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How to: Integrate SCOUT topShelf with ShippingEasy

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SCOUT topShelf is cloud-based inventory management that integrates with Accounting, CRM, and E-Commerce Systems. Whether you're brand new to ShippingEasy or have an existing account, it's easy to integrate your SCOUT topShelf account with ShippingEasy - first add SCOUT topShelf to ShippingEasy, then provide credentials to your SCOUT topShelf account.

If you are registering a ShippingEasy account for the first time:

  1. When registering your ShippingEasy account for the first time, you will be immediately prompted for your SCOUT topShelf credentials after selecting Scout from the Platform menu.

  2. In the Store URL field, enter your SCOUT topShelf URL (https://xxxxxxxx.scoutsft.com where xxxxx is your topShelf instance/main admin name). Example: https://Lakeside.scoutsft.com  

  3. Click Save & Continue.

  4. Complete your ShippingEasy account set up.

  5. Navigate to SETTINGS, then click on the STORES & ORDERS section.



  6. Click here to skip ahead to the next step.

 

If you are connecting your SCOUT topShelf account to an existing ShippingEasy account:

  1. To integrate your Scout account with an existing ShippingEasy account, navigate to SETTINGS, then click on the STORES & ORDERS section.




  2. Once there, click on the + Add New button on the side of the screen.

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  3. You will then see a form displaying Platform. Select Scout from the drop down menu.



  4. In the Store URL field, enter your SCOUT topShelf URL (https://xxxxxxxx.scoutsft.com where xxxxx is your topShelf instance/main admin name). Example: https://Lakeside.scoutsft.com
  5. Save the credentials.

  6. Take a couple minutes to configure your store preferences and click Save.

 

Once you have registered your ShippingEasy account and added your SCOUT topShelf account, you're ready to provide credentials to SCOUT topShelf.

  1. Within ShippingEasy, navigate to SETTINGS >> STORES & ORDERS. Under your SCOUT topShelf store, locate the Store API Key.



  2. Open ShippingEasy again in another web browser and navigate to SETTINGS >> API CREDENTIALS. Locate your API Key and API Secret.



  3. In a new web browser, navigate to https://integrations.scoutsft.com and login with your SCOUT topShelp main admin credentials.



  4. Click the Add ShippingEasy License button. If button is not there, speak to your SCOUT topShelf rep.

  5. The first time you integrate your account, click the Run Setup Scripts button.

  6. Add a License Name and Description. This can be any text, typically your company name.

  7. Copy and paste your API KeyAPI Secret and Store API Key from the open ShippingEasy windows.

  8. Specify the Weight Unit your products use (LB, OZ, KG).
    TIP: set the same units in ShippingEasy:
    1. Go to SETTINGS >> STORES & ORDERS.
    2. Under your SCOUT topShelf store, click Edit store details.
    3. Set the Unit of Measure to the same unit you set in SCOUT topShelf.
    4. Scroll to the bottom of the page and Save the change.

  9. Select which version of the integration you wish to set up:

    Standard Integration:

    Orders originate in SCOUT topShelf and are pushed into ShippingEasy for shipment. After the order is fulfilled in SCOUT topShelf, the status in ShippingEasy is changed from ‘Awaiting Fulfillment’ to ‘Awaiting Shipment’.

    Pick and Pack Integration:

    Orders originate in ShippingEasy and are pushed out to SCOUT topShelf for pick and pack. After the order is fulfilled in SCOUT topShelf, the status in ShippingEasy is changed from ‘Awaiting Fulfillment’ to ‘Awaiting Shipment’.

  10. Check Enable and click Save.

Your SCOUT topShelf account is now connected with ShippingEasy! The Process Integration button can be used to manually sync the integration. However the integration is set to run on a 10 minute cycle automatically.

 


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