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  1. PACKING SLIPS FOR EACH BOX

    A way to record which items were actually packed in which box.

    Product A in box 1, product B/C/D in box 2, product E in box 3, etc.

    Useful for our company and for the customer. The customer doesn't have to open a box to know what's inside. Our company has assurance that the order was packed correctly can protect ourselves if a customer claims part of the order was not received.

    If we're allowed to ship multiple boxes through Shipstation, Shipstation needs to support packing slip for mutli box shipments.

    Vote this up!!!

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  2. Offer landscape orientation for 8.5 x 11 packing slips

    The ability to print 8.5 x 11 packing slips in landscape orientation would help for clients with longer product names, SKU's, etc.

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  3. CPF Number (Tax ID number)

    Add input box for a recipient's CPF Number (Tax ID number), this is a requirement for Brazil shipments. So we currently can't use your system for any orders going to Brazil.

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  4. Country of Origin Documentation

    We'd like to generate and print Country of Origin documentation through shipstation for our Canadian customers who purchase products made in the US. That way they can benefit from duty-free clearance under NAFTA.

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  5. Automation Rule for Label Messages

    For our wholesale customers, they require a PO number to be included on the shipping label.

    We capture the PO in the "Notes from Buyer" field.

    It'd be helpful if one could use an Automation Rule to selectively decide which "Notes from Buyer" fields should be added to the message field at the bottom of the label e.g. if "Notes from Buyer" contains "PO:" then add "Notes from Buyer" to "Message 1".

    While we use the "Notes from Buyer" field currently, this may change in the future, and having the flexibility to build Automation Rules to drive what gets inserted…

    10 votes
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  6. Providing vat invoice for UK buyers

    If you are a vat registered company in the UK, you are obliged to provide vat invoice to the buyers. We have many customers asking for vat invoice in our business. It would be great if you could add var invoice option to Shipstation which is i believe very important.

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    Thanks for your great idea! We’ll keep this in mind but would like to see more interest from other users before we pursue this idea. For now, please leave your votes and comments to help keep this discussion active. Being specific in how this would affect your workflow and how you’re currently doing it will help our product team to implement new features. If you know any other users that are interested please send them here!

  7. Weight on shipped orders

    Please show weight on all shipped orders!

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  8. Proforma invoice

    We also ship internationally, but whenever I do, I have to ship it outside of Shipstation so that I can create proforma invoice, since I do not need a Commercial Invoice to send to our final buyers, this also avoids them paying higher duties. Since a Commercial Invoice is for B2B and not B2C.
    Therefore can we have a 'Document' option to print out an Invoice as same as 'Commercial' Invoice but titled 'Proforma Invoice' and have only the shipping section removed from it.
    Attached is the format from DHL.com

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  9. Better branding on shipping labels

    Like many businesses, our primary logo is essentially our company name, so it's wide and vertically short (approx 4 to 1 aspect ratio). It doesn't work well in square or round areas because it has to shrink so small to fit the width, plus that then creates a lot of blank space above and below.

    We enabled branding on our ShipStation labels and the logo was very small and off to the right side, and the logo basically being our name, also seemed to look too repetitious with our name in text in the return address. A panel of our…

    9 votes
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  10. Sort Shipping Label Printing by Last Name

    Make it possible to have shipping labels print in order of LAST NAME alphabetical A-Z? The only option available orders them by the first letter of the first name which is less ideal when organizing orders as first names tend to repeat more.

    Would love to have A-Z last name followed by any blank last name/single named customers.

    9 votes
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  11. 4"x8" thermal label printing

    Add an option to print on 4"x8" thermal label.

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  12. Customize return label

    is there a way to customize return labels? currently when including a return label in an advanced replacement it automatically generates a RMA# it would be nice to be able to change that RMA# as our own RMA# to track down the order the return goes to faster once received.

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    Hi @Joe, thanks for bringing this up! You’re not able to configure the RMA# at this time. You would need to edit the RMA # to match your systems by unchecking the “Auto-assign RMA #” box. We’ll keep this in mind when reviewing returns.

  13. automated batches

    I run a subscription box company so once a month I ship out about 800+ packages in bulk. I manually have to create batches of 24 pieces and print the labels. Before the labels print I print a label that has the batch information: Batch Number, Product information, Date, and a place for the packer to sign off. It would be great if I could get ShipStation to automatically create these batches of 24 for me using specific criteria for the product such as SKU and its destination (domestic, international).

    9 votes
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  14. Multiple Printing Setup

    Sometimes we process batches by **** a pick list, and then run 4x6 shipping labels and packing slips at the same time (so they come out together - we have all our inventory laid out from the pick list, and then work through the combined Packing Slip and Shipping Label...
    HOWEVER, there are times we want to run Packing Slips for a batch, pick those to a separate tote for EACH order (all the items look the same visually - hard to sort them from a pick-list pile).
    Under this style of process, we then weigh and print the Shipping…

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  15. Print two different Packing Slips in a batch.

    Print two packing slips for a batch of orders at once. One packing slip should be printed sales order amount, a second packing slip should be printed without the sales order amount. We currently are only able to print one packing slip in a batch (with sales order amount). The second batch (without without sales orders amount) has to be printed one order at a time.

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  16. KGs

    Can you add an option to display weight in KG's?

    Rgds

    Marvin

    9 votes
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  17. Option to automate post dating for labels created on Saturday. Next day just does not help on Saturday

    We need an option to automate the post dating process. Anyone that sells on Amazon knows you are dinged for marking something as shipped and then the carrier does not scan it until a day or two later. This issue comes from creating a label on Saturday and the carrier does not scan it into their system until Monday. We know there is the option to automate and post date labels to the next day after a certain time, but this functionality really needs to include a day function as well for the situation already described.

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  18. Close label or batch window once printed to prevent same batch from being printed twice

    We have recently had some human errors with the same orders or batches getting printed twice. I think this can easily be avoided with a feature that closes the label or batch window when you press print.

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  19. FedEx Collect (Authorized Accounts Only) Option

    Both of my big clients use FEDEX Collect (Authorized Accounts Only) option. This lets them pay for the shipping without giving everyone their account number.

    See Snapshot of how FEDEX.com does it:

    8 votes
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  20. Scanning based Label Printing workflow

    Scan barcode to print shipping label

    This is a production line workflow.

    We create our shipments via your API ahead of time. So on a given Monday we might have 1,000 shipments already set up that are shipping throughout the week.

    This is what we want to do:
    - Create a barcode associated with each shipping label
    - We print barcodes and place on each box on our production line
    - Person scans barcode which automatically finds its matching shipping label and automatically prints the shipping label

    It's critical that no clicking or keyboard shortcuts would be required. We need…

    8 votes
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    Scan to Print for v3 will accomplish 95% of this request.
    The shipment ID can be added as a barcode to the Packing Slip, which will pull up the Shipment in Scan to Print mode.
    There is another barcode that automatically Prints the label and you’re done. Scan to Print is available in the current version, but an improved experience is coming soon to v3

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