The following information can be added/modified for Importers, either by clicking the Edit button for an existing Importer or adding a new Importer.
Blue field headings on the Add New or Edit Importer dialog indicate that the field is required.
Enter a unique ID for this importer.
Enter the importer company name.
Address; City; State; Postal Code; Country
Type in the address information you want to associate with the Importer ID above. StarShip provides address validation for domestic addresses. When successfully validated, the button displays a green check mark.
StarShip provides address validation for domestic addresses. When successfully validated, the button displays a green check mark. To validate an importer address, click the Validate button. If the address cannot be validated, you have the opportunity to choose a new address or correct the final address in the Address Validation dialog, which appears automatically when you validate. For ambiguous addresses, a range of addresses may appear. International addresses cannot be validated.
Contact Name, Email, Phone
Type in the Contact name, email and phone number associated with this address. Make sure the email address is properly formed. Example: email@example.com.
An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number, and is used to identify a business entity. Enter the importer’s IRS/EIN number in the field provided.
Each importer address can be associated with carrier accounts to use for billing shipments. Enter the account(s) to use for the carrier interface(s) in the fields provided.