Shipping Automation

Shipping Rules

Shipping Rules | FAQs

Also known as mapping, Shipping Rules allow you to automate processing your orders within ShippingEasy. This saves you time and effort. We have a comprehensive list of our favorite Shipping Rules with step-by-step instructions - view them to get s...

Can I control the order that my Shipping Rules are applied?

Yes! Shipping Rules will be applied in the sequence they appear from top to bottom. To edit this order, navigate to SETTINGS then SHIPPING RULES under SHIPMENT SETTINGS.  You can move rules up and down using the arrow icons. Any subsequent rules ...

Do Shipping Rules apply to manual orders?

Yes, Shipping rules are applied to all new orders, whether they are uploaded via CSV file or manually entered one at a time via the QUICK SHIP tab or Manual order upload link on the ORDERS page.   Of course, Shipping Rules also apply to orders as...

How does the "estimated order weight" rule work?

ShippingEasy has the option to create a Shipping Rule that will automatically estimate your order weight based on your previous shipments. Learn more about setting up this rule. How does this Shipping Rule calculate the weights of my products? ...

How does the "Product has low stock" rule work?

ShippingEasy has the option to create a Shipping Rule that will automatically apply actions to orders that include items with low stock. Learn more about Shipping Rules.  Does my account have access to the "Product has low stock" rule? In order to...

Re-run Shipping Rules | How To

If you need to re-run shipping rules after an order has arrived from your store, we make it easy to do that. This can be especially useful when initially defining your shipping rules or if you need to test changes to your rules.  Re-running shippi...

Best of Shipping Rules

Best of Rules: Add "Adult Signature" to a shipment

Shipping Rules are an option to automate the handling of your orders, ensuring that your preferences are applied regardless of who is shipping. A common rule would be configured to automatically add "Adult Signature" confirmation to your Priority ...

Best of Rules: Add "Signature Confirmation" to high value orders

For high value items, adding Signature Confirmation provides additional assurance that the package has been delivered to the intended destination. Creating a Shipping Rule for this allows you to automatically add it to your orders. A common condit...

Best of Rules: Add weight to orders to include promotional gifts

Who doesn't love getting packages in the mail, especially when expected packages contain unexpected gifts? Adding promotional gifts and materials to your shipments is a great way to announce your latest offer while sending a little extra love to y...

Best of Rules: Assign a carrier service to shipments containing specific products

There are many times when you need to use a specify carrier service due to the product that you're shipping. Perhaps you offer free shipping for certain items and you want to select a less costly method. Maybe some of your inventory is perishable ...

Best of Rules: Assign a package and dimensions to my shipments

ShippingEasy has a way to automatically assign a package and dimensions to your orders. Save a custom package, assign it to a shipping preset, then apply it with a Shipping Rule. This shaves time off one-by-one or batch shipping and opens up optio...

Best of Rules: Assign a package to shipments based on weight

Many carrier services use package dimensions to determine shipping costs. This method uses the length, width, and height of the package to calculate a "dimensional weight", also called DIM weight. When the DIM weight is greater than the actual wei...

Shipping Presets

How to: Apply a Shipping Preset on the READY TO SHIP page

Once you have created a Shipping Preset, it will be available on the READY TO SHIP page. This allows you to quickly assign the Carrier, Carrier Service, and Packaging with a single click. Learn more about saving your carrier selections.  To apply ...

How to: Add my Shipping Presets to the Quick Ship menu

Shipping Presets make light work of assigning carriers and services to your shipments. Learn more. To save even more time, you can make your Shipping Presets available via the Quick Ship menu. You can display up to 10 domestic and 10 international...

What is the difference between a Shipping Preset and custom package?

You may be used to using the "Add New" button found under PACKAGE SETUP on the SHIPMENT SETTINGS page to add new custom packages to your ShippingEasy account, however, Shipping Presets is a little different. Shipping Presets are saved configuratio...

Can I save a default for the way I ship most often?

Yes - once you have set your favorite combo of package type and carrier as a Shipping Preset, you can then set it as your default shipping setting. If you still need to set up your Shipping Preset, use our guide. New ShippingEasy accounts will see...

What is a Shipping Preset?

A Shipping Preset is a saved configuration of package and service types. Learn how to create a Shipping Preset. New ShippingEasy accounts will see 13 Shipping Presets already present. All USPS domestic services: First Class Package (weight requir...

How to: Access my Shipping Presets

If you're tired of continually entering a package and service type, you quickly can save your preferred service and package types to use for future shipments. Shipping Presets will allow you to select pre-saved package and service types wherever y...