Camelot 3PL - Enable API Access

The API (Application Programming Interface) provides automated communication between connected systems. In order to automate fulfillment, access to the Camelot API must be enabled.

If you have not yet gathered your API credentials, follow these steps first:

Gather API credentials from Camelot 3PL.

Enter API credentials in PackageBee

  1. In your PackageBee Dashboard, click Warehouses.

In PackageBee Dashboard, click Warehouses.

  1. Click the name of your Camelot 3PL merchant.
  2. In Connection details, enter your API credentials:
  • Webservice URL
  • Username
  • Password
  • Client Code
  • Auth Mode — one of:
    • Basic
    • Digest
    • NTLM

Camelot connection details - required

  1. Optional: Specify the Carrier Billing Code, one of:
  • 3rd party
  • 3rd party Collect
  • Auto Select
  • Collect
  • N/A
  • Prepaid 3rd party
  • Prepaid & Add
  • Prepaid (the default)

Camelot connection details - billing code

  1. Optional: Click Advanced Options, and specify the following:
  • Trading Partner — usually DropStream
  • Shipment Import Profile ID — default: DS_SHP_IMP
  • Order Status Profile ID — default: DS_SHP_EXP
  • Inventory Export Profile ID — default: DS_INV_EXP

Camelot connection details - advanced

  1. Click Save changes.

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Warehouse Setup, Implementation Tips and Troubleshooting

When setting up your PackageBee warehouse connection to your fulfillment provider who uses Camelot 3PL as their WMS, here are a few things to keep in mind:

  1. Camelot has three database objects specifically for PackageBee (Order In, Order Out, and Inventory Out).
  2. When setting up a warehouse in PackageBee, under Advanced Options, enter the following credentials:
  • Trading Partner
  • Shipment Import Profile ID
  • Order Status Profile ID
  • Inventory Export Profile ID

Required credentials

  1. Verify that the values are identical to the settings that have been configured in Camelot:

Verify credentials

  1. Once you have set up your warehouse in PackageBee and have tested sending an order to Camelot, if you receive the following error message, you'll need to update the XMLport objects in Camelot to match the latest XMLport objects.

Error message: order not accepted

  1. If you receive the following error message, contact PackageBee Support at support@packagebee.com to get a list of current PackageBee IP addresses to whitelist:

Error message: could not send order

  1. To ensure that orders can be synced, make sure that both Shipment Methods and Carrier Codes are configured.

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