How to Connect 3PL Central to TradeGecko

Step 1: Connect TradeGecko to CartRover as Cart

Step 2: Connect 3PL Central to CartRover as WMS

Supported Workflows

  • CartRover retrieves new sales orders from TradeGecko
  • CartRover delivers the sales orders to 3PL Central
  • CartRover retrieves shipment tracking and inventory levels from 3PL Central
  • CartRover delivers shipment tracking and inventory levels to TradeGecko

Required Parameters

Credentials from 3PL Central that are needed to setup this connection in CartRover. The setup guide will explain further instructions.

WMS Parameters:

  • Warehouse Name
  • 3PL Key/GUID (sometimes referred to as TPL)
  • 3PL Facility ID

Merchant Parameters:

  • Customer ID
  • API Client ID
  • API Client Secret
  • 3PL User Name
  • 3PL Password

Note: CartRover uses the new 3PL Central REST API. You must first contact support@3plcentral.com and request access to their REST API.

Step-by-step guide

1. If the warehouse has not already done so, they must first contact support@3plcentral.com and request access to their REST API with the following permissions

2. For each client/merchant, you must contact 3PL Central support (support@3plcentral.com) and ask for the following information (can take 1-2 business days):

Can you please provide us REST API credentials for the following client(s):

<Customer Name>

API credentials needed:

  • Customer ID
  • Client ID
  • Client Secret
  • TPL

Permissions required:

  • orders - read/write
  • items - read
  • inventory - read
  • customers - read 

3. The credentials guide below explains how to find the remaining credentials and where to enter them in CartRover. 

Credentials Guide:

Credential
Where to find it
Example
Where to Enter in CartRover
Customer ID

 

Request from support@3plcentral.com

85 Under the Merchant > Edit Setup

API Client ID

Request from support@3plcentral.com 3ccf3f9b-5d4b-5ffb-a5f7-d5e14954b631 Under the Merchant > Edit Setup

API Client Secret

Request from support@3plcentral.com ZPIztBTgtN0nBSTp4wTEPGQQ9GtRYUlK Under the Merchant > Edit Setup
Warehouse Name Once logged in to 3PL Central, the Warehouse Name will be in the top right corner next to the current customer   WMS Setup tab
3PL Key/GUID "TPL"

This is the long string in brackets that is at the end of your 3PL Central login URL. For example:

http://secure-wms.com/PresentationTier/LoginForm.aspx?3pl={d5d508df-0dcb-4724-b65e-5895b224cfe4}

289amd0b-oe37-7987-b5ad-f0a5eb3a1b41 WMS Setup tab
3PL Facility ID Found in 3PL Central under Admin > Manage Warehouses. The first column on the facilities grid is the ID for the corresponding warehouse. 1 WMS Setup tab

3PL User Name

Defined in 3PL Central under Customer > Customer users   Under the Merchant > Edit Setup
3PL Password Defined in 3PL Central under Customer > Customer users   Under the Merchant > Edit Setup
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