Canada Post is one of the Real-Time Shipping options we offer within PinnacleCart. It communicates with your Canada Post account to pull in shipping rates for wherever you intend to deliver.
Applies to Version(s): 3.9.x Series
In this article, you will learn:
Note: Before setting up any Real-time Shipping Method, you will need to add weight to your products and set up an Origin Address. Learn how to add weight by Adding a Product and adding an origin address at How to Enable Shipping - Start Here.
If you don't have a Canada Post account, you will need to create one before adding it into Pinnacle Cart. Follow the steps below:
Click Sign Up to get started.
On the sign-up page, Fill in all the necessary information and remember to save the username and password you enter as you will need this in later steps for the cart.
Make sure you read and agree with the Terms and Conditions.
Select the appropriate option for you, most likely small business, and click continue.
Fill out the appropriate fields for the Contact Info form. Click Continue.
Make sure you have completed filling out the form before clicking the Agree and Continue button.
Once you're in the Confirmation Page, you will receive an email with your customer number. This is all you need, so please hold on to it for the later steps for setting up Canada post in the cart.
Next, you will need to add Canada Post into PinnacleCart. Follow these steps:
Go to Settings > Shipping & delivery > Shipping settings > Real Time Shipping Methods.
Under Real Time Shipping Methods, scroll down and find Canada Post Settings. Fill out the form with all of the Canada Post credentials provided to you in your confirmation email.
That's it! Now, just add a product to your cart and checkout to make sure Canada Post is being quoted properly.
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