Per-product shipping rate or exception?

Sean_Di_Ianni
New Member
1 0 1

Hi Ewa,

I also would benefit from this app.  Add me to the Epic Wants list too. I sell artwork in my store, and often have to pack very lightweight objects with lots of packing, meaning weight is not a good qualifier for shipping cost.  I also sell very small things at very high prices, or larger things at comparatively low prices, so price doesn't work well as a determinate either.   It seems to me that being able to specify shipping rates for individual products, and being able to offer shipping options for those products is a good solution.  More work for whoever is creating the product, but ultimately more flexible and accurate, which can save money!

Thanks!

Amy_Pogue
Excursionist
15 0 5

Sean, ditto. We have a similar problem with small, expensive items and large, inexpensive items. Shopify, please make your shipping more flexible! This should not be an Epic Want. It should be a main function of your site. Your customers and our customers want more options for handling shipping!

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Saskia_Rysenbry
Shopify Partner
3 0 0

Hey! I would LOVE this function. I agree with you Amy - it shouldn't be an Epic Want ! Please notify me when it comes available!!!

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Justin_Hanus
New Member
1 0 0

I would appreciate this functionality as well. Please notify me when something has been developed.

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Brownbay
New Member
2 0 0

This needs to be developed right away. 

All of Shopify's competitors have it... Trying to sell real products online with Shopify is starting to become a chore. 

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HunkyBill
Shopify Expert
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Upgrade your shop to have access to the Carrier Shipping API so you can offer custom rates per product. With that you can assemble a shipping price that is deadly accurate per product. For example, you can ship a heavy small box from New Jersey for cost $X and a light huge box with Dim Weights from Dallas with price $Y on the same customer order where they see the price $X + $Y.

It frees you up from making crazy guesses about shipping costs when you control the shipping rates you present to your customers. I have made many custom Apps that do just this, to the satisfaction of the merchants. Due to the large amount of variance in what a merchant may actually need, it is hard to find a one-size-fits-all solution for this, hence the great option merchants have of drawing up exactly what they need.

 

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Emma_Donaldson
New Member
1 0 0

We'd love for this to be added too - some of our products should be free delivery but we're struggling to figure this out. 

 

Thanks

 

Emma

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Helen_Jones
Excursionist
117 0 11

Hi all,

Found this topic and I think this app might fit your needs: https://apps.shopify.com/checkout-boost

This app allows you to set free shipping for some products in store only, depending on your choice.

Moreover, you can also set free shipping, free gift or discount to customers if they share their cart on Facebook, Twitter,... It will not only encourage them to finish their cart to catch your offer, but it will also help you reach more new customers on social networks.

Hope it helps :) 

Helen 

Socialcommerce.ninja - Our mission is to help you sell better.
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Amy42
Explorer
201 0 22

Any news on a shopify update on this as its desperately needed for items we dropship.

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rj64
Shopify Partner
695 1 14

Please add my name to this epic wants list, I offer free shipping over a certain cost - but am now starting to sell much cheaper products as well - those customers really don't want to pay shipping, so I need to be able to set it on a product type basis.

jewellery designer-maker & nature inspired photographer | West Yorkshire, UK
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