VeraCore - Enable API Access

The Application Programming Interface (API) allows for automated communication between connected systems. In order to automate fulfillment, API access must be enabled.

If you have not yet gathered your API credentials, follow these steps first:

Gather API credentials from VeraCore.

Enter API credentials in DropStream

  1. In the DropStream Dashboard, click Merchants.

In the DropStream Dashboard, click Merchants.

  1. Click the name of your VeraCore merchant.
  2. In Connection Details, enter your API credentials:
  • VeraCore Hostname
  • Merchant Username
  • Merchant Password

VeraCore connection details - required

  1. Optional: Edit any of the following settings:
  • Carrier Billing Code: This setting will populate the XML tag 'ThirdPartyType' in VeraCore with a corresponding numeric value:
Carrier billing code ThirdPartyType
No third party billing/freight account (none)
Ordered By 1
Bill To 2
Ship To 3
Client Freight Account (non-resident) 4
Freight Collect 5
Consignee Billing 6
Client Freight Account (resident) 7

VeraCore - carrier billing code options

Note: If a selection is made for the Carrier Billing Code, a Account Number must also be specified.

  • Local Zone: The local time zone.

VeraCore - Local Time Zone options

  • Account Number: This third party account number will transmit to the 'ThirdPartyAccountNumber' XML tag in VeraCore for all orders.

If you will have some orders that require a 3rd party account number but not all, contact the DropStream Support Team at support@getdropstream.com to help you set up the appropriate rule.

  • Include Discount Code: If enabled, all orders transmitted to VeraCore will include the discount code ID. (default: disabled)
  • Include Order Classification: If enabled, include order classification data. (default: disabled)
  • Include Package Details (Partial Shipments): If enabled, include package details. Required for partial shipments. (default: disabled)
  • VeraCore System ID and Owner ID: The VeraCore System ID and Owner ID pertain to Purchase Orders. If your clients will be using purchase orders with VeraCore, filling in the System ID and Owner ID will send these IDs with the 'SaveExpectedArrival' call to VeraCore for the advanced ship notice.

VeraCore connection details - optional

  1. When you're done, click Save Changes.

Save changes.


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