PrestaShop, open source eCommerce software used by more than 150,000 of online stores in the eCommerce business world. Most of the merchants prefer the PrestaShop for their eCommerce store because it provides more advantages to the merchants as well as the customers. It has a strong technical community with many developers and designers. They developed many extensions to offer the powerful and flexible eCommerce store to the merchants. In this article we are going to see about the PrestaShop Shipping Extension, which helps to track your orders by generating the shipping label.
PrestaShop is easily integrated with many payment gateways, shipping carriers, and social networking sites to fulfill all the needs. This extension integrates the PrestaShop with UPS shipping carrier to offer the best shipping process in the store.
United Parcel Service
It is one of the most reliable shipping carrier, which is expanding the delivery services by acquiring “common carrier” rights to deliver packages between all customers, both private and commercial. At any time, you can track your package to find out exactly where it is and it delivers the package without making any delay. All packages are delivered with tracking and they insure any package up to $100 for free. On an annual basis, this delivers up to 3 billion packages and documents through a fleet. Its of approximately 100,000 package cars, motorcycles, vans, tractors, and 233 owned aircraft.
Track orders in PrestaShop store
The UPS shipping carrier integrates with the PrestaShop to track the order by generating the shipping label in the PrestaShop store. When the customer placed an order and chosen the UPS shipping carrier in the PrestaShop eCommerce website means, then it allows him to generate a UPS shipping label for his order and the tracking number will be updated in order and thus provides tracking option to him. This tracking order detail helps the customers to track their package in the PrestaShop website. The store administrator configures the shipping label settings such as label format, the mode of environment, and test live API URLs, in the back-office.
You can click on labels to take print and choose the thermal printer based on the label format you configure. It provides an option for generating certification files to get live shipment approval status. However, a back-office order management rendered, so the administrator can select one or more orders to generate or void labels. It splits the orders into the package. You can view your tracking number, order details page, and also track their order with ups tracking link provided. It automatically updates the tracking number to each order. The administrator can set the label format as GIF image or EPL.
Thus, this extension is widely used for the PrestaShop eCommerce Development. However, development automatically increases the growth of the business. It provides the comfortable feel to the customers and it makes them to purchase more products from the PrestaShop store.