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  1. Change Friday shipments shipping cutoff time from Saturday to Monday

    My company ships M-F and our cut-off time is 3:30 pm so that we can get our packages over to the PO before closing time. However, we continue to package orders and print labels. We are using the feature in ShipStation to automatically change the date to the next day. This works out great everyday except for Friday. The after 3:30 pm Friday packages get a Saturday date assigned to them, but we don't work on Saturday. Is there anyway we could have our Friday after 3:30 pm packages be assigned a Monday date instead of Saturday?

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  2. New update to customs forms for declared value to include discounts received on orders

    We would love an update within ship station so that the amount that is pulled from the invoice to autofill in the customs information includes final sub-total, so the true amount paid for the items and removes any discounts or promotions they've received on the order. For international customers, this is crucial to ensure they are not paying additional fees and duties on discounts or promotions they received. Thanks!

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  3. Adding new packing slip sizes

    Hi there - we love Shipstation and are looking at ways to make our packing more and more efficient. We're in need of a different (smaller) sized packing slip (4x2) to fit on our packaging, while using a few of the variables that are available via Shipstation custom fields, Order information etc.
    The current sizes available 4x6 and 8.5x11 could theoretically work if we manually cut them but its too much work when you are trying to run an efficient operation, especially since Zebra and other printer providers have so many different-sized labels already available
    I think this can address…

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    Hey @suyog! Thanks for posting this feedback here! We’ll keep this one in mind when researching features related to packing slips. For now, we’d like to see this idea gain momentum from other users.

    Can you provide us with a link to the label sizes you’re thinking for packing slips and what printer model you have that supports this?

  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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…

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  9. api for printing packing slips

    Add Packing Slip functionality thru API
    Would love the ability to generate packing slips through your API. currently that is not supported. really hoping you will add that functionality soon.

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  10. 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!

  11. Weight on shipped orders

    Please show weight on all shipped orders!

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  12. 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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  13. 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…

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  14. 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.

  15. 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).

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  16. Adding the total number of orders for each customer

    It would be great to add the number of orders that each customer has received to their packing slip or label via a custom field. As a subscription company, we add little "gifts" and "add ins" depending on the number of months someone has been ordering. This works with our customer loyalty program. Thanks!

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  17. Multiple boxes for scan to print

    I love the new scan to print feature, except many of our orders have multiple boxes withe different weights on one order. I need to be able to add boxes right in this feature by scanning the barcode and adding details on that screen. IT is dumb that it only works for single box shipments.

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  18. 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…

    9 votes
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  19. 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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  20. KGs

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

    Rgds

    Marvin

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