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Create And Ship WooCommerce Custom Product Assortments via FedEx

In this article, we will be using WooCommerce Custom Product Boxes plugin to create a custom product assortment. Further, it will cover how using WooCommerce FedEx Shipping plugin, you can easily handle the shipping for your assorted products.

Online business is all about where can you get the best shopping experience. With so many online businesses, it affects a great deal if the customers can have even a slightest better experience somewhere else. WooCommerce offers tons of features that help both the store owners as well as their customers. However, the option to choose and combine the products together and create an assortment is not one of them. Creating an assorted product is very helpful for increasing the sales of certain products. The store owners can make sure all the similar products can be combined together and bought as a single package, instead of browsing and picking your products one-by-one.

This article deals with one of the easiest ways to create assorted products by selecting from all the available products. However, before that, let us take a quick look at what the two plugins have to offer.

WooCommerce FedEx Shipping Plugin

WooCommerce FedEx Shipping Plugin
WooCommerce FedEx Shipping Plugin

WooCommerce FedEx Shipping plugin is the #1 FedEx shipping plugin that has the capability to automate the whole shipping process. This plugin offers WooComerce store owners real-time FedEx shipping rates for domestic as well as international shipments. Besides, the plugin offers advanced features such as bulk shipping label creation, shipment tracking across the globe, the ability to adjust shipping rates, etc.

WooCommerce Custom Product Boxes Plugin

WooCommerce Custom Product Boxes plugin is an amazing plugin for both the WooCommerce store owners as well as their customers. With the help of this plugin, WooCommerce store owners can help their customers create their own bundles. In addition, store owners can have complete control over the products a customer can add to the box. The plugin offers a great flexibility to mix and match products to create an ideal assortment. Moreover, in doing so, store owners can help increase the sales of their products. With the option to create a bundle, all the similar products can be sold together based on the customer preference.

Now, since we have the idea of what these plugins offer, let us see how these plugins work together.

Creating WooCommerce Custom Product Boxes

WooCommerce Custom Product Boxes is an easy-to-use plugin that helps store owners create custom assorted products in a go. Once the plugin is installed and activated, all you need to do is create a new product. This product will serve as the custom assorted product. The customers can choose from all the available products in the store and create their own custom product. Besides, if you want to provide limited options to the customers, you can choose which products the customers will be able to add in this product. The image below shows the edit product page with the added option by WooCommerce Custom Product Boxes plugin.

fedex page

You can easily your newly created custom product by tweaking the options shown in the above image. Let us see what are the options available in the image.

  1. Pricing Type – The plugin allows you to set up the price for the custom product with the pricing type option. Using this option you can set the price of the custom product to a Fixed Price or you can calculate it dynamically.
  2. Box Quantity – This option allows you to set the number of items customers can add to the product.
  3. Box Layout – You can customize where and how this product will be displayed along with all the constituent products in it. You can choose from Vertical layout, Horizontal layout or Vertical Right Layout for the Custom Box.
  4. Columns in Gift Box – When the product will be selected on the products page or shop page, it will be visible in the form of grids. This option allows you to set the number of columns (2 or 3) you want in that grid.
  5. Columns in Product Layout – Unlike the previous option, this field will let you choose the number of columns in another grid. This grid will display all the products available to create the custom product on the shop page.
  6. Gift Message – You can choose to display the gift message and even set the custom message label for the custom box.

After setting up the product, all you need to do is publish the product. The product will be visible to your customers on the products/shop page. Now let us take a look at how you can ship such products with the help of WooCommerce FedEx Shipping plugin.

Shipping Custom Product Assortments – FedEx Shipping Plugin

WooCommerce FedEx Shipping plugin is best shipping plugin that lets you ship your products via FedEx. All you need to do is set up the plugin and add the product to the cart. As soon as the customer will add the destination address, the plugin will show real-time shipping rates on the cart page. The image below shows the official FedEx shipping rates returned by the plugin.

fedex shipping services

Customers can choose from various shipping services for both domestic and international shipping. Once they place the order successfully, the store owner can easily generate the packages to pack the products easily. Just select the order and click on Generate Packages. The image below shows the packages created for the order with a Custom Assorted Products containing 4 products weighing 3 lbs each.

fedex box

As discussed, you can choose to pack all the products together or you can select to pack and ship them individually based on your preferences. After creating packages, clicking on Create Shipment will generate the official FedEx Shipping Label for your orders. The image below shows the option to print the shipping label as well as the return shipping label.

print label

And here is the shipping label generated by the plugin.

fedex shipping label

Final Thoughts…

WooCommerce is an amazing platform when it comes to online business. It not only serves great for the business owners but also allows customers to have a choice of what they are buying. WooCommerce Custom Product Boxes plugin is one such plugin that focuses on the benefits of both the store owners as well as their customers.

On the other hand, WooCommerce FedEx Shipping plugin, being the best shipping plugin, makes it easier to ship products across the globe. This article covers how easy it can get, for the customers to choose what they need as an assorted product. And how easily store owners can ship such products via FedEx.

Last Updated On September 21, 2018