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    FedEx Shipping: Multi Vendor Marketplace for Shopify

    Multi-Vendor Marketplace for Shopify is here with another marketplace shipping feature app, i.e., FedEx.

    FedEx

    FedEx Corporation is an American multinational courier delivery service.

    Using this featured app, the merchants can enable shipment through FedEx. Moreover, he can allow US sellers to automatically generate shipping labels.

    FedEx feature app is available only with the Multivendor PRO Plan ($45/month). Moreover, you need to enable the Shipping add-on (free) from feature apps section of the app.

    CHARGES:

    This feature will have an additional charge of USD 10 per month over & above your current multivendor marketplace plan.

    NOTE:

    Above all, access to Shipping requires your Shopify store to be on the plan that supports Real-Time Carrier-Calculated Shipping.

    Currently, FedEx Shipping feature app will only work for the US Merchants.

    Installation

    The admin needs to visit the multi vendor marketplace admin panel > click on the three dots > click on the feature apps. Further, enable the FedEx feature app.

    MultiVendor Marketplace Admin End

    Furthermore, agree & approve the charges:

    MultiVendor Marketplace Admin End
    Shopify Backend (Admin End)

    Configuration: Admin End

    Firstly, the admin needs to enable this shipping method from the shipping configuration. So, for this, visit:

    Multivendor marketplace admin panel > configuration > shipping configuration

    Click on the three dots under Action menu & further, click on enable.

    MultiVendor Marketplace Admin End

    Moving on, the admin needs to configure the FedEx Shipping. So, for this, either click on Configure Shipping or go to multi vendor marketplace admin panel > configuration > FedEx Shipping Configuration. Refer:

    MultiVendor Marketplace Admin End

    Configure FedEx Express

    SANDBOX MODE

    If you want to test the functionality of this shipping add-on, enable the sandbox mode. In short, use the sandbox mode for testing purpose only.

    Enter the following details: FEDEX ACCOUNT NUMBER, FEDEX ACCESS KEY, FEDEX PASSWORD & FEDEX METER NUMBER.

    MultiVendor Marketplace Admin End

    Further, Choose shipping service name for order fulfillment and Choose who will bear the shipping label charges, thus, the admin or the seller. (This is an extra cost apart from what the customer has paid.)

    MultiVendor Marketplace Admin End

    Set Shipping Method For Sellers:

    The admin can further set the shipping methods for his sellers.
    Go to multi vendor marketplace admin panel > Sellers > Seller Listing > Edit (under Action). 
    On the edit seller page, the admin will have the following block from where he can enable/disable/set as default:

    MultiVendor Marketplace Admin End

    Further, the admin can view all the sellers which are using this shipping method by going to multi vendor marketplace admin panel > configuration > Shipping Configuration:

    MultiVendor Marketplace Admin End

    Make Shipping Address Phone Number Mandatory

    To use this feature add-on, the admin needs to make the Shipping address phone number mandatory at the time of checkout.

    So, to do this, go to Shopify Backend > Settings > Checkout > Under Form Options, make Shipping address phone number as Required:

    Shopify Backend (Admin End)

    Configuration: Seller End

    Further, the seller can configuration FedEx Shipping from his panel.

    Go to multi vendor marketplace seller panel > configuration > shipping configurationenable the shipping:

    MultiVendor Marketplace Seller End

    Further, go to Global Configuration:

    MultiVendor Marketplace Seller End

    So, from here, the seller can do the SHIPPING PACKET CONFIGURATION:

    MultiVendor Marketplace Seller End

    Note: LBH > 1 inch (2.54 cm)

    Moreover, the FEDEX SHIPPING CONFIGURATION:

    MultiVendor Marketplace Seller End

    The seller can set the shipping method as by-default so that every single product created by him will have FedEx Shipping as the by-default shipping method.

    MultiVendor Marketplace Seller End

    If not this, the seller can set the shipping method on individual products while adding/editing them.

    So, go to Multi-vendor marketplace seller panel > Products >Product Listing Add/Edit the Product:

    MultiVendor Marketplace Seller End

    Shopify Store Frontend

    Likewise, the customer will have an option to select the shipping method as FedEx after entering the information:

    Shipping Label Generation

    Seller will have an option to generate shipping label from their seller panel. Also, shipping labels can only be generated for fulfilled orders.

    Fulfilling order by FedEx:

    Go to Multi-vendor marketplace seller panel > Orders > Order Listing > View (under Action). Select the method of order fulfillment as FedEx and fulfill the order. As soon as the order will be fulfilled, the shipping label will be automatically downloaded.

    Click on fulfill
    Agree & Fulfill: This block will have the information regarding who is bearing the shipping label charges.

    Moreover, if you again want to download the shipping label, go to ADDITIONAL ORDER DETAILS, click on Actions > Print Shipping Label:

    Furthermore, this is how the shipping label will be downloaded in pdf form:

    Create a Pickup Request

    The seller can generate a pickup request for the FedEx courier services to pick the order from your warehouse:

    For this, go to ADDITIONAL ORDER DETAILS, click on Actions > Create Pickup Request:

    This action will give you a pop-up:

    Enter the required details & save.

    Further, the seller can view the generated pickup request on the same page under PICKUP REQUEST DETAILS section:

    The seller can view the pickup request details & also, can cancel the request.

    NOTE:

    The seller can delete the pickup request only before the FedEx Ready time set by him while creating the request. Once created, the pickup request can’t be generated or edited again.

    💡 Need Help?

    Moreover, you can drop your query/suggestion at support@webkul.com or create your ticket at Webkul UV Desk

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