Frequently Asked Questions
Say, your warehouse is located in Los Angeles, California. It’s cheaper for you to ship an order to San Francisco, California, than to New York City. So you can use table rate to determine shipping costs basing on the following combinations:
In this article, we will consider how to configure table rates as a shipping method in Magento 2, import CSV, and show you an example of a table. Let’s start.
Helpful tip: Do you want to use more complex dependencies between address, cart weight, and volume, order subtotal, and price? Take a look at the Amasty Shipping Table Rates extension. It allows you to create an unlimited number of custom shipping methods and rate combinations, define special fees for extra-large or fragile products, show shipping method comments and labels on the frontend.
To start using table rates, do the following steps:
Say, your shipping rate depends on the cart subtotal and state where you are shipping. For states where you have warehouses, you have preferential rates. In this case, you will use the Price v. Destination condition.
In the table below, you can see how the shipping fee changes according to cart subtotal for all the orders with shipping region California (CA) and Utah (UT):
|COUNTRY||REGION / STATE||ZIP / POSTAL CODE||ORDER SUBTOTAL (and above)||SHIPPING PRICE|
The shipping price is lower for these states than for the rest of the country and varies from $5 to $15. The symbol * represents all values i.e. if we put * in the Zip Code column, that means we want to use this rule for all the addresses of this region.