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Shipping

Caution

This documentation is a for legacy version of the purplship-server (up to 2021.7).

Please visit purplship.com/docs for the latest documentation.

With purplship carrier connections, you can get live quotes and purchase shipping labels using the purplship API. The web app uses purplship' API to streamline manual shipping processes.

The typical shipping process flow is

  • Get live rates
  • Choose a preferred rate
  • Buy a label
  • Print a label

Get live rates

Getting shipping rates from the purplship Web App.

Get shipping rates

  • navigate to > Shipments
  • click on the Create Label button
  • Fill in the shipping details (shipper address, recipient address, parcel measurements...)
  • click on the Fetch Rates button when everything is ready

You can always go back to edit any shipment details or add options and refresh the rates.

Buy a label

Buying a shipping label from the purplship Web App.

Buying a shipping label

  • from the > Shipments / Create Label panel
  • Select you prefered rate
  • Click the Buy button

Printing a shipping label from the purplship Web App.

Print a shipping label

  • from the > Shipments panel
  • Click the Print Label action of your shipment

International shipments

Shipping customs declaration from the purplship Web App.

Shipping customs declaration

  • from the > Shipments / Create Label / Customs Info panel

Void labels

Void shipping labels from the purplship Web App.

Shipping customs declaration

  • from the > Shipments panel
  • Click Cancel Shipment option on the shipment action dropdown