About NOVA by Aurora Software

NOVA by Aurora Software is a cloud-based and on-premise transport management solution for small, midsize and large businesses. It is designed for carriers that specialize in truckload, LTL, intermodal, air freight, warehousing or depot operations. Primary features include accounts payables, accounts receivables, auto ranking, billing, document imaging, sales management, dispatch communication and reporting.

Other features include shipment quoting, color coding shipments, route mapping, customer web tracking and customer invoicing. NOVA has built-in modules for tracking vehicle maintenance and fuel and mileage. Summary reports are matched up with individual requirements by state and the system also provides important information about driver and vehicle perfor...


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Supported Operating System(s):

Windows 7, Mac OS, Windows 8

39 Reviews of NOVA by Aurora Software

Average User Ratings

Overall

4.74 / 5 stars

Ease-of-use

4.5

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

4.5

Ratings Snapshot

5 stars

(30)

30

4 stars

(8)

8

3 stars

(1)

1

2 stars

(0)

0

1 stars

(0)

0

Likelihood to Recommend

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Showing 1 - 5 of 39 results

January 2021

Connie from Phoenix Systems International Inc

Company Size: 11-50 employees

Industry: Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Time Used: Less than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

5.0

January 2021

Awesome Service

Overall experience has been Excellent!!!! Great customer support, open to ideas and suggestions from customers.

Pros

All of our information in one place. Do not have to go between systems to dispach, invoice or pay vendors. It is a one stop shop that more than meets all of our needs!!!!

Cons

Nothing really, if I am having a problem with something, I just call support and ALL of the issues are handled quickly.

Reasons for Switching to NOVA by Aurora Software

Unanet not able to support all of our systems. Had to switch between systems for invoicing and dispatch.

October 2019

Tawnia from Supply Chain Services

Company Size: 2-10 employees

Industry: Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Time Used: Less than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

4.0

Value for money

4.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

4.0

October 2019

Aurora Software

The people have been great to work with. They have guided us along the process of building our customized software needed to operate our business model.

Pros

That it could be customized to fit our industry needs.

Cons

The change over from our old software to the new software was a bit challenging as a user. Also we are not extremely compatible with Quick Books and it currently forces us to re-enter a lot of information.

Reasons for Switching to NOVA by Aurora Software

We needed additional options that we did not have at the time.

November 2019

SUSAN from Phoenix Systems International, Inc.

Company Size: 11-50 employees

Industry: Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Time Used: Less than 6 months

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

3.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

3.0

November 2019

Many Transportation Requirements Not Featured

Pros

The professionalism of the support team. Always cordial and a sincere desire to help.

Cons

The software does not alert you when a driver has an upcoming expiration; cdl, medical certificate, annual review. The maintenance section does not have any alerts for upcoming service, annual inspections, tag renewal. Also, the maintenance section has very limited search capabilities. It will not let you search by VIN #'s or by Tag #'s. This is a huge disadvantage.

February 2021

Tyler from Pulse Transportation

Company Size: 51-200 employees

Industry: Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Time Used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

5.0

February 2021

Nova

Pros

The software is made for a carrier and the functionality has been carefully crafted through carrier feedback over the years. Their customer support is second to none, and they'll go out of their way to add new features if it's a reasonable request. This gives the software a "custom" feel, even though it's an out-of-the-box solution.

Cons

There isn't too much to dislike about the software. TMS systems that cater to the carrier, or in this case, are exclusively for the carrier, are not easy to find. There are a tons of bells and whistles but they are all there to enhance the carrier's user experience.

March 2019

Mary from Farnsworth Logistics, Inc.

Company Size: 11-50 employees

Industry: Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

Time Used: Less than 12 months

Review Source: Capterra


Ease-of-use

5.0

Value for money

5.0

Customer support

5.0

Functionality

5.0

March 2019

Aurora chosen as replacement to our current system

My overall experience with Aurora Software has been outstanding. Our company has many facets. We are a LTL consolidator with in house warehousing, LTL logistics company, and a TL logistics company with a brokerage division. We looked at many packages before making our changeover and none of the others we reviewed could handle all of our multiple functions. Aurora software has benefited us by giving visibility to our dock operations, as well as our, dispatch and back office functions.

Pros

Features I like most about the software are: Visibility for dispatchers and operations - nothing is hidden or lost Integration between modules - no need for double entry of information Interaction with driver applications - engages drivers and allows simplified updates from driver that are captured immediately into the software, including document images. Customer service and resolution to questions are immediate, personal and thorough

Cons

There is nothing that I currently do not like. The biggest challenge for me in this installation has been wrapping my mind around the simplified structure. Coming from the package we are currently using, I am constantly looking for duplication of data, 'work-arounds' for items that cannot be solved, etc. -- So far nothing has come up that Aurora has not been able to address.