Offer live Canada Post shipping rates, services and expected delivery dates to your customers.
The plugin allows merchants to setup Canada Post customized shipment strategies:
The plugin allows customers to see the total shipping cost & expected delivery date for the items they have place in the cart directly from your site checkout.
Canada Post offers a large range of shipping services such as:
This is an opportunity for you to run your business more successfully.
We can install and help you configure the plugin.
A license key will be sent to activate your plugin for this domain.
HOW TO INSTALL WEBHDT NOPCOMMERCE PLUGINS? HOW DO I REGISTER WITH CANADA POST? HOW DO I CONFIGURE CANADA POST PLUGIN? I do not want to accept online payments, how do I add Collect on Delivery (COD) option? We require a signature for all package deliveries. How do I add Include Signature Option? We want to print shipping labels on thermal printer. How do we change the settings for the labels to fit standard label printers? HOW DO I TEST THE PLUGIN? CAN I TEST THE PLUGIN IN SANDBOX MODE? WE RECEIVED AN ORDER, WHAT'S NEXT? HOW DO WE CREATE SHIPMENT LABELS? PACKAGE IS READY TO BE SHIPPED, HOW DO I PRINT SHIPMENT & RETURN LABELS? HOW DO I TRANSMIT THE SHIPMENT(S) AND GET A MANIFEST TO PROVIDE TO CANADA POST? HOW DO I VOID SHIPMENTS?
The first step after installing the plugin is to register your account using your existing Canada Post credentials or sign up for a new account.
Note: Canada Post may request your credit card information during registration. The credit card information is required and stored with Canada Post and will only be used for transactions. webhdt inc. does not have access to your account. Find out more about Canada Post Pricing Rewards; Solutions for Small Business Click here for more information.
Start by completing the Canada Post registration through the plugin page. The customer number, username and password will be automatically updated once registration is completed. Registration will unlock account setting fields. Configure and adjust settings based on your business needs. (Field description details are listed below).
Sender Company Name
Sender Contact Number
Shipping rate computation method will also need to be activated. Go to Configuration – Shipping – Shipping providers and enable the activate checkbox.
CANADA POST WEB SERVICES NOPCOMMERCE SHIPPING PLUGIN
A few important notes:
The COD option (Collect on Delivery) is available but by default it is disabled. Change the settings value from "False" to "True". Use setting Include COD option (canadapostsettings.includecodoptioncode). Changes to this setting will impact to all shipments. Find out more about Collect On Delivery option.
The Signature Option is available but by default it is disabled. Change the settings value from "False" to "True". Use setting Signature Option (canadapostsettings.includesignatureoptioncode). Changes to this setting will impact to all shipments.
The Print thermal labels is available but by default it is disabled. Change the settings value from "False" to "True". Use setting Print thermal labels (canadapostsettings.printinthermal).
Yes, you can test the plugin using sandbox mode. Replace the following settings to connect to the testing environment (sandbox mode). Note that you need to save your existing information and revert when ready to go live.
The process of preparing a shipment label starts after an order is placed and from the shipping info tab of the order details page.
To print shipment labels a shipment must have been assigned a tracking number from Canada Post.
Note: Return labels can only be created if the shipment originates in Canada and is destined for delivery in Canada.
After creating your shipment and printed labels you must transmit your shipments to get a manifest.
Void shipment is used to cancel shipment created before transmitting it to Canada Post. Voiding shipments indicates that the previously printed label is spoiled or will otherwise not be used.
To validate a shipment is voided you should see a check mark under “Shipment Voided” column of the Shipments page.