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

Modified on Mon, 14 Nov 2022 at 02:02 PM


When setting up a Manitoulin Carrier 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 a Manitoulin 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 -> Manitoulin - [Account number] (e.g. Manitoulin - 123456)
  2. Usage mode -> Production
  3. Status -> Active
  4. Label mode -> PDF
  5. SCAC -> Carrier/SCAC code you're using in the WMS 

6. In Carrier Options set and Save:

  1. Access number -> Account Number through which transactions will be processed
  2. Account company -> Manitoulin customer ID (string, e.g. MYCOMPANY)
  3. Username -> Complete with your Manitoulin API username
  4. Password -> Complete with your Manitoulin API password
  5. Contact information: Specify the name, e-mail and phone associated with the account 
  6. Pickup open time -> Time in HH:MM format when the warehouse is open for pick up 

  7. Pickup close time -> Time in HH:MM format when the warehouse closes for pick up

  8. Pickup ready hours -> Amount of hours it will take you to be ready from your open time

  9. Weekends Mode (when closed) -> Select how Weekends should be handled
    - Ignore weekends
    Weekend days are considered like any other week day
    - Saturday and Sunday
    Saturday and Sunday are blocked from operation
    - Sunday
    Sunday is blocked from operation, while Saturday is considered like any other week day

  10. Sender address info -> Warehouse induction address


Once ready, proceed to setting up the Billing Account as described in: How to add and set up a Manitoulin Billing Account [Step-by-Step guide]

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