CategoryShipping Automation

Field Service Lightning Shipment object: FedEx, UPS, DHL, USPS

The Shipment object that is included with Field Service Lightning is a great way to track Product Transfers between warehouse locations. Wouldn’t it be great if when you created a shipment object in Field Service Lightning, the shipment was actually booked with the carrier and tracking data automatically updated every hour in Salesforce? With Zenkraft, it’s simple – and takes...

Create a scheduled job code to delete any FedEx checkpoints for shipments that have been delivered more than 2 week ago

schedule job clearup

Todays blog post will show you the code needed to set up a scheduled job that will remove all FedEx checkpoint objects for shipments that have been delivered more than 2 weeks ago. This is useful if you are coming up against salesforce storage limits and need to clear out some space. We will need to create two classes and then their respective test classes. RemoveDeliveredCheckpointsBatch This...

The new Multi-Carrier Shipping App for Salesforce is now Live on AppExchange!

multi carrier app launched

  Shipping inside Salesforce just got better, with the introduction of the new Multi-Carrier Shipping app to the AppExchange. Users can now choose between 30+ carriers to manage their logistics within the CRM platform (Multi-Carrier supports all Salesforce Editions: Group, Professional, Enterprise, Unlimited, Force.com, Developer, Performance). Today, Salesforce users can create shipments...

Part 2 of 3: Pick and Pack station on Salesforce – Custom Labels and Packing Slips

Last week we wrote a first post on how we created a Pick and Pack station on Salesforce. In that post we’ve covered UI, scanning barcodes and integrating weights and scales. Today we’re focused on label generation and custom printing. Labels On this occasion, we made custom thermal labels in a 4×6 format using the ZPL programming language. The link to the ZPL thermal label...

First Class Mail / Endicia Support

Zenkraft have partnered with Endicia to provide First Class Mail, Library Mail, Media Mail and Endicia Pay-on-Use Returns™ support to our USPS application. We’ve also condensed the wizard into a single page to make shipping much faster. 1. Once you’ve added your Endicia preference (you can either create a new Endicia account or add your existing account) the wizard will show almost all services...