How to connect your Royal Mail account
Connect Royal Mail carrier to your Calcurates account
In order to sync your Calcuraters account with the requested carrier please proceed to
Menu > Carriers.
It is required to have an
Online Business Account and specify the following data:
- Account Number. Fill in the Online Business account number.
- Contact Name.
- Company Name.
- Street Line 1. Required.
- Street Line 2. Optional.
- Postal Code.
- Phone. Country and Area codes are required.
- OBA Email. Online Business Account email address.
Having filled all the required fields with valid data, your carrier will be connected to the Calcurates account.
In the carriers grid the
carrier label will be changed (from red to yellow "connected" icon):
Royal Mail Real-Time Rates Limitations
There are no API endpoints provided from Royal Mail side, therefore Real-Time rates cannot be requested on the fly.
For that reason we have worked on creating Table Rates methods equivalent to the rates Royal Mail provides generally.
This can be used as a workaround to cover the real-time rates depending on the product weight and size:
We are ready to provide you with a package of pre-configured methods to imitate real-time rates from Royal Mail.
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