FAQ: Shipping Table Rates

Shipping Table Rates
Can I import my previous shipping rates to use them with the extension?

Yes, shipping table rates can be imported using a CVS file. All of them can be later edited manually. To see the screenshot follow the link below.

Can I set different Magento shipping method depending on a product type?

Yes, there is a "shipping_type" attribute, so you can set different rates for different product types using it. For example, you can create table rates based on weight unit.

Can I set shipping rates based on cart total?

Yes, it’s possible since a Price condition will sum up prices of all products in a shopping cart (provided shipping types are not set).

Can I set up different shipping rates based on customer groups?

Yes, the flexible table rates configuration allows for choosing which shipping methods should be available for each customer group.

Can I use wildcards in a postcode field?

Yes, a Shipping Table Rates extension supports wildcards for zip and other data variables, a symbol “%” is used.

Can this extension handle UK postcode for the zip field?

Yes, Magento table rates can be applied to region codes. The extension can handle UK zip codes, for instance.

Does Magento Shipping Table Rates extension support backend orders?

Yes, the module works fine with backend orders.

Does this extension support matrix rates or other 3rd party extensions?

The module is compatible with most of the shipping extensions that implement Magento shipping interface. If there are any conflicts, we will fix them for you.

Shipping & Payment By Customer Groups is 100% compatible with our Shipping Table Rates and Shipping Restrictions.

Does this extension support multi-store configuration?

Yes, sure, the module supports multiple websites and multiple store views.

I want to import table rates automatically. What should I do?
First, you need to call this: Mage::getModel('amtable/rate')->deleteBy($methodId); OR Amasty_Table_Model_Rate::deleteBy($methodId) This will erase any data in the method. And that is how you make import: Mage::getModel('amtable/rate')->import...
Is it possible to assign a shipping rate to an entire category?

Yes, you can assign an attribute "shipping_type" to the entire category, and then use this attribute to set the rate.

Is there a limit of the number of rates that are supported per each method?

No, Magento multiple table rates allow a limitless number of rates that can be created per each shipping method.

Methods are not displayed on the checkout page according to the priority I’ve set. What’s wrong with them?
You can apply the priority option to shipping methods only in case you need to choose the rate for the products that meet the requirements of two or more different methods. Shipping methods on the checkout page are being sorted by native Magento functionality...
What happens if two different product types are shipped at the same time?

Thanks to highly adjustable settings, you have a possibility to sum up, use min./max. rates for products with different shipping types.

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