Details about ShipStation's Hermes (Corporate) integration. Includes requirements, connection process, features, and integration notes.
Hermes is one of the UK's leading courier services, and ships both domestically and internationally. ShipStation offers two ways to connect to Hermes services: with a pay-as-you-go account balance, or by connecting your existing account.
This page explains how to connect and use an existing Hermes account in ShipStation. For information on the pay-as-you-go option, see our page on ShipStation Carrier Services.
A Corporate Client account with Hermes.
Contact Hermes for information about starting a Corporate Account.
Requires your Hermes Username, Password, Client ID, Client Name, Account Nickname (to identify the account in ShipStation).
You must submit test labels for Hermes' approval BEFORE you start shipping with them!
Sign Up For Account Thru ShipStation:
You must meet a 100k shipment-per-year threshold, and follow the above steps.
Include three copies of the commercial invoice with your shipment. These forms will be generated by ShipStation after 31 December, 2020.
DDP is supported.
To connect your Hermes account to ShipStation, follow the steps below:
Select the Hermes tile and click Connect.
Select the Use existing Hermes account option.
If you don't have a Hermes account yet, select Create new Hermes account and fill out the information requested. We'll forward this information to Hermes so they can contact you about starting an account.
Enter your Hermes API Username, API Password, Client ID, Client Name, select Production Account, and choose an Account Nickname to identify the carrier account in ShipStation.
ShipStation's integration with Hermes supports the following standard features:
Common ShipStation Features
Remember these points about ShipStation's integration with Hermes: