Storefeeder Updates: May 2017
Posted by Adam Roberts on 17 May 2017 16:41
Last Modified by Adam Roberts on 18 May 2017 15:01
New Integration Price Minister
You can now integrate to Price Minister, download and edit your orders, and oublish listings.
1) UK Mail Predelivery Notifications
For our customers who send their products via UK Mail, we have introduced a new predelivery notification setting.
You can now enter your preferred notification method, SMS or email, and your customers’ phone number or email address details will be automatically passed to UK Mail’s notification service each and every time you ship your products with them.
For a guide on how to activate this setting, see this knowledgebase:
2) API Improvements
To assist our clients who ship internationally, improvements have been made to the API to include our new tax classes, and country specific tax rates.
Additionally, you can now get the statuses of your Purchase Orders through the API too.
For more information, view our API documentation.
3) Purchase Orders Improvements
By popular request, and to assist with visibility of your ordering and supplies, we have added a new ‘Raised by’ column which will display the name of the person who raised each of your Purchase orders.
4) Delivery Confirmation
For our clients with Royal Mail OBA accounts, any parcels you send via Royal Mail are now eligible for Delivery Confirmation. You can find the Delivery Confirmation number along with the 2D barcodes on your printed labels.
Additionally, the number can also be found on your ‘Order Details’ page in the ‘Tracking Number’ field and the ‘Order Shipping’ tab as a link after your have updated your order tracking information.
This number can be entered into the Track and Trace webpage, and will inform you of when your parcel has been scanned upon delivery.
We also now support Type-3 Preadvice, meaning SMS and email delivery notifications are now supported for eligible Royal Mail tracked and signed services such as Tracked24 and 48.
If you have phone number and email addresses saved alongside your customers, they will receive these notifications automatically.
5) Courier File Exports
For our clients who ship products with other couriers, we have made important changes to courier file exports.
From our next release date of May 17th and onwards, we will be changing the way we process Courier File Exports as requested in our User Voice forum.
Based on customer feedback, and to make the process more logical and user friendly, we have changed the process so the selectable date range is for pickwave creation date rather than order creation date.
This has been done to be more representative of what you are manifesting on that day, and to remove confusion. As a result of this change, you will now be unable to process unassigned orders in this way. All orders manifested in this way must now be processed in pickwaves.
For more information, and for instructions on how to use the new feature, please see our knowledgebase:
6) Despatched Order Email Settings
We have included two new sub-options on the ‘Email Settings’ page, which allow you to send notification emails to your customers when your orders reach ‘Shipped by Supplier’ and/or ‘Shipped by Amazon’ status.
7) Purchase Orders
Additional information is now visible when raising a purchase order, including ‘Product Special Attribute’.
8) Orders Overview
‘Order Tax’ is now a filterable field on the Orders and Picking grids, so you can filter international orders from domestic orders by tax class.
9) Listings Overview
On the ‘Listings Overview’ page, you can choose to export all of your listings at once, rather than being limited to a maximum of 500, as with products.
10) Proof of Delivery for Royal Mail Online Business Account holders
To prove you have despatched your orders through Royal Mail, ‘Manifest Number’ and ‘Manifested On’ data will now be visible in the ‘Order Process Details’ section when you view or edit an order.
This will provide you with a link to the correct manifest so you can reproduce the manifest paperwork. This combined with a screenshot of your ‘Order Process Details’ on the should be enough information to prove postage.
11) Manage Products Page
‘Warehouse Zone’ has been added as an optional filterable field for products, so you can filter your products and group them by their physical location.
1) Adjustment Report
This report now also displays your deliveries, and the columns have been adjusted to more smartly organise the data.
2) Orders Despatched by Courier Report
To assist with your courier comparisons, this new report provides data on the number of orders, the value of those orders, and the services and shipping costs for each of your courier services.
3) Picker Productivity report
By popular request, this new report allows you to choose a picker, and will show you how many orders are picked, their average despatch time, and average number of orders picked per day.
4) Refunds Summary Report
This new report uses your order data to inform you of the causes of your refunded products. You can filter by channel, supplier, or reason to view your refunds history.
Note that you will need to add permissions in your user settings in order to view this report.