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Shipping System

GFS Selector our shipping / despatch system, scales to support customers printing a single parcel label to hundreds of thousands of parcel labels per day. GFS Selector is proven in operation over 15 years of deployment into leading carriers, B2B and retail customers across the UK, Europe & USA.

Choose from a simple standalone installation, a networked solution, or a distributed and integrated solution.

Standalone Mode:

  • One system for one or multiple carriers
  • Manual address entry
  • Fully featured address book
  • Import into your address book
  • Import batches of orders
  • Powerful group despatch function
  • Automated address retrieval & label production using a barcode scanner

Network Mode (in addition to standalone mode):

  • Multiple GFS Selector installations enable you to meet demand
  • Shared address books and common manifests
  • Queue and share orders across the warehouse
  • Give departments access to certain carriers and services

Integrated Mode (in addition to standalone mode):

  • On demand label generation via your ERP/WMS
  • Unlimited LAN and/or WAN based label printers
  • Simple CSV file based import formats
  • Web Services API (Intranet or Web based) for:
    • Requesting labels for any carrier and service
    • Embedding carrier labels within your own bespoke label formats
    • Generating labels in various printer code and image formats
    • Creating EDI and paper manifests on demand

Additional Features:

  • Deliver parcel status information to consignees via SMS and Email
  • Plug-ins available for popular platforms for example Visualsoft, Linnworks, ChannelAdvisor & Magento
  • Marketplace connector to download orders from multiple channels
  • Supports eBay, Amazon, notonthehighstreet.com, Etsy, WMS & various ecommerce platform providers
  • Works with Carrier own import files from popular carrier despatch systems
  • Carrier Selection, best carrier service for each order
  • Variety of EDI manifest transmission options(HTTP/FTP/Email)
  • Automatic scheduled backups
  • Automatic self tuning to optimize performance
  • Automatic Carrier Gazetteer updates
  • Automatic configuration of system, carrier settings and services
  • Automatic software updates
  • Wide array of interface preferences and defaults
  • Windows compatible, Mac compatible (via Parallels) 
  • Operates on industry standard SQL RDBMS