Managing Personal Rate UPS Shipping

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Personal Rate UPS Shipping is a feature that allows you to offer UPS shipping services with personalized rates on your website. This user guide will walk you through the steps to integrate and manage Personal Rate UPS Shipping on your website, providing your customers with better shipment visibility and a tailored shipping experience.

Step 1: Installation

1. To begin, log in to your website's admin area using your administrator credentials.

2. Once you are in the admin area, locate and click on the "App Shop" or "Store" tab in the menu.

3. In the App Shop or Store, use the search function to find the "Personal Rate UPS Shipping" module version 1.0.2. Click on the module and follow the on-screen prompts to complete the installation process.

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Step 2: Configuration

1. After successful installation, go to the "Modules," "Shipping," and "Online" tabs in the admin area.

2. Locate the "United Parcel Service" module and click on the "Edit" button to access its settings.

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3. Configure Restrictions:

In the "Restrictions" section, tailor Personal Rate UPS Shipping to your specific needs. You can restrict this shipping to specific customer groups, countries, and website pages. Enable tracking to provide better shipment visibility to your customers.

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4. Personal Rate UPS Settings:

In the "Settings" section, configure the Personal Rate UPS Shipping options.

  • Activate Personal Rate UPS shipping for your website
  • Enter your Personal Rate UPS access key, username, and password in the corresponding fields.
  • Choose the Personal Rate UPS pickup method and packaging type from the available options.
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  • Set up your customer classification code, shipping origin point, and details, such as origin city, state, country, and zip code.
  • Select whether to use this module in Test or Production mode based on your requirements.
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  • Choose between English or metric weight and length measurements for your packages.
  • Select the quote type for residential or commercial delivery based on your shipping needs.
  • To access discounted rates with Personal Rate UPS, enter your UPS account number in the corresponding field.
  • If you wish to manually enter a negotiated rate, ensure the "Negotiated rates" option is set to "False."
  • Select either flat fee or percentage handling type for this shipping method and enter the handling fee and currency code in the corresponding fields.
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  • Set package insurance options and choose shipping fee tax classes from the drop-down list.
  • Select the desired shipping zones (All World, USA, EU) to which you want to offer Personal Rate UPS shipping.
  • To control the order in which shipping options are displayed during checkout, enter a value in the corresponding field. Lower values will prioritize Personal Rate UPS Shipping over other shipping methods.
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  • You can disallow certain Personal Rate UPS shipping services by checking the box next to the required option not to offer it to your customers.
  • Set the shipping delay value to estimate the arrival date based on this value.
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  • To receive UPS error notifications by email, enable this option by choosing "Yes."
  • Choose your preferred time-in-transit view types and decide whether to display the package weight and number.
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Congratulations! You have now successfully integrated Personal Rate UPS shipping services with your website and customized its settings to meet your specific needs.

For any additional assistance or support, please refer to the documentation provided with the Personal Rate UPS Shipping module.