When setting up an Australia Post Carrier account, you will have to:


NOTE: This article describes how to set up the Carrier baseline account.
If the Carrier baseline account has already been set up and you intend to add a new Billing Account, refer to: How to add and set up an Australia Post Billing Account [Step-by-Step guide]



CARRIER SECTION

1. Access Maintenance and select Carriers



2. Click the Carrier for which you'll add the account to from the list


3. Click the Accounts tab


4. Click Add Account



5. In General Options set:

  1. Name -> Australia Post - [Account number] (e.g. Australia Post - 500000)
  2. Usage mode -> Production (if you will use it in production mode) 
  3. Status -> Active
  4. Label mode -> PDF
  5. SCAC -> Carrier/SCAC code you're using in the WMS 



6. In Carrier Options set and Save:

  1. API Username (Key) -> API Username (Key)
  2. API Password -> Key Password
  3. Account # -> Australia Post account number
  4. Pick Up Open, Close and Ready Hours time -> Warehouse pick up open and pick up close time, as well as Ready Hours (how many hours will it take you to be ready from your open time)
  5. Contact Information -> Contact name/phone/email
  6. Sender address info -> Warehouse induction address




 


Once ready, proceed to setting up the Billing Account as described in: How to add and set up an Australia Post Billing Account [Step-by-Step guide]