Features For Fleets / Asset Carriers / Transportation Providers

Load Management

Feature

Shared

Dedicated
Description
Auto Mileage Calculations Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Automatic Accessorial & Fuel Charges Yes Unlimited Use
Least Cost Routing and Load Optimization Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Load Building Wizard Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Cargo Management Yes Yes Unlimited Use
PO / Order Management (Optional: Connection to Your Existing Ordering Software) Yes Unlimited Use
Repeat Shipments / Create Duplicates Yes Unlimited Use
Profitability Analysis (per active load) Yes Yes Unlimited Use
See Market Line-Haul Rates (by load or lane) Using Data From All Other Ascend TMS Users Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Load Logs / Activity Tracing (every action) Yes Unlimited Use
Fuel Surcharge Management Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Default Rate Management Yes Unlimited Use
Invoicing (Print or Email) Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Export to Quickbooks Accounting Yes Yes Unlimited Use (email for availability details)
Header / Footer / Terms & Conditions Management for All Confirmations Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Preferred Carrier Management Yes Unlimited Use
Check Call Frequency Monitoring Yes Unlimited Use

Carrier Tendering

Feature

Shared

Dedicated
Description
Available Truck Searching Yes Unlimited Use
Your Available Loads Posted To Your Website Yes Services Required
Auto-Add New Carriers With Just their MC Number (we do the rest) Yes Unlimited Use
Create Detailed Carrier Confirmations Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Carrier Equipment Management Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Carrier Insurance & CSA Compliance Management Yes Unlimited Use
Carrier Packets Sent via Email Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Carrier Pay Deductions Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Lane Bid Publishing with Carrier Portal Yes Unlimited Use
Your Own Carrier Web Portal for Tender Acceptance By Carriers Yes Unlimited Use
Carrier Service Notes, Load History, and Carrier Ratings Yes Unlimited Use
Fuel Surcharge Management By Carrier Yes Unlimited Use
Real-Time Spot Market Rate Guide Yes Yes Unlimited Use
FMCSA / DOT Real-Time Lookup Yes Yes Unlimited Use (email for availability details)
Insurance Compliance Validation with Blocking for Invalid Carriers Yes Unlimited Use
Lane Bid Management Yes Unlimited Use
Load Board Posting Interface For Getloaded and Truckstop Yes Unlimited Use (email for availability details)
Mapping and Driver Directions Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Load Quoting System To Send Professional Quotes Out via Email Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Overages, Shortages, & Damages (OS&D) Management Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Default Carrier Rate / Pay Management Yes Unlimited Use
Load Allocations Per Carrier Yes Unlimited Use

Portals & Imaging

Feature

Shared

Dedicated
Description
Carrier Portal for Check Calls for Real-Time Load Updates No Yes Unlimited Use
Document Imaging (BOLs, PODs) means all paper documents can be scanned and attached to the load inside Ascend TMS Yes Unlimited Use
Internal (Private) Load Board Yes Yes Unlimited Use

Carrier Settlement

Feature

Shared

Dedicated
Description
AP / AR Settlement & Payment Yes Unlimited Use
Carrier Factoring Management Yes Unlimited Use
Settlement with Variable Carrier Terms Yes Unlimited Use
Send Advances and Settlements To Drivers Yes Unlimited Use (Subsciption Required)

Business Intelligence / Reporting

Feature

Shared

Dedicated
Description
Detailed Ascend TMS profitability / Cost Reports Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Reporting Module Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Quick Rate Guide (State to State) Based on ALL Ascend TMS™ Users Nationwide Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Dashboard Showing Rate Trends Nationwide Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Default Load Reports Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Load Status Checklist / Business Rules Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Dropdown List Management Yes Yes Unlimited Use

Collaboration

Feature

Shared

Dedicated
Instant Messaging with other Ascend TMS™ users. Much faster than emails for quick messages about loads with your team. Yes Unlimited Use

System Administration

Feature

Shared

Dedicated
Description
Free Users Yes No Unlimited Use
Customize Confirmations with Your Logo & Company Info Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Lead Creation and Tracking Yes Unlimited Use
Parent / Child Customer Management Yes Unlimited Use
Training / Knowledge Base Built-In Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Unlimited Shipping Locations, Carriers, Branch Offices and Loads Yes Yes Unlimited Use
User Management / Roles Yes Yes Unlimited Use

Support

Feature

Shared

Dedicated
Description
Email Support Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Ticketing System Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Phone Support Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Training / Knowledge Base Built-In Yes Yes Unlimited Use
Onsite Training Yes Yes Travel not included
Annual User Conference In Florida Yes Yes Travel not included

System Differences** (Between The Shared and Dedicated Versions)

Feature

Shared

Dedicated
Description
Database / Data Shared Your Own Database
Servers Shared Your Own Servers
Two Mirrored Server Locations No Yes Data Redundancy.
Server Size Choice No Yes You purchase only what you need.
Custom System Integration No Yes Automatically connect to your ERP or accounting systems etc. /td>
Custom Coding Available No Yes Create new or custom screens as needed
Auto Generate Carrier Advances / and Payments with T-Check Yes T-Check Account Needed
Sandbox Test Server No Yes Seperate Test Environment for Software Development
EDI Connectivity with trading partners Yes Inbound / outbound data EDI
Onsite Training Option (Your Office) No Yes Travel not included

Key

Yes Contains this feature. Optional (One-Click) Add-On. Some Items May / May Not Be Available In The Current Release Cycle. No Does not contain this feature.

Ascend TMS Pricing

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Up to 3 users

[Shared Servers]

Always
$ 0 pp/mo
  • Over 30 Features
  • Unlimited Everything
  • Monthly User Cost: $0
  • Users: Always Free For < 3 Users
  • Monthly Server Cost: $0
  • Shared servers

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3 or more users

[Shared Servers]

Only
$ 49 pp/mo
  • Over 30 Features
  • Unlimited Everything
  • Monthly User Cost: $49
  • Users: First 60 Days Free
  • Monthly Server Cost: $0
  • Shared servers

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3 or more users

[Dedicated Servers]

Please
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  • All 79 Features
  • Unlimited Everything
  • Monthly User Cost: Call
  • Users: Unlimited
  • Monthly Cost For Servers: Call
  • Dedicated servers

Your own mirrored servers. Your own databases. Custom ERP / accounting system integration ability. Dedicated training and help desk. EDI integration.

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