Magento Shipping Release Notes

Code and release notes published on January 22, 2018.

The release information in this section describes changes to the Magento Shipping extension bundled with Magento 2.2.2. Fixes and enhancements are listed by availability date.

See the Magento Commerce 2.2.2 Release Notes for a comprehensive discussion of 2.2.2 fixes and enhancements.

Changes effective January 22, 2018

Here are the enhancements and fixes available as of January 22, 2018:


  • Added a tutorial for activating Magento Shipping.

  • Redesigned the Shipping Experience Rules page so that it displays the rule execution sequence.

  • Added alphanumeric validation to the Huxloe Hermes carrier tab. (Huxloe Hermes)

  • Improved the functionality of the label converter. (Huxloe Hermes)

  • Improved the error messages for the PickUpAvailability endpoint. (FedEx)

  • Improved the general quality of all error messages. (UPS)

  • Improved the validation of customer API keys during configuration. (UK Mail)


The fixes described here are categorized by shipping carrier.

Australia Post

  • Fixed an issue with the error thrown if Export Category is commercial when the shipment isn’t dutiable. Previously, the error thrown did not correctly address the issue.


  • Changed the default signature option to DIRECT for all services.


  • Resolved a UI issue with validation so that users do not need to enter State or Province when connecting to UPS with a United Kingdom address.

DHL Express

  • Updated the pickup error response from DHL. Previously, this response was inaccurate.

  • Updated the getCompanyName and getOrganisationName validation functions to check only for company name and organization name respectively.

  • Updated the validation process for company name and organization name used on the DHL Express Connect page.

  • Updated the currency fields in the cn23 template for customs declaration forms to match other documents and labels.

  • Changed the default display of the quantityUnit field. The default value is now zero, and this field is left blank.

Huxloe Hermes

  • Increased the duration of the response timeout from 10 to 20 seconds.

  • Fixed lint program.

  • Improved the functionality of the label converter.

  • Upgraded to local time zones for booking, pickup, and tracking times.

Changes effective January 5, 2018

Here are the enhancements and fixes available as of January 5, 2018:


  • Added automated billing subscription redirection for billing

  • Improved error handling for Australia Post



  • Fixed issue with billing metric calculations and capture


  • Fixed issue with tracking capture and display


  • Fixed issue with redirection on log-out 

  • Fixed issue that prevented the consistent saving of qualification rules

Australia Post

  • Corrected incorrect service names

UK Mail

  • Removed restrictions on mandatory county information


  • Removed unsupported freight services from list of available services

  • Changed orientation of labels from landscape to portrait

  • Corrected MPS handling in completion

  • Implemented sensible defaults for FedEx


  • Set FedEx to ‘Upcoming’ carrier.


  • Updated label size to A6 default in PNG.