How to install and set up the UPS Carrier module in PrestaShop 1.5

One of the more popular shipping carriers around the globe is United Parcel Service, also known as UPS. Below is a set of instructions to help you install and set up the UPS carrier module for your PrestaShop 1.5 store.

Configuring the UPS carrier module in PrestaShop 1.5.

  1. Log into your PrestaShop 1.5 dashboard.
  2. Using the top menu bar, hover over the Modules tab and click on the Modules option from the menu.
  3. You are now on the Modules list screen. On the left hand sidebar is a list of different module categories. Clicking a desired category will filter the modules seen on the right hand panel. You will want to find and click the one entitled Shipping and Logistics. Scroll down the list of modules on the right hand side until you find the UPSCarrier module.
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  4. Click on the Install button to the right side of the module description to perform the basic install of the module.
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  5. Once the module is installed, you will want to click on the Configure link to continue setting up the details for the module.
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    1. You are now brought to the configuration screen. There are several fields you will want to consider to set up your USPS carrier module:

      Your UPS LoginIf you do not have a UPS account ID, visit https://www.ups.com/upsdeveloperkit?loc=en_SG to get one.
      Your UPS PasswordYour UPS Account password.
      Your MyUps IDYour MYUps account ID.
      Your UPS API KeyAuthetication key for your UPS account.
      Packaging WeightWeight of packing materials.
      Handling FeeAmount of handling fee.
      Weight unitDefault weight unit of your store (kg or lb)
      Dimension UnitDefault measuring unit of your store (cm or in)
      Your address line 1First line of your shipping origination address.
      Your address line 2Second line of your shipping origination address.
      Zip / Postal CodeLocal ZIP code of the shipping origination address.
      Your CityCity of the shipping origination address.
      CountryCountry of the shipping origination address.
      StateState of the shipping origination address.
      Rate service groupSelected from the dropdown, must coincide with Country and State fields.
      Pickup TypeChoose the type of pickup you prefer from the dropdown.
      Packaging TypeDefault packaging type when none is described in product configuration.
      Calcul modeWhether your items are all in one package or each in a separate package.

       To continue to the second and third tabs, you must be subscribed to UPS. The breakdown of tabs two and three are as follows:

      Tab 2. Categories Settings
      This section allows you to define a specific UPS configuration for each product category (such as Packaging Type and Additional charges).

      Tab 3. Products Settings
       This section allows you to define a specific UPS configuration for each product (such as Packaging Type and Additional charges).

    2. Click on the Configure button on each step to save your settings. Below is a sample of how the user interface will appear with the UPS carrier module installed.
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