Shipping management in Order Management system allows you to print postage labels for your current orders directly to the printer with customer delivery information. In case of multichannel order management, Linnworks will record the tracking numbers for the consignments and will submit the parcel tracking information to the channel once the order is fulfilled.
There are multiple carriers available for direct, interfacing or import/export integration. The general idea is that you can print shipping labels by click Print Label button directly from Linnworks.
You have a list of postal services defined in Linnworks. Each order is allocated to a specific service. In addition you need to tell Linnworks how to interface with carrier backend system to generate a shipping label. For example, your list of services may be as simple as
you can then allocate Standard to UPS Ground, Standard Europe to FedEx Euro Express and Rest Of the World to some other carrier.
So when you assigned an order to Standard shipping method and print label for the order, Linnworks will talk to UPS via the automated integration module, obtain and print the shipping label, record the tracking number and create a consignment record on UPS account.
Allocating postal service to orders
There are number of ways an appropriate postal service can be allocated to an order in Linnworks.
Type of shipping labels
There are really 3 type of shipping labels