When setting up a Metroland 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 a Metroland Billing Account [Step-by-Step guide]


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 -> Metroland
  2. Usage mode -> Production
  3. Status -> Active
  4. Label mode -> ZPL OR PNG if optimization is required
  5. SCAC -> Carrier/SCAC code you're using in the WMS 

6. In Carrier Options set and Save:


  1. API Key -> API Key as provided by Metroland
  2. Contact ID -> Contact ID as provided by Metroland, typically with format CO-#######
  3. Sender address info -> Warehouse induction address
  4. Weekends Mode (when closed): Saturday + Sunday or Sunday + Always Open -> Marked Closed (standard, could be different, always verify)

    - Ignore weekends: Weekend days are considered like any other week day

    - Saturday and Sunday: Saturday and Sunday are blocked from operation

    - Sunday: Sunday is blocked from operation, while Saturday is considered like any other week day


  1. 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)


Once ready, proceed to setting up the Billing Account as described in:

How to add and set up a Metroland Billing Account [Step-by-Step guide]