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  1. API - Allocate/Deallocate

    The API should allow us to allocate/deallocate orders. I use the API to put orders into the system and until they are shipped, my inventory levels are not decreased, so I have no idea how much stock I have until I manually go allocate each order. We ship on a specific schedule, so because we don't ship every day, I always have outdated inventory information unless each morning we manually go and allocate orders.

    Seems simple enough to add as the UI does have an API call that does this very easily. Thanks!

    11 votes
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  2. DHL eCommerce - Canada Integration

    Would love to see DHL eCommerce comply with Shipstation for shipments from Canada. It currently complies with USA but not yet available for Canadian Shipstation customers. We are located in Toronto and are eager to start shipping with DHL eCommerce as they offer incredible resources, but without Shipstation integration it isn't feasible.
    Can we get this implemented?

    35 votes
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    Thank you for bringing this up, @Nicholas and thank you for adding your votes and comments @everyone!! We’ll keep this in mind and would like to see more interest from other users before we pursue this partnership.

    If you know or meet other users who are also interested in this, please send them here!

  3. FBA splits order

    I have orders that are sold on my website via BigCommerce. They are imported into ShipStation and then I have FBA ship them to the customer using ShipStation.
    My problem I run into is the orders that have more than 1 item. When FBA breaks up the order this causes more than one tracking number. Only the first tracking number is sent to BigCommerce and to the customer via ShipStation and my website. The e-mail states everything is being shipped together and the tracking information is included. I then get customers e-mailing and calling that the order was not complete…

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  4. Allow delivery to UPS Access Points

    http://compass.ups.com/new-ups-access-point-locations/

    Allow delivery to UPS Access Points. According to UPS, this requries a different kind of label, and the cost is a little different - somewhere between ground to a commercial address and ground to a residential address.

    28 votes
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    Thanks for your comments and feedback everyone!
    As updating/adding features to an integration typically requires cooperation from both parties, we recommend reaching out to UPS and expressing your interest in adding this feature to ShipStation to help expedite this process.
    Additionally, any further comments for how often UPS Access Points are being used outside of ShipStation on a daily/weekly basis would be very helpful!

  5. Delivered Flag in API

    Add a field in the response for get shipment and get order to indicate if the shipment has been delivered.

    37 votes
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  6. leave at door - Purolator

    Add the Leave At Door option in the Label for Purolator. We sign a contract with them that all of our order are left at the door but we cannot select the option in shipstation

    4 votes
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  7. Send a delivery confirmation SMS to customer

    Amazon is the leader in this area. They send an SMS when the order has shipped (first mail stream activity), when there is an issue, and when the package has been delivered. This is such a basic requirement today, that I find it very surprising that ShipStation doesn't have this capability. You can't be a world class operation, without this capability. Please add it ASAP.While you build your own SMS gateway, you can utilize WOMBAT to integrate to Twillio and make this capability available in less than a day. Charge your customer 2 to 3 cents per text message which…

    110 votes
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    Thanks for bringing this up! We’ll keep this in mind but would like to see more interest from other users before we pursue a partnership.

    If you know any other users that are interested please send them here!

  8. Amazon Buy Shipping API - For Same Day Delivery

    Amazon has just launched a program in majoar metro areas called Same-Day Delivery in conjunction with their new shipping settings and regionalized guaranteed delivery dates.They require that we use Dynamex as the messenger service for same day delivery and they have an API called Buy Shipping API that will allow third parties like ShipStation to display the often very competitive rates and full selection of carriers that are visible to merchants in Amazon Seller Central. The rates for same day delivery purchased through Amazon are so cheap (flat $7 for NYC metro deliveries, for example) that I expect this will…

    72 votes
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    Hey everyone,

    We are in the early stages of an integration with the Amazon Buy Shipping API! However, there are some limitations/restrictions for using this service in ShipStation.

    At this time, the Amazon Buy Shipping API is only available for sellers using the “MFN Prime” service offered by Amazon. “MFN Prime” refers to orders that are listed as “Prime” on Amazon, but shipped directly by a seller. Historically, only orders that were fulfilled by Amazon (FBA) were eligible for “Prime” status. Orders not listed as “Prime” are not eligible for the Amazon Buy Shipping API in ShipStation.

    If you would like to learn more about this service, and if you’re eligible to have the Amazon Buy Shipping API enabled on your ShipStation account, please contact your Account Manager or email Support@ShipStation.com

    Thanks!
    ShipStation

  9. Laser Ship carrier integration

    I would like a new carrier for the Southeast regional. I've heard Laser Ship is great but I'm open to anyone with great rates that's doing same day & next day shipping.

    49 votes
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  10. gunbroker

    Add an Intergration for gunbroker.com (basically ebay for hunting / shooting accessories)

    GunBroker.com is the world's largest online auction site for firearms and hunting/shooting accessories.

    41 votes
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    Thanks for bringing this up! We currently don’t have any updates or ETA on this integration.

    As developing a seamless integration typically requires cooperation from both parties, we recommend reaching out to GunBroker and expressing your interest in an integration to help expedite this process.

  11. groupon stores

    Groupon store integration

    118 votes
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    Hello!

    Thank you so much for voting on this feature and helping us continue to improve ShipStation. We are currently reviewing an integration with Groupon Stores and will be sure to update you once we have made a final decision.

    As developing a seamless integration typically requires cooperation from both parties, we recommend reaching out to Groupon Stores and expressing your interest in an integration to help expedite this process.

    Please note that we do have a current integration with Groupon Goods.

    Thanks again,
    ShipStation

  12. Add insurance option to shipping calculator

    It would be nice if there was a field in the shipping calculator that will allow us to quote the shipping cost with the carrier insurance included. Right now, we have to either make an order, or click Create Label and then add the value and go through each shipping method to give the customer an accurate cost.

    11 votes
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    Hi, @Devin! Thanks for taking the time to bring this up! We’ll keep your idea in mind when looking to update the Rate Calculator. For now, we’d like to see what other users have to say about this before moving forward.

    If you haven’t already, please comment with your thoughts and how often you’’re using the Rate Calculator to quote your customers.

    If you’re using Shipsurance, here is helpful information about their rates: http://www.shipstation.com/insurance-terms-and-conditions/

  13. FedEX Dangerous goods shipping for expidited air shipments

    We ship FedEx ground primarily but in the winter months would like the option to do expedited air shipments even though our product is a dangerous good in the air. Plus DG paperwork is cumbersome while also requiring the upmost accuracy. With similar templates to what is already provided that could greatly streamline our process and allow us to do more with shipstation.

    25 votes
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    Hello!

    Thank you so much for voting on this feature and helping us continue to improve ShipStation. We are currently reviewing the option to support Dangerous Goods via FedEx and will be sure to update you once we have made a final decision. Please note that our integrated FedEx reseller, FirstMile, does currently support this functionality given their relationship with FedEx. I recommend contacting them for more information.

    Thanks again,
    ShipStation

  14. Pricefalls integration

    Anyone else want to see Shipstation integrated with Pricefalls?

    30 votes
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    Hello!

    Thank you so much for voting on this feature and helping us continue to improve ShipStation. We are currently reviewing an integration with Pricefalls and will be sure to update you once we have made a final decision.

    As developing a seamless integration typically requires cooperation from both parties, we recommend reaching out to Pricefalls and expressing your interest in an integration to help expedite this process.

    Thanks again,
    ShipStation

  15. Do you wish you could send shipping cost back to ChannelAdvisor or mark orders as partially shipped?

    It's possible! ChannelAdvisor now allows via it's API the ability to update line items as shipped instead of the whole order (as ShipStation currently does). Through this mysterious magic of API, they can also send the Shipping Cost, Shipping Tax Cost, and Insurance Cost to ChannelAdvisor. Just image what you could do with all that data! Oh the reports you could run. I bet you're saying to yourself "Wow, that sounds wonderful. How can I help make this happen?"...All you need to do is upvote this post so that ShipStation sees the err of their deprecated API ways.

    22 votes
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    Hello,

    Thank you for submitting this request and helping us to improve ShipStation! We will review options for the adding this functionality to our current integration. We’ll let you know once we have an update!

    Thanks again,
    ShipStation

  16. Stop Importing Irrelevant Order Information as "Internal Notes" From Magento

    Basically Shipstation imports Magento's internal Paypal and payment processing notes (Like IP Address or Transaction ID etc.) as Internal Notes, cluttering up the Internal Notes boxes that could be useful to put customer information etc. in them. It'd be great if there was a way to stop them from auto importing.

    8 votes
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    Hello,

    Thank you for submitting this request and helping us to improve ShipStation! We will review this request and let you know once we have an update. Its important to note that these internal notes from Magento might be part of other users workflow, so we cannot remove them. However, we will research alternative solutions and let you know once we have a update.

    Thank you,
    ShipStation

  17. Integration with VendorNet for drop shipping retail relationships.

    Some of our pending retail relationships use VendorNet and we would like to keep all shipping within ShipStation, so an integration with VendorNet would be great.

    33 votes
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    Hello,

    Thanks for bringing this up! We’ll keep this in mind, but would like to see more interest from other ShipStation users before we pursue a partnership. If you know any other users that are interested please send them here!

    As developing a seamless integration typically requires cooperation from both parties, we recommend reaching out to VendorNet and expressing your interest in an integration to help expedite this process.

    Thank you,

    ShipStation

  18. Solid Commerce Integration

    Solid Commerce is an inventory management tool similar to Channel Adviser. It helps to list your inventory to the various marketplaces such as eBay, Amazon, Rakuten, Newegg, Sears, and your personal website in one shot. It also stores all of your inventory in one central location so you can have you full quantity on every site instead of dividing inventory up between multiple marketplaces which can result in lost sales. Solid Commerce does also bring in all orders from the various sites so this integration would be great because then tracking numbers and shipping data can be updated on the…

    24 votes
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    Hi, thank you for your feedback on Solid Commerce. While we do not currently have a native integration we do have an ecosystem of solution partners who may be able to help. For more information please complete the integration request form and we will have someone reach out to learn more about your integration needs. https://hubs.ly/H0xYDKj0

  19. Please integrate with Shipped By NewEgg fulfillment

    I use Shipped By NewEgg for quote some packages and it would be nice, if I could use it with the same streamlined easiness as Amazon FBA.

    23 votes
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    Hello,

    Thanks for bringing this up! We’ll keep this in mind, but would like to see more interest from other ShipStation users before we pursue a partnership. If you know any other users that are interested please send them here!

    Thank you,

    ShipStation

  20. Billing only customs/duty fees to a 3rd party account (UPS International)

    It would be nice to be able to bill only the customs/brokerage fees to a 3rd party UPS account. Such an option is available in WorldShip, but not in ShipStation.

    7 votes
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    Hello,

    Thank you for submitting this request and helping us to improve ShipStation! We will need to take a look at the UPS Shipper API to determine if this will be possible with our current infrastructure. We will be sure to update you once we have more information.

    Thanks again,
    ShipStation

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