perishable items

A Guide to Shipping Perishable Items in WooCommerce using FedEx Shipping Plugin

WooCommerce is one of the best eCommerce platforms that allow business owners to sell items. And you might already know that shipping products like the t-shirt and electronic item, is quite an easy job. However, the story changes when the store owner has to ship perishable items to their customers. These type of items are very delicate in nature and need special attention. Store owners have to take into account of all the possible things that can go wrong [...]

ship frozen

How to Ship Frozen Items using Dry Ice via FedEx

Different type of stores sells different type of products. This also means that the store owners need to come up with different shipping solutions for different type of products. So, if you want to sell and ship frozen items from your online store then you need to introduce some relevant changes in your shipping process. Items such as medical products, food items or some non-hazardous chemicals, are required to be shipped with dry ice as a refrigerant. This is [...]

conditional shipping

How to Set up Conditional Shipping with XAdapter’s Multi-Carrier Plugin

The power to control the shipping methods is something that many WooCommerce store owners seek. Controlling or limiting certain shipping methods to different regions can help them to achieve various business scenarios. If you are looking for a plugin that allows you to perform conditional shipping then you are more likely to stumble upon the Multi-Carrier Shipping plugin. This plugin has features to modify the settings in such a way that you can easily configure the shipping methods based on your business need. Moreover, you can also decide how [...]

USPS Packing options

WooCommerce USPS Packing Options with XAdapter’s USPS Shipping Plugin

Did you know that 50% of shipping cart abandonment is due to high shipping rates? XAdapter's USPS Shipping Plugin offers you a lot of handy tools for effective WooCommerce USPS packing. Using them properly can save you from losing a lot of probable customers. WooCommerce USPS packing, mostly depends upon your business sphere and the type of product you sell. Perfectly packed shipments incur less USPS shipping charges. Going through the article you will gain an insight of the packing options available with USPS. And [...]

What is Stack First Packing Algorithm?

Once your customer has placed an order, the next crucial stage is packing those items into required boxes. With our Stamps.com Shipping Plugin with USPS Postage for WooCommerce, you can pack items individually, pack based on product weight and dimension, or pack based on total product weight. Why Stack First Packing Algorithm? Under Weight and dimension parcel packing method, we come across two packing algorithms namely, Volume-Based Box Packing  and Stack First Packing. While volume-based algorithm tries to fit the item in the box based on total [...]

Packing a Product that Ships in Two Boxes using UPS Box Packing

One of our customers came up with an interesting business case that had been bothering her for quite some time. Our customer, Jayne has an online store where she was facing the following issue. According to Jayne: Hello! We sell Vials (ex. 1000 seals per package) and they ship in two boxes. We know the box sizes(16"x13"x13" each) and the weights(21+21 lbs) with the items packed. What would be the best way to set-up the plugin? I've been doing trial and errors [...]

Understanding UPS Packaging Charges using WooCommerce UPS Shipping plugin

Shipping customer's orders have become one of the most important aspects for WooCommerce store owners for quite some time now. Among all other processes involved in shipping, product packaging still seems a bit confusing for some store owners. This has made it very difficult for them to determine the accurate package and shipping cost based on their business needs. This article will focus on the various UPS Package options and will help store owners understand UPS box-packaging calculations better. As a result, [...]