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AltheaSuite Integration With ShipStation

Delivering the ordered products to your customer is a very common practice but as a Business owner you definitely would not wish to bear the additional charges of delivery. If you have a tie up with ShipStation, ShipEngine or UPS you can get live rates while generating the invoice in AltheaSuite.

Follow the below steps for ShipStation integration

Step 1 : Go to Settings and select Integrated Shipping


 Step 2 : Select the radio button Use ShipEngine / ShipStation. Enter the API key and click on Apply. (Login to your ShipEngine/ShipStation account to get the API key).


Step 3: By default your Sales invoices will not consider Shipping charges. So to activate this option, go to Settings → Invoice Settings.


Step 4 : Mark the checkboxes Enable shipping charges in Invoice. Click Apply.


Step 5 : Make sure your Business Location and Customer has a valid address added.

Step 6 : Go to SalesSales Invoices and click on + Create Invoice.


Step 7 : Select the Customer. You can select the Shipping Address of Customer or mark the checkbox Use Billing Address as Shipping Address if Billing and Shipping Address is same.


Step 8 : Select the Item which you want to sell. You can also scan the SKU. Select the Quantity being sold and click on Pay Now.


Step 9 : In Payment window, Click Shipping link button.


Step 10 : Click Validate Address to check if the customer shipping address is valid.


Step 11 : Carrier -> All the list of shipstation carriers. Select the Carrier.


Step 12 : Service -> List of all shipstation services that are available in the selected Carrier.


Step 13: Select the Service and Package Type of Shipping service used. Also enter the package weight.


Step 14 : If you do not want to go with Predefined Package Size select the radio button Custom and enter item size.

Step 15 : Click Create Shipping Label to get shipping cost for the selected service and package.


Step 16 : This will display shipping cost, including all the other information related to a particular product package. Click Print to PDF to save shipping label as PDF file.