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Re: Developing the New FedEx Shipping Method for "Web Services"
« Reply #15 on: July 23, 2009, 18:51:42 pm »
Currently, the module sends only the weight.  Calculating package sizes is a big can of worms for multiple item bundled packages.  In my UPSv2 module, this was handled for items that are shipped separately by sending the L/W/H for those packages only.  In other words, set the item as "unbundled" and choose to send its dimensions along with its weight.

I'd be happy to implement this feature in the FedExv2 module, after the base module development is paid for and an underwriter for the feature is procured.

-Reggie

ps. the base module has been %5 paid for as of today.
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Re: Developing the New FedEx Shipping Method for "Web Services"
« Reply #16 on: July 27, 2009, 23:14:30 pm »
I realize that this is an old thread, but did this ever get resolved.

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Re: Developing the New FedEx Shipping Method for "Web Services"
« Reply #17 on: July 28, 2009, 06:00:06 am »
This thread is very much alive and well.
The Fedexv2 module is available for purchase, until the module development is fully paid for.  At that point it will be publicly released.

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Re: Developing the New FedEx Shipping Method for "Web Services"
« Reply #18 on: July 29, 2009, 23:55:31 pm »
Just an update:
We're now at 10% towards releasing this module publicly.

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Re: Developing the New FedEx Shipping Method for "Web Services"
« Reply #19 on: July 30, 2009, 21:02:57 pm »
Update:
We're at 15% towards a public release. Thanks again donators!

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Re: Developing the New FedEx Shipping Method for "Web Services"
« Reply #20 on: July 30, 2009, 21:11:32 pm »
Can this module connect to a zebra printer (or other printer) and print shipping labels from within VM? Is there a feature list on this module? I tried to find answers to these questions, along with a way to pay for the module, on soulthlasalle and lowmips sites with no luck.

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Re: Developing the New FedEx Shipping Method for "Web Services"
« Reply #21 on: July 30, 2009, 21:14:36 pm »
Hi knotworking,
Currently, the module is very basic and only connects to the API to retrieve shipping rates.  In the future, once the module is publicly released, I'll begin soliciting sponsors for feature updates. 

Printing labels (part of the "advanced FedEx API") could possibly be one of those features.

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Re: Developing the New FedEx Shipping Method for "Web Services"
« Reply #22 on: July 31, 2009, 00:18:51 am »
That feature would be the clincher for my client putting up the money, that's the only thing they are willing to pay for (they charge a flat rate on shipping, so they don't need the module for rate calculations). Please post when that feature is available and I can guarantee one purchase (even say $50-$100).

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Re: Developing the New FedEx Shipping Method for "Web Services"
« Reply #23 on: August 07, 2009, 18:12:16 pm »
definitely interested in this, will it include tracking? say on the completed order in account maintenance, in the email to both admin and customer?

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Re: Developing the New FedEx Shipping Method for "Web Services"
« Reply #24 on: August 07, 2009, 18:19:38 pm »
Eventually, with funding, yes it will include tracking.

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Re: Developing the New FedEx Shipping Method for "Web Services"
« Reply #25 on: October 09, 2009, 21:41:44 pm »
The module for Fedex by Reggie is well worth the $25.00. I am a newbie to Joomla and Virtuemmart. Reggie was VERY patient with me as I asked questions. I had trouble installing it, and Reggie found the problem Quickly (for a small fee). I am very impressed with his work. His treatment of customers/newbies is outstanding!! Please help support his work. I cannot wait to see what else he has for the Virtuemart software.

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Re: Developing the New FedEx Shipping Method for "Web Services"
« Reply #26 on: October 25, 2010, 00:32:37 am »
I'm jumping in here a year after this last post.  We are new to VM and can't get the ground shipping to work.  We are on version 1.1.5.  Would love to know what we need to do on our end to get this to work properly.  We send business to business and really need this to work.

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Re: Developing the New FedEx Shipping Method for "Web Services"
« Reply #27 on: October 25, 2010, 00:38:16 am »
The module is free for download here:

http://forum.virtuemart.net/index.php?topic=58818.0
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