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BigCommerce to eParcel Integration

We are pleased to announce that ReadyToShip now supports BigCommerce.BigCommerce-Integration

BigCommerce is a leader in the hosted shopping cart solution market and has been growing in popularity.

If you are using BigCommerce you can now automate label printing to our supported carrier systems such as eParcel, Fastway and more.

You can start by clicking on the ReadyToShip icon in the BigCommerce solutions area or via the  ‘Stores’ section in your ReadyToShip account.

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Shopify and eParcel Integration

Shopify is a fantastic hosted eCommerce platform, and is growing in popularity every day so integrating with ReadyToShip was high on our list of priorities. We are proud to announce that ReadyToShip now supports Shopify and eParcel integration.Shopify to Australia Post eParcel Integration

Until now there has been no easy way to import Shopify orders into eParcel, but with ReadyToShip you can now integrate with eParcel for all local/domestic and international parcel and letter options, saving time and money and improving deliverability.

Shopify to eParcel connection features

Best of all, ReadyToShip provides extra functionality to help Shopify users better manage their growing stores with eParcel shipping and label services, such as:

  • address validation,
  • order notes and reminder system,
  • order delay,
  • order editing,
  • and multi-store/multi-channel support.

Setting up Shopify to use eParcel is easy, and only requires you to authenticate ReadyToShip to your Shopify store.

  1. Log in to your ReadyToShip account (free 30 day trial here)
  2. Then click Settings -> Sales Channels -> Add new Sale Channel
  3. Fill out the details for your store, and choose ‘Shopify’ as the account type.
  4. Click ‘Save’. On the following screen you need to enter the URL of your store (eg, “http://mystore.myshopify.com”).
  5. The next screen to load will be a screen requesting you login to your Shopify account (if you aren’t already) and then approving ReadyToShip to connect to your Shopify Store.

And thats it!

Shortly after completing this step, orders that are paid and unshipped will start appearing in your console.

Why connect Shopify with eParcel?

Australia Post’s eParcel platform is one of the most popular in the country, with Australia Post controlling approximately 80% of the freight market.

Shopify is also growing very strongly in Australia, and many Shopify users will find it difficult and clumsy to copy and paste order information from Shopify to eParcel, and then copy and paste the tracking data back to their Shopify store and manually notify customers of the tracking information.

Connecting Shopify and eParcel with ReadyToShip will save a lot of time, a lot of headaches, and allow you to focus more on growing your Shopify business.

eParcel also gives you the largest delivery network in Australia for your Shopify customers, so it is definitely a great carrier to connect to.

Import Magento orders into eParcel

Import your Magento store orders into eParcel.

It’s simple! Imagine having all of your Magento orders appear automatically in ReadyToShip, grouped together and consolidated into eParcel in a few simple clicks?

We had already connected ReadyToShip to eBay, ChannelAdvisor and eParcel; once we started using Magento we knew we had to integrate there as well. In 2010 we added Magento as a sales channel allowing Magento stores to import sales into eParcel automatically. Every Magento retailer using eParcel needs a tool like this!

Which Magento problems does ReadyToShip solve?

Our average Magento customer ships around 25 orders each day. Magento’s standard Sales Order grid is not very friendly, especially when you start selling more than five or ten orders per day.

  • You can’t print multiple order invoices, at least not without extra modules being installed.
  • Updating shipments and tracking numbers is a pain and has to be done individually for each order. There are about five clicks just to do a shipment.
  • You need to copy and paste customer address details into eParcel and they may not be ‘valid’. Did you know 17% of all addresses that we import into ReadyToShip won’t import successfully straight into eParcel? (We fix them!)
Either way, you are wasting valuable business building time!

What is the solution?

The solution is ReadyToShip.
  • It is a web based application that connects to your Magento store (or multiple stores), and automatically imports your orders when they are invoiced.
  • It automatically screens for incorrect addresses, corrects most errors itself and tells you how to fix the rest!
  • It allows you to delay orders, set reminders, and add notes and messages to any order.
  • It keep a searchable database of your orders, so you can quickly find any order in the last six months.
  • You can have multiple users with differing levels of access.
  • It allows you to import all of your orders in bulk to eParcel. (can you imagine importing 100 orders into eParcel in less than thirty seconds?)
And most importantly, ReadyToShip automatically sends eParcel tracking numbers back to Magento  AND creates a shipment in Magento triggering a customer email!
So why not try it out today? There is a free 30 day trial to get you started.
Our customer service team can get you up and running very quickly, but most customers set themselves up in less than ten minutes without any help from us at all!

Import eBay sales into eParcel

Lot’s of eBay sellers want to import their eBay sales into eParcel.

ReadyToShip makes this very simple indeed. Imagine having all of your eBay orders appear automatically in ReadyToShip, grouped together and consolidated into eParcel in a few simple clicks?

We needed a solution like this when our own business started online retailing back in 2000, so we built a shipping automation tool to handle it. We soon realised that nearly every seller needs a tool like this.

How much time will it save you?

Our average eBay customer ships around 30 orders per day. You probably fit into one of these customer types:

  • You print invoices from eBay and manually type or copy/paste orders into eParcel, then manually type tracking numbers into eBay to update all of your orders.
  • You print all your invoices, cut out the address labels and stick them to the parcels with sticky tape to send via regular post.
Either way, you are wasting valuable business building time!
What is the solution?
The solution is ReadyToShip.
  • ReadyToShip is a web based application that connects to your eBay account, and automatically imports your orders when they are marked as Paid.
  • It automatically screens for incorrect addresses, and tells you how to fix them!
  • It allows you to delay orders, set reminders and add notes and messages to any order.
  • It keep a searchable database of your orders, so you can quickly and easily find any order in the last six months!
  • You can set up multiple users with differing levels of access.
  • It allows you to import all of your orders in bulk to eParcel. Can you imagine importing 100 orders into eParcel in less than thirty seconds?
And most importantly, you can send your eParcel tracking numbers back to eBay and automatically mark all of those orders as ‘Shipped’ in eBay!
So why not try it today? There is a free 30 day trial to get you started.
Our customer service team can get you up and running very quickly, but most customers complete setup themselves in less than ten minutes without any help from us at all!

 

Magento Website Development

We wanted to announce that we also offer ecommerce and website development services.

Leveraging from our own history of ten years + in online retail and development, we started offering development services over 18 months ago.

In that time we have built many integrations not only for ReadyToShip customers but for many others as well.

We specialise in Magento websites (to learn more about MagentoCommerce click here). We have experienced developers on hand, and can quote on projects from $5k and up.

So if you are interested in talking about taking your business to the next level and engaging us in consulting services or development, please get in touch!

ReadyToShip and Australia Post’s Click and Send

Australia Post has just released Click and Send, a new way to print out international labels and customs declaration forms.

Previously international shipments were a real pain because of the handwritten customs forms and separate labels that needed to be printed.

Now Click and Send can print these forms for you (see their tour here), but what about getting all of your orders into the Click and Send system?

ReadyToShip now supports the Australia Post Click and Send international post system. You can now import international orders from your website into Click and Send to produce printed labels and customs forms in only a few clicks.

For more information please contact us, or sign up for our 30 day free trial.