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New automation rule - length of customer name

Canadian user here. We use Purolator as our main carrier, and they only allow customer names to be 30 characters or shorter. Otherwise, we get the error message "Receiver Company is invalid" when creating the shipping label. Our orders come from Mage...

One user on two devices?

Our workflow would benefit from a user being able to be logged into both the computer at the packing/label station, as well as on an iPad as they are picking products. Is this a problem to have one user logged in on two "devices" at the same time? Do...

scmsteve by Contributor
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Resolved! SMS Shipment notifications

I'm trying to set this up.

shipping by Contributor
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Verified status shown in order list

I realize that the Verified badge shows up when viewing an order, it would be nice if there could be some way to show this in the order list. Whether it was a tag, a diferent column, whatever. I can't find any way to accomplish this.

scmsteve by Contributor
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Resolved! Shipping Account Always Shows "Recipient"

Hi guys, After I create the shipping labels, shipstation always shows the shipping account as "recipient" even though I've already chosen my shipping account (I am the shipper). But I called the shipping carrier, they confirmed that this tracking num...

PPE by Occasional Contributor
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I cant update my stores

An error occurred attempting to update orders: String or binary data would be truncated. The statement has been terminated.

Cash by New Contributor
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Shipping confirmation missing

A recent shipment doesn't show up in the Shipments grid. It was entered manually, and it appears in the label queue. I did not receive a Bcc email for shipping confirmation. This has never happened before. I think my only change was to have the order...

ojj by New Contributor
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Can't print more than a few packing slips at once

I can't print more than a few packing slips at once. If I try to print 10, it won't let me preview them, print them as normal, print via shipstation connect, or download them. It's just a black screen where the preview usually is. I have to go in and...

12cwest by New Contributor
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A User Interface Discussion

I am new to the platform. I'm posting here because I have repeatedly stumbled over the user interface for ShipStation. I get that different people approach software design and user interfaces in different ways, but after fighting with it this morning...

MarkG by New Contributor
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Marketplace Notification Settings......Gone

It seems ShipStation updated their Store Setup and eliminated the Notifications tab. Was told that it was integrated with the Branded tab. However, they seemed to have removed (or forgotten to include) the ability to change how a marketplace is notif...

Wabi by First-timer
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Adding additional postage

How do I arbitrarily add twenty cents of additional postage to all labels? It might seem silly, but I if wanted to burn twenty cents on every order to ensure I'm not underpostaged due to the post office deciding I'm over an ounce limit, how can I do ...

Sleestaq by Occasional Contributor
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Resolved! May I modify my shipping labels?

I print 4x6 labels on my thermal printer, and yeah, they're okay. Postage in the upper right, return address in the upper left and address in the middle. Boring. I'd like to print my labels as 4x8 so they fit the whole front of an envelope. I'd like ...

Sleestaq by Occasional Contributor
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Reorder products on packing slip

We ship a selection of products that have common categories - ie the protein they use. We have a wide range of items and our warehouse is ordered by the product categories. I'd like to have my products print on the packing slip not in the order that ...

SanjayB by First-timer
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CSS::first-letter Selector Support

I'm trying to display a custom field on our packing slips that has a leading "#". It's preferable in my use case that the "#" not appear on the packing slip. I was looking to use the css:first-letter to change the leading "#" to white or display:none...

Resolved! Tiny weight input boxes

Starting today, I'm noticing that under Configure Shipment when trying to enter the weight for a shipment, the input boxes are now sized WAY too small to see clearly. I've tried clearing cookies and cache with no luck. I'm zoomed to 100%, monitor is ...

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On Weights

I have a number of products. Each one has a SKU. I have created product entries for them and given each a weight. So to this point, everything is good. Coins weight 1.8oz. Pins weight 0.2oz. So given an order with some coins and pins, ShipStation kno...

Sleestaq by Occasional Contributor
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Adding tags to orders during Scan and Verify

It would be great to be able to add tags to orders during the scan and verify process. We often have a list of items where one item is out of stock and the scanning cannot be completed. Our despatch team places a tag on the order so that our customer...

Miessence by New Contributor
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Why is it impossible to speak to a support agent

I have tried and tried for weeks to speak to someone. The chat window only opens up an automated window that is in no way helpful to what I am trying to get help with. My tier is supposed to have live chat and email and I have been unable to get both...

Shipping Method Mapping

I had to revert them back manually, but not until after several orders had gone out. As we sell Haz-Mat products, this is a DOT violation! Very frustrated right now. Has anyone else had this issue? I just had over 2000 orders change from the Mapped U...

Using ShipStation for Returns only

We have an established workflow for getting orders from a warehouse to the customer (WiX Shop and ShipBob).A large part of our orders are rentals, i.e. they need to be returned to us for refurbishment before they can go back to the warehouse. This re...

Sveb by First-timer
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Zencart Connection to ShipStation

New orders are not showing up on ShipStation - Setup was pretty straightforward with a single .php file to upload and connection to my Zen store - All went well with no errors including confirmation of connection with my store. However, all new order...

jcb by New Contributor
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How to create a VOID LABEL REPORT??

i know ive voided some pretty expensive labels for overseas in the $90+ range. So im wondering how i can create a report that shows me all the labels ive voided. I have found a way to create a report of the label credits ive received. So id like to c...

Customer Complaints

Does anyone have a complaint telephone number or email? I think I may close my account. No one should be doing business like this. How can you not speak to someone??? At this point, Shipstation is holding up my business and that I can't have!

MLewis by First-timer
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Header table changes on custom packing slips

Original post by Jake Kirkham Hi there - I'm a relative newbie with SS and I'm just setting my forms up. My Custom packing slip not quite looking as it should though. I have all the info on the page I need, but there's a box at the top of the page th...