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How do I install the Shopify Shipping Only solution?

This section describes the installation process for the UPS i-parcel shipping app for Shopify.

Assumptions

Before beginning, you will need:

  • Admin access to the Shopify store.
  • You have an Advanced Shopify store plan.
  • Credentials for the Global Access dashboard.

Installation Instructions

Setup

If you register for a UPS i-parcel account already and went through our normal registration process, then you should start by connecting the app to your store.
1. Go to https://shopify.i-parcel.com/v1

2. Click “Connect to your Shopify Store” button

UPS i-parcel Shopify Integration - connect to your shopify store
Connect to your Shopify Store

3. Type in the URL of your store. Example: https://storename.myshopify.com

UPS i-parcel: Connect to Shopify Store with URL
UPS i-parcel: Connect to Shopify Store with URL

Installing the App

After entering your store’s URL, you will be redirected to a Shopify page that asks if you want to install UPS i-parcel App.

UPS i-parcel: Install app
UPS i-parcel: Install app

4. Please install the app to proceed.

Assigning Merchant

You will be redirected to UPS i-parcel Shopify App where you will be prompted to log in to the UPS i-parcel Global Access Dashboard. Enter your Global Access Dashboard credentials.

UPS i-parcel Shopify App login
UPS i-parcel Shopify App login

After logging in, you will be asked to select the Global Access store to connect to your Shopify store. If you have already associated your store with the dashboard, you may skip this step.

5. Assign the Global Access store to the Shopify store.

UPS i-parcel Shopify Assign Merchant
UPS i-parcel Shopify Assign Merchant

Managing the Integration

Once you connect stores, you will see a page where you can manage the integration.

UPS i-parcel Mange UPS i-parcel Integration
UPS i-parcel Mange UPS i-parcel Integration

General Settings

6. Select the Integration Enabled button.

UPS i-parcel General Settings
UPS i-parcel General Settings

Catalog Sync Settings

7. In the “Country of Origin Metafield” option, enter the metafield used for the Country of Origin for each product. The format is “namespace.key”.

  • If you use Shopify metafields and already have a country of origin metafield configured, you can put that here. Otherwise, you can leave what is defaulted, which is what most merchants do. For more information about these fields, check the Shopify help center: https://help.shopify.com/en/manual/products/metafields
UPS i-parcel Catalog Synch Settings
UPS i-parcel Catalog Synch Settings

8. In the “Default Country of Origin” option, enter the country of origin to use for products that do not have the metafield set.

  • You can use this field if the country of origin is not covered by the metafield. Please use the two-letter ISO 3166-1 country/territory code format (please see appendix).
UPS i-parcel Default Country of Origin
UPS i-parcel Default Country of Origin

9. You have the option of running catalog sync daily.

  • If you do not check this, then changes in your Shopify catalog will not automatically sync to the Global Access Dashboard, unless you select Save and Begin Catalog Sync below.

10. Click the “Save and Begin Catalog Sync” button near the bottom of the page.

UPS i-parcel: Save & Begin Catalog Sync
UPS i-parcel: Save & Begin Catalog Sync

11. Click the “Start Catalog Sync” link near the bottom of the page.

UPS i-parcel Catalog Sync Succesful
UPS i-parcel Catalog Sync Succesful
  • Please keep your browser window open until you see a message saying that the synch is finished in the Sync Status box.
UPS i-parcel Catalog Synch Finished
UPS i-parcel Catalog Synch Finished

This will complete your installation. You can check to see if you are installed correctly by looking at other settings within Shopify, as explained in the next section of this guide.

Verifying Shipping

These screens described below are found in your Shopify settings, as opposed to the UPS i-parcel app settings. These steps will help verify whether is plugin is enabled for use as an international shipping option in your Shopify store.

Verifying Shopping Zones

Let’s make sure the UPS i-parcel shipping method is added to your international shipping zone.

  1. Most Shopify merchants will have one International Shipping Zone called “Rest of World” which can be found within your Shopify admin under Settings -> Shipping.
UPS i-parcel: International Shipping Rest of the World
UPS i-parcel: International Shipping Rest of the World
  • Within the Shipping settings, locate your international shipping zone. If UPS i-parcel is not listed as a carrier for the zone, click Edit otherwise this section is complete. If your store is not using the default “Rest of World” shipping zone OR you are using a different shipping zone for international shoppers click edit next to that one instead.
  • UPS i-parcel: International Shipping Rest of the World 2
    UPS i-parcel: International Shipping Rest of the World 2
  • Scroll down to the Calculated Rates section, if UPS i-parcel is not showing as an available shipping method for your zone, click the Add rate button.
  • UPS i-parcel: Calculated Rates
    UPS i-parcel: Calculated Rates
  • The Add calculated rate window will appear, you can click the “Select a carrier” dropdown to select “UPS i-parcel (Rates provided by app)” carrier, then click the Done button at the bottom of the window to close.
  • UPS i-parcel: Add Calculated Rates
    UPS i-parcel: Add Calculated Rates
  • You will now see the UPS i-parcel carrier added to your international zone, make sure to hit the save button to save the new carrier to your shipping zone.
  • UPS i-parcel: Now a shipping method on your store
    UPS i-parcel: Now a shipping method on your store

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    After completing the steps above, and verifying your shipping settings, your store should be ready for international shipping with UPS i-parcel.