Nexternal - Configure for Automated Fulfillment

This article outlines the steps required to configure your Nexternal integration.

  1. Configure product SKUs
  2. Gather shipping methods
  3. Gather API credentials
  4. Enable API access
  5. Review order status

Configure product SKUs

Stock Keeping Units (SKUs) are merchant-defined codes that uniquely identify products in a warehouse. It is critical that the SKUs defined in Nexternal are identical to the SKUs loaded into your warehouse management system.

➤ Configure SKUs in Nexternal.

Gather shipping methods

As part of the third-party fulfillment setup, a mapping must be created from each available shipping description offered in the eCommerce system to the unique shipping code used by the fulfillment center.

➤ Gather shipping methods from Nexternal.

Gather API credentials

The API (Application Programming Interface) provides automated communication between connected systems. In order to enable API access, the required credentials must be gathered from Nexternal.

➤ Gather API credentials from Nexternal.

Enable API access

Enter the API credentials in DropStream to enable automated fulfillment.

➤ Enable API access in DropStream.

Review order status

Setting the integration to Enabled begins the process of automatically sending orders from Nexternal to your warehouse management system.

➤ Review order status for Nexternal.

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