shipping activities across departments with reports and dashboards, enabling better decision-making.
  • Cost Control: Implement approval cycles for shipments to manage and predict shipping expenses effectively.
  • Time Efficiency: Automate and streamline shipping tasks to save time and increase productivity.

Embracing the Future with ShipConsole

ShipConsole’s Employee Shipping Software represents a significant leap forward in the management of enterprise shipping operations. By harnessing the power of cloud-based technology, multi-carrier support, and comprehensive TMS features, businesses can achieve unprecedented levels of efficiency and cost savings.