|These instructions are for connecting Shopify to MCF while we await Shopify’s approval of the app. It will be much easier to install Pipe17 Connect:MCF in a few weeks once the app is approved.|
Pipe17 makes is easy for merchants to fulfill their Shopify orders using their Amazon FBA inventory via the Amazon Multi-Channel Fulfillment (MCF) program.
To get started, create a Pipe17 account at app.pipe17.com/signup. Enter an email address and password and then wait a minute for Pipe17 to create a new environment for you. We do provide helpful messages that your browser may see as a pop-up so you should turn off pop-up blockers for our website to ensure you have a good onboarding experience.
- Re-enter your email address and password to start the configuration process for your new Pipe17 account
- Fill out the company information screen and click Next to proceed to the Selling Channel screen
- Find and add the Shopify integration and Click Connect. Do not install Amazon Seller Central.
- On the next screen check the "Push to Shopify" under Fulfillments and uncheck the one under Products, then click Connect.
- On the next screen enter your store url and click Connect. A new tab or window should open in your browser. You may have to login to your Shopify store and then you will be presented with a permissions screen that you must accept for Pipe17 to have access to your orders, products, and inventory. Once you have completed that step you should see a screen that says "Connected Successfully"
- You will be returned to the selling channel screen; do not install Amazon Seller Central. The MCF connector is on the next screen. Click Next.
- On the Fulfillment partner screen choose Amazon MCF to allow Pipe17 to send orders to be fulfilled by Amazon.
- Click Connect and login to your Amazon account if necessary in the new tab or window that opens. Accept and grant the requested permissions. You will be turned to the Pipe17 window.
- Click Finish to end the onboarding wizard and see the main Pipe17 portal
- Click on integrations and then Shopify
- Click on the settings tab and click the checkbox or toggle to activate these settings
- Push Fulfillments to Shopify
- Pull Orders from Shopify
- Pull Products from Shopify
- Push Inventory to Shopify
- then Click Save at the bottom when you are done making edits to this page.
- Open the Amazon MCF integration and click to the settings tab and enable:
Pull Locations from Amazon
Push Shipping Requests to Amazon
Pull Inventory Information from Amazon
Pull Fulfillment Information from Amazon
Click Save when you are done.
- Invite firstname.lastname@example.org via the Pipe17 Users page within the Organizations menu, so that we can login to your environment and help you through any problems using Pipe17.
- Open Pipe17’s Locations page with the Inventory menu and verify there is a location for Amazon.com (MCF). You should also see at least one location created by the Shopify integration. Click the location that will sell the inventory for each Amazon location and follow the instructions in this Help Article on Merging Locations to ensure the inventory at Amazon is available to sell in your Shopify store.
- Click on the Organizations and Order Routing menu items. Please setup order routing to send all orders to the Amazon MCF location. For name enter any string; then for Destination pick United States and finally for Fulfillment Location pick “Amazon.com (MCF)”. When you are done it should look like this:
Save your changes.
Create a test order in the Shopify admin portal for a product for which you have inventory in Amazon. We suggest you use your business address or a friend’s address for the ship-to address.
- While you are waiting for the order to appear check a few products in Shopify and make sure the inventory values match what you'd expect to see.
Wait five minutes and confirm your order appears in Pipe17, then wait up to another five minutes to confirm it appears in Amazon. If it does not, look in the Integrations Menu for any reported errors and then send those details with an email to email@example.com
|If you run into any issues, please email any error messages you can find to firstname.lastname@example.org or book time with the product manager, Chris Pagel via Book Time with Chris|