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Shipping internationally

If you're a Quick Shopping Cart® merchant who ships internationally, you cannot display rates from the U.S. Postal Service (U.S.P.S.), United Parcel Service (U.P.S.) or Federal Express (FedEx). Although you can't offer these methods for international shipments, you can configure and display at checkout custom shipping methods for international shipments.

With custom shipping methods, you base your rates on a percentage of the order total or the weight of the order, and then arrange the shipment with the carrier of your choice. While custom shipping might not be as accurate as other methods, its flexibility lets you display rates for international shipments.

Setting Custom Options for Price-Based Shipping

With Quick Shopping Cart you can set custom options for shipping charges. Quick Shopping Cart factors in handling fees and total order amounts to calculate shipping fees.

Note: Percentage options are based on total price of order.

To Set Custom Options for Price-Based Shipping

  1. Log in to your Quick Shopping Cart account.
  2. From the Set Up menu, go to Operations, and then select Shipping.
  3. In the Custom Shipping area, click Set Up.
  4. Click Add Custom Shipping.
  5. Select Order Total, and then set the price limits and shipping charges.
    • In the Min. Amount field, specify the minimum price for shipping.
    • In the Max. Amount field, specify the maximum price for shipping.
    • Select Fixed Rate or Percentage.
    • In the Fee area, enter amounts for Domestic Handling Fees and International Handling Fees, or enter 0.00 to not charge handling fees.
    • To add another row, click Add.
    • To delete a row, click X on the row.
  6. In the Handling Fee area, select Fixed Rate or Percentage and specify handling charges, if any.
  7. In the Postal-Code Surcharges area, specify surcharges by postal code.
    • In the Country field, select the country for which to add a surcharge.
    • In the Postal Code field, enter the postal code for which to add a surcharge.
    • Select Fixed Rate or Percentage.
    • In the Amount field, specify the surcharge.
    • To add another row, click Add.
    • To delete a row, click X on the row.
  8. In the Region Surcharges field, specify your surcharges by region.
    • In the Country field, select the country for which to add a surcharge.
    • In the State field, select the state for which to add a surcharge.
    • Select Fixed Rate or Percentage.
    • In the Amount field, specify the surcharge.
    • To add another row, click Add.
    • To delete a row, click X on the row.
  9. Click OK.

Setting Custom Options for Weight-Based Shipping

With Quick Shopping Cart you can set custom options for shipping charges. Quick Shopping Cart factors in handling fees and total weight to calculate shipping fees.

Note: Percentage options are based on total price of order.

To Set Custom Options for Weight-Based Shipping

  1. Log in to your Quick Shopping Cart account.
  2. From the Set Up menu, go to Operations, and then select Shipping.
  3. In the Custom area, click Enable.
  4. Click Add Custom Shipping.
  5. Select Order Weight, and then select to charge for Each Product or for the Entire Order.
  6. In the Shipping Options area, configure your shipping charges:
    • In the Min. Weight field, specify the minimum amount of weight for shipping.
    • In the Max. Weight field, specify the maximum amount of weight for shipping.
    • Select Fixed Rate or Percentage.
    • In the Fees area, enter amounts for Domestic Handling Fees and International Handling Fees, or enter 0.00 to not charge handling fees.
    • To add another row, click Add.
    • To delete a row, click X on the row.
  7. In the Fees area, select Fixed Rate or Percentage and specify handling charges, if any.
  8. In the Postal-Code Surcharges area, specify surcharges by postal code.
    • In the Country field, select the country for which to add a surcharge.
    • In the Postal Code field, enter the postal code for which to add a surcharge.
    • Select Fixed Rate or Percentage.
    • In the Amount field, specify the surcharge.
    • To add another row, click Add.
    • To delete a row, click X on the row.
  9. In the Region Surcharges field, specify surcharges by region.
    • In the Country field, select the country for which to add a surcharge.
    • In the State field, select the state for which to add a surcharge.
    • Select Fixed Rate or Percentage.
    • In the Amount field, specify the surcharge.
    • To add another row, click Add.
    • To delete a row, click X on the row.
  10. Click OK.

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