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How to set up ShipStation

  •  First you will need to create your account for ShipStation. You can sign up here!
  • Once you finish singing up and verifying your account. You can login to you ShipStation account.
  • For first time users it will prompt you to connect your RevolutionParts store
  • Click on “Connect to wherever you sell”
  • Choose the custom store method
  • You will be prompted to enter a username, password and URL. You can find this information within the “Shipping Manager” section in your Revolution stores admin panel.
  • Within Admin navigate to “Manage Shipping” then the “Shipping Manager” tab.
  • In the dropdown choose ShipStation
  • IMPORTANT: Before you proceed you must save! ShipStation will not work unless you save it in admin. Once you hit save you can proceed to the next step.
  • Here is where you will find the URL, Username and Password. Copy and paste these into the ShipStation setup. Test you connection to make sure that everything is input correctly.
  • You will receive a message that Store Configuration is setup properly
  • You must now setup the Order Status by following the format below.
    • Unpaid Status: Pending, Process, Processing
    • Paid Status:  Ready To Ship
    • Shipped Status: Completed
    • Cancelled Status: Canceled
    • On-Hold Status: On Order, On Hold, Backorder
  • Enter you store information
  • Update your Order Status information to the following.  You MUST configure the Order Status fields EXACTLY as they appear below.
    • Awaiting Payment Statuses: Pending, Process, Processing
    • Awaiting Shipment Statuses:  Ready To Ship
    • Shipped Statuses: Completed
    • Cancelled Statuses: Canceled
    • On-Hold Statuses: On Order, On Hold, Backorder

 

  • Enter Service mapping 
    • Here you will copy the Carrier/Method from admin
    • Paste the method in the “Service Key” section of ShipStation
    • Choose the comparable method from the service drop down
    • You can also enter you custom methods and assign specific carrier method
      • For example: if you have free shipping as an option you can assign that free shipping always goes UPS Ground. This applies for oversized and any other custom methods you create.
    • Hit Save and repeat steps until all of you shipping methods have been added to Service Mapping.
  • Hit Save

ShipStation will navigate you back to the setup screen and prompt you to setup your shipping carriers.

  • You will now be prompted to connect your shipping carrier account
  • Choose the carrier you wish to setup and follow the account settings
  • Enter your account information
  • ShipStation will verify your account.

Creating a Warehouse - ShipStation may require that you create a Warehouse in order to setup shipping carriers

  • In order to setup your warehouse click the gear in the top right corner of ShipStation.
  • Choose the warehouses tab on the left hand navigation menu
  • Click to add a warehouse
  • Enter your Company/Warehouse address
  • Hit Save

 

You are officially setup with ShipStation. If you have any further questions please contact support@revolutionparts.com or call 480-779-7278.

New to ShipStation? Need help navigating ShipStation? Checkout the ShipStation support for more information.

 

 

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