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DPD Shipping UK

Download the DPD Shipping UK plugin

You need a plugin to link plentymarkets to DPD UK. Visit the plentyMarketplace  to download the DPD Shipping UK plugin.

1. Registering with DPD UK

In order to set up the interface for DPD Shipping UK in your plentymarkets system and use the DPD services, you have to register with DPD UK . You receive the data from DPD UK that you need for the settings in plentymarkets.

2. Setting up DPD Shipping UK in plentymarkets

2.1. Carrying out the preparatory settings

First, you have to carry out some preparatory settings in the plentymarkets back end:

Afterwards, carry out shipping service provider-specific settings to set up the interface in the plentymarkets back end via the user interface of the plugin in the Setup » Orders » Shipping » DPD Shipping UK menu.

2.2. Setting up the interface

Once you have installed the plugin in a plugin set, the plugin is visible in the Setup » Orders » Shipping menu.

Proceed as described in the following sub-chapters to set up the interface in plentymarkets.

2.2.1. Carrying out the basic settings

In the Basic settings menu, enter your login details.

Carrying out the basic settings:

  1. Go to Setup » Orders » Shipping » DPD Shipping UK » Basic settings.

  2. Select the product from the drop-down list.

  3. Enter the user name and the password that you received from DPD.

  4. Save () the settings.

2.2.2. Entering shipper information

In the Shipper information menu, enter the shipper address as well as information related to the contact person.

Entering shipper information:

  1. Go to Setup » Orders » Shipping » DPD Shipping UK » Shipper information.

  2. Click on New address ().

  3. Carry out the settings. Note the explanations in Table 1.

  4. Save () the settings.

Table 1. Entering shipper information for DPD Shipping UK
Setting Explanation

Company

Name

Enter the company name.

Shipper address

Street, House number, Postcode, Town

Enter the data of the shipper.

Country

Select the country from the drop-down list.

Contact person

Name, Email address, Telephone number

Enter the data of the contact person that should be contacted by DPD in case of questions.

2.2.3. Carrying out shipping settings

In the Shipping settings menu, you link the shipping profile, the shipping region, the shipper address and the DPD services.

Carrying out the shipping settings:

  1. Go to Setup » Orders » Shipping » DPD Shipping UK » Shipping settings.

  2. Click on Add shipping setting ().

  3. Carry out the settings. Note the explanations in Table 2.

  4. Save () the settings.

Table 2. Carrying out shipping settings for DPD Shipping UK
Setting Explanation

Login details

Select the login details from the drop-down list.

Shipping service provider

Select DPD Shipping UK from the drop-down list.

Shipping profile

Select the shipping profile from the drop-down list.

Shipping region

Select the shipping region from the drop-down list.

Shipper address

Select the sender from the drop-down list.

Shipping services

Select the shipping service from the drop-down list. The services may vary depending on your DPD contract.

2.3. Assigning rights for back end users

In order to use the DPD Shipping UK plugin, an Admin user has to activate some rights for users with Back end access in their user account.

Assigning rights for back end users:

  1. Go to Setup » Settings » User » Rights » User.

  2. Use the search function () and open the account that should be edited.

  3. In the Authorisations area, activate the rights as listed in Table 3.

  4. Save () the settings.

Table 3. Assigning rights for back end users
Setting Explanation

DPDShippingUK > Basic settings

Authorises back end users to edit the basic settings.

DPDShippingUK > Addresses

Authorises back end users to edit addresses.

DPDShippingUK > Shipping settings

Authorises back end users to edit the shipping settings.

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