NRGship for UPS Compatibility with macOS Big Sur

macOS 11, also known as Big Sur was released on Thursday, November 12th, 2020. Big Sur is is a free update from Apple. It will run on most any Mac made since 2013, however we consider this a major OS release. Big Sur sports a refined interface, and under the hood removes older technology which can break compatability with applications, while adding support for Apple’s new silicon processors. NRGship for UPS has been tested under Big Sur however we highly suggest users wait to upgrade to ensure compatibility across all installed applications.

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How to turn today’s megatrends into tomorrow’s advantages: Register NOW for this UPS event on November 12

November 12
Thursday, 1:00 p.m. EST
Sign up now for the final webinar in our Be Unstoppable™ series: Five Megatrends Impacting Your Small Business.

Our experts, Erik Stephansson, UPS Director of Market Research and Global Customer Insights, Ayana Green, UPS Vice President of U.S. Marketing, Vignesh Anandan, UPS Senior Marketing Manager of Global Customer Insights, and Archana Vidyasekar, Research Director at Frost & Sullivan’s Visionary Innovation Group, will share results from our recent survey about the megatrends transforming small business today, along with actions your business can start taking to:

  • Gain more customers
  • Streamline your supply chain
  • Become more competitive
  • Reduce business risks

We’ll also talk about UPS solutions that can help your business thrive as you adjust to these accelerating trends.

 

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Turn an unprecedented peak into unprecedented success: Get Holiday Tips from FedEx

Between managing your customers’ expectations, safety and the rising demand for buying holiday gifts and essentials online, planning for this unprecedented peak season can make your head spin.

But it’s also a chance at unprecedented success. Industry experts and retailers share ten tips for getting a head start, from promotions and inventory to scheduling shipping for on-time delivery, all with the superior customer experience that builds year-round customer-loyalty.

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Let us help you harness the power of APIs with Claris FileMaker Pro

While our primary development efforts at NRG revolve around shipping and carrier APIs, we often assist other Claris developers with projects related to other APIs. With our knowledge of XML and JSON creation and parsing, we can often provide assistance to jumpstart web service integrations and save you considerable time and effort. Contact our sales department for more information on our development services.

ShipStation APIs

We recently did a projet where a customer was implementing NRGship for Endicial Label Server to replace label generation thru ShipStation. The customer wanted to maintain their existing multi-channel order downloads in ShipStation for the time being, but wanted more finite control over label generation from FileMaker which we were able to quickly add to their solution. Their existing workflow consisted of manually downloading orders (TXT) from ShipStation and importing into their FileMaker ERP each day. The ShipStation order download only provided limited data. In order to update tracking information in ShipStation, we needed the order’s internal ID which was not provided in the download. By implementing ShipStation APIs to search for orders, we were able to get the internal ID, and afterwards utilize that ID to update the order and add the appropriate tracking information. We later added code to download orders directly from ShipStation to remove the manual process.

Acuity Scheduling

We responded to a post on FaceBook where a member of the FileMaker community was looking to access their appointment data from the web based Accuity Scheduling system from their FileMaker database. We created a simple database using Insert from URL that would query appointment data and then add or update records in the FileMaker table based on the query result. In addition, another function was created to download client data from Accuity so that it could be used as a Source of Truth for customer information.

Veryfi Invoice Data

We helped another developer who was looking to utlilize the Veryfi API to extract data from PDF invoices. We built scripts which would encode and upload a PDF document from a container field, and then parse out the invoice and line item data from the JSON into FileMaker records.

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Webinar: Business Insights from Earvin “Magic” Johnson

Hear Magic Johnson’s insights on business, perseverance, and achievement.

What does it take to win both on and off the court? Nobody can answer that question better than former NBA Legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson. In this exclusive VIP event, Magic Johnson goes one-on-one with Gerard Gibbons, UPS President of Small Business and U.S. Marketing, to talk about facing obstacles, achieving goals, and what it takes for your business to survive and thrive during these difficult times.

Thursday, September 17
1:00 p.m. EDT

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