Sending Notification to 3P Fulfiller

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I'm having some trouble sending order notifications to my third-party fulfiller. I've added them as a staff member with access to orders, and a custom fulfiller, but when I placed a test order they did not receive an email. Is there any way to change this so they automatically receive a notification if there is an order?

Thanks!

P.S. my site is ukimatcha.com 

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Hi @ninalamot 

Try checking out this article and see if this helps:

https://help.shopify.com/en/manual/shipping/fulfillment-services/custom

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Hi @ninalamot,

Thank you for reaching out. If you're using a third-party fulfilment service, the best thing to do is add them as a custom fulfilment service (as per the document linked by @MelsMojoBob). When you have added them a fulfilment service on your store, you can specify which products are fulfilled by this fulfilment service and they will then receive automated notifications when an order is placed that contains one of their products.

If you add them as a staff member, you can enable notifications to be sent to them in the Settings > Notifications section of your admin:

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That said, I would recommend following the first method as this ensures the fulfilment service are only notified of orders containing products they are fulfilling directly.

Kind regards,

Victor | Shopify Social Care

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