This article explains how to create your Tradeshift account, how to set it up and take advantage of all its functionalities.

Activate your Tradeshift account

Activating your Tradeshift account is easy. You will receive an invitation to activate your account and connect with your customer.

  1. Select Activate your Account in the email to proceed with activating your account.

To complete your registration you will be asked to confirm some information about your company.

  1. Fill in your company name and select the country you are tax registered in. These fields may be pre-filled.

    Note: Choosing your country is final, and cannot be changed later!

  2. (Optional) Select your company size.
  3. (Optional) Select your industry from the drop-down list.
  4. Select your payment preferences and select confirm.

In the next screen you will be asked to confirm your personal information.

  1. Confirm your first and last name
  2. Confirm your email address.
  3. Add a password. Note it should be at least 10 characters long and it needs to include at least one uppercase character.
  4. Select your language.
  5. Review and agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, and you are ready to Create your Account.
  6. You can choose to receive our marketing communications.

    Select Create Account button and you'll be redirected to your Tradeshift account page.

  7. Once on your Tradeshift profile, add a logo by uploading a JPEG or PNG image. Complete your company description to let other users know a bit about your company.
  8. Fill in the company’s address information and select proceed.

  9. Note: In order to view the links in the content you will need to be logged in.

    Account and Users

    You can update your company profile at any time by using the Profile App. Access the complete guide for this app here. You should add any additional users to your company account now. Access the step-by-step guide here.


    The Dashboard App gathers key data, documents, support, educational resources and access to the most popular Tradeshift apps all in one place. It is a central hub from which Tradeshift users can easily access what they need.

    Read this article to learn about the Dashboard app.

    Document Manager App

    The Document Manager App provides you with a comprehensive overview of documents exchanged with your customer.

    Read more about the different functionalities of the Document Manager App here.

    Document statuses

    A document status is a property that all documents have, which describes how far along the document is in the process. To get accustomed to the basic and special states of a document, read this article.

    Collaboration Functionality

    You can get real time updates and resolve queries quickly and easily by using collaboration features. All the conversations are saved against the document, providing you with an audit trail if you ever need to go back to refer to something

    Read this article to learn about the different types of collaboration.

    Tradeshift University

    Learn everything that you need to know about Tradeshift University, our new e-learning center with easy-to-watch video courses.

    Access these courses and take full advantage of everything we have to offer: