Configuring Shipping Labels
The following settings must be made at the product level, as well as in the configuration of each carrier that is used to print labels. To print labels, all carriers require that you open an account. Then, complete the configuration in your store for each carrier that you plan to use.
The country of manufacture is required for all products that are shipped internationally by USPS and FedEx, If you have many products that need to be updated, you can either import the updates, or use the Inventory grid to update multiple records.
|1.||On the Admin sidebar, tap Products. Then under Inventory, choose Catalog.|
Method 1: Update a Single Record
|a.||In the grid, find the product to be updated, and open in edit mode.|
|b.||In the panel on the left under Advanced Settings, choose Autosettings.|
|c.||Update the Country of Manufacture field.|
|d.||When complete, tap Save.|
Method 2: Update Multiple Records
|a.||In the grid, mark the checkbox of each product to be updated. For example, all products that are manufactured in China.|
|b.||Set the Actions control to “Update Attributes.” Then, tap Submit.|
|c.||In the Update Attributes form, find the Country of Manufacture field and mark the Change checkbox. Then, choose the country.|
|d.||When complete, tap Save.|
|1.||On the Admin sidebar, tap Stores. Then under Settings, choose Configuration.|
|2.||In the panel on the left, under Sales, choose Shipping Settings. then, do the following:|
|a.||Expand the Origin section, and verify that the following fields are complete:|
The street address of the place from which shipments are sent. For example, the location of your company or warehouse. This field is required for shipping labels.
Street Address Line 2
Any additional address information, such as the floor, entrance and so on. We strongly recommend that you use this field.
|b.||In the panel on the left under Sales, choose Shipping Methods. Then, expand the USPS section, and verify that the following fields are complete:|
Secure Gateway URL
Magento automatically enters the gateway URL.
The password is provided by USPS, and gives you access to their system through Web Services.
The default dimensions of the package. To make these fields appear, set Size to “Large.”
|c.||Expand the FedEx section, and verify that the following fields are complete:|
- Meter Number
This information is provided by the carrier, and is required to gain access to their system through Web Services.
|d.||In the panel on the left under General, choose General. Expand the Store Information section, and verify that the following fields are complete:|
The name of the store or store view.
Store Contact Telephone
The telephone number of the primary contact for the store or store view.
The country where your store is based.
If applicable the Value Added Tax number of your store. (Not required for stores based in the U.S.)
Store Contact Address
The street address of the primary contact for the store or store view.
|e.||If you have multiple stores, and the contact information differs from the default, set Store View for each, and verify that the information is complete. If the information is missing, you’ll get an error when you try to print the labels.|
|3.||When complete, tap Save Config.|