Using FedEx Ship Manager with All Orders
On the machine having your FedEx Ship Manager please perform the following steps.
STEP 1 - CREATE ODBC SOURCE
Click the Start Menu.
Click Settings/Control Panel.
Double click ODBC data sources icon (found under Administrative Tool in Windows XP) to open the ODBC Data Source Administrator.
Click on the System DSN tab.
Click the Add button.
Select SQL Server from the list of drivers and click Finish.
For Name enter AllOrders and Select the server that contains your All Orders database e.g. SERVER\ALLORDERS then click Next>
Click Next > to accept Windows NT authentication
Change the default database from 'master' to the name of your MDF file and click Next >
STEP 2 - CREATE IMPORT/EXPORT PROFILE
Start FedEx Ship Manager
Click Integration, then click Continue twice
Select Import and click Continue
Select ODBC and AllOrders then click Continue
On 'How will you create shipping labels', select 'Yes' for all questions and click Continue
On 'How do you want to lookup and import information', select 'After I enter a lookup value' then click Continue
On What type of information you want to Import click Recipient and select:
State / Province
Click OK and then Continue
In 'Match FedEx Ship Manager', select qryShippingAddresses and ma them to the Recipient Fields as follows:
Address 1 - Addr2
Address 2 - Addr3
City - City
Company - CompanyName
Contact Name - Contact
Country - Country
Phone - Phone
Postal Code - Zip
State / Province - State
ID - NCRef
Click Select Index then highlight NCRef then click OK
In 'Where do you want to send shipping information' select AllOrders the click Continue
In 'How will your data source receive exported information', under When select 'Each time a shipment is completed' and under 'How' select 'Insert a new record' then click 'Continue'
Under 'What type of information do you want to export select All Fields and then select
Press OK then Continue
For the table select tblShippingPackages and Map as follows
Tracking Number - TrackingNo
Customer Rate/Net Charges - Cost
Weight - Weight
ID - NCRef
Save the Profile as AllOrders
When you do your next shipment you will see a little pop-up box called Lookup enter Shipping-X where x is the ship doc #. When the shipment is saved, the tracking number will be imported into the ship doc within All Orders.