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Chapter 26


Chapter 26.02 - Calculations of Transport Costs

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Calculation of transport costs

    • Forwarding costs can be calculated in different ways. Please refer to the CAT_StoreSettings module and select one.
    • [ freight charges flat rate]: The value indicated does not depend on the quantity of goods supplied. It is calculated on the basis of [ Freight Insurance] and [Free off Freight Charges from Total Order Amount] considers.
    • [ freight weight ]: The transport costs are calculated on the basis of the consignment’s weight. The indications in the fields [freight charges per kg/pounds], [Freight Insurance] and [Free off Freight Charges from Total Order Amount] are considered.
    • [Specified in Products]: [: If you want to add ship costs for each item separately, you have to activate this radio button in the store settings and indicate the freight costs for each item in Products.(do not forget to add freight charges for subsequent products). This way of calculating the freight charges is similar to eBay. The indications in Freight Insurance] and [Free off Freight Charges from Total Order Amount] are considered.
    • [Real-time rate and advanced custom rating system(requires .netSHIP)]
    • [Real-time rate calculation and package tracking with United Parcel Service (UPS) or USPS] and advanced custom rating system: If you use the demo / trial version this interface is set to Test Mode.
    • Real-time rate and advanced custom rating system(requires .netSHIP) + Specified in Products
    • Real-time rate calculation and package tracking with United Parcel Service (UPS) or USPS and advanced custom rating system + Specified in Products

Please Note: The last two methods can be used to create product related custom shipping rates.

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