Recommended Pre-reading: Flipkart – Primaseller Channel Capabilities
Creating a Flipkart Channel
After logging in to your Primaseller account, please do the following:
- Navigate to Channels from left-side main menu
- On the Channels page, click on ‘Add Channel’ and choose ‘Flipkart’
In the create channel page for Flipkart, you will have to provide the following information:
- Name: Give a name to your Flipkart channel. Preferably, the name ‘Flipkart’ so that you can easily identify the channel
- Inventory Source: Choose the facility from which you want to push inventory on to your Flipkart channel. Click on the drop down under ‘inventory source’ and choose any, or all facilities.
- If you want to push the actual inventory at a certain facility that you have chosen for Flipkart sales, click on ‘Actual Inventory’.
- If you only want to push a certain number of items from that facility, click on ‘Fixed Inventory’. You will be asked to provide the exact inventory count you want pushed to Flipkart.
- Order Fulfillment Configuration: Select the facility to which orders will be allocated for fulfillment. By clicking ‘Manually Allocate’ you will be able to allocate orders manually from any facility you wish
- Default Fulfillment SLA: Add the number of days that you would take, on an average, to completely finish processing an order
- Shipping Configuration: By clicking on ‘Add default shipping cost’, you can add a default shipping cost to all your SKUs. This can be changed later by editing the channel SKU.
- Advanced Configuration: If you choose not to have an inventory update or price update for your product at Flipkart channel, you can choose either, or both, by clicking on the respective boxes.
- Invoice Configuration: You can set the date on invoices using this configuration. You will have three options to choose from:
- Current Date: The invoice date will be the invoice creation date.
- Date of sale: The invoice date will be the date on which the order was created.
- Date of shipment creation: The invoice date will be the date on which the shipment for the order was created.
Connect the Channel
- Go to: https://api.flipkart.net/oauth-register/login
- Login with your seller credentials
- Click on Register New Application
- Provide the Application Name
- Provide the Application Description, in order to recognize that this is used for Primaseller Integration
- Select Self_Access_Application for application type
- Save the API Key (Application ID) and Access Token (Application Secret Number) generated by Flipkart
- Enter the details and click on Connect or Update on Primaseller
If all details are provided correctly, the channel status will change from Disconnected to Connected
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