Metroland Parcel Services (CA)

Metroland Parcel Services (MPS) is a domestic-only, Canadian shipper that offers delivery services for over 85% of Ontario, as well as coverage in Quebec and The Maritimes. MPS can collect your packages from your storefront or inventory location for delivery in 1-3 days.

Metroland Parcel Services Integration Requirements

Connection Requirements:

  • An active account with Metroland Parcel Services (MPS).

  • Your MPS Username, Password, Contact ID, and API Key.

Tip

Contact your Metroland Parcel Services account executive to access your account information. For further assistance, contact MPScustomerservice@metroland.com.

Connect Metroland Parcel Services to ShipEngine

To connect your Metroland Parcel Services account in the ShipEngine dashboard:

  1. Select the Metroland Parcel Services tile from the Available Carriers pop-up window.

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  2. Enter your Metroland Parcel Services Username, Password, Contact ID, and API Key into the corresponding fields.

  3. Click the Connect button.

Available Features for Metroland Parcel Services Integration

The ShipEngine integration with Metroland Parcel Services supports the following standard features and services:

The carrier integration can be used to create domestic shipping labels.

The carrier integration can be used to create international shipping labels.

ShipEngine will submit international customs information electronically to the carrier.

The carrier integration can be used to create domestic return labels.

When an API call is made to the Rates endpoint, ShipEngine will return estimated shipping rates for the carrier based on the connected account information and shipment details.

Additional carrier insurance can be purchased through ShipEngine.

Shipping labels created for this carrier will include a tracking number that can be used to view the shipment status on the carrier's tracking website. Tracking may not be available for all shipping services.

Shipment manifests and End of Day documents are submitted electronically to the carrier by ShipEngine.

Shipment manifests and End of Day documents are generated as PDF files that can be printed along with shipping labels. Because these documents are not electronically submitted, physical copies must be provided to the carrier.

ShipEngine can print your brand logo on shipping labels from carriers that support this feature. Add your logo in the ShipEngine Dashboard.

ShipEngine can include additional information on a shipping label that is specified in the label request, if supported by the carrier.

The carrier integration can be used to create multi-package shipments, where multiple individual packages are linked together into a single shipment record with a master tracking number.

You can connect this carrier integration to ShipEngine multiple times using different account information, and choose which account will be used to create each shipment.

Third-Party Billing

Troubleshooting Tips for Metroland Parcel Services Integration

Here are some common issues, potential causes, and troubleshooting tips.

Issue

How to troubleshoot or resolve

Error: No Pull based partner configuration in our system

What it means: This error from MPS indicates that something about your credentials is not configured correctly on the carrier’s side.

In this case, your credentials were entered correctly in ShipEngine, but the carrier has not configured your account to work with Auctane products.

What to do: Contact your representative at MPS and request that the carrier configure your account to work with Auctane products.

Call MPS: 1-855-461-1984

Email MPS: MPScustomerservice@metroland.com

Error: Forbidden or Insert failed. First exception on row 0; first error: FIELD_FILTER_VALIDATION_EXCEPTION, Value does not exist or does not match filter criteria

What it means: Either your credentials are entered incorrectly in ShipEngine, or your credentials have expired on the carrier's side.

What to do:

  • Double-check that your credentials are correct and up to date.

  • Contact your representative at MPS and request that they configure your account to work with Auctane products.

The carrier integration can be used to create domestic shipping labels.

The carrier integration can be used to create international shipping labels.

ShipEngine will submit international customs information electronically to the carrier.

The carrier integration can be used to create domestic return labels.

When an API call is made to the Rates endpoint, ShipEngine will return estimated shipping rates for the carrier based on the connected account information and shipment details.

Additional carrier insurance can be purchased through ShipEngine.

Shipping labels created for this carrier will include a tracking number that can be used to view the shipment status on the carrier's tracking website. Tracking may not be available for all shipping services.

Shipment manifests and End of Day documents are submitted electronically to the carrier by ShipEngine.

Shipment manifests and End of Day documents are generated as PDF files that can be printed along with shipping labels. Because these documents are not electronically submitted, physical copies must be provided to the carrier.

ShipEngine can print your brand logo on shipping labels from carriers that support this feature. Add your logo in the ShipEngine Dashboard.

ShipEngine can include additional information on a shipping label that is specified in the label request, if supported by the carrier.

The carrier integration can be used to create multi-package shipments, where multiple individual packages are linked together into a single shipment record with a master tracking number.

You can connect this carrier integration to ShipEngine multiple times using different account information, and choose which account will be used to create each shipment.

Third-Party Billing