You know exactly how orders vary between themselves in your store. It’s great that some customers order a lot. But their packages also weight a lot!
There’s little difference between 2, 5 and 10 kilos for your customers (somehow heavier, they could say). However, we know your perspective. The higher the weight, the more your carrier charges you for the delivery.
That’s why you need to configure shipping cost per weight. You can be sure you’ll learn it in this article. I’ll guide you step by step.
There are two ways in which you can configure shipping cost per weight in WooCommerce:
Flat rate for a rule means for example:
You can define as many rules like that as you want.
However, it may be quite difficult if you need more than a few rules. You can use automatization then.
Automatic calculation of a rule means for example:
I’ll show you how to configure both (flat rate and automatic calculation) options.
Now, you have to know about the cost of implementation. You can configure shipping cost per weight in WooCommerce for free. You just need to use Flexible Shipping plugin.
However, if you want to set automated rules, you need to upgrade Flexible Shipping to the PRO version.
Let’s begin, then!
First, look at the introduction video. It helps to understand the Flexible Shipping:
As you see, you can create virtually any shipping scenario you want! We will configure shipping cost per weight using this plugin.
Over 100,000 people use Flexible Shipping and they love it:
You’ll love it, too!
However, it’s not about loving the plugin.
For you, it is about configuring shipping cost per weight. And that’s what we’ll do next.
Simply download Flexible Shipping and we’ll proceed with this guide.
Look at the overview of Flexible Shipping configuration.
It helps to understand how to configure shipping methods in general. I’ll show you shipping cost per weight after this video.
So, watch the video and we’ll continue with this guide:
So, let’s use the example from the beginning of this article:
You need to configure shipping rules like this:
Do you remember the examples from this guide’s beginning? Let’s talk them over one by one.
Don’t forget you need PRO version of Flexible Shipping to automate rules calculation.
You need to configure shipping a rule like this:
How does it work?
Now, the rules for the second example:
How does it work?
In this guide, you’ve learned how to configure shipping cost per weight in WooCommerce. Did this guide help you? Let us know in the comments section below. We’re looking for your feedback.