What is the shipping methods available inside my store control panel?

ExpandCart platform Add a variety of shipping methods inside the store control panel to facilitate the work of preparing the shipment products to your store customers 

Shipping categories were divided into 3 categories:

Custom Shipping Costs, Shipment Delivery Companies, Manual Delivery

Through this article, we will explain to you all shipping methods and how to prepare the setting for each shipping method

1. Custom Shipping Costs

This category is divided into 5 ways of shipment as follows:

Custom Flat Rate, Custom Cost per Geo Zone & Weight, Custom Flat Rate per Product, Free Shipping, Category & Product-Based Shipping

before explaining these methods, we would like to point out that these methods are mainly based on the addition of countries, cities and geographic areas, which you want to ship your store products to it in order to find it the shipping methods

The following links explain in detail how to add countries, cities, geo zone inside the control panel of your store so you can link them with shipping methods

https://expandcart.zendesk.com/knowledge/articles/360007274013/en?brand_id=360000292593

https://expandcart.zendesk.com/knowledge/articles/360007190054/en?brand_id=360000292593

  • Custom Flat Rate

Through this method, you can set a fixed shipping rate for each order at your store's products so that a certain fixed price can be fixed for all the products of the store and these products are shipped to any place at this fixed price

In order to be able to make the special setting for this way of shipping is by entered on the shipping methods and then Custom Flat Rate and inside it will find the special setting which includes the following

Cost , Tax Class , Geo Zone

Cost: its add The fixed shipping price for all products which will apply at the geographic areas that will be Identified, for an example of  50$

Tax Class: In case of existence a previous tax preparation can be chosen from this cell so that there is an additional tax on the price of shipping,,,

For more information on how to add a tax on your store please read the following article

https://expandcart.zendesk.com/knowledge/articles/360007180673/en?brand_id=360000292593

Geo Zone: Through this icon, you can define the geographical areas (countries, cities, regions) to which the method of Custom Flat Rate applies.

After doing the appropriate settings with you, make sure to enable the status of shipping mode  then click on Save icon

The following image after the setting is done (Custom Flat Rate)

  • Custom Cost per Geo Zone & Weight

Through this method, you can set a custom shipping rate for each geographical area and you can change this price with the weight product changes. Where you can inside this setting method add the shipping price and next to it the product weight,,, like the following examples

50-500:5  ,  600-1000:10,   1100-1500:15

The first example is that the shipping price is 5$ for weights ranging from 50 to 500 grams

The second example shows that the shipping price is 10$ for weights ranging from 600 to 1000 grams

In the third example, the freight price is 15$ for weights ranging from 1100 to 1500 grams

We would like to point out that these special setting for the price of weight are also associated with the geographical area specified by you,,,

After doing the appropriate settings with you, make sure to enable the status of shipping mode  then click on Save icon

The following picture as an example of the price of weight and associated with country Jordan

  • Custom Flat Rate per Product

In this way you can set a fixed shipping price to be applied to each product added to the cart, meaning that each product added to the cart will be added the price of shipping it,,, as an example if the price of shipping 10$ per product and added to the cart purchase 3 Products will be shipping cost 30$

In order to be able to do the special setting of shipping is by entered on the shipping methods and then Custom Flat Rate per Product and inside it will find the special setting which includes the following

Cost, Tax Class, Geo Zone

Cost: its add the shipping price for each product piece which will apply at the geographic areas that will be Identified for example 10$

Tax Class: In case of existence a previous tax preparation can be chosen from this cell so that there is an additional tax on the price of shipping,,,

For more information on how to add a tax on your store please read the following article

https://expandcart.zendesk.com/knowledge/articles/360007180673/en?brand_id=360000292593

Geo Zone: Through this icon, you can define the geographical areas (countries, cities, regions) to which the method of Custom Flat Rate per Product

After doing the appropriate settings with you, make sure to enable the status of shipping mode  then click on Save icon

The following picture is an example of the value of shipping per piece inside Jordan

  • Free Shipping

In this way, you can make free shipping available to your store at product order, as when the total order amount of the product may exceed a certain amount with the possibility of determining the geographical area which will be characterized by free shipping

For example, when the total amount of products in the purchasing cart is 100$ with the country  Jordan the shipping is free.

After doing the appropriate settings with you, make sure to enable the status of shipping mode  then click on Save icon

The following picture is an example of clarification after the setting is done,,,

  • Category & Product-Based Shipping

This method of shipping is one of the most shipping methods that contain many characteristics and conditions that can be used on a section, product, geographical area, total purchase cart and other conditions that can be added

The special settings (Category & Product-Based Shipping) include the following:

Title, charge, rules

  • Title

The name of the shipping address that will be applied to the sections, products or geographical areas,,, etc. is displayed on the checkout page on your store face as examples (Normal Shipping, Fast shipping, free shipping, Shipping & Export, Shipping charges to Europe) , etc

  • Fees

This icon is divided into two parts

Part One: Simple charge ( flat charge, per item charge )

flat charge: applied to an example of a particular section or total purchases cart 

per item charge: applied as an example of each product existing in cart

Part II: Bracket charge

Which can be applied by distance, postal code, size, quantity, total, weight.

Weight is always used at this this 

  • Rules

There are many conditions that can be added to the shipping method which include the following

Section, product, quantity, total, geo zone, etc,, with the possibility of determining whether these conditions are effective or not by (is or is not)

The following picture is as an example of the name of the Normal Shipping address with its written description (Normal Shipping ( 7 to 25 day)), then choose from the charge tap (flat charge and add 10 as the shipping price), then the conditions that will apply to this shipping (product sections) And be effective (is)

The following picture is as an example of the name of the address Fast Shipping with its written description (Fast Shipping (7-15 days)), then choose from the charge tap (flat charge and added 15 as the shipping price) then the conditions that will apply to this shipping (product sections) And be effective (is)

The following picture is an example address name shipping Arab countries with a description of it (international shipping to the Arab countries within 5-10 working days), then choose the weight from the charge tap (the weight and add the weights with the corresponding price), then select the conditions that will apply to this Shipping (geographical areas) and be effective (is) and can identify other countries or geographical areas and do not have this mode of shipping

The weighting of the weights here is as follows:

0-1000=150 (from 0 to 1 kg equals shipping price 150 SR),,,, as well as on the weights and corresponding prices

And can do more than shipping way as needed

2. Manual Delivery

  • Pickup From Store

Through this way, you can enable buyers to save the cost and time of delivery by receiving the products themselves from your local store,,,

In order to do this you only you need to enable the status and choose the Geo Zone which this shipping method will apply and then press Save

Next image for illustration

3. Shipping companies

There are four shipping companies have been contracted and merged with them to allow our customers to make accounts on them and then add this accounts in any way of shipping, they are the most famous shipping companies:

Aramex

UPS

FedEx

Simsa Express

DHL

DHL Express

Salasa

zajil

For more information on how to create an account at one of these companies please read the following article 

https://support.expandcart.com/hc/en-us/articles/360005046754 

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