Re: [messengers] Dispatch / Invoicing / Online Ordering Software

Date: 25 Jan 2014 08:55:24 +0100
From: "Btbedos@xxxxxxxxx" <btbedos@xxxxxxxxx>


Hey,

Get in touch with Juergen, tell him Brice from Velopak sent you. You want this: http://www.lobo.at
I've been using it for Velopak for 2 years now. Check us out on www.velopak.dk 

All the best,

Brice

Cykelbuddet Velopak - cykler dine pakker www.velopak.dk / Bestil: 61 72 16 96 Miljøvenlig og billig fragt af pakker, dokumenter, tryksager, blomster, mad mv. i Aarhus. Bestil din grønne cykel-kurér nu og vær med i fremtidens løsning på transport i byen.

> On 24/01/2014, at 01.04, Shawn bega Blumenfeld <shawnbega@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> i bet you could find someone to develop something custom that would far
> serve you better than anything youd pay money for especially monthly.
> essentailly you are looking for a simple database with a customized
> interface that you, your messengers, your clients, can all access in
> various ways via both web and app. when i ran dccourier i bounced between
> several softwares (none of which were worth crap back then) and then began
> to develop my own initially based on the mayhem alleycat points scoring
> database engine, or whatever i used to call it, that a friend of mine made
> for me for the first mayhem in 1997 which was written in msaccess.
> eventually i converted it all to visual basic and was about to go webbased
> when we moved on from the courier business. but all of this is so much
> simpler and more functional now for those that do it. the guy who made the
> system for the seattle naccc could probably knock something out for you.
> (does he do this kind of thing for a living or just for cmc's?) i have
> never seen a non custom dispatch system that did everything the people
> using it wanted. but of course im old now and long removed from the
> industry. hope this helps or at least makes you feel like youve had a
> social interaction.
> 
> --
> Shawn "bega" Blumenfeld
> http://www.dcbikeracing.com
> --
> 
>> On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 12:12 PM, <whitesnake@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 
>> Hey other indies / messenger owned start ups / medium sized companies:
>> 
>> What software are you using for these functions? How much does it cost?
>> What are your complaints about it?
>> 
>> We've been using Courier Connex for the past five years, but since the
>> lead programmer died the software has not been updated, ever. Its
>> functional, but not pretty, and it's ridiculously cheap. We're willing to
>> spend more, for more tech support, electronic POD capture, etc.
>> 
>> I spoke to Digital Waybill, and that seems to run around $379US / month.
>> I know 4 Star uses them. Any specific complaints about it?
>> 
>> CXT seems to be the Cadillac of this stuff, but runs $800+/mo, which is a
>> lot.
>> 
>> Anyone have anything they really love and support? You guys not in the US,
>> I'm interested in that shit too (provided they have english language
>> software)
>> 
>> 
>> Best,
>> 
>> Josh Whitesnake
>> Samurai Messenger Service
>> 
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