Case Study: Order-wise and Product-wise shipping for Multi Vendor

How to set shipping methods in Multivendor by Purplretree

Shipping costs the cost of shipping an item to a customer. The seller can set the shipping cost and also by Admin. Admin decides which shipping will be applicable, the seller can also set shipping rates in seller panel, The admin can also assign the shipping rate for the seller. Admin can assign different shipping rates to sellers.

Shipping is selected either product wise or order wise by the admin in the admin section.

Product-wise shipping.

Product-wise shipping is the functionality of multi-vendor extensions that define different shipping costs per product. Product-wise shipping rate will be applied on order per product means if products are added to the cart then the shipping rate multiple by the number of products will be applied to the cart.

  • Flat rate shipping
  • Advance shipping
  • Flexible shipping

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This type of shipping cost is based on the weight, country, zip code and store information. If the condition we are describing is not complete, then the fixed/flat fee will be charged.

Flat rate shipping

Flat rate shipping rate is fixed based on value, it does not depend upon zip code, weight or any functionality, it is flat one numerical value.

See below example, the flat rate of shipping was set 10, there are two sellers’ products, so it displays 20 as it gets multiplied by the number of products.

1 p flat rate

2 P flat rate

If you want to advance the shipping rate according to Geo zones/zip codes

You can go to   Admin>Multivendor>Settings>Shipping type (zip code shipping/geo zone shipping).

If you select geo zone shipping then the shipping rate will apply according to your geo zone You can fill the filed like geo zone name, weight, price, store name.

See below example, the Geo Zone shipping was set 60, there are two sellers’ products, so it displays 120 as it gets multiplied by the number of products.

 

1 p geo

2 p geo

If you want shipping rates according to zip code,

you can go to Admin>Multivendor>Settings>Shipping Type(zip code shipping/geo zone shipping). If you select zip code shipping rate will apply according to your zip code. You can fill in the field store name, shipping country zip code, weight and price.

See below example, the zip code shipping was set 120, there are two sellers’ products, so it displays 240 as it gets multiplied by the number of products.

1 p zip

2 p zip

Order wise shipping

Order wise shipping rate will be applied per order based means if customer products are added in cart then single shipping rate will be applied to cart. Order wise shipping have three type shipping rate.

  • Flat rate
  • Advance shipping
  • Flexible shipping

Flat rate shipping rate is fixed based on value, it does not depend upon zip code, weight or any functionality, it is flat one numerical value.

See below example, the flat rate of shipping was set 10, there are two sellers’ products, so it displays 10 as shows for single order irrespective of product quantity.

1 p flat rate

1 o ship flat

If you want to advance the shipping rate according to Geo zones/zip codes

You can go to   Admin>Multivendor>Settings>Shipping type (zip code shipping/geo zone shipping).

If you want order wise shipping rates according to zip code you can go to Admin>Multivendor>Settings>Shipping Type(zip code shipping/geo zone shipping). If you select zip code shipping rate will apply according to your zip code. You can fill in the field store name, shipping country zip code, weight and price.

See below example, the flat rate of shipping was set 120, there are two sellers’ products, so it displays 120 as shows for single order irrespective of product quantity.

1 p zip

2 o zip

If you want order wise advance shipping rate according to Geo zones you can go to   Admin>Multivendor>Settings>Shipping type(zip code shipping/geo zone shipping ). If you select geo zone shipping then the shipping rate will apply according to your geo zone city. You can fill the filed like geo zone name, weight, price, store name.

See below example, the Geo zone shipping rate of shipping was set 60, there are two sellers’ products, so it displays 60 as shows for single order irrespective of product quantity..

1 p geo

3 o geo

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