TradeMe - Configure Channel Settings

Overview
This guide details the settings that can be configured for a TradeMe channel once it has been added to Linnworks. 

If your API Settings change you can reset your channel with the new details by clicking on the "test" button and following the re-integration wizard.

Table of Contents

Prerequisites

To configure a TradeMe channel it must already be added to Linnworks

Accessing the Screen

Go to Settings > Channel Integration, and click on the Edit Channel button    in-line with your TradeMe Integration

Available Options 

  Account

  • Enabled: Tick this option to allow communication between Linnworks and TradeMe, without this ticked no information will be sent or received from TradeMe such as downloaded orders or inventory level updates. Once enabled, Linnworks will start downloading all orders with Status Paid on your TradeMe account.
  • Test: Clicking this button will check that Linnworks can successfully communicate with TradeMe. Remember, if you have changed your TradeMe integration details, and they are now different to the ones used to integrate the channel initially, pressing the Test button will allow you to re-integrate the channel

  Inventory

  • Update Inventory: Allow Linnworks to submit changes in stock level to TradeMe. Linnworks supports multiple stock locations for additional warehouses/fulfillment centres/suppliers. Ensure you set which Linnworks locations are used when submitting changes in stock level to your channel via the Location Mapping screen accessed from the main Channel Integration screen
  • Price Change: Price Change is designed to speed up the process of updating the sales channel once a Linnworks stock item has had its listing price updated and saved. 
  • Max Listed: This specifies the maximum level that will be sent to the channel
  • Stock Percentage: This will send a percentage of the currently available stock level to the sales channel
  • End When: This enables you to force the listing to end when the stock level gets to the specified amount as opposed to the default value of zero
    • For more details go to the End When guide. 

  Listings

Linnworks.net is designed to update the listings on the mapping page once every 12 hours, but for any reason, it has not or you require updated listings more regularly, then the Download Listings button here allows you to force the update.

  • Listing Download in Progress: This tick box will automatically toggle on and off when Linnworks is retrieving listings from the channel.
  • Listing Doawnload Start Date Time:: This will show the date and time of when the most recent download started.
  • Last Manual Download: This will show the date and time of when the last manual download was requested.
  • Listing Download Estimated Completion: This will give you an estimate of when the manual download will be complete – the time can vary depending on server speeds and the amount of listings.
  • Download Listings: Click on this button to force Linnworks to request an update from the channel for your active listings.

  Order

  • Despatch Notes: After processing an order in Linnworks, a dispatch notification will be submitted to the channel when enabled, and the order status on TradeMe will be updated to the status Goods Shipped. If the option is disabled no despatch information will be submitted toTradeMe.
  • Order sync date [UTC]: This shows the date and time when Linnworks last synchronised with the channel

  API Settings

  • Auth Token: Token obtained during your integration process
  • Auth Secret: Secret Key that was provided during your integration process
  • Default Currency: NZD will be given by Default

Next Steps

Location Mapping
Inventory Mapping
Payment Mapping
Shipping Mapping