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Re: FedEx v2.0 - Web Services
« Reply #30 on: January 27, 2010, 18:23:54 pm »
The modules currently do "rate shopping", meaning you get (usually close) estimates of the actual shipping charge when you take the box to fedex to be shipped, or use online tools to create the shipment.  The modules do not initiate any shipping/pickup/etc.! You are responsible for that.  So for insurance, what we would do is flag the package as needing insurance (by giving the package a monetary value), and the estimates received back by the module should reflect the insurance cost. It should not be a big deal.  I would think an hour or less to implement and test.

I do not know if the VM114 module will work with VM113, I have never tested it.  There are quite a few core file updates that may or may not cause issues by going backwards a revision.

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Re: FedEx v2.0 - Web Services
« Reply #31 on: January 27, 2010, 20:12:55 pm »
Thank you Reggie. This has been very helpful. I will look over what my needs are and get back to you.

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Re: FedEx v2.0 - Web Services
« Reply #32 on: February 01, 2010, 21:05:24 pm »
Just wanted to give Reggie a public nod and thanks for the exceptional work he has done.  I initiated some of the features my employer underwrote recently, with others currently underway.  This module has truly made VirtueMart a program we can use for the long-term, and given us some features we haven't been able to match with other options.  Likewise, Riggie has been exceedingly swift with his work, responding to questions and such.  If there are others seeking to underwrite features, know that we have confidence in him!

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Re: FedEx v2.0 - Web Services
« Reply #33 on: February 01, 2010, 22:30:52 pm »
Very nice job with this. Thanks for the quality work!

A few things to note... O'm not complaining! Just food for thought...

1. Better commenting on the added or changed code within each core VM file. Many people who are willing to hack their files, have done so already (or will) with other hacks, and cannot just overwrite their existing files with your hacked ones. It was quite tedious comparing line by line for missing/altered code when integrating my already heavily hacked files.

2. Would be nice at some point to have a fully integrated solution for ALL three USP, USPS, and FedEx in one single hack download. I spend hours putting them all together, but got it working well. Several of my clients want all three shipping options available to their clients.

Thanks again :)

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Re: FedEx v2.0 - Web Services
« Reply #34 on: February 02, 2010, 20:04:04 pm »
*****UPDATE*****
vm114-FedExv2.0.2010.01.21

Changelog:
2010.01.21
   - option to add an additional charge to international orders (per each package)
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Re: FedEx v2.0 - Web Services
« Reply #35 on: February 03, 2010, 19:25:01 pm »
Another user has chimed in on #2 as well:
http://forum.virtuemart.net/index.php?topic=66275.msg220052#msg220052

Very nice job with this. Thanks for the quality work!

A few things to note... O'm not complaining! Just food for thought...

1. Better commenting on the added or changed code within each core VM file. Many people who are willing to hack their files, have done so already (or will) with other hacks, and cannot just overwrite their existing files with your hacked ones. It was quite tedious comparing line by line for missing/altered code when integrating my already heavily hacked files.

2. Would be nice at some point to have a fully integrated solution for ALL three USP, USPS, and FedEx in one single hack download. I spend hours putting them all together, but got it working well. Several of my clients want all three shipping options available to their clients.

Thanks again :)
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Re: FedEx v2.0 - Web Services
« Reply #36 on: February 03, 2010, 21:44:57 pm »
*********** POLL **********

Would you like to see the USPSv5, UPSv2, and FedExv2 modules combined into one monolithic module?

Pro's:
- Modules will work together, "out of the box"
- Features for one carrier could more easily be ported to another carrier

Con's:
- Larger archive size, could possibly lead to rehosting of the file
- You'll need to check the documentation to see if a feature is supported for the carrier you wish to use


Here's the poll, for anyone interested.
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Re: FedEx v2.0 - Web Services
« Reply #37 on: February 20, 2010, 10:29:42 am »
Hi Reggie,

By the way great work for this shipping module.

It's much way better than the stock FedEXdc module that Virtuemart have.

Anyways, I always get a "No FedEx rates returned" message on the shipping section when checking out. And turning the debug on produces the message "Debug: get_package_rates: get_rates_array failed."

What am I missing?

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks!

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Re: FedEx v2.0 - Web Services
« Reply #38 on: February 20, 2010, 14:14:22 pm »
Please post which version you are using.
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Re: FedEx v2.0 - Web Services
« Reply #39 on: February 20, 2010, 18:33:50 pm »
I'm using vm114_fedexv2.2010.01.21

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Re: FedEx v2.0 - Web Services
« Reply #40 on: February 20, 2010, 18:42:10 pm »
My bad... I forgot to select the "Authorized Service Types" on the shipping module configuration (I'm blaming this on my lack of sleep).

Thanks anyway.

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Re: FedEx v2.0 - Web Services
« Reply #41 on: February 21, 2010, 00:45:49 am »
I got the Fedex production access already, but it seems the shipping rates that I'm getting from my Virtuemart shopping page is a little quite off comparing to fedex.com rate.

My product's size and weight are the following

15 x 15 x 6 inches
6 lbs

I have applied this same size and weight to the fedex.com site. I'm also using the same source and destination zip code for both my shopping page and on fedex.com.

And here are the values that I'm getting:

Shopping Page
FedEx Ground (Home Delivery) ($8.12)
FedEx Express Saver ($29.98)
FedEx 2 Day ($31.79)
FedEx Standard Overnight ($42.87)
FedEx Priority Overnight ($48.62)
FedEx First Overnight ($75.24)

fedex.com
FedEx Home Delivery® 10.22
FedEx Express Saver® 16.16
FedEx 2Day® 18.39
FedEx Standard Overnight® 29.42
FedEx Priority Overnight® 36.13
FedEx First Overnight® 62.75        

Any clue what's happening?

I'm using vm114_fedexv2.2010.01.21

Thanks.

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Re: FedEx v2.0 - Web Services
« Reply #42 on: February 21, 2010, 00:48:39 am »
Is delivery type set to commercial or residential? That could be it..
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Re: FedEx v2.0 - Web Services
« Reply #43 on: March 01, 2010, 17:13:47 pm »
**** Update ****

Version 2010.02.07 Released! Changelog:

- option to declare insurance value (entire shipment)
- option to declare insurance value (per product)
- option to allow shipping coupons (free shipping/in-store pickup)
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Re: FedEx v2.0 - Web Services
« Reply #44 on: March 10, 2010, 16:17:18 pm »
It says:

Critical: FedExv2: SOAP libraries are not installed!

When I try to configure the shipping module