As a government-owned and operated mail courier service, Hongkong Post is likely the best option when shipping domestically and has a wide staff that can reach every business and residential destination in a short period of time for the lowest and most affordable prices.
For businesses based on eCommerce platforms like WooCommerce, Shopify, Magento or BigCommerce, you will need a “EC-Ship Username” to automate your Hongkong Post shipping with any shipping solution. Follow the below steps to get the required Hongkong Post account details.
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For any eCommerce store owner using Hongkong Post to handle the shipping process, the below applications help you integrate Hongkong Post with your online store and automate the complete shipping process.
HongKong Post ID Registration
The first step is to visit Hongkong Post website and register for a Hongkong Post ID.
Note: Skip to the next step if you already have a Hongkong Post ID.
Provide the required details to start using Hongkong Post EC-Ship service
Select Hongkong Post EC-Ship service
Once you get the Hongkong Post ID, the next step is to choose the EC-Ship Postal Service under your account.
Fill up the required details to link your EC-Ship service
Accept the “Terms & Conditions”, fill up the required details to link your EC-Ship service to Hongkong Post ID.
You will then get an email stating that your EC-Ship service is linked with Hongkong Post ID, along with your “username”.
Enable the Production API for your EC-Ship Service
Once you get the EC-Ship Username, contact PluginHive support to add your user and enable production API for your account.
The PluginHive team will help you add the user for Hongkong Post and enable production API.
Grant permission for the PluginHive API account
After your account (user) is added, an e-mail will be sent by Hongkong Post system to the registered email address of the user account.
The user can grant the permission to PluginHive API account by clicking “AGREE” in the email.
Integrate Hongkong Post Account with your eCommerce store
Once you get the EC-Ship Username & Approve the API, you can integrate Hongkong Post with your eCommerce store (Shopify, WooCommerce, BigCommerce or Magento) and start shipping. Ensure that you enable the “Production key” while adding the account.
PluginHive allows eCommerce merchants to streamline their HongKong Post shipping process right from cart to customers’ doorstep through real-time shipping prices, tracking options, automation of shipping labels and more. Learn more about integrating PluginHive shipping solutions into your eCommerce store by reaching out to our customer support team.