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  1. Allow editing of return email subject

    Allow editing the subject of "Return" emails. This would allow us to add [Important] to the subject for Amazon return emails. This gets around the "opt out" flag and ensures the email is sent to the Amazon customer.

    Currently our agents download the label and manually send an email to ensure it is delivered to the customer.

    From Amazon:
    However, even if a buyer has opted out of unsolicited messages, if you need to send them a message critical to completing his or her order, you can include the word [Important] in the subject of your message

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  2. More Field Replacement variables in email templates

    Would love to have the ability to include more data into email templates, specifically Destination Country, Destination ZIP or Postal Code, list of product SKU numbers, etc.

    This would be great to personalize emails.

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  3. Notification Instant or Mail Stream on Individual Orders

    It would be awesome if there was a way to select "Notify when it hits the mail stream" or "Notify immediately" was an option that could be selected individually.
    We have some items that have a delay before they ship, and customers always call because the tracking number shows no movement, and other orders that ship immediately.

    3 votes
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  4. When a shipment notification fails send an email to the seller

    When the shipment notification fails on any of the four steps send an email to the seller to retry the failed steps, and also notify the seller of the cause of failure and possible ways to fix it

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  5. sending tracking numbers via SMS

    System should send tracking numbers via SMS

    21 votes
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  6. Addon Products

    I need the ability to use a template tag or product selection to use in an email communication that allows me to upsell and suggest other products to purchase from the store or marketplace they bought from.

    The email is already allowed to the customer since it informs them of shipment or delivery. Why not take advantage of it to suggest other products that are popular or that you want to promote.

    A logical use of communication.

    It would also be really helpful to have this as an option in branded pages as well.

    3 votes
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  7. Send custom emails to customers not associated with movement of package

    We sell perishable products.
    We need a way to send emails to customers that notifies them of the planned shipment of their order next Monday.

    It seems to me to be a fairly straightforward programming/development task to build this into ShipStation.

    3 votes
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  8. customize return label email

    We would like to be able to customize the email that the return label gets attached to. Currently the body and headers of the email are not customizable.

    In the FROM field the email reads:
    From: "Our Store Name" <tracking@shipstation.com>

    We would like to customize the FROM email address and use an html template for the body of the email.

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  9. Add SQL HTML customize option for email templates

    When we receive a new order there is an email generated - which allows very generic customization.
    There is NO way to customize these automatic emails so we can generate an order processing template. Simply being able to do "SKU" and "QTY" would be fantastic but this bar line with product name is in there and you can't do the most basic of SQL coding which is possible with the packing slips.

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  10. Branded Returns Page should have Language as a configurable option

    We are a Canadian business, and our webstore is available in both official Canadian languages: English and French. Your Returns Page, however, is only available in English. This will certainly cause some frustration for our francophone customers who prefer being served in their mother tongue.

    There are two ways to do this:
    1. When the Returns Page is created in each Store within ShipStation, language should be an option.
    2. Language can be customized using code at the end of the URL. Google Forms does this for French by adding "?hl=fr" at the end of the URL.

    Thanks.

    18 votes
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  11. bbc only on delivery notifications

    Have the ability to BBC your self on Delivery notifications ONLY.
    Currently when you BCC your self you will get the shipping notification and the delivery notification. That adds too many unnecessary emails since we already know when we shipped the order so we don't need to get that email. I would like to be notified when the package was delivered with out receiving the shipping notifications.

    6 votes
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  12. unicode customer information

    Please provide Unicode support for Customer Information tab. Our Chinese orders look good as "Orders", but when the order Customer Name and Shipping Address become "Customers", the Unicode characters are not printed.

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  13. Add a "New Order" button in the customer information in the sidebar

    Make it possible to quickly create a new order to an existing customer from the sidebar in the orders tab. Searching the customer, or clicking the existing "New Order" button in the top navigation forces you away from the Orders tab, which is where we do the majority of our work in ShipStation. Having the ability to create a new order with a the click of a button using the existing customer information seems to be a feature that should be there, but isn't for some reason.

    4 votes
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  14. Lifetime Order Count

    This was actually mentioned a while ago, but didn't seem to gain a lot of traction. It would be incredibly valuable for our business to have a lifetime order total field in shipstation for automation. Given the current set-up, a user cannot automatically trigger different applications for different lifetime order counts.

    And as you're already tracking the orders (when you click on a customer), it would just be adding a sum count function as a column and would allow businesses to create longitudinal customer solutions which trigger as they continue to order. As is we will have to do this…

    7 votes
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  15. reference

    Allow to put reference numbers on NON-Order Labels.

    This will allow sending a label or return label and reference your own order numbers, and not shipstations auto-generated RMA, which is sort of useless.

    3 votes
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  16. 2nd email Field

    It would be helpful to have a field for a secondary email. This way the tracking info could be emailed to the customer and to the sales rep. I am already BCC'd on orders so this would be separate from that.

    5 votes
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  17. Automated emails, be able to do just the SKU or eliminate descriptions

    Whenever we receive an item that has to be shipped from a different warehouse, we need to populate an email that we can auto send. It just needs the customer information, the SKU and QTY. However, there is no way to do just the SKU. you can do the entire order with description, and there is no way to eliminate the description. We need a simpler way to populate emails for certain items that don't ship out from here - just the SKU and QTY and I don't understand why we can't do it for an email because it can…

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  18. Billing Address Mapping to Connex

    Hello,
    Currently, when importing orders from Shipstation to Connex and then Connex to our Quickbooks. Connex maps the shipping address of the customer to the billing address as well. However, in our Quickbooks we have our on billing address that we would like to use.

    I would like to request a feature that would allow me to input my business address as the billing address so when orders are imported Connex maps that billing address into our sales orders and not the customers.

    Thank you.

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  19. desk.com

    Desk.com and Hubspot

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    Hi @Christine

    Thank you for bringing this up! To understand this better, can you tell us more about how you use Desk.com and Hubspot? Would you need to integrate both platforms with ShipStation?

  20. Delivery Time - Add as a column in custom e-mails

    This would be a very useful feature as we can actually notify our clients when their orders are expected to be delivered to them. Can you please add this?

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