- Set up UPS as a courier service in Starshipit.
Before you begin
You need your UPS portal login credentials and access key/license number:
- User ID
- Access License Number
- Shipping Number
To get these, first sign into your account at ups.com (your may need to sign up for an account first), then click on 'Request an access key'.
UPS will supply you with an access key/license number and shipping number.
1. Enter your account details in Starshipit
Click Test to ensure it works, to see if your credentials are working correctly.
2. Set up advanced settings
NOTE 1: Duties & Taxes Paid, Default Export Type and Tax Identification Number are only applicable for international shipments.
Please note that negotiated rates can only be used if you have an agreement in place with UPS. In all other instances, or if the Use Negotiated Rates checkbox is unchecked, retail rates will be displayed in Starshipit.
You can set up rates for UPS where you would can apply an additional percentage or fixed amount on top of what the courier charges you, and these can be passed back when calling the StarshipIt API.
NOTE 2: You can configure settings for the NAFTA Certificate of Origin. This certificate is used by Canada, Mexico, and the United States including Puerto Rico, to determine if goods imported into their countries receive reduced or eliminated duty as specified by the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
- $1,000 USD and is being sent to Mexico - from Canada or the U.S.
- $2,500 CAD and is being sent to Canada - from Mexico or the U.S.
- $2,500 USD and is being sent to the U.S. - from Canada or Mexico.
NOTE 3: If you wish to use, you can enable the setting:
- Use Paperless Invoice (where available) for Commercial Invoice and NAFTA CO documents
However, you must also request UPS to enable paperless trade at their end. If these are enabled and working correctly, 'EDI' will show at the bottom-right of any paperless trade labels, or otherwise 'INV' will show.
3. Set up your product codes
Add your product codes to complete the integration. You can get a list of valid product codes for a destination address by using the product code finder tool in the tools tab. Known product codes are: