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There’s a lot to ShipStation. A lot it can do and a lot it can help you with as you run your business. To help with that, we’ve put together some introductory articles and videos on some of the areas of the app you should find the most useful. We’ve also thrown in some tidbits about features you may not immediately realize are there and advice for how to be the most efficient you can be. Check back to this page often as we keep adding more content!

  • Shipping Nirvana eBook
  • Shipping Nirvana™: a guide to efficient shipping

    This 52-page eBook is a free resource available to you to help get your shipping processes under control and efficient.

  • Creating a Label
  • Video Tutorial: Creating a Label

    Creating a label is easy in ShipStation, either one-at-a-time or in batch, with easy printing to both thermal and desktop printers.

  • Amazon Throttling
  • ShipStation 101: Amazon Throttling & You

    Having trouble with Amazon orders getting throttled? We’ll show you why that happens & how to get around it.

  • Setting Up Service Mappings
  • Video Tutorial: Setting up Service Mappings

    Service mappings automatically assign a certain service and package type to orders based on customers’ preference to make your legwork as minimal as possible.

  • Top 5 automation rules
  • Top 5 Automation Rules

    It’s easy to automate your shipping and save time doing the things that really need your attention. These top 5 automation rules will get you on your way to learning the basics about automating your shipping.

  • ShipStation 101: Orders Panes
  • ShipStation 101: Panes Pains – Part 1 (Orders)

    Ever wondered what the little box and arrow do at the bottom of the Orders and Products tabs? Wonder no more as we dive in and show off Panes!

  • ShipStation 101: Product Panes
  • ShipStation 101: Panes Pains – Part 2 (Products)

    Products panes will show you Recent Orders & Sales History—the exact sort of thing you’ll need, and want, to see on our Products tab.

  • ShipStation 101: Testing Stores
  • ShipStation 101: Testing – Part 1 (Stores)

    Ever needed to test labels or stores? These next 2 weeks, ShipStation 101 will cover both, starting with test stores and then shipping.

  • ShipStation 101: Testing Labels
  • ShipStation 101: Testing – Part 2 (Labels)

    Ever needed to test labels or stores? These last 2 weeks, ShipStation 101 has covered both, with test stores last week and this week, shipping.

  • ShipStation 101: Packing Slips & Pick Lists
  • ShipStation 101: Packing Slips & Pick Lists

    Why is there a Pick List If you have a Packing Slip? What good’s the Packing Slip if you use the Pick List? Find out their differences and strengths!

  • ShipStation 101: Weight-Based Automation Rules
  • ShipStation 101: Weight-Based Automation Rules

    Automation rules can do everything from set a warehouse to add a tag. We’ll show you how to create 4 Automation Rules around order weights and services to save time and money!

  • ShipStation 101: FBA, Amazon, &ShipStation
  • ShipStation 101: FBA, Amazon, & ShipStation

    Automation rules can do everything from set a warehouse to add a tag. We’ll show you how to create 4 Automation Rules around order weights and services to save time and money!

  • ShipStation - Orders Advanced Search
  • ShipStation 101: Advanced Search

    If you’re one of our high-volume shippers, the Advanced Search is a MUST USE tool. We’ll show you how to use it best!