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Send prepaid FedEx Shipping Label to Customers so that they can Send their Products for Service

In this article, we will be discussing the WooCommerce FedEx Shipping Plugin with Print Label and how using the plugin you can send the shipping plugin to only the customer with the source address set as customer’s address.

Sometimes WooCommerce store owners have very specific demands and expectations from a plugin. In such cases, rather than providing a new solution, there are simple solutions if you could understand the plugin’s functionality properly. In case of generating the shipping label, details like the shipping address are required along with the package weight. If there is a specific need for a store owner, then there is a possibility that it can be achieved by providing different shipping details.

According to William, a WooCommerce store owner,”…Hi, We want to use WooCommerce FedEx Shipping Plugin with Print Label so our customers can get a label quicker. We sell service this is why we want our customer to get a prepaid label so they can send their units for service (repair) to us. My main source of income is service. How much more will it cost me? I want to make it easy for everyone. No more waiting… 

I would like to send a label instantly. For example, if a customer purchased 6 units for service just a single label should be sent via Email. I don’t want to receive a label because we may not be able to repair all units. We may return 5 units out of 6. SO NO LABEL FOR ME. ONLY FOR CUSTOMERS. When a unit arrived at my address a signature should be required at all times. I would like to receive a tracking number or a simple notification. So when a customer calls, I can update or maybe help to file a claim on FedEx…

Sending Shipping Label To Customers

WooCommerce FedEx shipping plugin allows store owners to print shipping labels and send it to their customers. However, in cases like the above, WooCommerce store owners need to change the settings a bit to get the perfect results. In William’s case, since he requires the shipping label to be generated for the customer’s use only,  the first step is to change the Ship From Address in the plugin settings. The image below shows the here you can change the Ship From Address as Shipping Address.

Label Printing API

This way the label will be generated from the customer’s address. Also, since he requires the shipping label to be sent via Email to the customer, along with the tracking number, he needs to set up the plugins for email notifications. The image below shows the plugin settings that you need to enable to get the email notification.

FedEx Label generation

Once you enable these settings, as soon as the shipping label is generated, it will be sent to the customers via email.

Summary…

So this article covers WooCommerce FedEx Shipping plugin. This article shows how you can easily send the shipping labels to the customers in case they want to send the products for repair or any kind of service.


If you have any suggestion regarding the article, feel free to share your views in the comment section below. We have also attached some details about the plugin that we had discussed in this article.

About the plugin…

WooCommerce FedEx Shipping plugin

  • Get real-time accurate FedEx Shipping rates
  • Add extra handling charges to the shipping cost
  • Provide discounts on shipping cost
  • Generate shipping labels
  • Track your FedEx Shipments
  • Premium Version Cost – $69
Last Updated On September 20, 2018