The Official ParcelBroker extension for WooCommerce
Quote, compare, book and manage your national and international shipments with DHL, TNT, FedEx, DPD, UPS, ParcelForce and more all from within your Wordpress install.
- Book your favourite carriers quickly and easily with a wide range of couriers within Wordpress and WooCommerce, all while benefiting from ParcelBroker’s discounted rates.
- Automatically update your WooCommerce orders with a tracking number.
- Return a list of service names and rates to compare carrier costs.
- Experience premium support from the ParcelBroker team.
- Book imports to the UK, Exports from the UK and domestic shipments from within the UK.
Prerequisites & Download
Please make sure you have Wordpress installed and are familiar with WooCommerce.
Installation & Configuration
Upload the downloaded plugin files to your /wp-content/plugins/parcelbrokerwc directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ screen in WordPress.
Go to WooCommerce–>ParcelBroker Settings to configure the plugin. To request an API key and API token you will need to set up a ParcelBroker account for free and navigate to your account area to find API credentials.
Set a default collection address.
“Use Packaged Dimensions” - This will unlock a second set of fields for specific shipping related weight and dimensions under every product. You can use this should you need to enter product specific dimensions that differ from the shipping dimensions when the product is packaged.
Quote & Book
Booking a shipment is easy, simply click to view a WooCommerce order and scroll down to the ParcelBroker Book Collection element.
If you have already filled out default collection details in the settings tab they will appear. The Delivery address is automatically populated with details submitted by your customer.
Be sure to fill out the shipping contents field as this is required. If you have categorised items in your store this will automatically be filled out based on the category it is in.
You now need to enter your parcel dimensions and weight. The “Prefill with purchased items” button will take data from the products “Shipping weight and dimensions”.
After filling all the required fields and ensuring the packaged weight and dimensions for each shipment are correct you can press “Get Pricing” - This will return a list of services.
Depending on which carrier/service you select you will presented with additional details. Please fill these out to see the final price before hitting “Book Shipment”.
That’s it! You’ve successfully booked a shipment with ParcelBroker through WooCommerce.