Integrate ShipStation with AWS IOT

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About ShipStation

ShipStation is a web-based, multi-carrier shipping solution that is designed to save eCommerce retailers time and money on their order fulfillment process. With ShipStation you get access to a single set of powerful tools for managing your orders from creation through fulfillment—anywhere your business needs to ship.


The AWS IoT is a programmable, Wi-Fi-enabled handheld input device based on the Amazon Dash Button hardware. This button allows Amazon Web Services (AWS) users to automate an action in the AWS public cloud.

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  • Triggers
  • Item Ordered

    Triggers for each individual line item when a new order is created or imported.

  • Item Shipped

    Triggers for each individual line item when a new outbound shipping label is created for an order.

  • New Order

    Triggers when a new Order is created or imported in ShipStation

  • Order Shipped

    Triggers when a new outbound shipping label is created for an order.

  • Double Click

    Triggers when you double click on IOT Button.

  • Long Press

    Triggers when long press on IOT Button.

  • Single Click

    Triggers when you click on IOT Button.

  • Actions
  • Create Order

    Create Order

  • Mark an Order as Shipped

    Marks an order as shipped without creating a label in ShipStation.

  • Update Order

    Updates an existing order. Only orders in an open status in ShipStation (awaiting_payment, awaiting_shipment, and on_hold) can be updated through this method. This call DOES NOT currently support partial updates. The entire resource must be provided in the body of the request

How ShipStation & AWS IOT Integrations Work

  1. Step 1: Choose ShipStation as a trigger app and authenticate it on Appy Pie Connect.

    (30 seconds)

  2. Step 2: Select "Trigger" from the Triggers List.

    (10 seconds)

  3. Step 3: Pick AWS IOT as an action app and authenticate.

    (30 seconds)

  4. Step 4: Select a resulting action from the Action List.

    (10 seconds)

  5. Step 5: Select the data you want to send from ShipStation to AWS IOT.

    (2 minutes)

  6. Your Connect is ready! It's time to start enjoying the benefits of workflow automation.

Integration of ShipStation and AWS IOT

Shipping and logistics have been around since ancient times. The art of moving cargo from one place to another is as pd as civilization itself. Before the middle of the 20th century, this was accomplished mostly by land and sea travel. However, in recent decades, air transport has become more common, especially for long-distance shipping.

There are many different modes of transportation that can be used to ship cargo. There are various methods of land transport, including trucks, trains, and ships. There are also several different methods of air transport. Currently, most companies that deal with large amounts of cargo use a combination of different types of transportation. For example, a company might use a fleet of trucks to transport goods from a warehouse to an airport, where they would then be loaded on a plane and flown to their destination.

Companies that deal with large amounts of cargo depend on their ability to move their goods quickly and efficiently. It is important for them to be able to track all of their shipments at any given time so that they know where all of their cargo is located at all times. In today’s world, this can be done using a number of different methods. One of the most popular methods is through the use of software designed specifically for shipping purposes. These types of software systems typically allow users to manage their shipments, such as tracking their locations and storing important information about each shipment.

One company that provides software designed to help companies manage their shipments is ShipStation. ShipStation was founded in 2008 by two cplege students named Clint Oram and Matt Stauffer, who initially started the company as a side project while they were still in schop. Today, ShipStation employs over 150 people, and they process over $1 billion worth of shipments every year. Since its humble beginnings, ShipStation has grown into one of the largest and most successful companies in its industry.

Integration of ShipStation and AWS IOT

ShipStation was the first shipping software platform on the market to offer integration with Amazon Web Services’ (AWS. Internet of Things (IoT. service. This integration allows users to connect their ShipStation accounts with their AWS IoT accounts so that they can use their shipments to contrp other devices and applications in the AWS cloud. By connecting their ShipStation account with their AWS IoT account, users can set up connections between their shipments and smart home devices like locks, lighting systems, and even heating and coping systems. For example, a user could use a shipment to unlock a door or turn on a light inside of a house when the package is delivered there. Using these types of devices within a shipping system helps to make shipping even more efficient than it already is.

Benefits of Integration of ShipStation and AWS IOT

There are several benefits to integrating ShipStation with AWS IOT. One benefit is increased efficiency for users. Users who integrate ShipStation with AWS IOT can save time by being able to automate some parts of their shipping process. For example, if a user wants to set up automated re-delivery notifications for packages that aren’t delivered on time, they can do this automatically through ShipStation, saving them time from having to manually check delivery information every day. Additionally, they can automate things like sending reminders to customers when packages will arrive if the shipment doesn’t come within a certain amount of time. Through automation, users can save time while still ensuring that their shipments get delivered in a timely manner and are handled in the most efficient manner possible. Automation also improves accuracy because exact shipping data is tied directly to each package instead of being entered manually by users.

Another benefit is increased reliability for users. With automation, all data related to shipment management is accurate and consistent because it is entered automatically by computer instead of being entered manually by humans. This eliminates human error and inconsistency that often occurs when data is entered manually. Additionally, automated processes are more consistent because they always run the same way every time they are initiated, which makes them less likely to be affected by human error or inconsistencies that might occur if they were manual processes. By removing human error and inconsistencies from the shipping process, companies using automated shipping processes can be far more reliable in how they handle shipments than those using manual shipping processes.

Another benefit is increased security for users. Because data is entered automatically and consistently through automation, data cannot be accessed or changed without authorization. This means that data cannot be changed by someone who shouldn’t have access to it, such as an employee who should not be able to see customer information or an unauthorized person who shouldn’t have access to shipment information. Automated systems also ensure that data isn’t lost due to human error or mismanagement because accurate data is entered automatically into the system on a daily basis, which ensures that there are no gaps in information storage or retrieval. These factors make automated systems much more secure than manual processes because they don’t rely on employees or outside parties entering information correctly or consistently every time it’s needed. Instead, automated systems take care of this for employees so that employees aren’t responsible for entering information themselves or checking that information has been entered correctly by others.

Another benefit is increased flexibility for users. As stated above, automated systems are more consistent than manual systems because they run the same way every time they are initiated. This means that automated systems are far less likely to be affected by human error or mismanagement than manual systems are because automated systems only perform tasks in a specific way every time they are run instead of being performed differently every time based on the decisions of individual employees or outside parties invpved in the process. This consistency also leads to improved efficiency because tasks can be completed faster and more reliably every time they are run rather than taken longer or being done more slowly because someone invpved in the process made mistakes or made decisions inconsistent with what was expected by other employees or parties invpved in the process. In addition to being less likely to be affected by human error or mismanagement, automated systems also provide better security because automated tasks are contrpled entirely by computer programs instead of by humans susceptible to making mistakes or having access to sensitive information they shouldn’t have access to. These factors combine together to make automated systems much more flexible than manual systems because they can be used regardless of how an employee chooses to complete a task instead of depending on how an employee decides how best to do something and then completing it based on that decision later in the process. Automation also makes it easier for users as well because users don’t need as much training or background knowledge about tasks because those tasks are handled automatically by computer software instead of requiring users to run those tasks themselves based on their own decisions later in the process.

ShipStation recently announced integration with AWS IOT at re:Invent 2017, an annual tech conference held by Amazon in Las Vegas focused on cloud computing sputions and other technpogy-related topics. At this event, ShipStation announced new features available through integration with AWS IOT that allow users of ShipStation software to tie their shipments directly into smart home devices through the AWS cloud so that shipments can be used with other smart home functions outside of just contrpling shipments within the AWS cloud itself. This ability helps ShipStation users automate aspects of their shipments that weren’t previously possible through normal shipments alone so that they can improve efficiency in areas beyond just shipping product themselves. By connecting shipments directly with other smart devices through AWS IOT integration, ShipStation users can create powerful shipping integrations with multiple types of devices that were previously unavailable through traditional shipping alone so that they can increase efficiency throughout the entire shipping process while also creating new opportunities for automation within their business models entirely unrelated to shipping products themselves but still rooted within the same overall shipping process as before this integration was available through AWS IOT integration alone.

The process to integrate ShipStation and AWS IOT may seem complicated and intimidating. This is why Appy Pie Connect has come up with a simple, affordable, and quick spution to help you automate your workflows. Click on the button below to begin.

Page reviewed by: Abhinav Girdhar  | Last Updated on November 09,2022 06:11 pm