Test Accounts enable you to set up fully configured Carrier Accounts to allow for an end to end testing without sending data to the carrier. These accounts are sandboxed and will not push any communication to the carrier.
How to Create a Carrier Account in Test Account
To set an account in Test Mode, navigate to Admin, select Carrier Accounts.
Select Create Carrier Account
Following the instructions set out at the link here you would generate a carrier account
To place the Carrier Account into Test mode you would Scroll down to Test Mode, change the flag to Yes.
Scroll down and select Save Carrier Account to save you changes.
You will be able to set the carrier-specific options, add rates, create and manifest consignments in Test Mode.
MachShip will highlight if you are creating a consignment on a test account to inform you this will not be a live job, you will not need to cancel any test consignments with the carrier as no data will be sent to the carrier.
Below are some examples of how this will display to the user
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