Simplify Shipping by Calculating Weight Based Rates for Different Types of Products using WooCommerce Table Rate Shipping Pro

WooCommerce store owners provide a variety of products to their customers. Sometimes the business owners may want to limit the products that they are shipping based on factors such as the shipping restrictions, the total weight of the package being too high, etc. In such scenarios, WooCommerce store owners require a mechanism where they must be able to restrict the customers from buying more quantity. At the same time, the shipping for the customers buying less must be a smooth process. According to Emily, a WooCommerce store owner,”…Hi..! I hope everything is nice on your part of the world…I have a little problem with this scenario. I want a shipping rate that goes from 0 to 10kg priced at 10€. For 10 to 100kg I require the rates to be 100€. I also have a certain type of products for which the shipping rate needs to be priced differently, such as, if the cart contains a product AND the cart weight is bellow 10Kg then I have a shipping rate of 50€, flat rate. However, if that same product is in the cart AND the total weight of the cart goes above 10kg then there shouldn’t be any shipping rate at all…I hope it is clear enough…Thanks in advance for your support..!

In this article we, will be covering WooCommerce Table Rate Shipping Pro plugin and how using this plugin, WooCommerce store owners can easily create shipping rules to simplify the shipping in case of a product type whose shipping is restricted by weight.

Selecting Factors for Creating Shipping Rules

WooCommerce Table Rate Shipping Pro plugin allows WooCommerce store owners to create shipping rules base don the factors such as the weight of the products, number of items in the cart, cart value, etc. It is a perfect tool when it comes to simplifying the complex shipping scenarios. In case of Emily’s shipping scenario, the following factors we will be considering for the shipping rules.

  • Method Title
  • Shipping Class
  • Weight
  • Rate Based on
  • Base Cost

Creating Shipping Rules

Now since we have selected the factors for creating shipping rules, we can easily create shipping rules for calculating the shipping rates. Emily’s shipping rules will be somewhat similar to the shipping rules shown in the image below.

Shipping Rates for Emily

Shipping Rates for Emily

Summary…

So this article covers WooCommerce Table Rate Shipping Pro plugin and how using this plugin you can easily configure shipping rates for different types of products that you are selling in your WooCommerce store. Using this article, the WooCommerce store owners can easily configure shipping rates based on the product weight for different types of products. It helps the store owners to restrict the shipping for a particular type of products up to a certain weight.


If you have any suggestion regarding the article, feel free to share your views in the comment section below. We have also attached some details about the plugin that we had discussed in this article.

About the plugin

WooCommerce Table Rate Shipping Pro plugin

  • Calculate shipping rates based on factors like,
    • Product Cost
    • Product Weight
    • Number of Items in the cart
    • Shipping Classes
    • Product Category
    • Destination Address
  • Basic Version of the plugin
  • Premium Version Cost – $69

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