fulfillment APIv1.15.0

FulfillmentStartInstruction

This type contains a set of specifications for processing a fulfillment of an order, including the type of fulfillment, shipping carrier and service, addressing details, and estimated delivery window. These instructions are derived from the buyer's and seller's eBay account preferences, the listing parameters, and the buyer's checkout selections. The seller can use them as a starting point for packaging, addressing, and shipping the order.

Type that uses FulfillmentStartInstruction

Calls that use FulfillmentStartInstruction

Fields

Field
Type
Description
destinationTimeZone
This field is reserved for internal or future use.
ebaySupportedFulfillment
This field is only returned if its value is true and indicates that the fulfillment will be shipped via eBay's Global Shipping Program.

For more information, see the Global Shipping Program help topic.
finalDestinationAddress
This container is only returned if the value of ebaySupportedFulfillment field is true.

This is the final destination address for a Global Shipping Program shipment, which is usually the buyer's home. Sellers should not ship directly to this address; instead they should ship this package to their international shipping provider's domestic warehouse. The international shipping provider is responsible for delivery to the final destination address.

For more information, see Addressing a Global Shipping Program Shipment.
fulfillmentInstructionsType
The enumeration value returned in this field indicates the method of fulfillment that will be used to deliver this set of line items (this package) to the buyer. This field will have a value of SHIP_TO if the ebaySupportedFulfillment field is returned with a value of true. See the FulfillmentInstructionsType definition for more information about different fulfillment types.
maxEstimatedDeliveryDate
This is the estimated latest date that the fulfillment will be completed. This timestamp is in ISO 8601 format, which uses the 24-hour Universal Coordinated Time (UTC) clock. This field is not returned ifthe value of the fulfillmentInstructionsType field is DIGITAL or PREPARE_FOR_PICKUP.

Format: [YYYY]-[MM]-[DD]T[hh]:[mm]:[ss].[sss]Z
Example: 2015-08-04T19:09:02.768Z
minEstimatedDeliveryDate
This is the estimated earliest date that the fulfillment will be completed. This timestamp is in ISO 8601 format, which uses the 24-hour Universal Coordinated Time (UTC) clock. This field is not returned if the value of the fulfillmentInstructionsType field is DIGITAL or PREPARE_FOR_PICKUP.

Format: [YYYY]-[MM]-[DD]T[hh]:[mm]:[ss].[sss]Z
Example: 2015-08-04T19:09:02.768Z
pickupStep
This container is only returned for In-Store Pickup orders, and it indicates the specific merchant's store where the buyer will pick up the order. The In-Store Pickup feature is supported in the US, Canada, UK, Germany, and Australia marketplaces.
shippingStep
This container consists of shipping information for this fulfillment, including the shipping carrier, the shipping service option, and the shipment destination. This container is not returned if the value of the fulfillmentInstructionsType field is DIGITAL, or for In-Store Pickup orders.

For Click and Collect orders, the shipping destination will be a brick-and-mortar store where the buyer will pick up the order.