By using USPS Shipping Marketplace Add-On the customers can select the available USPS shipping type at the time of checkout.
OverviewBack to top
Note- This module is an add-on of Webkul's Marketplace Module. To use this module, you must have purchased and installed Multi-Vendor Marketplace first.
The United States Postal Service (USPS) is an independent shipping agency run by the United States government. The USPS shipping services ship products to more than 180 different countries all over the world. This is a cost-effective shipping solution which calculates price according to the size, weight, and distance. You can check the shipping price calculator here. The customers can track their order using the USPS tracking number from the USPS website. You can check USPS Shipping Prices for goods here.
Account & Pricing
If you want to integrate the USPS shipping to your website then API, username, and password are required which you can get by creating an account. There is no initial or subscription fee required to pay to create a USPS account.
USPS Shipping Marketplace Add-on provides the option of USPS shipping to the customers. The customers can select the available USPS shipping type at the time of checkout. Once the order is placed a seller can generate the shipping label and tracking number. The shipping label and tracking number are generated from the sellers account for which the sellers are charged. Customers can use the tracking number to track their shipment on USPS website.
After installation, first, the admin needs to configure the module. Here the admin also enters the API, username, and password of the USPS account. After that, sellers can enter their username and password from their account section so that they can generate the shipping label and tracking number through their account. Now customers can select the available USPS shipping methods at the time of checkout. After placing the order the related seller can print generate the shipping label and tracking number. A seller can also download the shipping label once generated.
Use Case of USPS Shipping Marketplace Add-On -
With the help of USPS shipping marketplace add-on, the sellers can create USPS shipments for its orders. A seller can link its USPS postage account with marketplace store and mention the origin address as well. Real-time freight rates are calculated based on the seller location, product size, weight, and distance. Further, a seller can print USPS shipping slip, packing slip, invoice slip, and send tracking information to a customer.
Features of USPS Shipping Marketplace Add-On
- Enable or disable the marketplace USPS shipping method for checkout.
- Set USPS shipping method name that will be shown on the front side.
- Sellers can download and print the USPS Label.
- The admin can allow sellers to save their USPS postage account credentials.
- A seller can mention the shipping origin address.
- Real-time shipping method for freight calculation via API.
- Development and live modes available in the configuration.
- Select allowed shipping methods to display on checkout.
- Display shipping method not available error message.
- Mention complete package description - container, size, and machinable
Workflow of USPS Shipping Marketplace Add-On
Once the module has been installed, the admin will do the USPS shipping marketplace add-on configuration. First, enable the module, enter the store owner's USPS account credentials - gateway & secure gateway URLs, username, and password. The admin can set a custom shipping method title to display.
After that, select mode (live/production) and specify default package container, size, and machinable details. Select the allowed shipping methods to display at the storefront. The admin can allow the sellers to save their USPS account credentials. If the USPS shipping method is unavailable, the admin can display any custom error message to the customers.
Now, from 'My Account>USPS Configuration', each seller will enter its USPS account credentials. Then, under the 'Shipping Settings' menu, the seller will mention shipment origin address information.
During the checkout process, various USPS shipping methods will be available to the customer basis on the shipping details entered. Once the order is placed, the seller can view the order, and create the shipment. For generating shipment, the seller will tick the checkbox and print the USPS postage slip. The tracking number will appear automatically.
Benefits of USPS Shipping Marketplace Add-On
Admin Benefits - This module allows the admin to enable or disable this shipping add-on and residential delivery. The admin can also select the "Allowed Method” for the USPS shipping and has also right to allow the seller to save their USPS account details.
Sellers Benefit - Sellers can enter their USPS account details. From the order detail page, a seller can generate the shipping label using their account. The tracking number is generated automatically from USPS. A seller can provide the tracking number to the customer to track their order from USPS website.
Demo - You can check the live demo here.
Release NotesBack to top
- Compatible with Open Source (CE) : 2.2
- Stability: Stable Build
-------------------------------- Version 2.1.0 --------------------------------------
+ Compatible with Marketplace Base Shipping Shipping Module.
+ Shipping Label Generation process now includes creating packages.
+ Seller can now set the Shipping Origin for his products.
- Compatible with Open Source (CE) : 2.1
- Stability: Stable Build
+ Admin can enable or disable Marketplace USPS Shipping method.
+ Admin can set the Marketplace USPS shipping method name that will be shown from front side.
+ Admin can set packages request type.
+ Admin can allow vendors to save their USPS Credentials.
+ Admin can set container type and size.
+ USPS shipping rate will be calculated from seller's address.
+ Seller can add Invoice & Packing slip address, VAT, TAX information.
+ Ability to download Invoice and Shipping Slip easily.
+ Seller can download USPS Shipment Label in PDF format.