Let's see how you can connect Royal Mail to ShippyPro in just few steps. ๐Ÿ”

To connect Royal Mail to ShippyPro you should ask your Royal Mail Account Manager to supply you with Account Number, Posting Location and OBA email that afterwards you'll need to send us via chat. ๐Ÿ’ฌ

๐Ÿ“ŒKindly note that all Royal Mail services are GB to GB or GB to EU/ROW, they currently do not support EU to GB.

Remember to also inform us about the name of the specific service (or services) you'd like to connect.

Here is a non-exhaustive list of delivery modes:

48h = CRL2,
24h = CRL1,
1st Class = BPL1,
2nd Class = BPL2,
Signed 1st Class = BPR1,
Signed 2nd Class = BPR2,
International Standard = OLA,
International Economy = OLS,
International Signed = OSA,
International Tracked = OTA,
International Tracked - Signed = OTC,
Tracked 24 No Signature = TPNN,
Tracked 24 Signature = TPNS,
Tracked 48 No Signature = TPSN,
Tracked 48 Signature = TPSS,
Special Delivery by 1pm = SD1

Once connected you'll receive our confirmation together with the next steps to follow in order to complete the process.

๐Ÿ“Œ Kindly note that Royal Mail will automatically make Close Work Day at 8PM UK time (UTC +0).

๐Ÿ“Œ Note: close API must have 3000 Orders ID maximum for each call, this is also valid for manual shipment closure,

๐Ÿ“Œ Once proceeded with the connection, remember to make the End of The Day in order to send the Carrier shipments' info, it will also generate the Manifest.

In the connection menu you can display some options, let's take a look at them!

  • Label Type gives you the possibility you to choose the correct label format for your printer.

  • Documents lets you indicate that your shipments contain, as you can imagine from the name, some pieces of documentation.

If you want, you can also enter a Custom Label to recognize the connection among all the others.

๐Ÿ’ก Kindly note that Royal Mail shipments currently don't provide for tracking information as a standard feature.

๐Ÿ”‘ Upgrade your plan to Professional to receive Royal Mail Tracking updates.

๐Ÿ“ŒTo Ship with International Standard (International Flat service) you can select the corresponding option Large Letter.

Take a look at this guide to know more about International Services weight & dimensions.

๐Ÿ“ŒRoyal Mail SD2 Service can be used for your shipments -if provided by your contract- by selecting Special Delivery 1pm inside Carriers' connection menu.

The service will automatically switch to SD2/SD3 according to Items' value.

๐Ÿ“Œ Click & Drop service can be used by selecting it among Carrier Options while creating the shipment.

Done! ๐ŸŽˆ

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