Courier Options Dialog - DPD API

DPD API integration is not enabled by default.

Please email Development for more information.
Note: there will be additional costs involved if this option is enabled.

The Courier Options dialog allows the user to configure attributes for different couriers, the options will be different for each courier. You can copy the details from an existing courier to another similar one.

To load the Courier Options dialog, open [ System Data | Couriers ] screen, focus on the courier, right-click and select Configure from the context menu. For each option there is an explanation about what is does.

Notes
Nominal Weights can only be used on Boxes (at present). Nominal weights should be in base Khaos Control weight and will be modified by the weight scaling. The system will use:

  1. Actual Weight
  2. The consignment weight (items postage or average weight.)
  3. Nominal Weight


Name
Description
Notes
Username Username for the DPD API endpoint.
Password Password for the DPD API endpoint.
Network Code Network code to select the service for DPD e.g. 1^12 or 2^12 for DPD local.
Test Enable test mode. This prevents user data from being given to the DPD notification system.
Print Type Determines the output format. Can be either of the two supported printers or HTML.
Collection Contact Name Contact name to provide to Despatch Bay as the collection contact name.
Collection Company Name Company name to provide to Despatch Bay as the collection company name.
Collection Email Your company email address.
Collection Phone Your company phone number.
Collection Address Line 1 First line of your collection address.
Collection Address Line 2 Second line of your collection address.
Collection Town Town of your collection address.
Collection Postcode Postcode of your collection address.
Collection Address County County of your collection address.
Collection Address Country Code Address country code used for collection.
API URL DPD - https://api.dpd.co.uk; DPD local https://api.dpdlocal.co.uk
Parcel Description Description of the contents of the parcel.
Weight Scale The weight against your shipments will be multiplied by this scaling factor before sending to the courier. For example, if you store weight in grams, multiply by 0.001 to convert to KG.
Nominal Weight If this value is set, when your shipment has no weight set against it, then this nominal weight will be used instead. Use if your courier classifies parcel as thought they all have an agreed weight. Please use the system weight used throughout Khaos Control.This is then scaled by the weight Scale.Note that it can only be used when packing boxes.
Dimension scale The dimensions against your shipments will be multiplied by this scaling factor before sending to the courier. For example, if you store dimensions in meters, multiple by 100 to covert to cm.
Requires Consignment Ref Ticked, Sales Invoice cannot be moved past the Shipping stage unless the Consignment(s) have a Consignment Ref.


See Also

Visit KhaosWikiX at http://wiki.keystonesupport.net/wiki_kcx/ to see the following:

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