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 is also a great option for merchants that ship vape products within the LSO service area.

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

LSO Requirements

Connection Requirements:

  • An active account with LSO.

  • Your LSO Account Number and Billing Address.

Connect an LSO account to ShipStation

To connect your LSO account to ShipStation:

  1. Your Carriers Add-On

    Certain plans will require enabling the Your Carriers add-on before you can connect your carrier accounts. If you have not yet enabled it, you'll be prompted to do so before you can connect your accounts.

  2. Select the LSO tile and click Connect.

    Lone Star Overnight logo
  3. 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.

    Tip

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

  4. Click Next.

  5. Click Connect.

Available Features for the LSO Integration

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

Additional Features for LSO

ShipStation's integration with LSO allows for the following additional features:

Feature

Description

Vape Shipping

LSO supports shipping vape products.

The carrier can be used to create domestic shipping labels.

The carrier can be used to create international shipping labels.

ShipStation will submit international customs declarations electronically to the carrier.

The carrier 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.

Shipment insurance, provided by the shipment's selected carrier, can be added to the shipment in ShipStation. This insurance would be in addition to any default coverage already provided by that carrier.

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.

Automatic Tracking

ShipStation can close the day's shipments for the carrier and submit the manifest electronically. The End of Day process may be mandatory or optional, based on the carrier and your account with them. A printable file may or may not be available when submitted electronically - see End of Day (PDF).

ShipStation can close the day's shipments for the carrier and create a printable PDF of the manifest to provide to the carrier. The End of Day process may 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 services supported by this carrier.

ShipStation can print information on the label as a label message (configure in Label Document Options). The carrier may or may not support all 3 label message fields and label messages may not be available for all services supported by this carrier.

This carrier can be used to create multi-package shipments, where multiple labels are created for a single shipment and the individual packages are linked together in a single shipment record with a master tracking number.

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

Additional Details about the LSO Integration

  • LSO does not deliver to P.O. Boxes.

The carrier can be used to create domestic shipping labels.

The carrier can be used to create international shipping labels.

ShipStation will submit international customs declarations electronically to the carrier.

The carrier 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.

Shipment insurance, provided by the shipment's selected carrier, can be added to the shipment in ShipStation. This insurance would be in addition to any default coverage already provided by that carrier.

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.

Automatic Tracking

ShipStation can close the day's shipments for the carrier and submit the manifest electronically. The End of Day process may be mandatory or optional, based on the carrier and your account with them. A printable file may or may not be available when submitted electronically - see End of Day (PDF).

ShipStation can close the day's shipments for the carrier and create a printable PDF of the manifest to provide to the carrier. The End of Day process may 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 services supported by this carrier.

ShipStation can print information on the label as a label message (configure in Label Document Options). The carrier may or may not support all 3 label message fields and label messages may not be available for all services supported by this carrier.

This carrier can be used to create multi-package shipments, where multiple labels are created for a single shipment and the individual packages are linked together in a single shipment record with a master tracking number.

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