[ic] UPS Worldship Integration
icdev at mrlock.com
Mon Apr 28 17:49:28 UTC 2008
>Yep. We use the ODBC capabilities of Worldship and setup and
>import/export map. We created an abstraction layer that loads all the
>pending orders into a special database table with all the information
>needed by Worldship, most of the logic happens at this stage. Then we
>use the keyed import field via Code 128 barcode printed on each packing
>slip and scan that into worldship. Worldship then reads the table
>information and loads all of the necessary fields. All the operator has
>to do is enter box dimensions and hit F10 to process.
>It works pretty good. And we use that same table to load Fedex
>Shipmanager and also Endicia galaxy ship info. So we can process USPS,
>UPS and Fedex with very little operator interaction.
Hooking Worldship to the Mysql database was easy enough. I just need
to create a new table for Worldship to talk to and I should be good to go.
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