Customize Shipping Labels | How To

ShippingEasy allows you to customize USPS, UPS, and FedEx labels. Click through each section to view the options for your selected carrier.

Customize USPS Domestic Labels

ShippingEasy supports four label options for 4"x6" USPS domestic shipments. Each option provides quick access to additional information about your shipments on your labels. The following order information can be displayed on your shipping label:

  • Order Number (default)

  • List Order Items (SKU)

  • List Order Items (Description)

  • Carrier Note

  • Purchase Order (PO#) for Amazon Business orders

Preview Options to Customize USPS Domestic Labels

Label options enable you to control the order information displayed on your shipping label.

Order Number

The order number is always be included on your labels, along with any of the other options you select. Selecting this option will show only the order number and no other information to be displayed on labels.

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List Order Items (SKU)

This option prints a pick list directly on the bottom of the label. The pick list references each of the SKUs in your order.

The SKUs displayed on your domestic label are limited to 85 characters. For International labels, SKUs are limited to 20 characters. If your order items/products exceed the character limit then "etc" will be displayed. In this instance, you might want to generate a more detailed pick list for your order. [Learn about pick lists.]

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List Order Items (Description)

This option prints a pick list directly on the bottom of the label. The pick list references each of the product descriptions in your order.

The descriptions displayed on labels are pulled from your ShippingEasy Product Catalog.

Descriptions are limited to 100 characters. If your order items/products exceed the character limit then "etc" will be displayed. In this instance, you might want to generate a more detailed pick list for your order. [Learn about pick lists.]

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Carrier Note

This option prints bold content-related notes directly on the bottom of the label.

The message will appear in large text at the bottom of the label. It is limited to 16 characters. The same message will appear on all labels purchased while the setting is in place.

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Purchase Order Number

The Purchase Order (PO) number of Amazon Business orders is displayed on domestic shipping labels. For USPS and DHL Global Mail domestic shipping labels, the PO number (if available) will be automatically appended to the order number that is displayed on the shipping label (in the upper-right, above the recipient address).

For UPS and FedEx labels, there are  “Amazon PO” options available on the Label Settings page. 

Applying a Custom Option to USPS Domestic Labels

  1. From the Default Label Output menu, select 4" x 6".

    SETTINGS_LABELS_DefaultLabelSize_MRK.png
  2. Scroll down to "Domestic USPS Label Options". Click on the sample image that displays your desired order information. Your selected label option will be highlighted in blue.

    SETTINGS_LABELS_All_Label_Options.png

    Logo on Labels

    The greyed-out image is the label that allows you to include your logo. [Learn more about displaying your logo on labels.]

  3. If the Carrier Note option is selected, the Carrier Note text field will appear below. Type your note in this field.

    SETTINGS_LABELS_CarrierNoteBox.png

    Carrier Note Character Limit

    The message will appear in large text at the bottom of the label. It is limited to 16 characters.  The same message will appear on all labels purchased while the setting is in place.

  4. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and Save your changes.

Customize UPS Domestic Labels

ShippingEasy supports selecting one of four custom label options to be displayed on UPS domestic shipping labels, in the REF1 and REF2 fields.

Custom Labels

Custom labels are not available for UPS from ShippingEasy One Balance, UPS International, UPS Mail Innovations, and SurePost.

Each custom option will display the matching order information on your shipping label:

  • Order Number

  • List Order Items (Item Name)

  • List Order Items (SKU)

  • Amazon PO #

Choose UPS Label Options

  1. Scroll down to "UPS Domestic Label Options."

    SETTINGS_LABELS_UPSLabelOptions.png
  2. Use the menus for REF1 and REF2 to select from the following custom label options:

    • Order Number

    • List Order Items (Item Name)

    • List Order Items (SKU)

    • Amazon PO #

    • Blank

Example UPS Label Options

Each of the custom label options selected for REF1 and REF2 will display the matching order information on the shipping label.

Order Number

This label option will auto-populate your order number on the label for easier picking.

example REF1 field

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Amazon PO #

This option displays the Purchase Order (PO) number of Amazon Business orders on domestic shipping labels.

SETTINGS_LABELS_AmazonPO.png

List Order Items

In addition to auto-populating your order number on the label, it will also print a pick list directly on the bottom of the label. The pick list is based on order items/products and references each of the SKUs in your order.

Label Character Limits

The SKUs and/or descriptions displayed on your label are limited to 35 characters. If your order items/products exceed the character limit then "..." will be displayed. In this instance, you might want to generate a more detailed pick list for your order. Learn more about pick lists.

Items SKUexample REF2 field

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Items Name - example REF2 field

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Customize FedEx Domestic Labels

ShippingEasy supports displaying custom label options on FedEx shipping labels.

The REF, INV, and PO files can be configured to display any of the following on domestic and international labels:

  • Order Number

  • List Order Items (SKU)

  • List Order Items (Name)

  • Amazon PO#

When shipping via FedEx SmartPost, you can include additional information in the secondary barcode location.

  • Order Number

  • List Order Items (SKU)

  • List Order Items (Item Name)

  • Amazon PO#

  • Shipping Service

  • Recipient Company Name

  • Recipient Name

  • Custom

  • None

Choose FedEx Label Options

  1. Scroll down to "FedEx Label Options."

    SETTINGS_LABELS_FedEx_Label_Options.png
  2. Select one of these from the REF, INV, and PO drop-down menus or leave any field(s) blank:

    • Order Number

    • List Order Items (SKU)

    • List Order Items (Name)

    • Amazon PO#

  3. For FedEx SmartPost, select one of these options or leave as FedEx Tracking (the default):

    • Order Number

    • List Order Items (SKU)

    • List Order Items (Item Name)

    • Amazon PO#

    • Shipping Service

    • Recipient Company Name

    • Recipient Name

    • Custom

    • None

Example FedEx Label Options

Each of the custom label options selected for REF, INV, and PO will display the matching order information on the shipping label.

Order Numberexample within INV field

This label option will auto-populate your order number on the label for easier picking.

SETTINGS_LABELS_FedEx_OrderNumber.png

Amazon PO #

This option displays the Purchase Order (PO) number of Amazon Business orders on domestic shipping labels.

List Order Items

In addition to auto-populating your order number on the label, it will also print a pick list directly on the bottom of the label. The pick list is based on order items/products and references each of the SKUs in your order.

Label Character Limits

The SKUs and/or descriptions displayed on your label are limited to 30 characters. If your order items/products exceed the character limit then "..." will be displayed. In this instance, you might want to generate a more detailed pick list for your order. [Learn more about pick lists.]

Items SKUexample within REF field

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Items Name - example within PO field

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Example SmartPost Label Options

Each of the FedEx SmartPost label options will be displayed in the secondary barcode location.

FedEx Tracking - example as secondary barcode

The default SmartPost option.

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Order Number - example as secondary barcode

This will display the order number as a barcode.

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