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Dimensional Weight

Dimensional weight, sometimes called volumetric weight, is a common industry practice that bases the transportation price on a combination of weight and package volume. In simple terms, dimensional weight is used to determine the shipping rate based on the amount of space a package occupies in the cargo area of the carrier. Dimensional weight is typically used when a package …

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Online Rates

Magento offers dynamic retrieval of rates from various shipping providers. To enable and configure online rates, see the configuration for the following carriers: UPS USPS FedEx DHL Setting up online rates is similar to setting up Flat Rates. Because the online rate options differ for each service, contact the carrier for more information. Most shipping providers require that you open …

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Step 3: Import the Table Rate Data

1. Return to the Table Rates section of the Shipping Methods confiuguration. 2. In the upper-left corner, set Current Configuration Scope to the website where this method will be used. 3. Next to the Import field, click the Choose File button. Select your completed tablerates.csv file, and import the rates. 4. When complete, click the Save Config button. Then, go …

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Step 2: Prepare the Table Rate Data

1. In the upper-left corner, set Current Configuration Scope to the “Main Website,” or any other website where you want the configuration to apply. Export and Import options appear in the Table Rates section, with “Use Default” checkboxes to the right of each option. To change any of the current settings, you must first clear the “Use Default” checkbox next …

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Step 1: Complete the Default Settings

The first step is to complete the default settings for table rates. You can complete this step without changing the scope of the configuration. 1. On the Admin menu, select System > Configuration. 2. In the Configuration panel on the left, under Sales, select Shipping Methods. 3. Click to expand the Table Rates section. Then, do the following: a. Set …

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Setting Up Table Rates

The data that is used to calculate the rate is prepared in a spreadsheet and imported into your store. When the customer requests a quote, the results appear in the shipping estimate section of the shopping cart. Only one set of table rate data can be active at a time. Process Overview: Step 1: Complete the Default Settings Step 2: …

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Table Rates

The table rate shipping method lets you set up a table to calculate shipping rates for a combination of conditions. The shipping rate can be based on the following: Weight v. Destination Price v. Destination # of Items v. Destination If your warehouse is located in Los Angeles, it costs less to ship to San Diego than to Vermont. You …

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Free Shipping

Free shipping is one of the most effective promotions you can offer. It can be based on a minimum purchase, or set up as a shopping cart price rule that applies when a set of conditions is met. If both apply to the same order, the configuration setting will take precedence over the shopping cart rule. Check your shipping carrier …

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Flat Rate

Flat rate is a fixed, predefined charge that can be applied per item, or per shipment. Flat rate is a simple solution, especially when used with the flat-rate packaging that is available from some carriers. To set up flat rate shipping: 1. On the Admin menu, select System > Configuration. In the panel on the left under Sales, select Shipping …

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Shipping Settings

The Shipping Settings establish the point of origin for all shipments made from your store or warehouse, and determine if you support shipments to multiple addresses. The point of origin also determines the store tax rate for products sold. To establish the point of origin: 1. On the Admin menu, select System > Configuration. Then in the panel on the …