Shipping Label Setup
Shipping label settings must be made at the product level, as well as in the configuration of
each carrier. Complete the setup for each carrier that you intend to use to produce shipping
To set up shipping labels:
1. On the Admin menu, select Catalog > Manage Products.
2. The Country of Manufacture field is required for each product that is shipped internationally
by USPS and FedEx, Update the field for each product record, as needed.
3. When complete, click the Save button.
If you have many products that need to be updated with the same information, do the
a. In the Manage Products list, select the checkbox of each product that needs to be updated.
For example, all products that are manufactured in China.
b. Set the Actions control to “Update Attributes,” and click the Submit button.
c. In the Update Attributes form, find the Country of Manufacture field and select the
Change checkbox. Then, select the country from the list and click the Save button.
4. On the Admin menu, select System > Configuration. Then, do the following:
a. In the panel on the left, under Sales, select Shipping Settings. Click to expand the Origin
section, and verify that the following fields are complete:
Street Address – The street address of the place from which shipments are
sent. For example, the location of your company or
warehouse. This field is required for shipping labels.
Street Address Line 2 – Any additional address information, such as the floor,
entrance and so on. We strongly recommend that you use
b. In the Configuration panel under Sales, select Shipping Methods. Click to expand the
USPS section, and verify that the following fields are complete:
Secure Gateway URL This field is pre-populated by Magento.
Password The password is provided by USPS, and gives you access to
their system through Web Services.
The default dimensions of the package. To make these fields
appear, set Size to “Large,”
c. Click to expand the FedEx section, and verify that the following fields are complete:
- Meter Number
This information is provided by the carrier, and is required to gain access to their system
through Web Services.
d. In the Configuration panel under General, select Store Information. Verify that the fields
in this section are complete. If you have multiple stores, and the contact information
differs from the default, set Current Configuration Scope to the store view and verify that
the information is complete. If any of this information is missing, an error message will
appear when you try to print shipping labels.
Store Name The name of the store or store view.
Store Contact Telephone The telephone number of the primary contact for the store or
Country The country where your store is based.
VAT Number If applicable the Value Added Tax number of your store.
(Not required for stores based in the U.S.)
Store Contact Address The street address of the primary contact for the store or
e. When complete, click the Save Config button.