Shipping your First Order

This guide will walk you through shipping your first order with SmartShyp. You will learn the basic steps of getting a shipping rate and creating a shipment .

  1.  From the Dashboard Go to the Orders Page using the "Left-Side Navigation Menu or by clicking "Create Your First Order Now".


     

  2. Create a Manual Order by clicking "New".
  3. The Screen will Expand where you can enter your shipment details that are required before getting a shipping rate. The order will stay in a "Not Ready" status until shipment details are entered. Once Shipment details are entered, the shipment status will have a green check mark and say "Ready"
  4. Select your preferred "Carrier Service", " Package Type" and add any additional options like "Shipping Insurance" or added services like "Signature Required"  Note: Required Fields: "From Address"," To Address", "Dimensions", and "Weight" are required fields before a shipping rate will display. Some Flat Rate options do not require dimensions to be entered.  
  5. You can edit your "ship-from" , "ship-to", or "return address" if needed. Note: Clicking "Edit" will edit the address record in the "Address Book". Clicking "Change" will change the address for a single order. 
  6. When you are ready to create a label for your order, click the green "Create Label" Button to review the label summary then click the blue "Create Label" button to finalize your order.
  7. Once your label is processed successfully, click "Print Labels Now" to print out your shipping label .
  8. Other Options: You can choose to add Additional Insurance, Order Items, Order Notes, Internal Notes, Tags, and a Batch Name to the shipment. See linked tutorials for more info.