Product Shipping Costs

You can define and apply product specific shipping costs. For each shipping method, you can specify: 

You can specify product shipping cost or exclusion rules based on category, brand, ID, price, inventory, and other attributes. These are the rules:

Note: If a cart contains only items carrying fixed item-level shipping costs, the lowest tier standard shipping costs will also be applied to the order. To prevent this, create a "0 to .01" order value tier with a shipping cost of $0.00 for each of your shipping cost tables.

Examples

The following examples show how product-level shipping costs affect shipping promotions.

Ground Shipping

These are the shipping costs for all products, without item-level fixed shipping costs:

Product price range Shipping costs
$0.0 - $0.1 $0.00
$0.1 - $100 $5.99
$100 $9.99

These are the item-level fixed shipping costs, based on product category.

Category Shipping costs
Books, DVDs $0.99
TV & Price < $1,000 $24.99
TV & Price > 1,000 $29.99

This is the item-level surcharge shipping cost:

Product Shipping costs
S123456 $3.99

Excluded products: none

Next-Day Air

These are the next-day air shipping costs for all products, without item-level fixed shipping cost:

Product price range Shipping costs
$0.0 - $0.1 $0.00
$0.1 - $100 $15.99
> $100 $19.99

This is the item-level fixed shipping cost, based on product category.

Category Shipping costs
Books, DVDs $3.99

This is the item-level surcharge shipping cost.

Product Shipping costs
S123456 $17.99

Excluded products: category = TV

Cart Example

Shipment / method Item Qty Item price Total price
1 - Standard Software 1 $39.00 $39.00
  Book ABC 2 $14.00 $28.00
  Item shipping cost (FP) 2 $0.99 $1.98
  Product S123456 1 $75.00 $75.00
  Item shipping cost (Sur) 1 $3.99 $3.99
  Shipment shipping cost     $9.99
2 - Next day Book ABC 2 $19.00 $38.00
  Item shipping cost (FP) 2 $3.99 $7.98
  Shipment shipping cost     $15.99
         
Merchandise total       $180.00
Shipping cost total       $39.93
Total       $219.934

Related Links

Shipping Promotions

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