Hibou Odoo Suite: Inventory Modules: Golden State Overnight (GSO) Shipping

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This documentation covers the installation, configuration, and functionality of Hibou's Golden State Overnight Shipping module for Odoo.

Getting Started

The first step is to install the module. To do so, navigate to the Apps application..

Once there, remove the 'Apps' filter, then search for 'Golden State Overnight (gso.com) Shipping'. When you're ready, click install.

Good to Know!

The Golden State Overnight (gso.com) Shipping module requires the Delivery Hibou module. However, if you do not already have this module installed, Odoo will install it for you during this module's installation. 


To get started, navigate to the Inventory app. 

Once there, go to Configuration > Deliveryshipping Methods

Here you will see all of your existing delivery methods that will be used to calculate shipping rates on your deliveries. Click Create and complete the following form fields:

Name: The name of the shipping method.

Provider: Select 'gso.com'.

Integration Level

  • Get Rate: Choose this option if you only want to fetch rates to add shipping charges onto sale orders.

  • Get rate and Create Shipment: Choose this option if you also want to print shipping labels in addition to getting a shipping rate. 

Automatic Insurance Value: To add a set insurance value automatically, enter that value here.

Procurement Priority: Enter the priority for this carrier. You selection will affect pickings and procurements related to this carrier.

Company: If you're in a multi-company database, leave this field empty to allow all companies to use this shipping Method. To restrict it to one company, select it here.

Website: To use this method on one website only, select that site here.

Delivery Product: Indicate which product should be associated with this carrier method.

Invoicing Policy

  • Estimated cost: When selected, the customer will be invoiced the estimated cost of shipping.

  • Real cost: When selected, the customer will be invoiced the actual cost of shipping and it will be updated on the Sale Order after the delivery.

Margin on Rate: This percentage will be added to the shipping price.

Free if order amount is above: Select this to enable free shipping over a specific amount. When checked, a new field will display where you'll enter the amount in your respective currency.

Under the gso.com Configuration tab:

gso.com Username: Enter the username provided by gso.com.

gso.com Password: Enter the password provided by gso.com.

gso.com Account Number: Enter the account number provided by gso.com.

Service Type: Select the service you would like to use from GSO on this delivery method. If you would like to use multiple Service Types from GSO, then create a separate delivery method for each of the Service Types you want to use. 

Default Package Type: Select or create the default packaging that you want to use with this delivery method. 

Image Type: Select the type of label that you want to use with this delivery method. 

Completing the form under the Destination Availability taballows you to filter delivery carriers according to the delivery address of your customer.

Under the Description tab, you can add text that will display on the ecommerce and online quotations.

When you're ready, click Save

Selecting GSO on Sale Orders

Navigate to the Sales app. 

Once there, click Create

Once you have added a customer and your desired products to the sale order, select click Add Shipping.

This opens a modal window where you'll select the GSO service you just configured as your Shipping Method, then click  Get Rate. Once a rate has been retrieved, click Add.

You will see the delivery product associated with the delivery method appear on the sale order along with the delivery cost that you fetched from GSO. 

When you're ready, save the order then confirm.

Printing a Shipping Label and Generating a Tracking Number 

Once your quotation has been confirmed, click the  Delivery smart button.

Once there, navigate to the Additional Info tab. In the Carrier field, the GSO service type connected to your delivery method should be inputted automatically. 

Once your delivery is ready to ship, click Validate the deliver order. You will see the tracking reference (your tracking number) added under the Delivery Information section.

Additionally, a shipping label will be added to the chatter that you can download and print.