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eBay Fulfillment APIVersion 1.2.0

LineItemFulfillmentInstructions

This type contains the specifications for processing the fulfillment of a line item, including the handling window and the delivery window. These fields provide guidance for eBay Guaranteed Delivery as well as for non-guaranteed delivery.

Type that uses LineItemFulfillmentInstructions:

Calls that use LineItemFulfillmentInstructions:

Fields

guaranteedDelivery ( boolean ) [0..?]
A value of true indicates that the seller offered this line item with eBay Guaranteed Delivery, and the buyer purchased the line item with the Guaranteed Delivery option. Guaranteed Delivery is presented to the buyer for a given item listing based on the following criteria:
  • The item is of a type, size, weight, and location defined by the seller as eligible for eBay Guaranteed Delivery in a shipping rate table.
  • The seller is offering the item with eBay Guaranteed Delivery.
  • The buyer is located in a destination region that can be shipped to within the delivery window of at least one shipping service category (e.g. One-day, Expedited, Standard, or Economy) for which eBay Guaranteed Delivery is offered by the seller for the item.
Sellers who opt into handling time Guaranteed Delivery must complete handling for the line item before the time indicated by the shipByDate field. Sellers who opt into door-to-door Guaranteed Delivery must also ensure that the line item is delivered before the time specified by the maxEstimatedDeliveryDate field.
See the Field Index to learn which calls use guaranteedDelivery.

maxEstimatedDeliveryDate ( string ) [0..?]
The estimated latest date and time that the buyer can expect to receive the line item. If the value of guaranteedDelivery is true, failure to deliver by this time will be counted in eBay Top Rated Seller calculations for sellers who opted into door-to-door Guaranteed Delivery.

Note: This timestamp is in ISO 8601 format, which uses the 24-hour Universal Coordinated Time (UTC) clock.

Format: YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SS.SSSZ
Example: 2015-08-04T19:09:02.768Z
See the Field Index to learn which calls use maxEstimatedDeliveryDate.

minEstimatedDeliveryDate ( string ) [0..?]
The estimated earliest date and time that the buyer can expect to receive the line item.

Note: This timestamp is in ISO 8601 format, which uses the 24-hour Universal Coordinated Time (UTC) clock.

Format: YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SS.SSSZ
Example: 2015-08-04T19:09:02.768Z
See the Field Index to learn which calls use minEstimatedDeliveryDate.

shipByDate ( string ) [0..?]
The latest date and time by which this line item must be shipped. If the value of guaranteedDelivery is true, failure to ship by this time will be counted in eBay Top Rated Seller calculations for sellers who opted into handling time Guaranteed Delivery.

Note: This timestamp is in ISO 8601 format, which uses the 24-hour Universal Coordinated Time (UTC) clock.

Format: YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SS.SSSZ
Example: 2015-08-04T19:09:02.768Z
See the Field Index to learn which calls use shipByDate.