How to set up a Purolator Baseline account [Step-by-Step guide]

Modified on Thu, 06 Oct 2022 at 04:43 PM


When setting up an Purolator account, you will have to:

NOTE: This article describes how to set up the Carrier baseline account.
If the Carrier baseline account has already been set up and you intend to 
add a new Billing Account, refer to: How to add and set up an Purolator Billing Account [Step-by-Step guide]


1. Access Maintenance and select Carriers

2. Click the Carrier for which you'll add the account to from the list

3. Click the Accounts tab

4. Click Add Account

5. In General Options set:

  1. Name -> Purolator - [Account number] (e.g. Purolator - 500000)
  2. Usage mode -> Production (if you will use it in production mode) 
  3. Status -> Active
  4. Label mode -> ZPL
  5. SCAC -> Carrier/SCAC code you're using in the WMS 

6. In Carrier Options set and Save:

  1. Courier Account # -> Purolator production account number
  2. User Key -> Generated by you through Purolator's e-Ship Portal (How to obtain and register a Purolator Production Key - [Step-by-Step guide]), which needs to get activated by reaching Purolator support (
  3. User Password -> Obtained by you in the Purolator Registration Key obtaining process, it's NOT the Purolator E-Ship portal password, it's the API Key password
  4. Pick Up Open, Close and Ready Hours time -> Warehouse pick up open and pick up close time, as well as Ready Hours (how many hours will it take you to be ready from your open time)
  5. Consolidate mode: Per Batch
  6. Sender address info -> Warehouse induction address


Once ready, proceed to setting up the Billing Account as described in:

How to add and set up an Purolator Billing Account [Step-by-Step guide]

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