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# How to use Table rate!

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Hi... I'm a guy from Denmark, and i'm building up my online store.

The only problem i have, is that I don't understand how to use the shipping methods.

How do I get the table rate to calculate the price?

I have tried to add some products for testing it, but all prices i 22 dollars for shipping, (In my Dreams :blush: )

Beside that I don't understand the code:

25:8.50,50:5.50,10000:0.00

What is each number for? I don't get it?

And how can it calculate the distance?

I hope for some answers.... :rolleyes:

Lars Andersen

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Table rate does not calculate extra for distance. I use region based rates and set up a different table for each different geographic area I ship to.

The numbers in your table come in sets.

The first number in your example would be all orders up to \$25 would be charged \$8.50 for shipping.

Over \$25 and up to \$50 would be charged \$5.50 shipping.

I prefer to charge more shipping on larger orders as they actually cost more to ship.

Tim

Hi... I'm a guy from Denmark, and i'm building up my online store.

The only problem i have, is that I don't understand how to use the shipping methods.

How do I get the table rate to calculate the price?

I have tried to add some products for testing it, but all prices i 22 dollars for shipping, (In my Dreams :blush: )

Beside that I don't understand the code:

25:8.50,50:5.50,10000:0.00

What is each number for? I don't get it?

And how can it calculate the distance?

I hope for some answers.... :rolleyes:

Lars Andersen

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Thank you so much!

You saved my day!

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Table rate does not calculate extra for distance. I use region based rates and set up a different table for each different geographic area I ship to.

The numbers in your table come in sets.

The first number in your example would be all orders up to \$25 would be charged \$8.50 for shipping.

Over \$25 and up to \$50 would be charged \$5.50 shipping.

I prefer to charge more shipping on larger orders as they actually cost more to ship.

Tim

Hi Again

can the shipping not be done by weight? And does the law require an Exat price for shipping or are you allowed to take a higher one? Cause, it is a little difficult to calculate to all states in america, and they alle need a different price.

An d are Oscommerce using pounds or Kilograms? My version is 2.2 MS2

Thanks Again

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Hi... I'm a guy from Denmark, and i'm building up my online store.

The only problem i have, is that I don't understand how to use the shipping methods.

How do I get the table rate to calculate the price?

I have tried to add some products for testing it, but all prices i 22 dollars for shipping, (In my Dreams :blush: )

Beside that I don't understand the code:

25:8.50,50:5.50,10000:0.00

What is each number for? I don't get it?

And how can it calculate the distance?

I hope for some answers.... :rolleyes:

Lars Andersen

There is more than one table rate. Assuming you are using one based on weight, the first number is the weight, the second number is the price of shipping.

25:8.5 would mean up to 25 units of weight, the cost is 8.5 units of currency

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There is more than one table rate. Assuming you are using one based on weight, the first number is the weight, the second number is the price of shipping.

25:8.5 would mean up to 25 units of weight, the cost is 8.5 units of currency

When y say units, are that pounds or Kg ( or do I deside that)

If you are from USA qould you then tell what the main price per unit is?

Ciao

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When y say units, are that pounds or Kg ( or do I deside that)

If you are from USA qould you then tell what the main price per unit is?

Ciao

The weight unit is what you use, osc does not care. The only reference to the unit of weight is text in some modules.

The us uses lbs and \$, in australia we uses kg and \$.

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There is more than one table rate. Assuming you are using one based on weight, the first number is the weight, the second number is the price of shipping.

25:8.5 would mean up to 25 units of weight, the cost is 8.5 units of currency

Okay, but now when i have fixed the prices it say 0.00 when i go to checkout, i have checked for failure in my zone and table rates but there aren't any.

I have set in: 5:8.50,10:10.50,35:20.00 In zone rates and table rates: 5:9.50,10:10.50,35:20.00,50:35,50

What have I done wrong?

Lars

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Okay, but now when i have fixed the prices it say 0.00 when i go to checkout, i have checked for failure in my zone and table rates but there aren't any.

I have set in: 5:8.50,10:10.50,35:20.00 In zone rates and table rates: 5:9.50,10:10.50,35:20.00,50:35,50

What have I done wrong?

Lars

50:35.50 <---------------- yours has comma instead of .

Are prices displaying in your shop?

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50:35.50 <---------------- yours has comma instead of .

Are prices displaying in your shop?

The prices are now showing, but Now I have another question, If i only want some items to be available to USA and Canada, how do I do that? Cause some of my products are only available in these countries?

What I mean, is that some of my dropship products only can be ship in USA and Canada. And I don't want to have a costumer, who not have read the terms of service and live outside US and Canada, to order these.

I have the v. 2.2 MS2