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    User Manual of Odoo PostNL Shipping Integration

    Updated 6 November 2023

    INTRODUCTION

    Odoo PostNL Shipping Integration, convenient, fast, secure deliveries!

    Order delivery is quite challenging. It takes a lot of resources, especially when delivering the goods by yourself. However, there is an economical and quicker way.

    You can improve logistics operations by integrating a third-party service provider like PostNL. It can reduce your logistics burden so you can concentrate on business.

    Odoo PostNL Shipping Integration integrates the platforms to assist in logistics handling. It fetches rates based on the warehouse and the customer’s location.

    The module allows you to create shipping labels, tracking, and traceability for a product. Moreover, the Odoo app permits configuring the default package and delivery settings.

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    You can even update the default settings based on a particular package requirement accordingly. Further, the module lets you deliver packages securely and swiftly.

    FEATURES

    1. Odoo PostNL Shipping Integration allows customers to add delivery instructions.
    2. The customer can also give their preferred delivery date and time.
    3. The Odoo app permits the tracking and traceability of packages.
    4. You can check all the ongoing orders from Odoo.
    5. It can calculate delivery costs based on the address.
    6. The module provides the details of the cost of goods, which includes delivery.
    7. It helps the Odoo Admin in efficiently managing the deliveries.

    INSTALLATION

    1. Once you purchase the App from Webkul store, you will receive the link to download the zip file of the module.
    2. Extract the file on your system after the download finishes. You will be able to see a folder named- ‘postnl_shipping_integration.’
    3. Copy and paste this folder inside your Odoo Add-Ons path.
    4. Now, open the Odoo App and click on the Settings menu. Here, click on Activate the Developer Mode.
    5. Then, open the Apps menu and click on ‘Update Modules List.’
    6. In the search bar, remove all the filters and search ‘postnl_shipping_integration.’
    7. You will be able to see the module in the search result. Click on ‘Install’ to install it.

    WORKFLOW

    Moving on to the configuration of the Odoo PostNL Shipping Integration. But before that, explore our Odoo development services & an extensive range of quality Odoo Apps.

    CONFIGURATION AT ODOO END

    1. Go to the ‘Inventory> Configuration> Shipping Methods’ in the Odoo backend after installation.

    locating-odoo-postnl-shipping-integration

    2. Enter the necessary details in the ‘PostNL Credentials’ tab, and add the API key, customer number, customer code, collection location, and contact person.

    adding-odoo-postnl-shipping-integration

    3. Move to the ‘Extra’ tab and enter the delivery settings and PostNL Shipping Information, especially the product code, printer type, and Fixed Price (cost for delivery).

    configuring- delivery-and-odoo-postnl-shipping-integration-method

    4. Go to the ‘Sales> Quotation’ and create a new one with the ‘New’ button. Add a product to the order line and click the ‘Add Shipping’ button.

    cresting-order-in-odoo-postnl-shipping-integration

    5. In the popup, select the ‘PostNL’ option and click ‘Get Rates’ to add delivery cost. Once done, click the ‘Add’ button.

    adding-shipping-in-odoo-postnl-shipping-integration

    6. After adding the shipping, you can view it in the order line. The delivery cost is also added to the total cost. Click the ‘Confirm’ button to confirm the order.

    confirimg-order-in-odoo-postnl-shipping-integration

    7. After confirming, the ‘Delivery’ option will be available on the sales order.

    checking-odoo-postnl-shipping-integration-delivery-form

    8. On the delivery order form, click the ‘Put in Pack’ button.

    creating-package-in-odoo-postnl-shipping-integration

    9. In the package details popup, enter the package details and click the ‘Save’ button.

    adding-packge-details

    10. After creating a package, the status changes to ‘Ready.’ You can also check the package details by clicking the ‘Packages’ button. 

    validating-delivery-and-checking-stage

    11. The package details display the entered package dimensions, weight, and date.

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    12. After validating the order, you can check the ‘Traceability and Tracking’ button on the delivery validation page.  Also, you can check the Shipping label for the package.

    generated- traceability-tracking-and-shipping-label

    13. The tracking will redirect you to the PostNL tracking page.

    tracking-details

    14.  Traceability shows the entire order processing at the warehouse.

    traceability-details

    15. Generated shipping will look similar to the one shown below.

    generated-label

    NEED HELP?

    Hope you find the guide helpful! Please feel free to share your feedback in the comments below.

    If you still have any issues/queries regarding the same, please raise a ticket at the UV Desk.

    For any doubt, contact us at our support mail.

    Thanks for paying attention!!

    Current Product Version - 1.0.1

    Supported Framework Version - Odoo 16

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