This option is ideal if you want to track your shipment that's going to arrive from a sender, vendor, or supplier in pre-order situations, for example. You link customer order with a vendor ID to track it. Additionally it also helps staff to track the whereabout of an item with courier tracking URL. Follow below steps to set it up.
1. Admin > Settings > Shipment. Under the 'Settings' option on your right, move on to the 'Shipment Tracking' tab.
Enable Shipment Sender ID: Disabled by default. If you enable it, in the workstations, whenever you receive an order from a customer, you need to link to a vendor ID for tracking before processing the order
Sender ID required: Make Sender ID mandatory
Sender Link: Optionally you can enter the shipment tracking URL
2. Save changes to complete.
Sender ID in workstations when the above option is enabled:
When you click on the 'Complete' to process the order, it prompts to enter the Sender ID: