What’s new in the latest service pack as from March 1, 2021

Find out here what’s new in Carrier Connect. Further optimizations and bug fixes can be found in the service pack information.

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What’s new at a glance

With the new February 2021 Carrier Connect service pack, we make an additional 12 service providers available to your. You can now use a total of 193 transport partners from all over the world for your international shipping.

We have once again invested heavily in the further development of existing carriers – not least thanks to your suggestions. Get an overview: Check below if we have mentioned one of your carriers and find out all about the latest changes and further developments. In this way, you are always up to date.

New carriers available in the standard system

The following carriers are now available to you in the standard system:

Get a complete overview of the carriers connected in the standard on the AEB website or ask your AEB representative for the "Carrier Connect System Description − Functional scope of the carriers offered in the standard”.

Austria

  • DHL Express
  • GLS General Logistics Systems

Finland

  • DB Schenker

Germany

  • Chriko Landverkehr
  • DHL Global Forwarding Seefracht
  • FH-Logistik Landverkehr
  • Interfracht Landverkehr

Italy

  • DHL Express

Norway

  • Kühne+Nagel Land

Switzerland

  • DSV Road

United Kingdom

  • DHL Parcel

USA

  • C.H. Robinson Road

New features for existing carriers

Agility Road (Sweden)

You can now use the new value-added service Delivery notification by phone to notify the recipient of the package by phone of the delivery time on the day of delivery.

BRT Corriere Espresso (Italy)

You can now also connect the Italian service provider BRT via the so-called "Solution B". In this variant, the routing label is created via a web service and the EDI format "FNVAB00F" is used.

The subsequent labeling of your packages in the BRT depot is no longer necessary due to the use of the routing label.

You can print the routing label with printers that support the ZPL printer language with 203 dpi. Additionally the printout as PDF is possible.

DB SCHENKERland (Germany)

For shipping with the service provider DB SCHENKERland from Germany, integration into the “eSchenker logistics system” is now possible.

DB SCHENKERroad (Poland)

As part of the worldwide product harmonization, the Polish service provider DB SCHENKERroad has revised its services and offers additional services and value-added services.

The following new services are now available to you:

  • DB SCHENKERdirect Fix Day
  • DB SCHENKERparcel 13
  • DB SCHENKERparcel premium
  • DB SCHENKERsystem Fix Day
  • DB SCHENKERsystem Fix Day 10
  • DB SCHENKERsystem Fix Day 13
  • DB SCHENKERsystem premium
  • DB SCHENKERsystem premium 10
  • DB SCHENKERsystem premium 13

We have added the following value-added services for you:

  • Fix Day/Time Specified
  • Fix Day to be Agreed
  • Return e-document - scan and archiving
  • Return e-document - scan and return

For international shipments, you can now print an international waybill.

DB Schenker (France)

The following new services are now available to you:

  • DB SCHENKERpallet premium
  • DB SCHENKERpremium 10
  • DB SCHENKERpremium 13
  • DB SCHENKERpremium 18

DB Schenker (Sweden)

You can now use the new value-added service “Pickup booking”.

DHL Express (United Kingdom)

If you need to ship urgent biological materials, you can now use the new “DHL Medical Express” service. Both the dangerous goods “Biological substances” and “Dry ice” can be shipped with this service provider.

DHL Freight (Sweden)

You can now use the new value-added service “Pickup booking”.

DHL Paket International (Germany)

The value-added service “Adv. disp. - Treat as abandoned” is used to ensure that a package is destroyed in the event of non-delivery. This value-added service is now available to you.

We have also adapted the “Printout of customs declaration CN 23” for you according to the current specification of DHL Paket international. Be sure to include only the amount of the total charge.

Due to the changed layout, printing of the “CP71 parcel registration card” can be omitted.

DPD (Germany)

Since January 1, 2021, DPD requires the new EDI format “MPSEXPDATA 1.30” for shipments to GB. You benefit from error-free customs clearance for your export consignments to GB. For non-GB shipments the format “MPSEXPDATA 1.13” will be used until further notice.

If you use the new EDI format, some mandatory fields must be filled in the shipping order for dutiable shipments to GB:

  • VAT of the customer
  • VAT ID of shipping point or shipper
  • Phone or e-mail of the recipient (contact)
  • Phone or e-mail of the shipping point (contact)
  • Country of origin of item
  • Goods value of item
  • Commodity code of item

FedEx (EMEA)

The conversion of the currency "ruble" was corrected (previously: RUR, now: RUB). The cause was a typographical error in the specifications of the service provider FedEx.

Fedex (US)

The dangerous goods type “ORM-D” is no longer permitted since January 1, 2021 and has therefore been removed.

If necessary, adjust the interface to the host system so that the value is no longer transferred.

The conversion of the currency "ruble" was corrected (previously: RUR, now: RUB). The cause was a typographical error in the specifications of the service provider FedEx.

GLS General Logistics Systems (Germany)

In the shipping order, the Shop ID field is now available for your parcel shop deliveries. This can be used as an alternative to the extra field GLS shop ID.

Geodis Road Transport (France)

For the French service provider Geodis Road, dangerous goods handling in accordance with ADR is now possible for full dangerous goods, special substances (lithium batteries, dry ice ,and biological substances), LQ and EQ.

To enable dangerous goods handling, go to Master dataCarrier configuration − open carrier configuration − Strategy for hazardous goods handling − Hazard. handl. and select Hazardous goods shipping.

Heppner Landverkehr − System Alliance Europe (Germany, France)

The new info text “845 - Goods receiving hours:” has been added.

Hermes Paket (Germany)

In the shipping order, the Shop ID field is now available for your parcel shop deliveries.

Kühne+Nagel Road (Norway)

A separate label must be used for national shipping within Norway.

Purolator (Canada, USA)

The dangerous goods type “ORM-D” is no longer permitted since January 1, 2021 and has therefore been removed.

If necessary, adjust the interface to the host system so that the value is no longer transferred.

SF Express (China)

You can now also process your returns via the carrier SF Express. The new value-added service “Return POD” is available for this purpose. You can create and print a return label for each shipping order.

trans-o-flex (Germany)

You can use the following two new services for your shipment of temperature-sensitive medicines: “trans-o-flex Ambient 15-25°C” and “trans-o-flex ThermoMed 2-8°C”.

UPS (Europe)

For your dangerous goods transport, the ADR shipping document is now also available in German and English.

You can use the following extra fields for your invoice declarations to the consignee, customs, or carrier: “Invoice Additional Comments” and “Invoice Declaration Statement”.

We have now also implemented the so-called "EMUS" procedure. EMUS is a special procedure offered by UPS to consolidate intra-EU shipments. Shipments are not, as usual, uploaded directly to the UPS server, but are collected in an extra FTP directory, also provided by UPS. UPS itself then performs the consolidation.

UPS (US)

The new “UPS Worldwide Express Freight® Midday” international service is available for your freight consignments on pallets weighing more than 70 kg.

You can use the following extra fields for your invoice declarations to the consignee, customs, or carrier: “Invoice Additional Comments” and “Invoice Declaration Statement”.

The dangerous goods type “ORM-D” is no longer permitted since January 1, 2021 and has therefore been removed.

If necessary, adjust the interface to the host system so that the value is no longer transferred.