Shipping Setup

SmithCart > Shipping

SmithCart provides a number of different ways to configure shipping in your store to provide flexible shipping for both your business and your customers.

To manage shipping and handling in your store, navigate to the BuyNow module and from the admin menu, hover over "Setup" and select "Shipping" as follows:

The following shipping options are available to be configured:

Shipping Setup – Select the shipping method that you want to be available to the user during checkout.

Additionally, the cart allows you to configure shipping methods by product if you have certain products that require specific shipping methods.

Shipping Calculator – Click this option if you want the cart to calculate real time shipping rates on the cart screen while user checks out.

For configuration instructions for the Shipping Calculator option, see the Shipping Calculator KB article for more information.

Zone Shipping by Quantity – Select this radio button option if you would like the cart to charge shipping based on predefined zones (Locale -Country/State/Region), the total quantity of the items in the cart and ship method.

For configuration instructions for the Zone Shipping by Quantity option, see the Shipping Zones KB article for more information.

Zone Shipping by Weight – Select this radio button option if you would like the cart to charge shipping based on predefined zones (Locale -Country/State/Region), the total weight of the items in the cart and ship method.

For configuration instructions for the Zone Shipping by Weight option, see the Shipping Zones KB article for more information.

Custom Ship Methods with Fixed Amounts – Select this radio button if you would like to display custom shipping methods and costs on the cart screen.

For configuration instructions for the Custom Ship Methods with Fixed Amounts option, see the Custom Ship Methods KB article for more information.

Custom Ship Methods by Order Amount – Select this radio button if you would like the cart to charge shipping based on the total order amount of the items in the cart and ship method.

For configuration instructions for the Custom Ship Methods by Order Amount option, see the Custom Ship Methods KB article for more information.

Custom Ship Methods by Quantity – Select this radio button if you would like the cart to charge shipping based on the total quantity of the items in the cart and ship method.

For configuration instructions for the Custom Ship Methods by Quantity option, see the Custom Ship Methods KB article for more information.

Custom Ship Methods by Weight – Select this radio button if you would like the cart to charge shipping based on the total weight of the items in the cart and ship method.

For configuration instructions for the Custom Ship Methods by Weight option, see the Custom Ship Methods KB article for more information.

Custom Ship Methods by Zip Code – Select this radio button if you would like the cart to charge shipping based on the customers ship to zip code.

For configuration instructions for the Custom Ship Methods by Zip Code option, see the Custom Ship Methods KB article for more information.

Shipping by Order Amount – Select this radio button if you would like the cart to charge shipping based on the total order amount of the items in the cart.

For configuration instructions for the Shipping by Order Amount option, see the Shipping by Order Amount KB article for more information.

Shipping by Weight – Select this radio button if you would like the cart to charge shipping based on the total weight of the items in the cart. If you select this option you will need to configure shipping by weight.

For configuration instructions for the Shipping by Weight option, see the Shipping by Weight KB article for more information.

Product Level Shipping Costs – Select this radio button if you would like the cart to use the fixed shipping costs you entered for each product in the product setup screen.

For configuration instructions for the Product Level Shipping Costs option, see the Product Level Shipping KB article for more information.

Request Freight Quote – The request a freight quote feature is similar to the request a quote feature in that the customer is able to checkout without entering payment information.

Free Shipping – Select this option if you do not want to charge shipping in your store. If this option is selected the shipping section below the cart will not be displayed to the user and no shipping will be charge to their order.

Free Shipping Options – Allows you to configure free shipping options in your store. For example you can use the shipping calculator to calculate shipping except for certain postal codes. Free shipping options provide an override on other shipping options that charge shipping.

For configuration instructions for the Free Shipping Options option such as free shipping postal codes or countries, see the Free Shipping KB article for more information.