Available Services and Examples

There are 10 predefined services in LogTrade that can be used (the carrier decides which should be available for the customers and the name for the services). And for the carrier it is also possible to define up to 9 carrier specific services. Below you can read about all of them and see examples. You can name the services yourself.

ADVICE SERVICE

This service is used to tell the carrier to notify the recipient before delivery and also how the notification should be done. The notification types that is a parameter for this service are:

  • SMS
  • E-mail
  • Phone
  • Telefax
  • Letter

CASH ON DELIVERY SERVICE

This service it very uncommon today but still available to choose if the carrier wants. The parameters for this service are:

  • Charge of allowance amount
  • Currency Code
  • Reference 
  • Reference Type
    Text
    OCR
  • Account Number
  • Account Type
    Postal Giro
    Bank Giro
  • BIC

DANGEROUS GOODS SERVICE

If shipping dangerous goods it is important to use this service. The only parameter that is used is Sea Transport. This parameter controls weather a national dangerous goods document should be printed or instead the multi modal dangerous goods document. For any of these documents to be printed by LogTrade more information about the goods should be given when creating the consignment. That data will also be sent in the outgoing messages.

LIMITED QUANTITY DANGEROUS GOODS SERVICE

If shipping limited quantity dangerous goods it is important to use this service. This service has two parameters:

  • Sea Transport
  • Gross Weight

COLD SERVICE

If the transport should be kept cold the user should use this service. Parameters are as below:

  • Min. Temperature (default value +2 degrees)
  • Max. Temperature (default value +8 degrees)

FREEZE SERVICE

If the transport should be kept freezing the user should use this service. Parameters are as below:

  • Min. Temperature (default value -25 degrees)
  • Max. Temperature (default value -18 degrees)

HOT SERVICE

If the transport should be kept warm the user should use this service. Parameters are as below:

  • Min. Temperature (default value +5 degrees)
  • Max. Temperature (default value +25 degrees)

DATE AND TIME SERVICE

This service can be used to tell a specific time regarding the consignment. For example, a pickup time or delivery time. Parameter is:

  • Time (format is Datetime)

DATE AND TIME INTERVAL SERVICE

This service can be used to tell a specific time range regarding the consignment. For example, a pickup time range or delivery time range. Parameter is:

  • Earliest (format is Datetime)
  • Latest (format is Datetime)

AMOUNT SERVICE

This service can be used to tell how many items a consignment has. For example, number of boxes on the pallet. Example. The goods item is only 1 pallet, on the pallet there is 22 boxes. If the carrier needs to know about the 22 boxes that information could be sent with tis service. Parameter is:

  • Number of items

GENERIC SERVICE

This service can be used for anything the carrier wants as a service. Sometimes it is hard to define and see difference between a product and service. No parameters can be used for this kind of service. Example of this kind of service can be:

  • Tail gate lift
  • Crane
  • Carry in
  • Two men delivery