Stamps.com allows you to print labels directly from your orders for USPS shipping.


Applies to Version(s): 3.9.0 - Current


In this article, you will learn:

How to Set up an Account With Stamps.com

How to the Stamps.com App in PinnacleCart


Note: You cannot have both Stamps.com and Endicia enabled at the same time. If you attempt to enable Stamps.com while Endicia is active, you will receive an error.


How to Set up an Account With Stamps.com


To set up an account with Stamps.com, follow these steps:

  1. Go to this link http://www.stamps.com/partner/pinnaclecart/?source=si10071253 > Click the GET STARTED button.
    get started stamps
  2. On the Profile tab, fill out your Account login info and security questions/answers.
    sign up stamps

  3. On the Membership tab, enter your billing and credit card info.
    membership info stamps

  4. On the Choose Supplies tab, select what items you'd need to be sent to your house, and click 'Send it now'.
    choose supplies stamp

  5. To download the Stamps.com software, just click the Download button. Run the .exe file > follow the prompts to complete the installation.
    installation complete stamps

This will complete your account setup.


How to the Stamps.com App in PinnacleCart


Have your Account ID and Passphrase ready for enabling the app in PinnacleCart.


        1. Go to Apps > App Center > click Stamps.com.


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        2. Click Enable at the top right.


enable button


        3. Enter your Stamps.com Username and Password you created with Stamps.com. Decide whether you want to test it first by turning on the Test Mode trigger.


activate stamps.com app


How to Print Labels on Orders with Stamps.com


Before you can start printing USPS Labels with Stamps.com, you will need to set up a USPS account and Real-time Shipping. See USPS Shipping for instructions on how to set this up.


After you receive an order for USPS, go to Orders & Customers > Orders > Click the order number > Click the 'Generate Shipping Label' button.

generate shipping label stamps.com


Now, in the Package Properties details, fill out the Shipping Date, Shipping Weight, and Insured Value. Click the 'Get Rates' button.

get rates button stamps.com


On the Rates screen, select the following:

  • Shipping Rate: Select the USPS rate you'll be using.
  • Confirmation: Select whether or not you want a signature confirmation on delivery.
  • Insurance: Decide if you want to have insurance on the package, with USPS or Stamps.com.
  • Other Options: Decide if you want to include some additional options.

stamps.com shipping label


Confirm that you want to generate the label.

confirm generate label


The label will pop up. Click Print to send the label to your print. Get with Stamps.com customer service to talk about getting a specialized label printer.

sample label


 

Note: If you're having issues and seeing errors with Stamps.com, make sure you set up the Shipping Origin Address address in your shipping settings. Admin>Settings>Shipping>Advanced Settings>Shipping Origin Address



Adding Apps to Your Site

USPS Shipping


If you didn't get your question answered, please contact the Pinnacle Cart Support Team. To submit a ticket, go to the My Account drop-down menu at the top right of the admin area and select Support.