Deutsche Post Cross Border

The Deutsche Post Cross Border integration with ShipStation offers international services for ShipStation accounts based in Germany, France, and the United Kingdom.

When shipping internationally with Deutsche Post, your shipment customs declarations (CN22 form) will print automatically with the label.

Deutsche Post Cross Border Integration Requirements

Connection Requirements:

  • An active account with Deutsche Post Cross Border.

  • Account client ID and Client Secret.

  • Customer EKP

  • Vendor ID

Other Requirements

  • Deutsche Post requires you to manifest your shipments. Use ShipStation's End of Day process to manifest your shipments.

Connect a Deutsche Post Cross Border Account to ShipStation

To connect your Deutsche Post Cross Border account to ShipStation:

  1. Select the Deutsche Post tile and click Connect.

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  2. Enter your Deutsche Post account Client ID, Vendor ID, Customer EKP, and Client Secret.

  3. Click Connect.

Available Features for Deutsche Post Cross Border Integration

ShipStation's integration with Deutsche Post Cross Border supports the following standard features and services:

The carrier integration can be used to create domestic shipping labels.

The carrier integration can be used to create international shipping labels.

ShipStation will submit international customs information electronically to the carrier.

The carrier integration can be used to create domestic return labels.

ShipStation will display estimated shipping rates for the carrier based on the connected account information and shipment details.

Additional carrier insurance can be purchased through ShipStation.

Shipping labels created for this carrier will include a tracking number that can be used to view the shipment status on the carrier's tracking website. Tracking may not be available for all shipping services.

When tracking is available, ShipStation will automatically track the shipment status and update the tracking status on the Shipments tab. This feature allows for other advanced ShipStation features like delayed notifications and the Branded Tracking Page.

ShipStation can perform an End of Day process for the carrier and creates an End of Day PDF file that can be printed and provided to the carrier. The End of Day process can be mandatory or optional, based on the carrier and your account with them. The file may or may not be submitted electronically, see End of Day (Electronic).

ShipStation can print the store's logo on shipping labels created for this carrier. Label branding may not be available for all shipping services.

ShipStation can include information that will be displayed on the label as a label message. Label messages may not be available for all shipping services.

The carrier integration can be used to create multi-package shipments, where multiple individual packages are linked together into a single shipment record with a master tracking number.

You can connect this carrier integration to ShipStation multiple times using different account information, and choose which account will be used to create each shipment.

Additional Details About the Deutsche Post Cross Border Integration

  • You can void labels in ShipStation to move a shipment back to Awaiting Shipment and create a new label. However, this does not void the label with the carrier. You will not be invoiced for unused labels, so the carrier does not require you to void labels you will not use.

  • ShipStation's auto-tracking feature works only with services that support tracking - Packet Tracked and Packet Plus. Priority and Standard services do not support tracking.

  • ShipStation prints Label Message 1 in the custRef field for Deutsche Post labels. Label Messages 2 and 3 are not supported for Deutsche Post labels.

  • The Deutsche Post services available in ShipStation are not eligible for carrier insurance.

  • ShipStation's integration with Deutsche Post Cross Border does not support third-party billing.

The carrier integration can be used to create domestic shipping labels.

The carrier integration can be used to create international shipping labels.

ShipStation will submit international customs information electronically to the carrier.

The carrier integration can be used to create domestic return labels.

ShipStation will display estimated shipping rates for the carrier based on the connected account information and shipment details.

Additional carrier insurance can be purchased through ShipStation.

Shipping labels created for this carrier will include a tracking number that can be used to view the shipment status on the carrier's tracking website. Tracking may not be available for all shipping services.

When tracking is available, ShipStation will automatically track the shipment status and update the tracking status on the Shipments tab. This feature allows for other advanced ShipStation features like delayed notifications and the Branded Tracking Page.

ShipStation can perform an End of Day process for the carrier and creates an End of Day PDF file that can be printed and provided to the carrier. The End of Day process can be mandatory or optional, based on the carrier and your account with them. The file may or may not be submitted electronically, see End of Day (Electronic).

ShipStation can print the store's logo on shipping labels created for this carrier. Label branding may not be available for all shipping services.

ShipStation can include information that will be displayed on the label as a label message. Label messages may not be available for all shipping services.

The carrier integration can be used to create multi-package shipments, where multiple individual packages are linked together into a single shipment record with a master tracking number.

You can connect this carrier integration to ShipStation multiple times using different account information, and choose which account will be used to create each shipment.