How to Create Shipment programmatically in Magento 2?

Learning how to create a shipment programmatically in the Magento platform is a few steps.

Here are some steps which help to Create Shipment Programmatically in Magento 2.

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If we want to create a shipment for an order then you can form by the following method. For automation Magento, we need to auto-create a shipment, so I choose to write this post to create shipment by code.

Create Shipment Programmatically in Magento 2

The following are the steps used to create a shipment after placing an order, it will auto-generate shipment:

// Load the order

$order = $this->_objectManager->create('Magento\Sales\Model\Order')

    ->loadByAttribute('increment_id', '000000001');


$order = $this->_objectManager->create('Magento\Sales\Model\Order')


// Check if order can be shipped or has already shipped

if (! $order->canShip()) {

    throw new \Magento\Framework\Exception\LocalizedException(

                    __('You can\'t create an shipment.')



// Initialize the order shipment object

$convertOrder = $this->_objectManager->create('Magento\Sales\Model\Convert\Order');

$shipment = $convertOrder->toShipment($order);

// Loop through order items

foreach ($order->getAllItems() AS $orderItem) {

    // Check if order item has qty to ship or is virtual

    if (! $orderItem->getQtyToShip() || $orderItem->getIsVirtual()) {



 $qtyShipped = $orderItem->getQtyToShip();

// Create shipment item with qty

    $shipmentItem = $convertOrder->itemToShipmentItem($orderItem)->setQty($qtyShipped);

// Add shipment item to shipment



// Register shipment



try {

    // Save created shipment and order



 // Send email




} catch (\Exception $e) {

    throw new \Magento\Framework\Exception\LocalizedException(




I hope the following steps help you to create a Shipment Programmatically in Magento 2.

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Create Shipment Programmatically in Magento 2






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