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Calculate Shipping Cost Per Quantity of Products using WooCommerce Table Rate Shipping Pro

In this article, we will be covering how to create shipping rules such that the shipping rates will be calculated based on the quantity of product added to the cart, using WooCommerce Table Rate Shipping Pro plugin.

There are not many options when it comes to personalizing shipping rates based on the store owner’s preferences. WooCommerce Table Rate Shipping plugin allows store owners to create shipping rules based on a lot of factors. These factors include product weight, quantity, price, shipping classes, destination address, etc. This way the plugin can help in achieving lots of shipping scenarios.

According to John, a WooCommerce store owner, “…We sell products that we want to be shipped based on the quantity like, if there is one product shipping rate should be $12, if there are two it should be $13.5. If there are three to five products, shipping should be $22 and for ten products in the cart, shipping should be $39, and so on… How can I set the shipping to calculate per quantity of products..? Is there any way to do it..?

Creating Shipping Rules

WooCommerce Table Rate Shipping Pro plugin allows store owners to select the factors based on which they can create shipping rules. In case of John, since he wants the shipping rates to be based on the product quantity, he needs to select the following from the Matrix Columns in plugin’s settings tab.

  • Method Title
  • Method Group
  • Item
  • Rates Based On
  • Base Cost

The image below shows the plugin settings tab with all the above matrix columns.

Selected Matrix columns

Once John has selected the above columns, he can easily create shipping rules based on his requirements. The image below shows the shipping rules that will allow John to calculate shipping rates based on the product quantity.

John's shipping rules

Summary…

So this article covers WooCommerce Table Rate Shipping Pro plugin and how using this plugin you can easily configure quantity based shipping rates. WooComerce Table Rate Shipping Pro plugin is one of the most advanced plugins when it comes to calculation of shipping rates. This article covers how using this plugin, store owners can create shipping rules in such a way that the shipping rates will be calculated per quantity of products added to the cart.


If you have any suggestion regarding the article, feel free to share your views in the comment section below. We have also attached some details about the plugin that we had discussed in this article.

About the plugin

WooCommerce Table Rate Shipping Pro plugin

  • Calculate shipping rates based on factors like,
    • Product Cost
    • Product Weight
    • Number of Items in the cart
    • Shipping Classes
    • Product Category
    • Destination Address
  • Premium Version Cost – $69
Last Updated On September 21, 2018