Creating a carrier service as a routing option

You can create a carrier service as a routing option.

About this task

To create a carrier service:


  1. From the Routing Guidelines Details window, in the Carrier Services panel, select the Create New icon. The Carrier Services window displays.
  2. Enter information in the applicable fields. Refer to Table 1 for field value descriptions.
  3. Choose the Save icon.
    Table 1. Carrier services
    Fields Description
    Priority Enter a number to give this rule a relative importance.

    When a shipment is compared to the routing guide lines, there may be two carrier services that could be used. The priority serves as a tie breaker. The carrier service with the lowest number is used.

    Carrier/Service Select the carrier or service code that is desired.
    Break Bulk Node Select the break bulk location.
    Consolidation Requirement for Break Bulk Node Used to specify the minimum weight and volume criteria for consolidation of shipments for the Break Bulk Node.
    Minimum Weight Enter the minimum weight required to consolidate shipments.
    Minimum Volume Enter the minimum volume required to consolidate shipments.
    Contact Address Used to specify the contact address information. Click the Details icon to change the contact Address.