Shipping methods are the methods or carriers that can be used to ship your orders. You can also use shipping methods to search and group sales orders and/or sales invoices. You can use the shipping methods that are supported by the following modules:
At this screen, you can create or maintain a shipping method. You can define the default shipping methods to be used in a sales order or sales invoice at the following, whereby the setting at the debtor maintenance screen will precede the setting at Order settings:
Type a unique code for the new shipping method. You can type a maximum of eight alphanumeric characters. You cannot edit the code once it is saved.
Select this check box to define that the sales orders linked to this shipping method will be shipped using StarShip with E-Shipping Manifest Integration. Once selected, Cost price is set to zero and hidden, Shipment is hidden, and Packages and Print on order are selected but disabled.
Clear the check box to ship the corresponding sales orders using E-Shipment.
Note: This menu path is available only if you have the SE1343 – E-Shipping Manifest Integration and SE1200 – E-Order licenses.
Type the description of the new shipping method. You can also edit the description for an existing shipping method.
Select this check box if you want a tracking number to be issued for every shipment.
Note: This field will be displayed only if you clear the Use shipping manifest check box.
Select this check box if you want a tracking number to be issued for every package. This check box will be selected but disabled if you select the Use shipping manifest check box.
Type or select the item group. This item group will use the shipping method.
Type or select the supplier of the shipment service.
Type the cost price of the shipping method. In this example, Euro is used. The default currency is set in System/General/Settings/General settings under the Standard section. The cost price is set to zero and hidden if you select the Use shipping manifest check box.
Type or select the unit of shipment. For example, units of shipment could be boxes, kilograms, cartons, pallets, and others.
Type or select the warehouse code. Delivery of items from/to this warehouse will use the shipping method.
Select this check box if you want the shipping method to be printed on the order documents. This check box will be selected but disabled if you select the Use shipping manifest check box.
Click this to save all changes.
Click this to create a new shipping method.
Click this to exit.