Royal Mail OBA - Edit Services

Overview
This guide covers parts of the Edit Services screen that are specific to your Royal Mail shipping integration

Table of Contents

Editing Services

Linnworks.net aims to make managing courier shipping services as simple as possible, regardless of what courier you are using.
This is why everything you should need to manage your Royal Mail shipping services can be found using the following generic service editing guide.

Generic Guide to Editing Services

Royal Mail OBA - Shipping Services

Linnworks allows you to print labels for the following Royal Mail Shipping services:

Click here to show or hide available services list

  • BF1: HM Forces Large Letter
  • BF1: HM Forces Letter
  • BF1: HM Forces Parcel
  • BF2: HM Forces Signed For Large Letter
  • BF2: HM Forces Signed For Letter
  • BF2: HM Forces Signed For Parcel
  • BPL: Royal Mail 1st Class Large Letter
  • BPL: Royal Mail 1st Class Letter
  • BPL: Royal Mail 1st Class Medium Parcel
  • BPL: Royal Mail 1st Class Small Parcel
  • BPL: Royal Mail 2nd Class Large Letter
  • BPL: Royal Mail 2nd Class Letter
  • BPL: Royal Mail 2nd Class Medium Parcel
  • BPL: Royal Mail 2nd Class Small Parcel
  • BPR: Royal Mail 1st Class Recorded Large Letter
  • BPR: Royal Mail 1st Class Recorded Letter
  • BPR: Royal Mail 1st Class Recorded Medium Parcel
  • BPR: Royal Mail 1st Class Recorded Small Parcel
  • BPR: Royal Mail 2nd Class Recorded Large Letter
  • BPR: Royal Mail 2nd Class Recorded Letter
  • BPR: Royal Mail 2nd Class Recorded Medium Parcel
  • BPR: Royal Mail 2nd Class Recorded Small Parcel
  • CRL: Royal Mail 24 Large Letter
  • CRL: Royal Mail 24 Parcel
  • CRL: Royal Mail 24 Recorded Large Letter
  • CRL: Royal Mail 24 Recorded Parcel
  • CRL: Royal Mail 48 Large Letter
  • CRL: Royal Mail 48 Parcel
  • CRL: Royal Mail 48 Recorded Large Letter
  • CRL: Royal Mail 48 Recorded Parcel
  • DE1: International Business Parcels Zero Sort High Volume Priority
  • DE4: International Business Parcels Zero Sort Low Volume Priority
  • DG1: International Business Mail Large Letter Country Sort High Vol Priority
  • DG3: International Business Mail Large Letter Country Sort High Vol Economy
  • DG4: International Business Mail Large Letter Country Sort Low Vol Priority
  • DG6: International Business Mail Large Letter Country Sort Low Vol Economy
  • FS1: Royal Mail 24 Sort8 Flate Rate Large Letter
  • FS1: Royal Mail 24 Sort8 Flate Rate Recorded Large Letter
  • FS2: Royal Mail 48 Sort8 Flate Rate Large Letter
  • FS2: Royal Mail 48 Sort8 Flate Rate Recorded Large Letter
  • FS3: Royal Mail Packetsort 1st Class Large Letter
  • FS3: Royal Mail Packetsort 1st Class Recorded Large Letter
  • FS4: Royal Mail Packetsort 2nd Class Large Letter
  • FS4: Royal Mail Packetsort 2nd Class Recorded Large Letter
  • FS7: Royal Mail 24 Presorted Large Letter
  • FS7: Royal Mail 24 Presorted Large Letter Recorded
  • FS8: Royal Mail 48 Presorted Large Letter
  • FS8: Royal Mail 48 Presorted Large Letter Recorded
  • IE1: International Business Parcels Zone Sort Priority
  • IE3: International Business Parcels Zone Sort Economy
  • IG1: International Business Mail Large Letter Zone Sort Priority
  • IG3: International Business Mail Large Letter Zone Sort Economy
  • IG4: International Business Mail Large Letter Zone Sort Priority Machine
  • IG6: International Business Mail Large Letter Zone Sort Economy Machine
  • IP1: International Zone Sort Priority Letters
  • IP3: International Letters Zone Sort Economy
  • IP4: International Business Mail Letter Zone Sort Priority Machine
  • MP1: International Business Parcels Tracked
  • MP4: International Business Parcels Tracked Extra Compensation
  • MP5: International Business Parcels Signed
  • MP6: International Business Parcels Signed Extra Compensation
  • MP7: International Business Parcels Tracked Country Priced
  • MP9: International Business Parcels Signed Country Priced
  • MPV: International Business Parcels Zero Sort Low Volume Priority Boxable (Country Pricing)
  • MPX: International Business Parcels Zero Sort High Volume Priority Boxable (Country Pricing)
  • MTA: International Business Parcels Tracked and Signed
  • MTB: International Business Parcels Tracked and Signed Extra Compensation
  • MTC: International Business Mail Tracked and Signed Large Letter
  • MTC: International Business Mail Tracked and Signed Letter
  • MTD: International Business Mail Tracked and Signed Zone Sort Extra Compensation
  • MTE: International Business Parcels Tracked and Signed Country
  • MTF: International Business Parcels Tracked and Signed Extra Compensation Country
  • MTG: International Business Mail Tracked and Signed Country
  • MTH: International Business Mail Tracked and Signed Extra Compensation Country
  • MTI: International Business Mail Tracked Zone Sort Large Letter
  • MTI: International Business Mail Tracked Zone Sort Letter
  • MTJ: International Business Mail Tracked Zone Sort Extra Compensation
  • MTK: International Business Mail Tracked Country Priced
  • MTL: International Business Mail Tracked Extra Compensation Country
  • MTM: International Business Mail Signed Large Letter
  • MTM: International Business Mail Signed Letter
  • MTN: International Business Mail Signed Extra Compensation
  • MTO: International Business Mail Signed Country Priced
  • MTP: International Business Mail Signed Extra Compensation Country
  • MTQ: International Business Parcels Zone Sort Plus Priority
  • MTS: International Business Parcels Zone Sort Plus Economy
  • MUU: International Business Parcels Max Sort Priority Boxable
  • OLA: International Standard on Account Large Letter
  • OLA: International Standard on Account Letter
  • OLA: International Standard on Account Parcel
  • OLA: International Standard on Account Printed Papers
  • OLS: International Economy on Account Parcel
  • OSA: International Signed on Account Large Letter
  • OSA: International Signed on Account Letter
  • OSA: International Signed on Account Parcel
  • OSA: International Signed on Account Printed Papers
  • OSB: International Signed on Account Extra Compensation Large Letter
  • OSB: International Signed on Account Extra Compensation Letter
  • OSB: International Signed on Account Extra Compensation Parcel
  • OSB: International Signed on Account Extra Compensation Printed Papers
  • OTA: International Tracked on Account Large Letter
  • OTA: International Tracked on Account Letter
  • OTA: International Tracked on Account Parcel
  • OTB: International Tracked on Account Extra Compensation Large Letter
  • OTB: International Tracked on Account Extra Compensation Letter
  • OTB: International Tracked on Account Extra Compensation Parcel
  • OTB: International Tracked on Account Extra Compensation Printed Papers
  • OTC: International Tracked and Signed on Account Large Letter
  • OTC: International Tracked and Signed on Account Letter
  • OTC: International Tracked and Signed on Account Parcel
  • OTC: International Tracked and Signed on Account Printed Papers
  • OTD: International Tracked and Signed on Account Extra Compensation Large Letter
  • OTD: International Tracked and Signed on Account Extra Compensation Letter
  • OTD: International Tracked and Signed on Account Extra Compensation Parcel
  • OTD: International Tracked and Signed on Account Extra Compensation Printed Papers
  • OZ1: International Business Mail Mixed Zone Sort Priority
  • OZ3: International Business Mail Mixed Zone Sort Economy
  • OZ4: International Business Mail Mixed Zone Sort Priority Machine
  • PK0: Royal Mail 48 Flat Rate Large Letter
  • PK0: Royal Mail 48 Flat Rate Recorded Large Letter
  • PK1: Royal Mail 24 Sort8 Daily Rate Parcel
  • PK1: Royal Mail 24 Sort8 Daily Rate Recorded Parcel
  • PK2: Royal Mail 48 Sort8 Flat Rate Parcel
  • PK2: Royal Mail 48 Sort8 Flat Rate Recorded Parcel
  • PK3: Royal Mail 24 Sort8 Daily Rate Large Letter
  • PK3: Royal Mail 24 Sort8 Daily Rate Parcel
  • PK3: Royal Mail 24 Sort8 Daily Rate Recorded Large Letter
  • PK3: Royal Mail 24 Sort8 Daily Rate Recorded Parcel
  • PK4: Royal Mail 48 Sort8 Daily Rate Large Letter
  • PK4: Royal Mail 48 Sort8 Daily Rate Parcel
  • PK4: Royal Mail 48 Sort8 Daily Rate Recorded Large Letter
  • PK4: Royal Mail 48 Sort8 Daily Rate Recorded Parcel
  • PK7: Royal Mail 24 Presorted Parcel
  • PK7: Royal Mail 24 Presorted Recorded Parcel
  • PK8: Royal Mail 48 Presorted Parcel
  • PK8: Royal Mail 48 Presorted Recorded Parcel
  • PK9: Royal Mail 24 Flat Rate Large Letter
  • PK9: Royal Mail 24 Flat Rate Recorded Large Letter
  • PKB: Royal Mail 24 Presorted Parcel Annual Flat Rate
  • PKB: Royal Mail 24 Presorted Parcel Annual Flat Rate Recorded
  • PKD: Royal Mail 48 Presorted Parcel Annual Flat Rate
  • PKD: Royal Mail 48 Presorted Parcel Annual Flat Rate Recorded
  • PKK: Royal Mail 48 Presorted Large Letter Annual Flat Rate
  • PKK: Royal Mail 48 Presorted Large Letter Annual Flat Rate Recorded
  • PKM: Royal Mail 24 Presorted Large Letter Annual Flat Rate
  • PKM: Royal Mail 24 Presorted Large Letter Annual Flat Rate Recorded
  • PPF: Royal Mail 24 Flat Rate Parcel
  • PPF: Royal Mail 24 Flat Rate Recorded Parcel
  • PPF: Royal Mail 48 Flat Rate Parcel
  • PPF: Royal Mail 48 Flat Rate Recorded Parcel
  • PPJ: Royal Mail 24 Packetpost Flat Rate Annual
  • PPJ: Royal Mail 24 Packetpost Flat Rate Annual Recorded
  • PPJ: Royal Mail 48 Packetpost Flat Rate Annual
  • PPJ: Royal Mail 48 Packetpost Flat Rate Annual Recorded
  • PPS: Royal Mail 24 Large Letter Annual Flat Rate
  • PPS: Royal Mail 24 Large Letter Annual Flat Rate Recorded
  • PPT: Royal Mail 48 Large Letter Annual Flat Rate
  • PPT: Royal Mail 48 Large Letter Annual Flat Rate Recorded
  • PS0: International Business Parcels Max Sort Economy
  • PS1: International Destination Sort Priorty
  • PS3: International Destination Sort Economy
  • PS5: International Business Mail Letter Max Sort Priorty
  • PS7: International Business Mail Large Letter Max Sort Priority
  • PS8: International Business Mail Large Letter Max Sort Economy
  • PS9: International Business Parcels Max Sort Priority
  • PSA: International Business Mail Letter Max Sort Standard
  • PSB: International Business Mail Large Letter Max Sort Standard
  • PSC: International Business Parcels Max Sort Standard
  • RM0: Royal Mail 48 Sort8 Annual Flate Rate Parcel
  • RM0: Royal Mail 48 Sort8 Annual Flate Rate Recorded Parcel
  • RM1: Royal Mail 24 Daily Rate Large Letter
  • RM1: Royal Mail 24 Daily Rate Recorded Large Letter
  • RM2: Royal Mail 24 Daily Rate Parcel
  • RM2: Royal Mail 24 Daily Rate Recorded Parcel
  • RM3: Royal Mail 48 Daily Rate Large Letter
  • RM3: Royal Mail 48 Daily Rate Recorded Large Letter
  • RM4: Royal Mail 48 Daily Rate Parcel
  • RM4: Royal Mail 48 Daily Rate Recorded Parcel
  • RM5: Royal Mail 24 Flat Rate Parcel
  • RM6: Royal Mail 48 Flat Rate Parcel
  • RM7: Royal Mail 24 Sort8 Annual Flat Rate Large Letter
  • RM7: Royal Mail 24 Sort8 Annual Flat Rate Recorded Large Letter
  • RM8: Royal Mail 24 Sort8 Annual Flat Rate Parcel
  • RM8: Royal Mail 24 Sort8 Annual Flat Rate Recorded Parcel
  • RM9: Royal Mail 48 Sort8 Annual Flat Rate Large Letter
  • RM9: Royal Mail 48 Sort8 Annual Flat Rate Recorded Large Letter
  • SD1: Special Delivery Guaranteed 1PM (£750)
  • SD2: Special Delivery Guaranteed 1PM (£1000)
  • SD3: Special Delivery Guaranteed 1PM (£2500)
  • SD4: Special Delivery Guaranteed 9AM (£750)
  • SD5: Special Delivery Guaranteed 9AM (£1000)
  • SD6: Special Delivery Guaranteed 9AM (£2500)
  • STL: 1st Class Large Letter
  • STL: 1st Class Large Letter Recorded
  • STL: 1st Class Letter
  • STL: 1st Class Letter Recorded
  • STL: 1st Class Parcel
  • STL: 1st Class Parcel Recorded
  • STL: 2nd Class Large Letter
  • STL: 2nd Class Large Letter Recorded
  • STL: 2nd Class Letter
  • STL: 2nd Class Letter Recorded
  • STL: 2nd Class Parcel
  • STL: 2nd Class Parcel Recorded
  • WE1: International Business Parcels Zero Sort Priority
  • WE3: International Business Parcels Zero Sort Economy
  • WG1: International Business Mail Large Letter Zero Sort Priority
  • WG3: International Business Mail Large Letter Zero Sort Economy
  • WG4: International Business Mail Large Letter Zero Sort Priority Machine
  • WP1: International Letters Unsorted Priority
  • WP3: International Letters Unsorted Economy
  • WW1: International Business Mail Mixed Zero Sort Priority
  • WW3: International Business Mail Mixed Zero Sort Economy
  • WW4: International Business Mail Mixed Zero Sort Priority Machine
  • ZC1: International Business Mail Mixed Zero Sort Premium

Royal Mail Shipping Service Options

Some courier services allow you to configure options that are specific to that courier. To configure shipping service options for Royal Mail Shipping services, follow the guide below.

Editing shipping service options

  1. Go to Shipping > Integrations
  2. Click on the Services button in line with your Royal Mail integration
  3. Find the service that you want to edit, and click the Edit button

Available Options

  • Service Level:
    • Overwrite service level: leave this at the default value unless instructed to change it by Royal Mail.
  • 2D Barcode:
    • Enabled (Default): the 2D Confirmation code will be saved in the tracking number field of an order a subsequently submitted to sales channels if the Despatch Notes option is enabled.
    • Disabled: Only valid tracking numbers are saved in the tracking number field of the order. The 2D Confirmation code is still saved in the manifest.
  • Saturday Guaranteed: For a small fee, Post Offices throughout the UK will accept your items on Friday for by 9 am, or by 1 pm next day delivery on Saturday with inclusive tracking and signature on delivery.
    • Only available for Special Delivery Services. 
    • Up to 2kg using Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9 am and up to 20kg using Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1 pm.
  • Notification: (also only applies to Special Delivery Services):
    • Email notification
    • SMS notification

Both (emails and texts) are not sent by Linnworks and will be enabled by default.

  •  Weight:
    • Default Weight: this value will be used if the order weight will equal 0. Please specify the numeric value only - weight unit (in grams) will be added to the value automatically.
    • Always Use Default Weight: when this option is ticked, the default weight value will be applied to every order printed with this service.
  •  Pick List:
    • Print Pick List: when ticked, a pick list with order items will be automatically printed after the shipping label in a predefined format. This format cannot be adjusted unlike a regular Pick list set up in Template designer.
    • Pick List Format: picklists can be printed in Landscape or Portrait format.
  •  CN22:
    • Print CN22: when ticking this option, a CN22 form will be printed and populated automatically for the order, if the Shipping Country will require the CN22 form and will go through Customs. The form will print straight after the shipping label. When unticked, the form will not print automatically after the label even if it is required.
    • CN22 Shipment Type: OTHER, DOCUMENTS, SAMPLE, GIFT
    • Use Signature: tick the box, if you wish for the next field to be printed on the CN22 automatically.
    • Signature: the name/surname you wish to have printed on the CN22.
  • International Shipping Details (section will only appear for International Services via Edit button):
    • Default HS Tariff Code
    • Default Country of Origin

Both will only be used if item extended properties and order extended properties that contain tariff codes and country of manufacture will be missing.

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