This article covers additional adjustments to the Weight Based Rates section of the Shipping tab of the Settings app after you've completed your initial configuration.
If you don't offer free shipping at all, you can set up weight-based rates for all orders. If you offer free shipping only for orders that cost a certain amount, you can offer weight-based rates for orders that cost less (note that if you offer free shipping on all orders, or you offer price-based rates, you can't offer weight-based rates). Make sure the Active toggle is on.
You can set a single rate for all orders not eligible for free shipping, or structure rates in tiers. To add a rate, press + New Weight Rate. To edit an existing rate, press anywhere on the rate details.
To set a weight-based rate:
- Enter a Minimum order weight (in lbs) and a Maximum order weight (in lbs). Note that you can leave either value blank, or both of them, if you don't want an upper or lower limit.
- Enter a Method Name (for example, "Standard Shipping"). It'll display on the checkout page for the customer.
- Enter an Est. Delivery Time to show the number of days customers can expect to wait to receive the shipment.
- Enter a Price.
- When you're finished, press Create New Rate.
To create additional weight-based rates, press + New Weight Rate again.
Make sure your tiers don't leave gaps or overlap. If they overlap, you'll receive an error message. If you leave a gap, you'll see an indicator in your rate list prompting you to define the rate for it. Press it to proceed.
To prevent gaps, you must make the upper limit of one tier the same as the lower limit of the next tier. If the order weight matches the shared value exactly, your store will apply the tier for which that value serves as an upper limit.
For information about different kinds of shipping rates, see the following articles: