How to Set shipping charge for seller in Multi Vendor Marketplace for OpenCart

Steps to set shipping charge for seller in Multivendor for OpenCart

Purpletree shipping is the cost used to ship an item to a customer. Admin allows to seller to set the shipping rate. In this, the seller can define the shipping rate in multivendor marketplace for opencart. As an admin can upload bulk shipping at a time. In this, the admin can assign the shipping rate to the seller. The administrator can define different types of shipping rates for the seller.  Admin can define the shipping rate globally also. This will be applied if the seller’s shipping rate is not defined.

There are mainly two types of shipping rates in this extension.

  1. Product-wise

  2. Order wise


Product-wise: Our shipping is charged according to each product in the product-wise shipping rate. There are mainly three types of shipping charges in this extension.

Flat rate shipping: In the flat rate shipping charge we set the fixed value of the shipping. This is visible to the customer while placing the order.  

Advanced shipping: In advanced shipping, we take data from the shipping table. The admin in this table sets the shipping rate for the seller. In this type of shipping charge, we define the shipping charge based on store, country, zip code, and weight from the shipping table.

Flexible shipping: In this type of shipping charge, we define the shipping charge based on store, country, zip code, and weight from the shipping table. If our condition is not full filling then the fixed charge will be applied. 

  1.  Order wise:The order wise shipping charge will include onetime shipping charge applied on an order.

Flat rate shipping: In the flat rate shipping charge we set the fixed value of the shipping. This is visible to the customer while placing the order.  

Advanced shipping: In advanced shipping, we take data from the shipping table. The admin in this table sets the shipping rate for the seller. In this type of shipping charge, we define the shipping charge based on store, country, zip code, and weight from the shipping table.

Flexible shipping: In this type of shipping charge, we define the shipping charge based on store, country, zip code, and weight from the shipping table. If our condition is not full filling then the fixed charge will be applied. 

We can also bulk upload shipping rate at a time. This is a very powerful feature of this extension. This allows to me upload shipping data.

To set shipping rates:

Go to admin > purpletree Multivendor > Shipping Rates.

Here we can add the shipping rate in two ways.

1 a shipping

If you want to add a shipping charge one by one then you will have to follow steps.  For this, we will have to click on the add button and fill all shipping rate data carefully.

2 a shipping

If you want to add bulk shipping charges at a time. Then you will have to click on the bulk upload button after that you will get the following page and you can upload bulk shipping charge by excel sheet.

3 a shipping

 

To set shipping globally: 

Admin can set global shipping rates.

Go to admin > purpletree multivendor > shipping rates > Manage Shipping Options.

As soon as you click on manage shipping option you will get the following page. 

a a shipping

Now admin can enable shipping and set shipping, shipping charge type, and shipping charge. 

To set store shipping: 

admin can set shipping for all stores also. For set store shipping settings you will have to follow this step. 

Go to admin > purpletree multivendor > stores  > Edit > shipping

When you will click on the shipping tab you will find the following page. 

5 a shipping

More details of the shipping charge for the seller in the Purpletree Complete Multivendor Marketplace for opencart can be found here.

Nidhi Verma

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