How do I integrate my Store with UPS for Real-Time Shipping Calculation?

Your 3dcart store can be integrated with the main shipping carriers in order to provide your customers with real-time shipping calculations for their orders. Integrating your store with some shipping carriers also allows you – the Merchant – to print Shipping Labels (domestic U.S. only) for your customer orders, directly from the 3dcart Online Store Manager.

This guide will show you how to set up your account registrations with UPS and then integrate your credentials to your 3dcart store.

Register with UPS

To register your UPS account, please follow these steps:

  1. Go to the UPS home page.
  2. If this is your first time at UPS, you may need to select your geographic location. Otherwise proceed to the next steps.
  3. Click on the New User” link located at the top of the page.
  4. On the next page, click the button labeled “Open a Shipping Account”
  5. On the next page, click on the “Register Now” link located to the right.
  6. Complete your Registration Process

Once you have registered your new UPS account you will have the following credentials available:

  • UserID
    What you use to log into your UPS profile at
  • Password
    What you specified for your profile login at
  • Account Number
    The alpha-numeric UPC shipping account number generated for you upon during registration

This information will be entered into your 3dcart Online Store Manager to allow your store to return Real-Time Shipping Rates for orders.

Adding your UPS credentials to your 3dcart Store

Once you have registered your UPS account andhave received a UserID, Password and Account Number, proceed with the following steps to integrate them into your 3dcart Store.

  1. Log into your 3dcart Online Store Manager
  2. Using the left hand navigation menu, go to Settings ->Shipping
  3. Click on the “Enter Settings” button located under Shipping Settings
  4. Next to the UPS section, click on “Enter Credentials”
  5. Enter your UPS credentials in the provided fields
  6. Click “Save Settings” at the bottom of the page.

You are done integrating your Store to UPS and can now use Real-Time Shipping Calculation for USPS shipping methods.

Please review our additional article on setting up the Shipping Methods