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How do I quote shipping on Shopify?


There are a few different ways that you can quote shipping on Shopify. The first way is to use the shipping calculator built into Shopify. To do this, go to your shop’s admin area and click on “Settings.” From there, click on “Shipping” and then scroll down to the “Shipping Calculator” section. Enter the details of your shipment ( origins, destinations, weights, etc.) and Shopify will give you a quote.

Another way to quote shipping is to use one of the many shipping APIs that are available. These APIs will often give you more accurate quotes than the Shopify calculator, as they take into account real-time data like fuel surcharges and live rates from carriers. Some popular.

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Shipping quotes for draft orders?

I sell a lot of custom items, so I use draft orders frequently. Unfortunately, draft orders only allow me to pick free shipping or a dollar amount.

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Ideally, I would like to be able to add box size and weight in the draft order like I can when I create a shipping label and have it automatically calculate the rate based on the customers info that I’ve already input into the draft order. But that isn’t an option.

As far as I can tell, there is no way for me to easily look up the Shopify shipping rates. The Shopify Shipping Calculator here only shows USPS rates and still requires a lot of manual entry to get a quote. Logging in to get UPS rates only shows rates to 5 major cities and doesn’t allow for box dimensions, which does me zero good. I can create a $0 order to get a rate, that is a ton of extra work.

It seems crazy to me that I’m spending several hundred dollars a month in Shopify and shipping fees and these basic shipping tools are not available to me. I tried looking at third party shipping apps, but none of them seem to do what I need. From what I can tell, most of the third party apps need a completed order before they can be imported.

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Nikolas White

Logistic, Warehouse and Shipping Services Expert. My work has been published in many different formats across North America with topics ranging from international trade to global logistics or supply chain management–all on the forefront of what’s happening right now!

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