Label Printing with CartonCloud 

There are two ways to print labels with CartonCloud; you can either export to PDF or direct print to a label printer (ZPL language) via CartonCloud Connect.

You can print Purchase Order, Sale Order and Consignment labels. 

Label Printing Workflow 

Sale Order 

Purchase Order 

Consignment 

The Consignment label can be printed on the web app at any stage.

How to set up label templates 

You can set up your label templates from either the Organisation Settings level or the Customer Settings level. At the Organisation level, the template will apply to all customers; however, if you set the template up at the Customer level, it will only apply to that particular Customer. 

Click here for steps on how to modify your label templates. 

How to set up label printing 

You can print your labels either by exporting to PDF or printing them directly to a label printer via CartonCloud Connect. 

Printing to PDF

All labels can be exported to PDF from within CartonCloud and be printed from your computer using your computer's printer configurations. 

Positives of printing to PDFLimitations of printing to PDF
  • Easy to set up.
  • Not as seamless/efficient as printing directly to a label printer using CartonCloud Connect.
  • Can only print PDF from the web application (cannot be performed from the mobile device).

Printing to PDF settings 

When printing to PDF, there are two different ways to generate the labels, either as 4-per-page (suitable for printing to A4) or single-label-per-page (suitable for printing to a label printer).

You can configure the way that labels are generated on a per-customer basis from within the Customer Settings:

  • Navigate to the relevant Customer. 
  • Click Edit.
  • Select the Transport Management tab. 
  • Scroll down to the Labels section. 
  • Select the PDF Label Page Type

  • Select Save

Direct Print via CartonCloud Connect

Please note that to be able to print directly to a label printer, you must have a label printer capable of handling ZPL language. Click here for information about label printers.

To print directly to a label printer, you must use CartonCloud Connect. Please click here for steps on how to set up CartonCloud Connect. 

Positives of direct printLimitations of direct print
  • Can print from the mobile device 
  • Enables a more efficient and seamless process as you can print whilst picking and packing on the warehouse floor
  • Require a label printer capable of handling ZPL language. Click here for information about label printers.

How to print labels from the mobile device

Scan Move

  • After scanning a Warehouse Location or Purchase Order Product.

  • Upon moving a Purchase Order Product. 

Sale Orders 

  • Upon packing completion.  

Purchase Orders

  • Upon verifying/receiving a Purchase Order

How to print labels from the web app 

Purchase Orders 

  • Upon verifying/allocating the Purchase Order.

  • At any stage from the Products tab on the Purchase Order.

Sale Orders

  • At any stage from the Details tab on the Sale Order

Consignments 

  • At any stage from the Details tab on the Consignment