Shipment Service V3.2

Services

Standard

The most basic service. Normal ground shipping without any modifier to speed up the shipping time.

Returns

A shipment that the customer sends back to the store / sender

One day

Express shipment that will be delivered the next working day

One day early

Express shipment that will be delivered the next working day before noon

Package types

Bulk

Shipments that don't fall into the normal dimensions can be send by specifying them as bulk items when sending via dpd.

Requirements:

  • package.type has to be bulk
  • you'll have to use your own contract with the carrier

Parcel

The most basic package type for shipping parcels there is.

Parcel letter

Everything which is too small for a parcel but larger and heavier than a classical letter

Requirements:

  • package.type has to be parcel_letter

Additional services

Predict

DPD allows recipients to be notified of a pending delivery within the next hour. The so called predict service can be used with shipcloud by specifying it as an additional service. You can either specify the email address or phone number of your customer to be notified.

Requirements:

  • service has to be standard

Drop authorization

When sending packages via DPD the sender can allow the carrier to leave the shipment with someone else in case the receiver isn't present and has allowed the sender to do so.

Saturday delivery

When sending packages on a Friday you can specify that they should be delivered on Saturday (if the carrier supports this).

Requirements:

  • service has to be one_day or one_day_early
  • you'll have to use your own contract with the carrier

Label formats

PDF

  • DIN A5: pdf_a5
  • DIN A6: pdf_a6

Field lengths

  • company: 1 - 35 characters
  • last_name: 1 - 35 characters (firstname + last_name <= 35 characters)
  • care_of: 0 - 35 characters
  • street: 1 - 35 characters
  • street_no: 1 - 8 characters
  • zip_code: 1 - 9 characters
  • city: 1 - 35 characters
  • phone: 0 - 30 characters