Release Notes – 5 Oct 2016

Release Date:  Wednesday 5 Oct 2016  4:00 a.m. : downtime approx 60 mins

New features in this release

Trade Me logo

We have updated the Trade Me logo.

Product Names

The character counter has been updated for the Name and Trade Me Title fields to accomodate the new maximum of 80 characters.

Importing product changes

There are no changes to importing in this release.

 

Release Notes – 24 Aug 2016

Release Date:  Wednesday 24 Aug 2016  5:00 a.m. : downtime approx 10 mins

New features in this release

Scheduled reports

You can now get your sales and shipment reports sent to you as regular scheduled reports. These can be emailed or FTP’d.

DVD category searching

We have improved the searching of the DVD catalogue.

Importing product changes

There are no changes to importing in this release.

Key Bug Fixes

  1. It was not possible to confirm a sales return for a sales order which was paid for with a credit card.

Release Notes – 26 July 2016

Release Date:  Tuesday 26 July 2016  5:00 a.m. : downtime approx 10 mins

New features in this release

New NZ Couriers Freight

We have added NZ Couriers Freight as another courier option.

Xero – Credit Notes

Sales returns for Trade Me Pay Now sales now have pro-rated commission refunds based on the returned quantity.

Tradevine API

The Created and Modified date-time values are now included on the outputs of listing-rule queries. There are now also ModifiedBefore and ModifiedAfter filter options for the bulk listing-rule GET request endpoint. There is also a new opt-in parameter on the bulk product endpoint to include product supplier details on the product outputs. See http://api.tradevine.com/Help/Index for more details.

Importing product changes

There are no changes to importing in this release.

Key Bug Fixes

  1. The Inventory Summary report would hit a connection reset error when trying to download very large amounts of data.
  2. Xero manual journals are now queued and sent shortly after the confirmation of a shipment. This prevents users accidentally sending duplicate journal entries.

Release Notes – 25 June 2016

Release Date:  Saturday 25 June 2016  10:00pm : downtime approx 20mins

New features in this release

Trade Me – profit calculator

A profit calculator has been added to each listing rule. This will help you to determine your mark-ups, margins and profit for each product.

Trade Me – Was now pricing promotions

Was price promotions are now restricted to a maximum of 4 weeks.

Shopify – Gift notes

The detailed information associated with a gift note purchase is now reported in the public notes on the sales order.

Importing product changes

there are no changes to importing in this release.

Key Bug Fixes

  1. The photo information wasn’t always updating after editing a photo using the Aviary photo editor.

Release Notes – 16 May 2016

Release Date:  Monday 16 May 2016  4:00am : downtime approx 10mins

New features in this release

Product photos – sales and shipments grids

We have added a product details button to the sales orders grid and the shipments grid. This allows you to quickly preview the products on the sales order or the shipment without having to open them.

Pro forma invoices

You can now print or email pro forma invoices. This is available when you view an unpaid sales order.

Combining paid sales orders

When combining multiple paid awaiting shipment sales orders, the paid status is now retained.

BoMs – auto-calculated weights option

We now provide an option to auto-calculate the weight of the BoM kit using the weight of the components.

Importing product changes

If you import or re-import your products then you may be interested in the following changes.

New:

  • BoM Weight Calculated From Component – (General)

Release Notes – 28 April 2016

Release Date:  Thursday 28 April 2016  5:00am : downtime approx 15mins

New features in this release

Exporting products to Excel

Exporting your products to a file is now more robust. Excel didn’t like data that commenced with a character that it thought was either a formula or mathematical like a hyphen, a forward slash or the equals sign. We are now making Excel play more nicely.

Importing product changes

There are no changes to importing for this release.

Key Bug Fixes

  1. We were incorrectly advising Trade Me members they had insufficient funds when they were set up for auto-billing.
  2. We are now more accurately reporting the Pay Now commission in Xero for members who sometimes drop in and out of Top Seller.

Release Notes – 14 April 2016

Release Date:  Thursday 14 April 2016  4:00am : downtime approx 60mins

New features in this release

Trade Me – Pass the Parcel

When Pass the Parcel tracking references are automatically populated on the note on your Sold Items in Trade Me the tracking reference is now also automatically populated on your sales order and your shipment in Tradevine.

Alerts

We have added Alert notifications to your main menu. This allows us to notify you of important messages. A badge icon will display the number of unread messages.

Shipments report

We have added more columns to the Shipments report:

  • Unit Price Inc Tax (sales order unit price)
  • Line Total Inc Tax (per shipment line)

Re-authorise Xero

On the occasions when Xero needs to be re-authorised you will now be immediately redirected from any of the screens that relate to Xero and taken directly to the re-authorise screen.

Tradevine API

We have added new API end points for purchase orders and goods receipts.

Importing product changes

There are no changes to importing for this release.

Key Bug Fixes

  1. It was not possible to create a listing for a BoM (Bill of Materials) kit product if the product was configured to be an MQL (multi-quantity) and all of the component products were non-inventory products.

Release Notes – 30 March 2016

Release Date:  Wednesday 30 March 2016  5:00am : downtime approx 10mins

New features in this release

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Faster interaction

The following Trade Me interactions will now be visible inside Tradevine within a few seconds:

  • sold and unsold listings
  • payments received
  • buyer addresses received for sold listings
  • questions received
  • buyer feedback
  • accepted and declined FPOs
  • new listings when stock is available
  • updating MQL listings with lower quantities

This includes detecting interactions that were made directly within Trade Me and outside of Tradevine like withdrawn listings, answered questions and FPOs made.

Previously these interactions could take up to 5 minutes to process.

Pay Now variations

We have added a new Pay Now received section to the bottom of the sales order to show you the outstanding balance. Generally this will be zero but this feature is useful for combined orders.

Sales order notes

A new read only My Trade Me Notes section has been added to the Notes section on your sales order for any notes you have made against the sale on the Trade Me side.

We have added more detail to the private notes on your sales order when orders are combined.

The public notes have also been improved so that the message from the buyer is also referenced with more information.

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Tradevine is the master

We have added a reminder banner to the default settings screen to re-enforce the understanding that changes should be made through Tradevine whenever this is possible, otherwise you risk being out of sync with Shopify itself.

Key Bug Fixes

  1. A Shopify error was sometimes encountered when a manual order did not have an email address or customer name.
  2. When importing photos for variant type products and pushing the products to Shopify, the first product would sometimes encounter an error.

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Auto reorder purchase orders

When auto generating purchase orders for products below your minimum stock thresholds, the products will now be ordered on the purchase order by the product code.

New e-Retail Distribution courier

E-Retail Distribution has been added as a courier option.

Shipments report

The warehouse code has been added to the Shipments report.

Importing product changes

If you import or re-import your products then you may be interested in the following changes.

Removed:

  • External Product ID (Shopify)
  • External Variant ID (Shopify)

Release Notes – 3 February 2016

Release Date:  Wednesday 3 February 2016  5:00am : downtime approx 20mins

New features in this release

Selling Channel layouts

We have revamped the way we display the selling channels. Trade Me and Shopify now have their own tabs when you view a product. The default settings screens have also been split out into their own menus.

Shopify product redirects

When the URL handles for a product are not as up-to-date in Tradevine as they are in Shopify, Shopify should now redirect web users to the latest product.

Importing product changes

There are no changes to importing for this release.

Key Bug Fixes

  1. It is no longer possible to configure FPOs to be based on a start or reserve price when the listing was for a Buy Now only.
  2. Very occasionally we would duplicate Trade Me listings. We have taken measures to code against this anomaly.
  3. Multiple accounts can now bulk update products to Shopify at the same time.
  4. A session time out panel was erroneously displayed on a sales order when a warehouse did not have an address.

All of these improvements are based on customer feedback. We are planning to release further improvements on a regular basis. Your feedback is vital to ensuring that we’re working on the most important things first. If you have any suggestions, then check out our suggestions page where you can also vote. Otherwise, feel free to drop us a line at suggestions@tradevine.co.nz with your feedback.

Release Notes – 3 December 2015

Release Date:  Thursday 3 December 2015 5:00am : downtime approx 20mins

New features in this release

Clear filter when navigating

You can now clear a filter when navigating your products and sales orders etc with next and previous.

Shopify duplicates

Now when you duplicate your Shopify products we will create a new URL handle to ensure uniqueness and to avoid duplication conflicts.

Importing product changes

There are no changes to importing for this release.

Key Bug Fixes

  1. Xero’s zero rated tax was not being applied to shipping.
  2. The cost price in the metrics panel on the sales order was sometimes incorrect after adding a new Shopify product.

All of these improvements are based on customer feedback. We are planning to release further improvements on a regular basis. Your feedback is vital to ensuring that we’re working on the most important things first. If you have any suggestions, then check out our suggestions page where you can also vote. Otherwise, feel free to drop us a line at suggestions@tradevine.co.nz with your feedback.