The term "shipping" originally referred to transport by sea, but is extended in American English to refer to transport by land or air as well. Shipping Automation refers to systems and software that is used in last part of fulfilling an order by means of freight shipment. Often Shipping Automation software may expand its function into order management, warehouse management and inventory management.
At enlyft, we use sophisticated, patent-pending algorithms to track the use of various Shipping Automation products and technologies. We track 8 products in the Shipping Automation category, and have found 4,355 companies using these products.