The ShipStation integration with Direct Link supports the following standard features and services:
Additional Features for Direct Link
The ShipStation integration with Direct Link allows for the following additional features:
Customs printed onto label
A CN22 Customs form is printed directly onto the label.
The carrier integration can be used to create domestic shipping labels.
The carrier integration can be used to create international shipping labels.
ShipStation will submit international customs information electronically to the carrier.
The carrier integration can be used to create domestic return labels.
ShipStation will display estimated shipping rates for the carrier based on the connected account information and shipment details.
Additional carrier insurance can be purchased through ShipStation.
Shipping labels created for this carrier will include a tracking number that can be used to view the shipment status on the carrier's tracking website. Tracking may not be available for all shipping services.
When tracking is available, ShipStation will automatically track the shipment status and update the tracking status on the Shipments tab. This feature allows for other advanced ShipStation features like delayed notifications and the Branded Tracking Page.
ShipStation can perform an End of Day process for the carrier and submits the shipment information electronically. The End of Day process can be mandatory or optional, based on the carrier and your account with them. A printable file may or may not be available, see the End of Day (PDF).
ShipStation can perform an End of Day process for the carrier and creates an End of Day PDF file that can be printed and provided to the carrier. The End of Day process can be mandatory or optional, based on the carrier and your account with them. The file may or may not be submitted electronically, see End of Day (Electronic).
ShipStation can print the store's logo on shipping labels created for this carrier. Label branding may not be available for all shipping services.
ShipStation can include information that will be displayed on the label as a label message. Label messages may not be available for all shipping services.
The carrier integration can be used to create multi-package shipments, where multiple individual packages are linked together into a single shipment record with a master tracking number.
You can connect this carrier integration to ShipStation multiple times using different account information, and choose which account will be used to create each shipment.