How to create a weight-based fee model?
The creation of a fee template based on the weight of items is highly recommended if you generally ship items by parcel or in standard letter formats.
To create the template:
- Go to the “Fee templates” page
Select "Weight" in the "Type of fee template” section
If you have already created a fee template, click on first
Set the delivery fees for each delivery region
a) You will first be asked to select a delivery method and provide the price for shipping in your own country
Click on to select a delivery method from the list of methods
Enter a weight range and the fees applicable to the range.
Tip: you can break this step down into several different weight ranges with their respective prices. To do so, just click on .
Example: from 1g to 50g, from 51g to 100g, from 101g to 350g and so on
You can set a price effective above the last range to end the sequence.
b) If you sell in other countries, repeat the action for the rest of the world by first clicking on . If you want, you can set a specific rate for your continent by checking the appropriate box.
Tip: you can add as many delivery methods as you want by clicking on .
Set the handling fees for each invoice
This step is optional. “No” is checked by default.
If you want to add handling fees, check "Yes" and enter your fees.
Add any exceptions for your deliveries
This step is also optional. Nothing is set by default.
You can either provide free shipping or require delivery with tracking based on a sales amount threshold, a given number of items sold, or the chosen payment method.
Warning: if you want to require a tracked shipping in the case of a PayPal payment, please refer to the above instructions.
Enter the name of the template. For greater facility, it’s recommended that you select a practical name which is easy to remember.
To see what other types of templates to use and how to create them, see the article entitled “How can I calculate the shipping fees for my sales automatically?”