Set up shipping method links
The Shipping method links page allows you to automatically and accurately link shipping options your customers can request on your stores to the various shipping methods offered by your shipping carriers. This saves your shippers time, eliminates errors, and ensures your customers receive their products in the time and manner they expect.
For example, if a customer requested "overnight shipping" and you have that option linked to FedEx 1 Day Delivery service, SKULabs would automatically select that method when shipping the order.
To set up shipping method links, navigate to Settings page > Shipping tab > Shipping method links.
Click on Create new shipping method link, and in the screen that appears, select the store, the requested method and the shipping method to use.
Click save, and your method link is configured!
Enable/disable shipping methods
Enabled shipping methods are used in the "Least expensive calculation" default shipping options. To exclude certain shipping methods from this calculation, you can disable them from Settings page > Shipping tab > Enabled methods.
Simply check the box under the Active column next to a method you want to exclude and click save.
Add saved boxes
Add custom saved boxes to easily track packaging materials and quickly enter or automate setting shipping dimensions.
Click Add box, then set a nickname, location, dimensions, and weight.
To track inventory for your packaging, create a new item with a SKU in the following format matching your saved box dimensions and assign it to a warehouse location:
Box (12x12x12 in),
Box (30x30x30 cm), etc.
Use custom shipping rules to automate decisions based on criteria like number of items, order weight, or tags and group similar orders for quicker fulfillment.
Add weights, dimensions, and customs information to your items
Adding weights, dimensions, and customs information to your item's allows SKULabs to automatically fill in shipment information for you wherever we can:
If an item is shipped by itself, the dimensions and weight of the item will be set as the shipment's dimensions and weight.
If multiple items are being shipped together, their weight values will be added together and the total will be set as the shipment's weight.
If the "memorize" option was enabled in the previous shipment for a combination of items, then the memorized dimensions and weight will be set for the shipment.
If none of the above apply, your store's default shipping settings will be the values used.
Item details can be updated or imported in bulk via CSV:
or by individually by opening an item's details and clicking the orange Edit button:
Add customs information to items
When shipping internationally, let SKULabs fill out the customs form for you, by configuring customs fields on your items.
Connect scales to SKULabs
If you weigh each package before shipping, you can also connect your scales to a computer with the SKULabs Print & Scale client. This lets you pull in accurate package weight seamlessly during shipment with the click of a button.