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ShipCenter Release Notes

Version 1.3.0.0
Release Date 2/9/24

ADDED: UPS Carrier: Added support for the UPS REST API. The new API can be selected from the Carrier Editor screen.
ADDED: FedEx REST Carrier: Added the new FedEx REST carrier with support for the FedEx REST API.
ADDED: Package Editor: Added the 'Show In Source UofM' checkbox, allowing the user to view item quantities in source line units of measure.
ADDED: Security: Shipment Editor: Allow Entering Quantity Before Adding To Package - Determine if the quantity and unit of measure can be set before adding an item to a package. Requires 'Can Pack Items In Non-Base UofM' security to be enabled in order to set the unit of measure. Requires SalesPad 5.3.12 or later if using Remote Library as the shipping source. (Default: False)
ADDED: Security: Shipment Editor: Can Pack Items In Non-Base UofM - Determine if users can pack in any allowed unit of measure for the item. Requires 'Allow Entering Quantity Before Adding To Package' security to be enabled. Requires SalesPad 5.3.12 or later if using the Remote Library as the shipping source. (Default: False)
ADDED: Security: Shipment Editor: Default Packing Quantity - Determine the default item quantity to be packed. (Default: Remaining Quantity To Pack)
ADDED: Settings: Packing: Pack Kit Instead of Components - If set to 'True', kit items will be packed instead of kit components. Warning: Enabling this setting may cause conflicts with packing in Inventory Manager and SalesPad. (Default: False)

UPDATED: Service: The endpoint that is used by SalesPad's ShipCenter Auto Complete sales document plugin now locks the sales document while ShipCenter is processing the shipment.
UPDATED: Application: Updated the ShipCenter application icon and branding.
UPDATED: Application: ShipCenter is built as an x64 application.

FIXED: Shipments: Generating a return shipment for a shipment that isn't linked to a sales document will no longer crash with an "Object reference not set to an instance of an object" error. (Introduced: 1.2.0.33)
FIXED: Security Editor: The Enable All Sub Securities and Disable All Sub Securities buttons will no longer crash with an "Object reference not set to an instance of an object" error. (Introduced: 1.2.0.36)
FIXED: Security Editor: The Enable All Sub Securities and Disable All Sub Securities buttons will no longer reset sub securities that are not True/False settings.
FIXED: Shipment Editor: Direct Image Processing Script: Having a script set and then clearing it out will no longer prevent ZPL labels from printing.
FIXED: Security Editor: Securities will now be imported correctly. (Introduced: 1.2.0.36)
FIXED: Service: Referencing sales document user fields in the Generate Shipment Script will no longer cause an object reference error when the shipment's shipping source is SalesPad Remote Library.
FIXED: Application: Command line installations will now correctly use the supplied installation directory.

Version 1.2.0.37
Release Date 8/21/23

ADDED: Security: Shipment Editor: Carrier Printer Overrides - Select a printer to print to for a specified carrier after the shipment gets processed. This overrides the default printer configured on the carrier.

FIXED: ShipCenter Installer: DevExpress v14 DLLs will no longer be included.

Version 1.2.0.36
Release Date 5/30/23

Minimum SalesPad Remote Library version: 5.2.38

ADDED: Setting: Direct Image Print Delay - Specify how long (in milliseconds) to delay each ZPL label when multiple labels are being printed. This will help ensure that the labels are printed in order by not overloading the printer with requests.
ADDED: Setting: Print Settings: Show ZPL Printer Incompatibility Warning - If set to 'True', trying to print a ZPL document to a non-Zebra printer will display a warning prompt. Defaults to 'True'. This feature was originally introduced in version 1.2.0.35 without a setting.
ADDED: Setting: Forward Only After Label Printed - If set to ‘True’, this setting will only allow sales documents to forward through workflow if no errors occur during label printing. If printing fails, then the sales document will remain in its current queue instead of forwarding to the next queue.
ADDED: Security: Shipment Editor: Suppress All Warnings - Determine shipment actions for which warning messages will not be displayed. (Default: None)
ADDED: Security: Shipment Editor: Suppress Individual Warnings - Determine specific warning messages that will not be displayed to the user. Warning messages can be complete or partial and are not case-sensitive. (Default: None)
ADDED: Security: Shipment Editor: Display Warnings As Toast Notifications - Determine whether warning messages are displayed as message prompts or less obtrusive toast notifications. (Default: False)
ADDED: ShipCenter Service: Added ProcessSpecificShipment endpoint that functions exactly like ProcessSingleShipment, but requires an ASN number to be provided, and retrieves and processes that specific shipment.

UPDATED: Shipment Monitor: Optimizations were made to this screen to decrease the number of hits to the database it was making. This should increase the refresh speed for most users.
UPDATED: Application: DevExpress updated to version 22.2.5.
UPDATED: Application: SalesPad updated to version 5.3.2.
UPDATED: Shipments: Packing: The Item and Package grids now have Item Number as an available column. It is hidden by default and can be added with the Column Chooser.
UPDATED: Package Templates: Freight Class has been added to the grid.
UPDATED: New Package Templates: Freight Class has been added as a field.

FIXED: Shipping: Partial Invoicing: When freight is written back to the source document, the Freight amount only reflects the latest shipments since the last invoice instead of summing all related invoices.
FIXED: Service: Service endpoints which try to run scripts such as the Generate Shipment Script will not give "Value cannot be null" errors. (Introduced: 1.2.0.35)
FIXED: Shipment Monitor: When generating a new shipment for an order with an existing shipment, an out-of-memory exception will no longer occur when using the Remote Library shipping source.
FIXED: Shipment Editor: The Finish Shipment button will now become disabled after the shipment is processed the first time, instead of needing to either open and close the shipment or click the Finish Shipment button a second time.
FIXED: Shipment Editor: Ship To, Ship From (and other) clickable information labels: Information labels now disregard "&" as a hotkey-specifying character and no longer break multi-line formatting.
FIXED: Shipments: UPS: Including a space in a Canadian Postal Code on the Shipment Options Payment tab will no longer result in a "The payment information must be the same for both Transportation charges and Duty and Tax charges" error.
FIXED: Shipments: UPS: The Packaging Type field in the Package Options section will not revert changes made to it.
FIXED: Printing: Trying to print a ZPL document to a printer which uses ZDesigner drivers will not display a warning prompt. (Introduced: 1.2.0.35)
FIXED: Printing: If 'Automatically Print' is set to 'False', the app will not sometimes freeze when trying to print.
FIXED: Printing: If 'Automatically Print' is set to 'False' and 'Show ZPL Printer Compatibility Warning' is set to 'True', the ZPL printer compatibility check will occur after selecting a printer instead of checking the default printer before printer selection. (Introduced: 1.2.0.35)
FIXED: Shipments: Voiding a shipment will now release the source document lock.
FIXED: Package Chooser: The OK button will now select the highlighted package and close the window.

Version 1.2.0.35
Release Date 9/28/22

ADDED: Setting: Suppress No Fulfilled Lines Message - If set to 'True', suppress the popup message that alerts users when a shipment is being generated for a source document that does not have any fulfilled lines. Defaults to 'False'.

UPDATED: Shipping Source: Remote Library: Added Remote Library methods and utilities necessary to support Consolidated Shipment Operations.
UPDATED: Carrier: UPS: Setting: Send Extended Reference Fields to UPS - Determines whether or not reference fields 3-5 should be sent to the UPS API.
UPDATED: Shipment Monitor: If the Enable Sales Document Scanner Popup setting is true, do not cause the shipment monitor to automatically refresh its summary data when loaded.
UPDATED: Shipment Monitor: If the Sales Document Scanner Popup is opened, the scheduled summary data refresh will not run in the background until the Sales Document Scanner Popup is closed.

FIXED: Security Editor: When selecting a security group, scripts from the previous security group will not overwrite scripts from the selected security group.
FIXED: Shipment Editor: Clicking the Finish Shipment button while the shipment has a status of Shipping or Voiding will only cause the "Shipment Status Issue" prompt to appear only once when clicking Yes.
FIXED: Shipment Editor: Attempting to print a ZPL image on a printer that doesn't use a zebra printer driver will now open a prompt alerting the user of the potential printer incompatibility and requesting that the user confirm that they want to attempt to print the ZPL image on the incompatible printer.
FIXED: Shipment Editor: Opening an existing shipment that has a freight write to option of Sales Document Line pre-selected will now populate the Write Rate to Item Number dropdown.
FIXED: Shipment Monitor: Sales Document Scanner Popup: Attempts to retrieve consolidated shipments using the Sales Document Scanner Popup should no longer throw a null reference exception, rather the consolidated shipment should now open in the Shipment Editor.
FIXED: Shipping Source: SalesPad GP: Finalizing a consolidated shipment that has a write-back method of sales line item will now create the appropriate sales line item on the source document, creating one new line item on each source document on the consolidated shipment if the Split Freight for Consolidated Shipments shipping source setting is true and creating one new line item on the first source document otherwise.
FIXED: Shipments: The Max Results and Hide Historical Shipments fields are now evaluated in SQL instead of within ShipCenter.  This allows for those fields to affect how quickly the lookup loads and how many resources ShipCenter uses in the process. (Introduced: 1.2.0.33)

Version 1.2.0.34
Release Date 12/9/21

ADDED: Shipping Sources: Remote Library: An ITT workflow forward checkbox has been added to the Remote Library shipping source that should allow users to forward In-Transit Transfers in workflow upon shipment finalization.
ADDED: New Connection: Added the ability to import existing connections when creating a new SQL connection.

UPDATED: Shipping Source: Remote Library: Added UpdateSourceShippingMethod to support the ability to change a source document's shipping method
UPDATED: Shipping Source: Remote Library: Added UpdateShippingHeaderShippingMethod to support the ability to change a shipment license plate's shipping method.
UPDATED: Remote Library Shipping Source: Updated Service References to use new methods that will ensure the ShipCenter user is written to any sales document or in-transit transfer audits when operations are performed on the source document in ShipCenter.
UPDATED: Shipping Source: Remote Library: Added support for ITT objects in the Remote Library Shipping Source.
UPDATED: Shipping Source: Remote Library: Added ITT Status filter property to the Remote Library Shipping Source.
UPDATED: Shipping Source: Remote Library: Added support for direct auditing through the Remote Library Shipping Source.
UPDATED: Shipping Source: Remote Library: Added support for retrieving the list of unfulfilled source document lines in the Remote Library Shipping Source.
UPDATED: Shipping Sources: Attempts to acquire a lock on a locked sales document will now display a message to the user alerting them of the current lock holder.

FIXED: Shipments: Clicking 'Finish Shipment' when a USF Holland carrier is selected will not give an "There is an error in XML document (1, 2)" error.
FIXED: FedEx: Restored Package Count and Master Number fields on the FedEx shipping label.
FIXED: Remote Library Shipping Source: Writeback of Sales Document Line UDFs is now performed upon finalizing a shipment.

Version 1.2.0.33
Release Date 10/5/21

ADDED: Shipment Editor: Updated Shipment Properties to include account fields when Shipment Category set to Return Shipment. (Introduced: 1.2.0.33.182)

ADDED: Security: Shipments: Max Results Upper Limit - Sets the maximum value that the Max Results field can hold. If the value entered in the Max Results field is greater than the stated upper limit, then the Max Results field value will revert to the upper limit. (Default: 10000)

ADDED: ShipCenter Remote Library Integration: Logging for Remote Library Integration now triggered upon failures encountered while accessing Remote Library service data.

ADDED: ShipCenter Remote Library Integration: Remote Library Failed Call Retry Count property exists to configure number of Remote Library reattempts when the Remote Library service cannot be contacted.

ADDED: ShipCenter Remote Library Integration: Remote Library Failed Call Retry Delay Seconds property exists to configure number of seconds to delay the next Remote Library Service call reattempt.

ADDED: Carrier: Added DHL Express carrier.

ADDED: Security: Shipment Editor: Add Item to Package Script - C# script that is executed when an item is added to a package.

ADDED: Security: Shipment Editor: Closing Packing Screen Script - C# script that is executed when the packing screen is closing.

ADDED: Security: Shipment Editor: Direct Image Processing Script - C# script that is executed any time a direct image is sent to a printer.

ADDED: Security: Shipment Editor: Enable ShipCenter Core Packing Screen - Determine whether the Items button is enabled in the Shipment Editor. Disabling will restrict packing functionality to License Plating functions, DC Packing, or custom packing screens. (Default: True)

ADDED: Security: Shipment Editor: Generate Return Shipment Script - C# script that is executed as a return shipment is generated.

ADDED: Security: Shipment Editor: Package Changed Script - C# script that is executed any time the package is changed on the Shipment Editor.

ADDED: Setting: Cancel Subsequent Image Prints If Direct Image Processing Script Is Cancelled - If true, cancel attempts to print additional images if the Direct Image Processing Script causes a printed image document to be cancelled. (Default: True)

ADDED: Shipment Monitor: Added support for In Transit Transfer documents in the Shipment Monitor.

UPDATED: Shipment Editor: Performance increase while finishing the first shipment of a shipping source.

UPDATED: Application: DevExpress has been upgraded to 19.2.4.

UPDATED: Carrier: Added property that dictates whether or not a return document is automatically created once a shipment is finalized.

UPDATED: Carrier: FedEx: Added support for return to address tab.

UPDATED: Shipment Editor: Added tab control to allow addition of Shipment Editor formlets and converted the notes control into one such formlet.

UPDATED: Shipment Editor: Added support for Sales Line Item UDF writeback.

UPDATED: Shipment Editor: When acquiring a lock on a source document, also provide the user that currently has the source document locked if possible.

UPDATED: Shipment Editor: Added logic to allow manual string printing for ZPL printers to be called in scripting.

UPDATED: Shipment Editor: Added UI to alert the user when shipping labels are being printed during shipment finalization.

UPDATED: Shipment Monitor: Altered the shipment monitor to use a tab control that supports security control of which shipment monitors can be utilized for different source document origins.

UPDATED: Shipping Source: Added property to filter out ITT documents that aren't completely fulfilled.

UPDATED: Shipping Source: Added property to filter ITT documents by status.

FIXED: Shipments: Attempting to open an existing shipment that has no associated source document should no longer throw an unhandled exception.

FIXED: Shipment Editor: Double clicking the Finish Shipment button should no longer cause ShipCenter to run the logic to finalize a shipment twice.

FIXED: Get Rates: The legacy service will not incorrectly give errors such as "No packages in shipment" or "Missing Commodity". (Introduced: 1.2.0.29)

FIXED: Sales Document tax amount is no longer set to $0 for AvaTax tax schedules. (Introduced in 1.2.0.32)

FIXED: Shipments: When the shipment screen returns a maximum number of shipment results, the returned shipments will now be presented from newest to oldest.

FIXED: Shipments: Unhandled exceptions no longer appear if a user enters a value lesser than 1/1/1753 but greater than 1/1/0001 for the start date.

FIXED: Shipments: Generating a return shipment for a historical sales document will now write notes, audits, UDFs, and tracking numbers to the historical sales document instead of giving an "Unable to load source document" error.

FIXED: Shipment Monitor: Non-inventory items will not cause a "Value for enum Type was not found" crash.

FIXED: Shipments: Choosing a different Shipment Service will not lead to the originally selected Shipment Service being written back to the sales document instead of the service which the carrier uses.

Version 1.2.0.32
Release Date 6/11/21

FIXED: Shipment Editor: When the 'Use Ground Home Delivery For Residential Destinations' setting is enabled, ShipCenter will not display the "This shipment qualifies for FedEx Home Delivery. Please resubmit your request with serviceType Ground Home Delivery." error when obtaining the shipment rate after the Shipment Amount button is clicked.
FIXED: Shipment Monitor: ASN was pulling for the wrong document compared to what had been selected when an auto-filter row was set.

ADDED: Setting: Added UDF mapping setting for the Sales Document's Carrier Name UDF.
ADDED: Setting: Added UDF mapping setting for the Sales Document's Shipping Billing UDF.
ADDED: Setting: Added UDF mapping setting for the Sales Document's Billing Account Number UDF.
ADDED: Setting: Added UDF mapping setting for the Service Transfer's Contract Name UDF.
ADDED: Setting: Added UDF mapping setting for the Service Transfer's Reference 1 Population UDF.
ADDED: Setting: Added UDF mapping setting for the Service Transfer's Reference 2 Population UDF.

Version 1.2.0.31
Release Date 4/8/21

UPDATED: GP Shipping Source: Write Actual Ship Date: The actual ship date will now also be written to the source document's lines upon finalizing a shipment.

ADDED: Shipping Sources: Remote Library Shipping Source: Adds a new shipping source option to communicate source document and shipment updates through the SalesPad Desktop Remote Library service. (Requires: SalesPad Desktop 5.1.5)
ADDED: Shipments: Search Options: Hide Historical: Adds a checkbox option for omitting historical shipments from search results.
ADDED: Shipments: Search Options: Max Results: Adds an option for specifying a max amount of search results to be returned. Defaults to 10,000.
ADDED: Shipments: Search Options: From and To Date Filters: Adds two date filters for narrowing shipment search results.

FIXED: Shipment Editor: The package template chooser will now correctly select templates created in SalesPad Desktop. (Introduced: 1.2.0.29)

Version 1.2.0.30
Release Date 11/25/20

ADDED: Setting: UPS Carrier: Display Negotiated Rate Notifications: Marking this 'False' will omit response alert messages from UPS regarding negotiated rates. (Default: True)
ADDED: Security: Shipments: Can Create Shipments: Adds a new security "Can Create Shipments" to control whether the 'New Shipment' button is enabled for a user.
ADDED: Security: Shipments: Can Edit Shipments: Adds a new security "Can Edit Shipments" to control whether the users will be able to edit shipments or open them as read-only.

FIXED: FedEx Carrier: Added missing SmartPost Hub IDs.
FIXED: RestSharp: Users will no longer experience issues related to the RestSharp assembly not loading version 104.4.0.
FIXED: Shipment Editor: Source Document Line: Fixed an issue that occurred while saving a shipment where the source document lines failed to insert because of a NULL source doc ID. (Introduced 1.2.0.26)
FIXED: Shipment Monitor: Open Shipment: Calculating the quantity packed on a shipment will no longer fail to convert null/empty values on a source document line.
FIXED: Shipments: Filtering on the Ship To Address and Ship From Address columns will no longer cause an "Invalid Column Name" error.
FIXED: Shipments: The Ship To Address and Ship From Address columns no longer require the Ship To Address ID and Ship From Address ID columns to be added to the grid to populate data.
FIXED: Shipment Monitor: Resetting a grid layout will now properly reset the row height back to the default size.
FIXED: Shipping Method: When editing shipping methods in GP 2010, an invalid column error will no longer occur.
FIXED: Scripting: Duplicate reference errors will no longer occur when a script is being compiled.
FIXED: Shipments: Attempting to open a shipment without a source document attached will no longer throw an object reference error. (Introduced v1.2.0.29)

Version 1.2.0.28
Release Date 5/27/20

FIXED: Shipment Editor: UPS label orientation is once again respected when labels are printed. (Introduced: 1.2.0.26)

UPDATED: ShipmentMonitor: Improved error messaging if ShipCenter encounters an issue with mapped shipping methods while generating a shipment.

Version 1.2.0.27
Release Date 5/4/20

FIXED: Shipment Editor: No longer throws an exception due to a "null" value being inserted into the Source Doc ID key field
FIXED: Shipment Monitor: Scanner Popup: Opening the Shipment Monitor screen will no longer throw an exception if the “Enable Sales Document Scanner Popup” setting is enabled.
FIXED: Shipments: Fed Ex Shipment Dry Ice Detail: Fed Ex Shipments will now correctly include the dry ice weight within its dry ice detail request.
FIXED: Package Editor: Package Editor will now correctly display/load a shipment's sales document kit component items.
FIXED: FedEx: If multiple account rates are given by FedEx, the correct one will now be used.
FIXED: FedEx Address Validation: Correct suite/apartment numbers on the first address line will now be moved to the second address line by address validation.
FIXED: Login: Server login errors/messages will now display properly centered within the dialog window.

Version 1.2.0.26
Release Date 3/10/20

FIXED: Shipments: Printing: Fixed an issue that caused the 'Print' option to not be available when printing labels/reports for a shipment.
FIXED: Printing: Bill of Lading: Fixed an issue that caused ShipCenter to crash when printing a bill of lading from a shipment.
FIXED: FedEx: If multiple account rates are given by FedEx, the correct one will now be used.

UPDATED: Shipment Editor: When sending an international shipment through UPS, the 'Commodities' (located in the 'Customs' tab of the shipment options) will now have its unit price defaulted to match the unit price of the sales line.
UPDATED: Stamps.com Package Options: Added 'Thick Envelope', 'Large Envelope or Flat', and 'Oversized Package' package types.

FIXED: Shipment Monitor: Selecting a shipping source from the source grid (or the shipping source dropdown) updates the 'Scan Order' popup and shipment grid as expected.

Version 1.2.0.25
Release Date 1/13/20

FIXED: Stamps.com: First Class Mail labels will no longer print with a question mark character.
FIXED: Purolator: Labels are now requested using only the shipment PIN, instead of each individual package PIN.

ADDED: FedEx: Address validation: Addresses will now be marked as residential if it can be determined by the validation.

Version 1.2.0.24
Release Date 11/8/19

UPDATED: Carrier Card: Printer defaults are now configurable per machine, and per carrier.
UPDATED: The default printer setting now determines what the initial default printer will be on the carrier card, before it is configured for an individual machine.

FIXED: FedEx: If a shipment's Account Option is changed to 'Collect' after the shipping charges have been populated, there will no longer be an error when finishing the shipment.

Version 1.2.0.23
Release Date 10/31/19

UPDATED: Shipment Monitor now loads documents faster.

FIXED: Packing Items: Items that were packed in DataCollection will now display the correct Quantity Packed.

Version 1.2.0.22
Release Date 10/7/19

FIXED: FedEx: Domestic Canadian shipments will no longer result in an Invalid Currency error if no Declared Value is entered.

Version 1.2.0.21
Release Date 8/16/19

FIXED: ShipCenter Service: The Residential Delivery flag now works correctly with the ShipCenter Windows service.

Version 1.2.0.20
Release Date 7/22/19

FIXED: FedEx: The Residential Delivery flag is now included in rate requests, so Ground Home Delivery rates will now be included in rate shopping results for residential delivery shipments.

Version 1.2.0.19
Release Date 6/25/19

ADDED: Hotkey Mappings: Hotkeys may now be configured to perform certain tasks in the Shipment Editor screen.

FIXED: Shipment Editor: Reference fields are no longer overwritten by the Source Line Field Mappings when closing the Packing screen.
FIXED: When printing labels for a shipment that failed to save correctly, labels from previous shipments with the same issue will no longer print as well.
FIXED: Shipment Options: When the shipment service is UPS Mail Innovations, the Invoice Line Total field will now be displayed correctly in the customs tab of the shipment options.
FIXED: UPS: For UPS Mail Innovations shipments, leaving the Cost Center reference field blank will no longer cause an error.
FIXED: UPS: Leaving the Ship To or Ship From phone number fields blank will no longer cause an error.

Version 1.0.2.18
Release Date 5/29/19

FIXED: Integrations: SalesPad Desktop: When the SalesPad Tax Query handler is Thomson Reuters, sales document tax will no longer be cleared after processing a shipment.
FIXED: Purolator: Labels are now retrieved once instead of duplicated for each package in the shipment.
FIXED: Logging out before interacting with a Shipping Source and then logging back in will no longer throw an unhandled exception upon interacting with a Shipping

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