Shipping Container Details Page

Overview

Each Shipping Container in Sellercloud has its own Shipping Container Details Page, where you can access and update any related information and settings. In this article, you will learn about all available options on the page. This includes the different panels, the Toolbox tabs, and the Actions you can perform on your shipping containers.


Shipping Container Details

To access the Shipping Container Details page:

  1. Go to Purchasing > Shipping Containers.
  2. Click Search to see all containers. Optionally, you can use the filters to control which containers appear in the search results.
  3. Clicking a container’s ID.
  4. This takes you to the Shipping Container Details page, which looks like this:

You can find essential information about the PO at the top of the page:

DetailDescription
Container IDThe shipping container’s unique identifier.
Container NameThe container’s name.
Receiving WarehouseThe receiving Warehouse for the container.
StatusThe container’s general status: Saved, Ordered, Pending, Received, or Completed.
Total QtyThe total number of product units in the container.
Costs Applied to ProductsIndicates if the Extra Costs (Shipping Cost, Shipping Fee, and Duties/Tariffs) have been applied to the items’ cost and reflected in their Average Cost.

The panels below also show the above information, as well as a lot more:

General Details

OptionDescription
Container NameThe shipping container’s name.
Created OnThe date when the container was created.
Received OnThe date when the container was received.
Estimated Arrival DateThe container’s estimated arrival time at the warehouse.
Receiving WarehouseThe receiving Warehouse for the container.
Receiving Bin NameThe name of the receiving Bin at the warehouse.
Shipping StatusThe container’s shipping: Arrived, Not Arrived, Shipped, Not Shipped, or Receiving Errors.
Container StatusThe container’s general status: Saved, Ordered, Pending, Received, or Completed.
Invoice #The number of the invoice associated with the container.
Order Source/SPO #The PO number at the original channel where the container was purchased.
Total QtyThe total number of product units in the container.
ExportedIndicates whether the shipping container has been exported.

Vessel Info

OptionDescription
Vessel NumberThe number of the shipping vessel delivering the container.
Shipped OnThe date when the container was shipped.
ETA PortThe shipping vessel’s estimated arrival time at the shipping port.
Port NameThe name of the shipping port where the vessel is expected to arrive.

Cost Info

OptionDescription
Shipping Cost The Cost Associated with Shipping the container.
Cost Based FeesFees calculated based on the container’s cost.
Total CBM In ContainerThe total cubic meter volume of products within the container.
Total Duties & TariffsThe total amount of duties and tariffs applicable to the container’s contents.

Notes

This panel allows you to post notes related to the shipping container. Shipping container notes are helpful internally for better communication and collaboration among team members. For example, one way to use notes is to document changes and inform others – this way, they won’t have to check the Change Log.

Items

OptionDescription
IDThe unique line item identification number.
VendorThe Vendor selling the item.
PO #The associated purchase order number.
Product NameThe name of the product.
Product IDThe unique Sellercloud SKU of the product.
QtyThe quantity of the item in the container.
On HandThe current available stock of the item.
ReceivedThe quantity of the item that has been received.
Average CostThe Average Cost of the item.
Unit CostThe cost per unit of the item.
Total CostThe cumulative cost of the item quantity.
Unit CBMThe cubic meter volume per unit of the item.
Duties %The percentage of duties applicable to the item, used to automatically calculate the total Duties/Tariffs amount owed for the item.
Tariffs %The percentage of tariffs applicable to the item, used to automatically calculate the total Duties/Tariffs amount owed for the item.
Shipping CostThe cost of shipping the item.
Shipping FeeAny additional fees associated with shipping.
Duties/TariffsThe total duties and tariffs cost for the item, used to automatically calculate the Total Duties & Tariffs for the entire container.
Extra CostsThe sum of the Shipping Cost, Shipping Fee, and Duties/Tariffs, making up the total additional cost related to the item.

Actions

To access container-related actions, click the Actions button on the Shipping Container Details page.

Now, you can select from the actions below. Click the star to pin any frequently used action to the top of the actions list.

ActionDescription
Export to Excel (with Items)Export container information to a spreadsheet. This option also includes item information, each on a different row.
Receive Full ContainerMark all items in the container as fully received at the warehouse. This action sets the Container Status to Received and updates the Received On date and any Received item quantities. The received inventory will appear in the selected warehouse, and the relevant POs will also update their Status to Partially Received or Fully Received and reflect any Received item quantities.
Receive Selected Container ItemsMark only specific selected items as received at the warehouse. This action updates any Received item quantities. If all items are received after this action, it also sets the Container Status to Received and updates the Received On date. The received inventory will appear in the selected warehouse, and the relevant POs will also update their Status to Partially Received or Fully Received and reflect any Received item quantities.
Receive Container Items (Custom Quantity)Mark partial item quantities as received at the warehouse. This action updates any Received item quantities. If all items are received after this action, it also sets the Container Status to Received and updates the Received On date. The received inventory will appear in the selected warehouse, and the relevant POs will also update their Status to Partially Received or Fully Received and reflect any Received item quantities.
Delete Container Items ReceivingDelete any received quantities of items in the container, which also sets the quantities in the Received column back to 0. If you do this action for all items in the container, it also clears the Received On date.
Manage DocumentsOpen the Documents tab to upload and manage any related documents, such as invoices.
Apply Extra Costs to ItemsApply Extra Costs to the items to reflect them in the Product Average Cost.
Mark ExportedSet the container’s Exported status to Exported.
Export (via Plugin)Export the container using a custom Container Export plugin.

Toolbox

The Toolbox grants you access to tabs with other modules related to your container. To access these tabs, click the Toolbox button on the Shipping Container Details page.

Now, you can select from the options in the table below.

TabDescription
Change LogView a log that stores all container history, showing who has made changes, what changes have been made, and when.
DocumentsUpload and manage any related documents, such as invoices.

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