GLOSSARY

GLOSSARY

Here are some of the technical terms that you might encounter that may be unfamiliar to you when using eParcel.

A

AP Manager - Your Aust Post Manager or Representative. 

API Key - (LAID) linksync application ID, issued by the linksync admin interface http://admin.linksync.com/ - test API Keys for this project will be provided separately. Used to be known as LAID (linksync Application ID) but was changed to API Key in late 2014.

Article - is a term used by Aust Post for a single parcel or package

B

C

Charge code -

Charge Zone - Geographical grouping of postcodes used for charging purposes e.g. V1 might be postcodes 3000-3210 Vic Metro.

Consignment -  One or more related parcels or articles sharing the same service requirement, being lodged at the same time by the same merchant to the same delivery address.

Consignment Number - Number that uniquely identifies a consignment.

CTO - Known as, Chief Technology Officer, is the person that oversees technology being used in a company.

 

D

Despatch - is the process of lodging or sending off your Manifests from your linksync eParcel extension to the Aust Post server, through a despatch button. 

E

eParcel - Australia Post's freight management solution which offers basic tracking, electronic manifesting and signature on delivery of parcels.

ERP - Known as, Enterprise Resource Planning, a type of business management system used by big companies that is used for data storage.

Extension - See Plug-in

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G

H

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L

LAID - See API Key.

LWE - linksync WooCommerce Extension

LWS - linksync web service - details regarding the operations of LWS can be found at http://api.linksync.com/

M

Manifest - Paper and/or electronic line listing of all consignments and articles lodged at one time.

Manifest Number - Unique ID for manifest.

Module - See Plug-in

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O

P

Plug-in - A software component that enables new features and functionalities.

Q

R

S

SFTP - Known as, Secure File Transfer Protocol, is the act of moving data from one server to another.

T

U

V

W

Webhook URL - Facilitates in reflecting changes made from a remote system to the WooCommerce site.

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Y

Z

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