Adjust Internal Carrier and Shipping Method Code

Overview

Say you want to adjust the Internal Carrier and Shipping Method code. You might be doing this to control the method code can be fed back into another system for further processing, or just renaming for simplicity.

Setup

Change Internal Carrier Code

If you want to change the internal code for the whole carrier:

  1. Go into ShipperHQ > Carriers
  2. Edit the Carrier that you’re wanting to change the expected Internal codes on
  3. Click the Advanced panel and locate the ‘Internal Carrier Code’ field
  4. Adjust the ‘Internal Carrier Code’ as needed.

Change Internal Method Code

To change the internal Method Name Code, you will first need to enable the Shipping Options Management advanced feature (Features > enable ‘Rate Shopping & Shipping Option Management’).

  1. When ‘Rate Shopping & Shipping Options Management’ feature is enabled, you will see Method Naming present in your lefthand navigation
  2. Click on Method Naming and press Add New
  3. In the Basic panel, choose the Carrier Shipping Method you want to update
  4. Enter your desired method code in the ‘New Shipping Method Code’ field.
  5. You also have the option to set a New Shipping Method Name. If this is the case, enter the new method name in that field. If you want the same method name to show as what’s usually set up, you can enter an identical name to what exists already.
  6. Save the Method Name Mapping

Summary

Once this is done, you will then have renamed your internal codes to the names you’d like.