Pickup Manifest and its Importance

Pickup Manifest

In Logistics industry, every shipping document has its own significance. Among all other documents, a Pickup or courier manifest is also one of the highly essential document.

A Pickup or Courier manifest is a key documentation that is used as proof of confirmation that your parcel have been picked up by the courier partner. It streamlines the pickup process to a great extent. It is critical to make a manifest because it is required to group your shipments together.

Why is a Manifest required?

  1. Manifest can be used to make a compensation claim owing to the loss or damage of shipments by Carrier partners.
      2. Manifest is the initial process in your shipping after making invoice which helps in final checking of necessary details used for successful shipment.

    3. Manifest is crucial for clubbing your multiple shipments.

    4. Manifests are required when requesting pickup-related help or escalation.

    5. Not just that, in case your shipment is untraceable after the pickup, this manifest plays a very important role in locating/tracing your package.

How can you create a Pickup Manifest?

A shipping label can be used as pickup manifest for your shipment. You can also use Excel sheet to easily create a Manifest in case of multiple shipments, listing all of your shipments &their details to be picked up by a particular courier partner.

This is the sample Label template by eCourierz that can be used as Pickup Manifest:

Pickup Manifest

The Pickup Manifest must include the below information:

  •  Date of pickup 
  • Time
  •   Order ID
  • Tracking number
  • Total count of parcel(s) packed
  • Seller's signature
  • Courier person's signature
  • Contact number of the courier person

Pickup manifest is a Proof of Collection or handover, of your shipments. Hence it is of utmost importance that every seller has to ensure having a pickup manifest.

It's worth noting that a pickup manifest should not be submitted to a pickup agent along with other shipping paperwork. This document is exclusively for your reference and should be retained by the seller as a proof of collection.

eCourierz Business experts make sure that, being an ecommerce seller, you are fluent in all such shipping eCourierz details. helps in smooth sailing of your shipping process with access to multiple advanced tools and expertise. 


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