Explains what batch summaries are, what options are available, and how to print them in ShipStation.
ShipStation Legacy Layout Only
The Batch Summary document is only available when using ShipStation's Legacy Layout.
A Batch Summary document prints with your batch labels. It details who processed the batch, when they processed it, the batch ship date, and most importantly the Batch Summary lists how many labels were in that order.
Knowing how many labels were in a batch can help you to troubleshoot larger orders, especially with there are lost or misprinted labels. For example: Finding which two labels of a 500 label batch order went missing.
Here is what a batch summary looks like:
Follow these directions for help placing a Batch Summary at the start or end of your label batch, or choose to have No Batch Summary.
Scroll down the Label Printing Setup pop-up to Batch Summary Page Option.
Select from the drop-down menu if you want a Batch Summary at the start or end of your label batch, or No Batch Summary.
Batch summaries will automatically print when you print the labels for a batch, if you've set the Batch Summary document options to do so.
To print a batch:
Select a Batch from the OPEN LABEL BATCHES section at the bottom left of the Orders page.
Click Process Batch.
Click Create Label in the Label Batch Status popup.
Click Labels after the next Label Batch Status popup finishes loading.
Select your preferred method to print or preview the batch (ex: Print via ShipStation Connect, Preview in Browser, etc).
The Batch Summary will appear at the beginning or the end of the batch, depending on your settings. It should look something like this: