Canpar Express

Details about ShipStation's Canpar Express integration. Includes requirements, connection process, features, and integration notes.

Canpar Express offers a reliable service for your regular day-to-day shipping needs. Canpar Express ships to virtually all points accessible by public roads in all ten provinces of Canada and the continental United States.

Canpar Express Requirements

Connection Requirements:

  • An active account with Canpar Express

  • Your Canpar Express API Username and Password

  • Your Canpar Express Shipper Number

Connect a Canpar Express Account to ShipStation

To connect your Canpar Express account to ShipStation:

  1. Select the Canpar Express tile and click Connect.

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  2. Enter your Canpar Express API Username and Password, and Shipper Number.

    To request your Canpar Express API credentials, email servicedesk@canpar.com.

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  3. Click Connect.

Available Features for the Canpar Express Integration

ShipStation's integration with Canpar Express supports these standard features:

Additional Features for Canpar Express

ShipStation's integration with Canpar Express allows for these additional features:

Feature

Description

All services, by default, are SIGNATURE REQUIRED

By default, Canpar Express will always attempt to obtain a signature for shipments.

Void labels

You only can void Canpar Express labels before you create manifests (End of Day forms).

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.

Additional Details about the Canpar Express Integration

  • As of 27 May 2021, Canpar Express no longer ships full firearms, firearm parts, or ammunition.

  • ShipStation's integration with Canpar Express does not support Cash on Delivery (COD).

  • ShipStation only supports the thermal label layout (4" x 6") for Canpar Express shipping labels.

  • Canpar Express does not support Ship To address line 3 or the Company Name field in both Ship From and Ship To addresses.

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.