Activating uAfrica Shipping

Activating uAfrica Shipping

uAfrica.com builds eCommerce tools that help online merchants streamline their order fulfilment and shipping processes.

Sellers can get quotes and choose from multiple carriers, including Dawn Wing, The Courier Guy and CourierIT. This platform enables sellers to create waybills, request collections and track shipments while automatically notifying customers of the shipping status changes via email.

Get started in three steps:
  1. Sign up for a 30-day free trial with uAfrica.com
  2. Add bidorbuy as a sales channel
  3. Set up a sender address/collection point

Step 1: Sign up for a 30-day free trial with uAfrica

Click here to sign up for a 30-day free trial with uAfrica.com.

- The first shipment that you send will be free up to the value of R200. 
- After your free trial, you have four pricing plans to choose from, depending on how many products you sell and how many orders you fulfil per month.



Step 2: Add bidorbuy as a sales channel

  1. Log in to uAfrica.com.
  2. Click on the "Sales Channel" tab.
  3. Click on "Add Channel" and select bidorbuy.
  4. Ensure that you understand the information and tick the relevant boxes on the pop-up that appears.
  5. If a seller account already exists with bidorbuy, click on "Use an existing seller account".
  6. Then log in to the existing bidorbuy account to sync it to the uAfrica.com platform.
  7. If a seller account does not exist already, click on "Create a new seller account"
  8. Complete the necessary requirements and create a new seller account with bidorbuy.

Step 3: Set up a sender address/collection point

  1. Click on the "Shipping" tab and then on "Settings" in the tab below. Alternatively, click on the drop-down menu in the top right corner and open "Multichannel Settings".
  2. Find the "Sender Addresses" tab and click.
  3. "Create a new address" and complete the address.
  4. Under "Shipment Settings", you can customise your shipping label to include your business logo. Other settings can be changed within these "Multichannel Settings".
Please email support@uafrica.com or phone 021 940 1060 if you need help when using uAfrica Shipping.

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