How do I create a shipping label?

How do I create a shipping label?

( If it's a shipment going to amazon make sure to add the Amazon address to your address book first)

1: Go to Create Label on the left side of the portal


2: Select the ship from address from the address book or enter the address fields manually


Select the ship to Amazon address from the dropdown ( See how to add an Amazon address to your address book)

3: Select the number of boxes being shipped from the drop-down menu


4: Enter the item description by Description of Goods


5: You can enter your FBA number in the reference on label field however it's not a required field.

6: Enter Weight & Dimensions.


If all boxes are the same size/weight you can utilize our copy to all rows function.


7:You can enter your FBA numbers by the box reference however it's optional ( It won't be displayed on the actual label)

8: Hit the Next button


9: Select the carrier-


10. Commercial Invoice:

Select an item from the Item List drop-down or enter the item manually by the text box.


11: Select Harmonized Code- This is the tax code customs uses to classify your product so they can calculate the duties and taxes.


12:    A- Enter # of units which is either the number of pieces or boxes depending on the Units of Measure entered.

  B- Then insert the price per unit.

FedEx Shipments will have additional fields to fill out

 C-This is prefilled to 0.01. Leave it the way it is.

D-Enter the number of boxes containing this Item.  

13:If possible attach the supplier invoice and enter the manufacturer's address to ensure smooth clearance.

The following section is usually prefilled. 

14:Terms of Sale-Incoterms specify who is responsible for paying for and managing the shipment, insurance, documentation, customs clearance, and other logistical activities.  For shipments going to Amazon make sure that DDP is selected ( Delivery Duties Paid)

15:Bill Duties and Taxes:

Duties & Taxes can be billed: 

  1. To the receiver.
  2. To First Choice and then First Choice will forward the charges to you ( with DHL Only.)
  3. Taxes can be billed to the receiver or to the customer's third-party shipper account with UPS and FedEx.  


When shipping to Amazon make sure that the taxes are NOT on the receiver.  


We strongly encourage you to purchase insurance for your shipment.  This will give you full coverage for any damage or loss for a minimal fee.

17: Hit Schedule a Pickup Now and enter the pickup time and date that works For most carriers, a minimum 1-2 hour time window is required.


18: Hit 'Next' then review all shipment information


19: Select the printer type that works for you.


20: Hit Create Label


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