The main purpose of the Ship Mapping tool in Dsco is to allow suppliers and retailers the ability to use their own service level codes when sending and receiving order shipment information. Using this tool, you can specify the carriers, methods, and codes you currently use within your system and map those to the Standard Dsco carriers, methods, and codes.

For example, if you use an internal service level code of UPSN_CG to refer to “UPS Ground” then you can map that code to the Standard Dsco code of ‘UPCG’. By doing so, you will continue to send/receive your code (UPSN_CG) and Dsco will recognize that code as “UPS Ground”.

Note: What you set for your ship mapping only applies to your account, and it will not be applied to what is sent to your trading partners. They are able to set up their own ship mapping.

Instead of reading this documentation article, if you'd prefer to see a walkthrough of this feature directly in the Dsco portal then click this link: Ship Mapping

To set up your ship mapping as a supplier, please follow these steps:

Step 1: Log into your Dsco account.

Step 2: Click the Navigation icon on the top left of the page. Next, click SETTINGS and select MAPPING SETTINGS.

Step 3: On the next page, click Ship Mapping.

Step 4: From here, you can select Configure Carriers to choose what carriers you would like to display on the Ship Mapping table. Dsco default vales are displayed on the left side of the table.

To customize your values, select the checkbox under the Customize column. Once selected, three text fields appear under the Carrier, Method, and Service Code columns. Here, you will set up the text and codes you want to receive and send from your system to Dsco.

Any shipping carrier/method combination that your retailer(s) have enabled will be highlighted in yellow. This means that it is important for you, as the supplier, to set up your mapping for at least these shipping options.

Step 5: Lastly, we recommend you do a quick review all of your changes and then save.

Unknown Ship Mapping

At the bottom of the Ship Mapping page, Dsco now offers a way for you to map unknown shipping carrier, method, and service level code information coming in from your trading partner.

For example: All of your ship mapping preferences are set and your trading partner sends you an unknown service level code of ‘SUN’. This code does not exist in your shipping mapping preferences today. How do you handle this?

The Unknown Ship Mapping tool allows you to choose from two options:

  1. You can continue to pass through the information your trading partner is sending. Using the example above, the service level code of ‘SUN’ would simply pass through to your system.

  2. You can specify the value you want to receive for ANY unrecognized carrier, method, and/or service level code your trading partners send you.

By choosing the second option, you will need to specify the carrier/method combo, and/or service level code you would like to receive in the future.

If you edit this to UNK, Unknown, Unknown (as shown below) - then in the future, you will receive this code for ANY unknown carrier/method and/or service level code.

Dsco Standard Shipping Codes

Domestic Carriers

Carrier Method Service Code
FedEx  SameDay  FESD 
FedEx  SameDay City  FSDC 
FedEx  First Overnight  FEFO 
FedEx  Priority Overnight  FEPO 
FedEx  Standard Overnight  FESO 
FedEx  2Day A.M.  F2DA 
FedEx  2Day  FE2D 
FedEx  Express Saver  FEES 
FedEx  Ground  FECG 
FedEx  Home Delivery  FEHD 
FedEx SmartPost  FESP 
International Priority FEIP
International Economy FEIE
FedEx Territory FEDT
UPS  Next Day Air Early  UNAE 
UPS  Next Day Air  UNDA 
UPS  Next Day Air Saver  UNAS 
UPS  2nd Day Air A.M.  U2AA 
UPS  2nd Day Air  U2DA 
UPS  3 Day Select  U3DS 
UPS  Ground  UPCG 
UPS Freight UPSF
UPS  Standard  UPSS 
UPS Surepost UPSP
UPS Surepost Lightweight USPL
UPS Mail Innovations Domestic UMID
USPS  Priority Mail Express  USPE 
USPS  Priority Mail  USPM 
USPS  First-Class Mail  USFC 
USPS  Ground  USCG 
Generic Three Day  G3D 
Generic Ground  GCG 
Generic Express Saver  GCX 
Generic International  GIX 
Generic Next Day  GND 
Generic Priority  GNM 
Generic 1st Overnight  GON 
Generic Same Day  GSA 
Generic Saturday  GSD 
Generic Second Day  GSE 

LTL and International Carriers

Method Service Code
LTL Freight LTLF
LTL Curbside Service LTLC
LTL Threshold Service LTLT
LTL Room of Choice Service LTLR
LTL White Glove Service LTLW
LTL Vendor Delivered LTLD
LTL Vendor Speciality LTLS
Allied Express Courier AECO
Australia Post eParcel APEP
Australia Post Express Post eParcel APEX
CEVA Curbside Service CEVC
CEVA Curbside Service CEVT
CEVA Curbside Service CEVR
CEVA Curbside Service CEVW
Couriers Please Domestic CPDO
Couriers Please International CPIN
Fastway Australia Standard FAST
Hunter Express Same Day Courier HESD
Hunter Express Road Express HERE
Hunter Express Air Express HEAE
Hunter Express Economy Road HEER
MXD Group Curbside Service MXDC
MXD Group
Threshold Service MXDT
MXD Group
Room of Choice Service MXDR
MXD Group
White Glove Service MXDW
Pilot Threshold 1 Man PIL1
Threshold 2 Man PIL2
Room of Choice PILR
White Glove 1 Man PILW
White Glove 2 Man PIW2
Star Track Regular STRE
Start Track Next-day STND
Star Track Same-day Metro STSD
STI Curbside Service STIC
STI Threshold Service STIT
STI Room of Choice Service STIR
STI White Glove Service STIW
Sun Delivery Threshold 2 Man SUN2
Sun Delivery White Glove 2 Man SUNW
Tech Trans Threshold 1 Man TECT
Tech Trans
Threshold 2 Man TEC2
Tech Trans
White Glove 1 Man TECW
Tech Trans
White Glove 2 Man TEW2
Toll Priority TOPR
TNT Road Express TNRE
TNT Overnight Express TNOE
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