Consignment Management

First, the admin needs to ‘Create Shipment of Order’ manually.


For that, go to AUSTRALIA POST PARCEL SEND -> Consignment Management.


In this tab, the admin will get a list of consignments with the following details: [1]


Order #: The order Number of the Consignment.


Ship to Name: Customer name who has placed the order.


Status: Status of the consignment.


Consignment Weight (Kgs): Weight of the Consignment.


Order Weight (Kgs): Weight of the order


Is Valid Address? The address set by the customer for delivery is valid or not.


Consignment #: If the consignment for the order is already created then it’s number.


Shipping Method: The shipping method with which the order was generated.


Is Labels Created? Is the label for the consignment generated from the Parcel Send or not.


Is Labels Printed? If a label is generated, then it is printed or not.


Is Return Labels Printed? If a return order request is placed, then its return label is printed or not.


No. of Articles: Number of articles under this consignment.


Created On: Date of Consignment creation.


Modified On: Modification date of the consignment.



Click on Create Shipment of Order to generate Shipment Order. [1]



Submit Shipment


By clicking on Create Shipment of Order, the ‘Payment & Shipping Method’ page will be opened.


Here, the admin can edit the shipment details if required. Once everything is proper, click on Submit Shipment button to submit the shipment. [2]



Create Consignment


Once the shipment is created, Admin will be able to see the ‘Parcel Send Consignment’ tab for the order. In this tab, the admin can create a consignment for the order.


After selecting ‘Article Type’ and ‘Unit Value’, Admin can click on ‘Create Consignment’ to create a consignment for the order. [3]


Note: Article Type option will be displayed as per the Article Types created from the AUSTRALIA POST PARCEL SEND -> Article Types configuration.


For any specific consignment settings, the admin can change default consignment settings by clicking on change ‘Change Default consignment settings.’ Now click on the ‘Create Consignment’ button. [3]


Now consignment is created. Admin can check all the details and edit if required. Admin can also add a custom article type. Click on Add Article button. [4]


While creating the consignment for the custom Article Type, the product attributes and dimensions (i.e. Length, Width, Height, and Weight) will be as per the default product attributes and dimensions if the values are empty.


If you want to edit the default values of attributes and dimensions, you can change them manually. Now, click on Submit Consignment and generate the label for the consignment. [5]


After checking all consignment details, Admin will be able to Submit Consignment to Parcel Send for getting the labels from ‘Parcel Send System’. [6]




The admin is facilitated with the option of updating the already created consignments and shipping addresses. Thereafter, they can submit the updated value again in Parcel Send and create the updated labels based on the updated value, and submit it again with the updated data.


One can update the consignment if it is neither submitted nor dispatched.



Manage Consignment


Once the shipment is generated (Consignment is submitted), the consignment number generated from the Australia Post will be displayed under the consignment column. [7]


To manage consignments, Go to: AUSTRALIA POST PARCEL SEND -> Consignment Management



Get Label


When the consignment is submitted, Admin can generate the label. [8]


To generate the label, click on Get Label Admin will be able to print or download the labels and the labels will also be saved in the gateway for re-printing. [9]


Note: After generating the label and after downloading the label for the order, a ‘tick mark’ will appear under the ‘Is Label Created?’ column and ‘Is Label Printed?’ respectively for particular order. [10]



Add to Current Manifest


After generating and printing the labels, the admin can add the order to Manifest. Here the multiple orders can be added.


Admin should be able to add or remove the order to the manifest. Admin can add the order in the current manifest which was not dispatched.


For that, select multiple consignments and click on the ‘Actions’ dropdown. Admin will get the list of options, click on Add to Current Manifest option. [11]


After processing for seconds, the success message will be displayed. After adding consignment in the Manifest, a ‘tick mark’ will appear in the ‘Is Under Current Manifest?’ column. [12]


By clicking on the ‘Dispatch’ button, the admin can dispatch all the consignments of the current. [12] In the response, the admin will get the Manifest Summary report from Parcel Send. [13] Admin can check the Manifest’s Order Summary and the Manifest list from here. [14]


For a manifest summary, Go to AUSTRALIA POST PARCEL SEND -> Manifests Management option. Here the new Manifest is added and by clicking on the ‘View’ option, the admin can view its details and print it if needed. [15]