Canada Post WooCommerce Shipping with Print Label
Canada Post WooCommerce Shipping plugin/method helps WooCommerce shops to streamline Canada Post shipping integration. This plugin helps you to get shipping rates from Canada Post APIs based on product weight, product dimensions, post code and other relevant details. Based on the postal codes and other parameters, all available shipping services along with the rates are listed for the customers to choose from.
To make the life of shop owners easier, Canada Post WooCommerce Shipping plugin automates the backend activities. With the click of a button on WordPress dashboard, you can create new shipping and print the shipping label. You can also fetch manifest/invoice and print them. The plugin also enables sending of shipping status notifications to the customer email.
Note: Print Label & Invoice feature not available for lettermail services. Realtime shipping rates will be available for both Contract and Non-Contract shipping. But, Print Label & Print Invoice features are available only for Contract shipping for which you need to be Canada Post commercial customer with a parcel agreement.
Integrates WooCommerce to Canada Post
Once this shipping method is enabled and configured with necessary information (please visit installation section for more info), your WordPress/WooCommerce Shop will be ready to ship using Canada Post. This plugin will add Canada Post shipping method as one of the shipping methods in WooCommerce.
Calculate Real-time Shipping Rates
While checking out, a customer is presented with the available shipping services and the rates based on his/her postal code, product weight and dimensions. Customer can choose the best method that matches his requirements and proceed to payment.
Shop owner has the facility to enable/disable shipping services that is suitable for their business.
Create Shipment and Print Shipping labels from WordPress admin
Once an order is received, you can create the shipment with Canada Post from the order page on the admin side. Once shipment is created you can transmit the shipment to Canada Post.
Note: Don’t worry if you get an error saying that Fetch Manifest Failed. You can retry it by clicking ‘Fetch Manifest’
You can now view the order and use the button ‘Print Label’ to print the label which can be pasted on the parcel boxes. Without this feature the owner has to log in to the Canada Post website each time he/she want to print the label.
Fetch and print Manifest/Invoice from WordPress Admin
Canada Post WooCommerce Shipping plugin adds a ‘Print Invoice’ button in the order page in the WordPress admin. This will print the manifest/invoice which is your hard-copy proof of payment required for all shipments for pickup or drop-off to Canada Post.
Without this feature the owner has to log in to the Canada Post website each time he/she want to print the manifest/invoice.
Enable additional services such as extra coverage.
Enable/disable, edit the names of, and add costs/handling charges to services
Here you can rename, and re-order, Canada Post shipping rates and add price adjustments as a percentage or by dollar amount. These adjustments can be either positive or negative, should you want to apply discounts to shipping.
Pack items individually or using the built in box packer
You can choose from three different packing methods with Canada Post. This will affect the rates as well as label printing.
Per-Item: Each item in your cart (non virtual) will be sent to the Canada Post API. Quotes for all items will be combined for the final cost.
Weight Based: The cart will be split into 30kg packages, and each package sent to the API. No dimensions will be sent, only the weight.
Pack into boxes: Items will be packed into pre-defined boxes and sent to the API. We recommend this option. See box-packing below for more information on this.
Enables automatic notifications
Customers will get automatic email notifications about the status of their shipment.
The following services are included with the WooForce Canada Post Shipping Extension:
Expedited Parcel USA
Priority Worldwide Envelope USA
Priority Worldwide pak USA
Priority Worldwide Parcel USA
Small Packet USA Air
International Parcel Air
International Parcel Surface
Priority Worldwide Envelope International
Priority Worldwide pak International
Priority Worldwide parcel International
Small Packet International Air
Small Packet International Surface
Screenshot of Canada Post Shipping Plugin Admin Settings Page