Add Shipping Method – India

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This article will guide you in adding Domestic Shipping Method to your store.

Tip : Setting up a Shipping Method is an absolute necessity when you take your store online.
You can set up a number of Shipping Methods on My Mak Buddy. Eg : Store Pickup, Shipping, 24 Hour Delivery, 7-10 days Delivery, Free Delivery (on reaching a particular amount).

Settings

First of all, log in to your Vendor Account. Go to the Settings Shipping tab.

You can set up Domestic Shipping as well as International Shipping on My Mak Buddy (MMB)

You will find two options for shipping : Zone Wise Shipping & Shipping System

Add Shipping Method Types

Zone Wise Shipping

Select Domestic Shipping – India or click Add Shipping Method to Edit.

Add Shipping Method Zone Wise Shipping 1
Adding Shipping Method

Following will appear as soon as you click Edit or Add Shipping Method.

Add Shipping Method Zone Wise Shipping 2

1. Previous Shipping System : Ignore this for now. We are covering in the next section. It can only be used when you ship all over India.

2. Select States : Leave blank if you want to ship to all States of India. You can also select specific states where you ship.

3. Limit ZIP/Postcodes : If you enable this you can limit shipping to specific Postcodes/Pincodes only.

While limiting pin/post codes, you can enter more than one Pin Code separated by comma. Eg: 110001, 110002, 110003

While limiting pin/post codes, you can also select range of Pin Code by putting three dot and separated by a comma. Eg: 110001…110097, 110101…110197,110200

4. Add Shipping Method : When you click on this, three type of Shipping Method will appear. They are:-

Flat Rate

Used for charging a flat rate.

  • First Step : Select the Flat Rate then click on Add Shipping Method.
  • Second Step : Click on Edit.
  • Third Step : Explained below with screenshot.

Eg. 24 Hour delivery, Priority Pickup, Home Delivery (if your store has local home delivery only. Remember to put Pin/post code restriction)

Add Shipping Methos Flat Rate
First Step
Add Shipping Method Flat Rate Second Step
Second Step

Third Step

Add Shipping Method India Flat Rate Third Step 1

1. Flat Rate : Change the label as per your convenience. Eg. Priority Pickup, 24 Hour Delivery, Shipping etc

2. Cost : You can enter an amount or

  • Charge based on the quantity. Formula – amount in figure*[qty]
    • Eg – 10
    • Eg – 10*[qty]
  • Charge based on percentage. Formula – [fee percent=’x’ min_fee=’y’ max_fee=’z’]
    • Eg- [fee percent=‘x’ min_fee=‘y’ max_fee=‘z’] where
      • x=percentage fee
      • y=minimum fee that will be charged irrespective of price
      • z=maximum fee that can be charged irrespective of total cart amount or total quantity.
Add Shipping Method India Flat Rate Third Step 2

3. Tax Status : Choose whether taxable or not. None/Taxable

4. Description : Give a description of the type of shipping. It will not be shown to the customer.

I know this may be little confusing if you are a beginner. We have explained in detail in an article on Flat Rate Shipping.

Click here to learn Flat Rate Shipping in detail.

Add Shipping Method Flat Rate Third Step 3

Shipping Class Cost : You can charge you products based on the size of the products.

You will get option of choosing shipping class while adding products.

You can ignore shipping class costs if you are not willing to charge separately.

5. “Large Sized Item” shipping class cost : You can enter an amount or

  • Charge based on the quantity. Formula – amount in figure*[qty],
    • Eg – 10
    • Eg – 10*[qty]
  • Charge based on percentage. Formula – [fee percent=”x” min_fee=”y” max_fee=”z”]
    • Eg- [fee percent=”x” min_fee=”y” max_fee=”z“] where
      • x=percentage fee
      • y=minimum fee that will be charged irrespective of price
      • z=maximum fee that can be charged irrespective of total cart amount or total quantity.
Add Shipping Method Flat Rate Third Step 4

6. “Middle Sized Item” shipping class cost : You can enter an amount or use formula as explained in “Large Sized Item” shipping class cost.

7. “Small Sized Item” shipping class cost : You can enter an amount or use formula as explained in “Large Sized Item” shipping class cost.

Then click Save Settings

I know this may be little confusing if you are a beginner. We have explained in detail in an article on Flat Rate Shipping.

Click here to learn Flat Rate Shipping in detail.

Local Pickup

Used for charging for Local Pickup or Pickup from store.

  • First Step : Select the Local Pickup then click on Add Shipping Method.
  • Second Step : Click on Edit.
  • Third Step : Explained below with screenshot.

Eg. Store Pickup, Priority Pickup etc

Add Shipping Method Local Pickup
First Step
Add Shipping Method Local Pickup Second Step
Second Step

Third Step

Add Shipping Method Local Pickup Third Step

1. Title : You can edit label Local Pick. Eg. Store Pickup

2. Cost : Put the amount you want to charge for Pickup. Keep it as zero for no charge.

3. Tax Status : Chose None or Taxable.

4. Description : Give a description for the shipping. It will not be shown to the Customer.

Then click Save Settings.

Free Shipping

Used for setting up Free Shipping. You can make eligible for free shipping on reaching a particular amount.

  • First Step : Select the Free Shipping then click on Add Shipping Method.
  • Second Step : Click on Edit.
  • Third Step : Explained below with screenshot.

Eg. Free Shipping (above Rs 2000/-)

Add Shipping Method Free Shipping
First Step
Add Shipping Method Free Shipping Second Step
Second Step

Third Step

Add Shipping Method Free Shipping Third Step

1. Method Title : You can edit label Free Shipping.

2. Minimum order amount for free shipping : Put the amount after which you want to offer Free Shipping/Delivery.

Then click Save Settings.

Additional Domestic Shipping

Use this if you ship to specific states only and have more than one shipping type.

Example: Free Shipping to a particular Pincodes in Delhi and Haryana and chargeable shipping to the rest of Delhi and Haryana.

Shipping System

You can set up Shipping System to add different rates for different States in India. You can even have a base rate for Shipping.

Use this only if you ship all over India. Otherwise use Zone Wise Shipping

To setup Shipping System, click on Click Here as shown in the screenshot below 👇🏻

Add Shipping Method Additional Domestic Shipping

Then the Shipping System setup will show up.

Add Shipping Method Shipping Sysytem Setup

1. Enable Shipping : Check this checkbox if you want to enable this shipping system. If not checked, the shipping system will not work.

2. Default Shipping Price : This is the base price and will be the starting shipping price for each product.

3. Per Product Additional Price : If a customer buys more than one product from your store, the first product of every second type will be charged with this price.

4. Per Qty Additional Price : Every second product of the same will be charged with this price.

5. Processing Time : The time required before sending the product for delivery. You can select based on your convenience. You can select from one day to 7-8 weeks.

6. Shipping Policy : Enter your store’s shipping policy. Enter Shipping Policy here if you use Shipping System. If you have entered Shipping Policy on Zone Wise Shipping, it will appear automatically here also.

7. Refund Policy : Enter your store’s Refund Policy. Enter Refund Policy here if you use Shipping System. If you have entered Refund Policy on Zone Wise Shipping, it will appear automatically here also.

8. Ships From : Location from where the products are shipped for delivery. You can select a country.

9. Ship To : Enter the Country you are shipping to.

10. Cost : If the shipping price is same for all the states, use this field. If not manually add prices for each state separately by clicking Add Location.

11. Add Location : Add different prices for different state. If not entered only the Default Shipping Price as 2 above will be charged from the Customer.

Conclusion

That’s it, setting up Shipping is easy. If you find it difficult in setting up Shipping, write or email support, we will setup your shipping within 48 hours (Include type of shipping and charges including Pin Code while asking for support).

Generally we set up shipping and hand over to the Vendor within 24 hours on receiving request for assistance.

Thank you for reading.

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