WooCommerce: Split cart items from the same order and ship via multiple shipping methods

First things first :). Product Vendors is a WordPress plugin which will enable marketplace capabilities for WooCommerce. The Problem to Solve. Let me explain about the problem we have faced after turning a WooCommerce store to the marketplace. When the customer adds a number of products from various vendors to the cart, shipping options will be shown common for all those cart items. That is the default way WooCommerce handles it. But, there is a high possibility that customer wants to save [...]

Per Product Shipping Plugin for WooCommerce

This tutorial explains the business case for per product shipping by using WooCommerce Table Rate Shipping Pro Plugin. Please refer to the product page to know more about the plugin features. Per Product Shipping for WooCommerce Business case: For shipping calculation, override/customize the item quantity using product level shipping unit. Products will either count as multiple shipping units or fractional shipping units Assign shipping unit at product level based on the shipping complexity and configure shipping cost based on the total shipping units customer [...]

How to pack Items based on Weight?

Shipping costs have historically been calculated on the basis of gross weight in Kilograms or pounds. For getting real-time rates based on weight, select Parcel Packing Method as Weight based in the plugin Admin Settings. All orders above the Maximum weight limit will be split into several packages so that the weight of each package is below the limit. Plugin calculates shipping charges for each package and then adds them together to get the total order shipping cost. You can also choose to pack [...]

WooCommerce: Configure Box Dimensions

The Problem. There is a lot of confusion around on how to properly configure box sizes for various shipping methods including USPS. In reality, this is not as difficult as it seems to be if there is a basic understanding of how packaging works. This article is an attempt to explain the basic concept with few examples. Below example is explained taking USPS use case, but it is relevant even for UPS too. Basics. What is outer and inner length? Simple. Taking [...]