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Deliver faster & smarter with Metafour’s next generation Sameday Courier Software.

From public booking and payment gateway integration to accurate time calculations, delivery notifications, and scheduled job management, our same day software will revolutionize your delivery business.

Same Day Essential Features:

All in one system

One unified cloud-based system for sameday, overnight, and international courier services.

Seamlessly handle Same Day, Overnight, and International shipments while showcasing your offerings, simplifying billing. and maximising profitability.

  • Seamlessly book, print labels, and track shipments.
  • Showcase your complete range of services, impress clients, and secure more work.
  • Simplify billing with a single system bill, consolidating all courier services into one transparent invoice.
  • Reduce costs, enhance security, and eliminate hardware complexities with a fully cloud-based infrastructure.

Controller Screen

Full control and visibility for controllers.

A sameday system for controllers, by controllers. Putting power into the hands of key decision makers, driving efficiency & profitability.

  • Controller screens designed with input from the UK’s top controllers.
  • Software with a focus on controller efficiency.
  • Intuitive screens with configurable Hotkey shortcuts for fast driver allocation.
  • Full visibility and control of all jobs and circuits in one powerful controller screen.
  • Colour rows for fast onscreen controller interaction.

Customer Portal and Payment Gateway

Book, pay, and track deliveries online through our easy-to-use, white-labeled booking portal.

Provide a seamless experience for your customers, ensuring convenient transactions.

  • Public Booking Page.
  • Expand Customer Base.
  • Integrated Payment Gateway.
  • Enhanced Revenue Streams.
  • Simplified Transaction Process.
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Public Booking Page: Showcase your services and easily capture bookings from the general public.

Expand Customer Base: Reach a wider audience, introducing your services to the general public who may become loyal clients in the future.

Integrated Payment Gateway: Effortlessly link to leading payment gateway providers ensuring secure and seamless payment processing during the booking stage.

Integrated Payment Gateway: Effortlessly link to leading payment gateway providers ensuring secure and seamless payment processing during the booking stage.

Enhanced Revenue Streams: Not every customer is large enough to set up an account or allocate a line of credit, which is why public bookings and payment gateway integration are crucial. By enabling easy online payments, you can tap into new revenue streams and cater to customers who prefer upfront transactions.

Simplified Transaction Process: With the public booking page and payment gateway working seamlessly together, customers can book your services and make payments in one smooth process, eliminating any additional steps or complications.

Accurate ETA Calculations

Delight your customers with more precise delivery ETA notifications.

Precise time calculations based on traffic, distance, and vehicle type, empowering you to plan efficiently and exceed customer expectations.

  • Comprehensive Time Calculation.
  • Efficient Resource Allocation.
  • Customer Satisfaction.
  • Streamlined Operations.
  • Improved Planning.
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Comprehensive Time Calculation: Time estimates considering crucial factors such as traffic conditions, distance, and the specific vehicle type ensure that your planning is optimised and aligned with real-world conditions.

Efficient Resource Allocation: Optimising driver schedules, dispatching vehicles, and planning routes, allowing you to maximise productivity and minimise idle time.

Customer Satisfaction: Exceed customer expectations with accurate delivery times, fostering satisfaction and building trust in your services.

Streamlined Operations: Organise your workflows efficiently, reducing delays and ensuring smooth order fulfilment.

Improved Planning: Make informed decisions about prioritisation, resource allocation, and capacity management.

Delivery Notifications

Improve customer visibility and experience with real-time delivery status notifications.

Our same-day software keeps customers informed with automated delivery notifications, creating transparency and fostering trust in your services.

  • Automated Delivery Updates.
  • Real-time Tracking.
  • Proactive Communication.
  • Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty.
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Automated Delivery Updates: Send notifications to customers at
key stages of the delivery process keeping your customers engaged and informed throughout the entire journey.

Real-time Tracking: Allow customers to monitor the progress of their shipments and anticipate their arriva enhancing the overall customer experience and reducing inquiries about delivery status.

Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty: Provide exceptional customer experiences, differentiate yourself from competitors and foster long-term relationships.

Scheduled Jobs

Seamlessly manage and automate customer’s scheduled bookings.

Simplify recurring deliveries through easy setup and management of schedules, automating the booking process, and saving valuable time and resources.

  • Easy Schedule Setup.
  • Automated Booking Process.
  • Time and Resource Savings.
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Easy Schedule Setup: Set up agreements with customers for regular collections and deliveries, specifying details such as pickup locations, drop-off destinations, frequency, and preferred time slots.

Automated Booking Process: Automatically generates bookings based on the specified schedules, eliminating manual data entry and reducing the risk of errors.

Time and Resource Savings: Your team can focus on more critical tasks, such as customer service and operational optimization, while the software efficiently handles the repetitive and time-consuming aspects of managing recurring deliveries.

Reporting

Drive business performance with Real-time Reporting.

Generate real-time reports, schedule automated reporting for clients and internal use, and provide convenient access to customised reports through a dedicated client-specific portal.

  • Real-time reporting for up-to-the-minute insights into your same day courier operations.
  • Schedule automated, and customised, reporting for clients.
  • Customised client portal where customers can securely access and review their reports at their convenience.
  • Identify trends and patterns in driver performance to make informed decisions that maximise driver.

Data & Security

Secure, certified cloud-based platform to give your customers peace of mind.

As a trusted software provider serving the courier, banking and corporate mailroom sectors, we ensure your data’s safety and confidentiality allowing you to confidently pitch to new clients.

  • 40+ years of expertise in the courier industry, providing a strong foundation for reliable and secure services.
  • ISO27001 and Cyber Essentials validating our adherence to international standards for information security management systems.
  • System upgrades every 6 weeks meaning your software is constantly improved and updated.
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Leverage our software solutions to impress corporate customers.

Choose from three hosting plans tailored to accommodate your specific requirements and those of your customers.

Mapping and Run Planning

Save on time & fuel costs with a comprehensive view of your entire fleet.

Effortlessly allocate collections to the nearest driver, save on time and fuel costs, and gain a comprehensive view of your entire driver fleet.

  • Simplify driver run planning using integrated Google Maps functionality.
  • Gain a comprehensive view of your entire driver fleet, enabling efficient resource allocation and cost-saving measures.
  • Monitor what each driver is carrying at any given time, ensuring transparency and operational efficiency.
  • Segment a controller’s view for improved analysis and better management insights.

Accounts and Invoicing

Automate customer invoicing and connect to a variety of finance platforms.

  • Save time and money by automating invoicing and cost checking.
  • Automatically check accuracy of supplier invoices.
  • Create professional branded invoices.
  • Automatic Invoice Recons.
  • Seamlessly download and upload revenue data into popular accounting software such as QuickBooks, Sage, Xero, Pastel and more.
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The accounts and invoicing modules in our courier software have been designed to streamline your vital, yet often laborious, business processes. Saving you time and money by eliminating manual invoicing and cost checking Metafour’s courier software ensures you make a profit on every waybill!

  • Automatically check accuracy of supplier invoices.
  • Automate your client invoicing process.
  • Create professional branded invoices.
  • Choose from a range of preset exports for popular finance packages.

Invoice Reconciliation Tool

First off is our invoice reconciliation tool. Rather than manually comparing all of your invoices against your agreed carrier costs, this feature automates the resource-heavy process. Our courier software will highlight all discrepancies between your bookings and costs, and update weights, costs and sales prices to help create accurate profit and loss reports.

Metafour’s supplier invoice reconciliation tool is a time and labour saving module for your Finance department. Review multiple shipments at a glance to ensure profitability is maintained and your Suppliers are billing you correctly.

  • In bulk, retrospectively correct shipment weights based on your supplier’s invoices.
  • In bulk, retrospectively cross check supplier costs against costs calculated by NetCourier at the time of booking.
  • Map to any horizontal or vertical cost invoice your suppliers may provide
  • Pass on unexpected costs to ensure profit.

Automate customer billing with our courier software invoicing module

Our easy to use invoice module lets you create an invoice for a single job, client account, date range and more. Schedule invoices to run automatically, or, save your preferences to be run the next time at the click of a button.

Next, our courier software can automate your customer billing. Invoices are automatically created by the system and emailed out to your clients, helping to improve your cash flow, with a range of invoice templates to suit your business.

Metafour creates professional looking PDF invoices using your company’s brand, and can be sent to your client contacts directly from our courier software. Invoices can also be viewed and downloaded by your clients online anytime by logging onto the client portal, reducing invoice queries.

Export to finance packages

Our courier software can also import data from finance packages to update customer booking credit limits and more.

Seamlessly download and upload revenue data into popular accounting software programs such as QuickBooks, Sage, Xero, Pastel and more.

Finally, it is simple to export your data from our courier software to a host of popular accounting packages. Select from a range of preset exports, or create your own using our powerful report builder.

Carrier Integrations

Integrate and automate seamlessly with over 40 carriers.

Seamlessly connect with over 40 global, regional and local carriers, automating booking & tracking, dramatically reducing manual double entry and errors.

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Metafour integrates with over 40 of the most popular Overnight, International, and Sameday suppliers. Our courier software posts bookings directly into your chosen supplier systems and returns their labels and tracking. This eliminates the need for manual double entry and reduces data errors.

Benefits of our 3rd party integrations
  • Eliminate double entry and errors.
  • Reduce processing time by over 50%.
  • Grow your foot print.
  • Maximise your margin.
  • Get the best delivery option every time.
Integrations: Cutting Costs and Increasing Efficiencies

Based on the booking details, Metafour will least-cost route your deliveries between multiple third party carrier accounts, ensuring maximum profitability on each and every shipment. Prioritise carrier selection by time, cost, or best fit based on your clients needs, to get the best delivery every time. Our portfolio of carrier integrations includes all major international carriers like FedEx, DHL, UPS & TNT, as well as a range of domestic networks.

Don’t turn down valuable revenue streams. Using our range of ready to use third party integrations, you can grow your delivery footprint, or become a broker of third party services, helping you scale.

NetCourier Integrations

Whether you ship internationally or locally, our extensive list of global, regional, and local carrier integrations will help you to seamlessly manage your business. We currently have over 30 different connections, and are continually increasing and upgrading our portfolio.

Other partnerships

We work with the innovative what3words to ensure that NetCourier can help reduce the time and money spent dealing with imprecise addresses.

API

Perfect for 3PLs, outsourced
logistics, and retail fulfilment
companies.

Sitting between your customer’s ERP or WMS and your parcel carriers, it helps create a seamless supply chain and streamlines your entire delivery process. The API ensures easy transfer of your bookings between your third parties, and even ensures that full tracking can be sent back to your customers.

Experience

4 decades of industry-leading Courier Delivery Software innovation.

Established in 1980, our four decades of relentless re-investment in our product has ensured that we are the go-to company for all types of courier and logistics companies; not only locally, but nationally and globally.

World-Class

We pride ourselves on providing unrivalled service from your initial enquiry to the implementation of your project, and beyond.

Cost-Effective

See how we’ve helped Sameday Couriers deliver better.

Our Courier Software is trusted by 100’s of same day delivery businesses to ship over 100 million items annually.

Courier Software Pricing

Scale as you grow with our modular, sliding-scale pricing.

Only pay for the modules you use and get cheaper rates per unit the more you ship. 3 service tiers are available to suit your company’s size and needs.

  • Standard hosting
  • Software supported by our dedicated team
  • Access to friendly support desk
  • Regular reviews
  • Annual reporting
  • Advanced hosting
  • Dedicated account management
  • Faster support turnaround
  • Regular reporting
  • Additional training
  • Access to plus Infosec pack
  • And more
  • Dedicated, bespoke hosting
  • Dedicated consultancy
  • Enterprise support SLA
  • Regular service reviews
  • Bespoke reporting
  • Extensive training programs
  • Access to enterprise infosec pack
  • 24/7 support options available
  • And more

Modules.

Our courier management system is highly configurable to match your delivery business model, size, and growth plans.

  • Only pay for the features you need.
  • Add features as you grow.
  • affordable pricing model for any business size.
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  • MetApp
  • NetCourier Shipping API Suite
  • Quickship
  • Supporting data API
  • Hosted SFTP account
  • Route/Run planning & mapping
  • Driver Payments
  • Datasense Premium & advanced reporting
  • Supplier weight & invoice reconciliation
  • Third party Delivery Partner Integrations (DHL/FedEx/Etc)
  • Delivery partner live rate look-up
  • Compliance suite
  • Single Sign On (SSO)
  • Secure Tracking data export
  • Finance balance exchange

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FAQs

How do we facilitate same day delivery operations?

Our software automates scheduling and booking, providing real-time tracking and reporting, making same day delivery operations efficient and customer-centric. The integration with over 40 carriers ensures a streamlined workflow for smoother operations.

Can our software streamline the scheduling and booking process for same day deliveries?

Yes, our software automates booking and schedule setups, reducing manual data entry, which significantly streamlines the scheduling and booking process for same day deliveries, allowing focus on more critical tasks.

What integrations are available with our software to enhance same day courier service efficiency?

Our software integrates with over 40 global, regional, and local carriers, automating booking and tracking, reducing manual errors, and facilitating an efficient workflow for faster and more accurate delivery processing.

How does our software assist in real-time tracking and reporting for same day courier operations?

It provides real-time tracking and reporting, offering insights into courier operations. Customers can securely access and review their reports, helping in informed decision-making to maximise operational efficiency.

How does our software help in automating the invoicing process for same day deliveries?

Our software automates invoicing, checks supplier invoice accuracy, and exports data to popular accounting software, making the invoicing process for same day deliveries streamlined, accurate, and efficient.

What is the pricing model for our sameday courier software?

The pricing model for our sameday courier software is modular and employs a sliding-scale structure, ensuring cost-effectiveness and scalability for businesses of varying sizes. As your business expands, the pricing adapts to maintain affordability and value.

What security measures do we have in place for data handling in our sameday courier software?

Adhering to ISO27001 and Cyber Essentials certifications, our software ensures data safety. Regular system upgrades enhance security, providing a reliable and secure service for confident business operations.

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With decades of industry knowledge, our in-house experts are always on hand to help.

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