LSO (Lone Star Overnight)

Details about ShipStation's integration with LSO. Includes requirements, connection process, features, notes, and troubleshooting tips.

LSO™ (Lone Star Overnight) is a regional shipping carrier offering delivery to Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas, and more supported locations, plus international shipping labels for packages bound for Mexico. ShipStation's integration with LSO allows you to reduce your overall Regular, Express, and Overnight Shipping costs.

LSO Requirements

Connection Requirements:

  • An active account with LSO.

    Visit LSO to open an account, or create an LSO account through ShipStation. See the Connect Carrier section below for details.

  • Your LSO account number

  • Your LSO billing street number, city, state, and zip code

  • An LSO nickname to identify your LSO account in ShipStation

Connect a LSO account to ShipStation

To connect your LSO account to ShipStation, follow the steps below:

  1. Select the LSO tile and click Connect.

    LSO logo
  2. Enter your LSO Account Number, Billing Street Number, Billing City, Billing State, and Billing ZIP Code, and choose an Account Nickname to identify the carrier account in ShipStation.

    Note

    If you don't have an LSO account yet, choose the option Sign up for a new LSO Account! to create one!

  3. Click Next.

  4. Click Connect.

Available Features for LSO Integration

ShipStation's integration with LSO supports the following standard features:

Common ShipStation Features

Domestic Services

LSO 2nd Day

LSO Early Overnight

LSO Economy Next Day

LSO Ground

LSO Mexico

LSO Plus

LSO Priority Overnight

LSO Saturday

LSO eCommerce

Package Options

Package

Custom Packages

Letter

LSO Large Cardboard Box

LSO Letter Pack

LSO Lone Star Pack (Plastic)

LSO Medium Cardboard Box

LSO Small Cardboard Box

LSO Tube

International Services

LSO Mexico

Confirmation Options

No Confirmation

Delivery

General Signature

Adult Signature

The carrier integration can be used to create domestic shipping labels.

The carrier integration can be used to create international shipping labels.

ShipStation will submit international customs information electronically to the carrier.

The carrier integration can be used to create domestic return labels.

ShipStation will display estimated shipping rates for the carrier based on the connected account information and shipment details.

Additional carrier insurance can be purchased through ShipStation.

Shipping labels created for this carrier will include a tracking number that can be used to view the shipment status on the carrier's tracking website. Tracking may not be available for all shipping services.

When tracking is available, ShipStation will automatically track the shipment status and update the tracking status on the Shipments tab. This feature allows for other advanced ShipStation features like delayed notifications and the Branded Tracking Page.

ShipStation can perform an End of Day process for the carrier and creates an End of Day PDF file that can be printed and provided to the carrier. The End of Day process can be mandatory or optional, based on the carrier and your account with them. The file may or may not be submitted electronically, see End of Day (Electronic).

ShipStation can print the store's logo on shipping labels created for this carrier. Label branding may not be available for all shipping services.

ShipStation can include information that will be displayed on the label as a label message. Label messages may not be available for all shipping services.

The carrier integration can be used to create multi-package shipments, where multiple individual packages are linked together into a single shipment record with a master tracking number.

You can connect this carrier integration to ShipStation multiple times using different account information, and choose which account will be used to create each shipment.

Additional Details about LSO Integration

Remember theses points about ShipStation's integration with LSO:

  • Regional Coverage: LSO is a regional postal carrier who has a limited service area. See their Coverage Area for more details.

  • P.O. Boxes: LSO cannot deliver to P.O. Boxes

The carrier integration can be used to create domestic shipping labels.

The carrier integration can be used to create international shipping labels.

ShipStation will submit international customs information electronically to the carrier.

The carrier integration can be used to create domestic return labels.

ShipStation will display estimated shipping rates for the carrier based on the connected account information and shipment details.

Additional carrier insurance can be purchased through ShipStation.

Shipping labels created for this carrier will include a tracking number that can be used to view the shipment status on the carrier's tracking website. Tracking may not be available for all shipping services.

When tracking is available, ShipStation will automatically track the shipment status and update the tracking status on the Shipments tab. This feature allows for other advanced ShipStation features like delayed notifications and the Branded Tracking Page.

ShipStation can perform an End of Day process for the carrier and creates an End of Day PDF file that can be printed and provided to the carrier. The End of Day process can be mandatory or optional, based on the carrier and your account with them. The file may or may not be submitted electronically, see End of Day (Electronic).

ShipStation can print the store's logo on shipping labels created for this carrier. Label branding may not be available for all shipping services.

ShipStation can include information that will be displayed on the label as a label message. Label messages may not be available for all shipping services.

The carrier integration can be used to create multi-package shipments, where multiple individual packages are linked together into a single shipment record with a master tracking number.

You can connect this carrier integration to ShipStation multiple times using different account information, and choose which account will be used to create each shipment.