SOS Inventory

How to add an SOS Inventory store to ShipStation, what features are available, and other need-to-know details

SOS Inventory provides enhanced inventory, order management, and manufacturing software for Quickbooks users, transforming raw materials into finished products through their purchasing, production, sales, and fulfillment workflows. ShipStation supports connecting SOS Inventory via our Custom Store integration so you can ship your products to your customers for the lowest rates available.

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SOS Inventory Requirements

Connection Requirements:

  • An active account with SOS Inventory

  • Username

  • Password

  • Your Custom XML URL

Connect SOS Inventory as a Custom Store

To connect SOS Inventory to ShipStation as a custom store:

  1. Access your Username, Password, and Custom URL information in your SOS Inventory account. Click the gear icon and select ShipStation Setup from the drop-down menu.

  2. Select the Custom Store tile.

    ShipStation Custom Store connection tile
  3. Enter your Username and Password in the appropriate fields.

    In the URL to Custom XML Page field, enter the URL

After you've completed the connection steps, your store will be connected to ShipStation. You'll be taken to the store's Settings page to adjust the store-specific settings like branding, notification preferences, and product handling.

Available Features for the SOS Inventory Integration

On import, if a Requested Shipping Service is specified for an order in SOS Inventory, ShipStation will display this information in the Order Details.

Additional Features for SOS Inventory Integration

The ShipStation integration with SOS Inventory allows for the following additional features:



Custom Options for sending SKUs and Descriptions

When configuring your SOS Inventory account to use with ShipStation, you can select the following information to send as SKUs and item descriptions:

SKU Options:

  • Item #

  • Item Name

  • Item SKU

Item Description Options:

  • Item Name

  • Item Description (from the item record in ShipStation)

  • Shipment Description (from shipment transaction)