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Glossary

Glossary

The following are terms that you should understand to make the most of Clever Shipping Agent Integration

Consignment: a single despatch via a shipping agent that might consist of one or more packages

Submit: The process of sending the details of a consignment electronically to a shipping agent

Submission: The contents of a message sent electronically to the shipping agent

Response: The contents of the message received back from the shipping agent in response to a submission

Package: A single box or container within a consignment, may contain one or more items.

API: Application Programmers Interface, the web based connections point that Shipping Agent Integration talks to consign packages