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DHL Writeback Connector

Version 2

 

Intro

DHL is the global market leader in the logistics industry. DHL commits its expertise in the International express deliveries; global freight forwarding by air, sea, road and rail; warehousing solutions from packaging, to repairs, to storage; mail deliveries worldwide; and other customized logistic services. Use Domo's DHL Writeback connector to get detailed tracking status information for your tracking numbers. To learn more about the DHL API, visit their page https://www.dhl.com/global-en/home/our-divisions/ecommerce/integration/api.html.

You connect to your DHL Writeback account in the Data Center. This topic discusses the fields and menus that are specific to the DHL Writeback connector user interface. General information for adding DataSets, setting update schedules, and editing DataSet information is discussed in Adding a DataSet Using a Data Connector.

Prerequisites

To connect to your DHL Writeback account and get detailed tracking status information for your tracking numbers, you must have the following:

  • DHL API key (Consumer Key)

Connecting to Your DHL Writeback Account

This section enumerates the options in the Credentials and Details panes in the DHL Writeback Connector page. The components of the other panes in this page, Scheduling and Name & Describe Your DataSet, are universal across most connector types and are discussed in greater length in Adding a DataSet Using a Data Connector.

Credentials Pane

This pane contains the credentials required to connect to your DHL Writeback account. The following table describes what is needed for each field:  

Field

Description

DHL API Key Enter your Consumer Key

You can manage connector accounts in the Accounts tab in the Data Center. For more information about this tab, see Managing User Accounts for Connectors.

Details Pane

This pane contains the input fields that get detailed tracking status information for your tracking numbers.

Menu

Description

Input DataSet ID Enter your Domo dataset ID (GUID) located in the dataset url. Example-https://customer.domo.com/datasources/aaaaaaaa-bbbb-cccc-dddd-eeeeeeeeeeee/details/settings
Tracking Number Column Name Enter the column name of the tracking numbers.

Other Panes

For information about the remaining sections of the connector interface, including how to configure scheduling, retry, and update options, see Adding a DataSet Using a Data Connector.