July 1, 2024

Product Updates

Optimize Retail Logistics with Owlery's Automated Ship Date Calculations

In the fast-paced world of retail, ensuring on time deliveries is crucial. However, the complexity of coordinating pickup days, transit times, and standing appointments can feel like navigating a maze. For many logistics managers, determining whether their orders will arrive on time often involves sifting through spreadsheets and interpreting confusingly detailed charts—like the one below from Frozen Food Express:

This intricate schedule highlights the challenges of manage standing appointments and delivery times. Each row and column represents a potential variable that could impact the timeliness of a shipment. From specific zip codes to temperature types (Cooler, Dry, Frozen, Mixed), and guaranteed delivery services to retailers. Every detail must be meticulously planned and tracked.

Coordinating delivery schedules involves navigating through these layers of complexity. Logistics managers are tasked with interpreting all these variables, an exhausting and time-consuming process that prone to errors. Will your shipment arrive on time, or will there be chargebacks from your retailer?

Addressing Visibility Issues in Standing Appointments

One common issue logistics managers face is the lack of visibility regarding standing appointments with carriers and customers. This lack of clarity makes it challenging to calculate ship dates that align with due dates. Owlery's system functionality is designed to address this problem by providing comprehensive tools to manage and view standing appointments seamlessly.

Owlery's Automated Ship Date Calculations

Our new feature takes the hassle and guesswork out of scheduling deliveries. With Owlery, you can effortlessly manage your delivery schedules and ensure accurate and timely shipments every time.

Key Features

  1. Native Schedule Integration: Owlery has each carrier's schedules configured natively within the platform, including pickup days, transit times, and standing appointments.
  2. Automated Calculations: Our system automatically calculates accurate transit times, considering all relevant factors such as pickup dates and delivery windows.
  3. Real-Time Delivery Options: Based on your chosen pickup date, Owlery provides you with various delivery day options, helping you make informed scheduling decisions quickly and easily.


Automated Ship Date Calculation eliminates the need for manual scheduling and the interpretation of complex charts. By automating the process, you get precise transit times that account for all relevant factors, reducing the risk of delays and errors and preventing chargebacks.

Owlery's Automated Ship Date Calculation is a game-changer for logistics managers dealing with complex schedules. This new feature is integrated natively within Owlery, making it easier than ever to manage and optimize your supply chain. By transforming your logistics operations, Owlery helps you achieve real-time visibility, reduce costs, and improve overall efficiency, turning your supply chain into a strategic advantage.

At Owlery, we're committed to providing you with the tools you need to achieve real-time visibility, reduce costs, and improve overall efficiency. Embrace the future of logistics with Owlery, where streamlined logistics mean thriving businesses.

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