Upload orders to Shipping Manager with a CSV

Upload orders to our Shipping Manager with a CSV file

1st March 2022, 8:08am in Shipping Advice by Amy Newham

At Interparcel we believe that sending large amounts of orders should be as simple as sending one. That's why we created our free Shipping Manager to give our customers a quick, simple and streamlined way of uploading and processing their deliveries. One of the features of our Shipping Manager is the ability to integrate with an online store or upload orders via CSV files.

If you don't currently sell on an eCommerce marketplace store and you have many orders to process from your website or over the phone, the CSV upload feature is for you.

Why upload a CSV file to our Shipping Manager?

Uploading CSV Orders into Interparcel Shipping Manager

Quick to process

Uploading a CSV file is much quicker than manually entering each order into Shipping Manager or generating an individual quote for each parcel, especially if you're processing multiple orders. You can upload 10,000 orders in less time than manually booking just one! This is a real time-saver if you send corporate client gifts during popular holidays like Christmas or Easter.

Increased accuracy

When orders are added from a CSV upload, Shipping Manager double-checks your data and determines that the carriers will have all of the required information. If Shipping Manager detects any missing phone numbers or parcel weights, it sets a flag to let you know what's missing and how to fix it – all in one place.

Ready-made template available

We offer a downloadable template where you can enter/copy the details of your orders for a quick upload. However, you can use your own template if you prefer. You just need to grab a cuppa and spend a few minutes mapping out your fields via drag and drop- don't worry, you only need to do this once and it's really simple to do.

Choice of services

Interparcel gives you instant access to the best courier services at discounted prices. Starting from £1.75 (ex. VAT) a parcel, it's a no-brainer to book all your deliveries in one place and at an affordable price!

You could send a gift Express to a friend in the USA from only £24.05 and your parcel will be collected straight from your door. Or, perhaps you need to send a big and bulky parcel to a customer in the UK with Tuffnells Economy from £21.75 (ex. VAT) for delivery in 1-2 working days.

Wherever your parcel is destined, with Interparcel, you can send a package to over 220 countries and territories via Collection or Drop Off with domestic and international services.

How do I upload a CSV file to our Shipping Manager?

1) Locate Shipping Manager

Select 'Business Tools' on the Account drop-down menu and click 'Shipping Manager'.

2) Choose CSV upload

Click on the 'Fetch Orders' button and choose 'Import from CSV'

3) Select your preferred CSV template

Choose preferred CSV template

You can create a new template to match your data or download an example template and modify it where needed.

4) Upload orders using our Default Interparcel Template

Download the example and enter the details of your orders. If you're shipping multiple parcels in one order, you'll need to enter the information in two lines with the same customer reference number.

Save the template on your computer as a CSV file (comma delimited), then drag your CSV file into the upload box, or click to browse from your computer. Your orders will automatically appear in your Shipping Manager to process!

5) Or, upload orders using your template

If you prefer to upload your own template, select 'Create a New Template' and upload your chosen CSV file. You'll then need to name the template and match the Interparcel fields with the uploaded ones. When finished, click OK, and the orders will automatically be uploaded and ready to process!

Start shipping with Interparcel

With an Interparcel Account, you can benefit from a range of shipping solutions designed to make parcel delivery more convenient. With Interparcel, you can benefit from:

So, what are you waiting for? Create a free account with us today and upload your orders to see how fast you can send your parcels.

If you have any questions about your Interparcel account, speak to our friendly parcel experts between 8 am - 8 pm Monday to Friday or 9 am - 1 pm on weekends.

At Interparcel, we offer a wide range of courier services and some of the best prices around. We have developed a strong relationship with reputable courier companies to provide our customers with the best range of services options through the years. Get a quote today!

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