It sure would be helpful to have a icon on the "Buyer / Recipient Info" dialog box to click on to see where the customer is located.
Currently I copy and paste into google maps. Sure would be nice for a one click feature.
Thanks for the updates! We’ll keep Google Maps in mind for future updates, but for now we’d like to see interest and support from other users and hope to fully understand the business challenges here.
So if you’re interested in this, please be sure to vote and leave a comment!
Jay Bomberger British Customs commented
Totally AGREE with this! Shopify includes a VIEW MAP link in the buyer's address info and this would be helpful in ShipStation as well!
Denise Finelli Seller Savings Direct commented
Can you please add a google maps button next to every ship to address? This would help everyone instantly know whether a weird looking address actually exists, without having to keep leaving the platform. Thank you.
Robert Mierzejwski Brew Hardware LLC commented
Excellent Idea. We do the same thing and saving the copy/paste would be great.
DAVID DURHAM commented
To protect my company against Amazon "Item not received" Buyers. I pick and choose whether to use signature confirmation by looking up the address on google maps.
When possible I look at street view to scope the neighborhood. If it doesn't look like an area/or house I would feel comfortable leaving a $150 package at a doorstep. I use signature confirmation to protect my item and my sale.
This would be a real time and money saver...
Patrick M Mahoney Mike's Auto Parts commented
If I have options to ship from locations around the US, google maps shows where my customer is located so I can select the closest shipping option.
Another use for google maps is when I get an Invalid address I can see where it is going and I can better decide how to respond to my customer as to what might be missing from his address. Such as need PO Box for a rural address or apt number etc.
We do use google maps daily for various reasons so a link to google maps sure would be nice.
Devin P commented
I like to look at where its being shipped to in Google Street View to take a look at the area, so I know if we should get signature required or not. If it looks like a highly populated area, or the door is in a high visibility area, we like to make sure to get a signature so the item will not be left at the door when nobody is home.
Devin P commented
This would be handy. We use Shopify and all orders display a little map showing where the customer's shipping address is, with an easy one click to open Google Maps.