Route4Me Plugin for the Shopify eCommerce Platform
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Route4Me’s Shopify route planner plugin for route optimization enables you to make timely eCommerce deliveries in the most efficient way to help you grow your business. Once you install the Route4Me route planner app for local delivery from the Shopify App Store, it will capture all the new orders from Shopify and log them into your Route4Me orders, helping you turn your orders into routes for making successful local deliveries. To be able to use the Route4Me plugin for the Shopify eCommerce platform, make sure that you have the Dynamic E-Commerce Order Dispatch add-on enabled on your Route4Me account.
Log Into the Route4Me Shopify Route Planner Plug-in
Log into the Route4Me Shopify route planner plugin using your Route4Me account credentials. Alternatively, you can register a new Route4Me account right from your Shopify Store.
If you choose to create a new Route4Me account, you will be redirected to the New Route4Me Account page where the form will be prefilled with your Shopify account details. You will only have to create a password and confirm it. When you are done filling the form, click on the Submit button.
Once the form is submitted, You will receive an email with the activation link. Please, do not forget to activate your account. NOTE: You don’t have to create a new Route4Me account if you already have one.
To set up automatic sending of the newly created orders, select Automatically send created orders from the Automated Sending drop-down menu. Insert the alias of the preferred order template into the Order Alias field. You can use such variables as [order_name] to include the Shopify order name, [shop] to include your Shopify store name, and [order_id] to include the unique identification number of the Shopify order.
Sending Single Orders
To send a single order, first, open the order that you want to send, then click on the More actions drop-down menu and select Send to Route4Me. When prompted, choose the date for which you want to schedule the order.
Sending Multiple Orders
To send multiple orders at once:
- On your Shopify dashboard, select the orders that you want to send to the Route4Me route planner by checking the corresponding boxes;
- Open the Actions drop-down menu by clicking on it;
- Choose the Send to Route4Me option.
This action will redirect you to the built-in Route4Me Shopify route planner app.
Choose the date for which you want to schedule the selected orders. Click Submit to finish.
The sent orders are stored in the Orders section on your Route4Me account.
Viewing the Status of Your Orders
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