Prepare shipping labels

The Prepare shipping labels action prepares a draft shipping label for the order that triggered the workflow.

Fields

The Prepare shipping labels action contains the following fields.

Fields used in the Add draft order tags action.
Field Description
Package The package to be used in the creation of the draft shipping label. Package options are taken from saved packages in the Shipping and delivery settings page.
Total Weight (including package) The weight of the order to prepare a shipping label for. Enter the weight of the order and select a unit from the following:
  • g - grams
  • kg - kilograms
  • oz - ounces
  • lbs - pounds
Shipping service The shipping service to be used when preparing draft shipping labels.

Triggers

The Prepare shipping labels action has a hidden field added to it by the trigger. This field, Order ID, identifies the order that is ready to be fulfilled. The order ID is set by default and can't be changed.

The Prepare shipping labels action can be used in workflows that start with the following triggers:

Example

Example of a workflow prepares shipping labels for orders that are ready to be fulfilled

In this example workflow, a shipping label is prepared for an order when it is ready to be fulfilled.

Ready to start selling with Shopify?

Try it free