Live Shipment Tracking for your UPS Shipments – WooCommerce Shipment Tracking [v2.4.0]

live ups shipment tracking

The WooCommerce Shipment Tracking Pro [v.2.4.0] is out. The latest version of the plugin is now integrated with our WooCommerce UPS Shipping solution and comes with an option to update UPS live shipment tracking numbers directly from the WooCommerce UPS Shipping plugin.

Below is the complete changelog for the WooCommerce Shipment Tracking Pro for v2.4.0.

Change Log for WooCommerce Shipment Tracking Pro

Version 2.4.0 – Released: August 29th, 2019

[New Feature]

* Provided an option to update the UPS Tracking Number(received from WooCommerce UPS Shipping plugin) in the Shipment Tracking Box available on the Edit order page.

[Improvements]

* Minor UI Changes: Introduced placeholder in Tracking field of custom tracking page and introduced ‘Tracking Status’.

* Made the tracking number as a hyperlink in the store owner’s tracking page.

Let’s check out these feature improvements in detail.

Update Tracking Number Directly from WooCommerce UPS Shipping Plugin

We have integrated the WooCommerce UPS Shipping plugin with the WooCommerce Shipment Tracking Pro plugin. With this new integration, you and your customers would be able to view the Live Tracking status of your UPS shipments. This view is available within your store on the Custom Tracking Page generated by the WooCommerce Shipment Tracking plugin.

To use this feature, we’ve provided a dedicated option inside the plugin settings. The PluginHive UPS Integration in the WooCommerce Shipment Tracking Pro plugin settings enables this feature. Please refer to the following image.

Enable PluginHive UPS integration option
Enable PluginHive UPS integration option

And here’s a video for you to see how exactly this integration works.

Improvements made to the WooCommerce Shipment Tracking Pro

As mentioned before, we’ve introduced a few new changes to the overall user interface of the plugin.

1. The Tracking Number is now displayed as a placeholder in the Tracking field meta as shown in the image below. Next to it is the Track which triggers the API to display the live tracking status.

Custom shipment tracking page with placeholder
Custom shipment tracking page with a placeholder

2. We’ve introduced a hyperlink on the Store Owner’s Tracking page. With this, you can view the tracking details on the carrier website. And to do that, you would have to enable the View on Shipment Carrier’s Page option in plugin settings as shown in the image below.

Enable option to view tracking status on carrier wbesite
Enable this option to view tracking status on the carrier’s website

With this new enhancement, you will see a hyperlink at the bottom of the Custom Tracking Page.

View tracking status on carrier's page
View tracking status on the carrier’s page

When the indicated option is clicked, it will redirect you to the corresponding shipping carrier’s website to track the shipment. Refer to the screenshot below.

Shipment tracking page with a sample UPS tracking number
Shipment tracking page with a sample UPS tracking number

Benefits of WooCommerce Shipment Tracking plugin for UPS Shipments

The benefits of using the WooCommerce UPS Shipping plugin along with WooCommerce Shipment Tracking Pro are far more than you expect. Here are some of them.

Automated WooCommerce Shipping & Shipment Tracking

WooCommerce UPS Shipping plugin automates your whole shipping process and makes sure you are done with your daily shipping tasks in minutes.

This means the plugin automates the whole process, starting from getting shipping rates from UPS, generating packages as well as shipping labels for all your orders, getting UPS shipment tracking IDs and even letting your customers know where their package is.

Seamless integration with WooCommerce

As discussed earlier, the process of tracking your packages becomes very tiring and time-consuming. It’s largely due to the fact that you have to visit another website and provide order details to get tracking IDs.

With this integration, it’s a much simpler process as everything happens with just one click. You no longer have to prepare a CSV file with tracking numbers and upload it to your Shipment tracking plugin, the plugin does it for you.

Handle 100s of UPS shipments in one go

Now that the complete tracking process has taken a big leap, you’ll soon find yourself fulfilling 100s of orders in no time.

The added advantage is your customers don’t have to go to the carrier’s website to track the package every time. They can simply do that on your website which gives a better yet simpler order tracking experience.

WooCommerce UPS Shipping plugin An end-to-end Shipping experience

WooCommerce UPS Shipping plugin is a great delivery/shipping solution that automates real-time rates and provides live shipment tracking from your website.

If you’re using UPS as your shipping carrier, you don’t require any other plugin to take care of things like shipping rates, shipping labels, invoices, generating packages. And with this integration, you are capable of simplifying your shipment tracking process as well.


Final words

The above are some of the highlights of the WooCommerce Shipment Tracking Pro [v2.4.0]. The option to update the UPS Tracking Number in the Shipment Tracking Box automatically can save a lot of your time.

WooCommerce users using the WooCommerce Shipment Tracking plugin can easily avail these benefits and empower their online store. So make sure you are running the latest version.

For any assistance and query regarding the plugin functionality, kindly Contact PluginHive Customer Support. We will surely help you out.

Good luck 🙂

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