You can manage your shipping carrier and service level options using the Manage Carriers page in the Admin module. The active carriers and services listed on this page are your available options when selecting a carrier or service level on a transaction.
This article reviews how to add, edit, and manage shipping carriers and service levels.
To access this page, you must have the following permission assigned to your user role: Administration Module > Manage Carriers.
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- Add and edit carriers and services
- Manage carriers and services
Navigate to Admin > Manage Carriers in 3PL Warehouse Manager.
Add and edit carriers and services
Add and edit carriers
To add or edit a new carrier, click Add or select a carrier from the grid and click Edit, complete each of the fields below, then click Save.
- Code: Value that displays as the carrier name in the Manage Carriers grid—once saved, you cannot modify this value
- Description: Value that displays in the relevant labels throughout the system—including the 'Carrier' and 'Ship Service' Find Orders grid columns, 'Carrier' and 'Service' fields on an order, 'Service' on the SmartParcel page, and the 'Carrier' field on a receipt
- Needs BOL: When checked, allows you to print a BOL when shipping with this carrier
- SCAC: Standard Carrier Alpha Code that identifies the carrier
Add and edit services
To add or edit a carrier's service levels, select the relevant carrier from the grid, then click Services. Click Add to add a new service or select the Edit icon to modify an existing service. Complete each of the fields below, then click Save.
- Service: Value that displays in the relevant labels throughout the system
- External Service: Value that allows the carrier to properly translate the specified service via API
- Inactive: When checked, removes the service as an available option throughout the system
Manage carriers and services
You also have the option to delete, inactivate, and activate carriers and services.
To perform any of these actions to an existing carrier, select the carrier from the grid, then select the relevant button. If you want to activate an inactive carrier, click Show Inactive Carriers.
To perform any of these actions to an existing service, select the relevant carrier from the grid, then click Services. If you need to activate an inactive service, click Show Inactives.
Select the relevant service from the grid, then click Delete to delete the service or click the Edit icon to mark the service as active/inactive.