ShippingEasy's Buy Labels feature allows you to purchase many labels in less than three clicks. Using the automation that you build to provide rate quotes on your orders, you can select which orders you're ready to ship, then purchase labels - all from the ORDERS page. Learn more about buying labels in ShippingEasy.
If an order has a Shipping Preset assigned by a Shipping Rule, then ShippingEasy will try to get a rate quote. If the rate quote is successful, a label can be purchased from the ORDERS page by selecting the order and then clicking the Buy Label(s) button.
Multiple orders can be selected at once, regardless of different Shipping Presets. Buy Labels offers all of the benefits of batching without the need to make sure all orders are being shipped the same way.
Once the Buy Labels button is selected, a window displays to confirm the postage purchase amount. Click Buy and your labels will print to your selected printer. If you have selected a label format that does not include packing slips, you can choose to print packing slips when you print your labels.
Below are answers to common questions about Buy Labels.
ShippingEasy provides two options for using the ORDERS page: Advanced View and Standard View. The Buy Labels button is only visible in the Advanced View. Learn more about Advanced View vs. Simple View.
To switch from the Simple View to Advanced View, click the More drop-down button and select Switch to Advanced View.
It depends on whether or not you have integrated your printer with ShippingEasy via our printing application ConnectEasy.
Yes. There is an optional column on the ORDERS page titled Rate which will display the rate quote. Learn how to customize which columns are displayed.
If a rate quote is obtained: The rate is shown in the Rate column.
If no rate is available: The Rate column will show "No Rate."
If an error prevented a rate quote from being obtained: An error indicator is shown; click the indicator to see more details.
To obtain UPS One Balance rates, make sure you have a phone number listed in your Account Details.
Yes. Click the More Filters option on the ORDERS page and select Rate Quote. The With a rate quote option filters orders to display only those that returned a successful rate quote. Learn more about filtering orders.
Yes. There is an optional column on the ORDERS page titled Shipping Preset which will indicate which Shipping Preset has been applied to each order via your Shipping Rules or from a previous selection. Learn how to customize which columns are displayed.
If a Shipping Preset has been applied to an order: The name of the Shipping Preset will appear in this column. Any rate quotes shown will be for the specified Shipping Preset.
If no Shipping Preset has been applied: The Shipping Preset column will indicate a Recommendation or Previous selection.
Yes. An advanced label date will be automatically applied if you are using a shipping cut-off time in your account profile settings. Learn how to automatically advance dates on shipping labels.
ShippingEasy will display the Est. Label Date at the top of the Buy Labels window.