[ic] UPS Worldship Integration
icdev at mrlock.com
Mon Apr 28 16:44:22 UTC 2008
>In the second scenario orders are marked as ready to ship, an import
>is ran on the Worldship side that contacts the database over ODBC
>and gets a list of orders and the relevant information. The orders
>are processed as they are packaged. Worldship then contacts the
>Interchange database over ODBC and writes the tracking numbers. The
>updating of tracking numbers kicks off the same shipped email.
>The key to doing these integrations is setting statuses to control
>what gets exported and then decide what to do once a tracking number
>is imported. If you have a choice between the methods I would
>choose scenario 2, it's less steps and seems like a more "cleaner" process.
Thanks for both Endpoint replies.
I was just reviewing the connection/import feature within worldship,
and I think it will be better having worldship talk through and ODBC
connection to the MySql database. I'll try to document this as I go.
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