How to Ship WooCommerce Custom Product Boxes via FedEx
With this article, we’ll show you how to create and ship WooCommerce Custom Product Boxes from your online store. As an example, we’ll cover how to ship them via FedEx services using the WooCommerce Shipping plugin for FedEx.
WooCommerce Custom Product Boxes Plugin
The WooCommerce Custom Product Boxes plugin is an amazing plugin that helps customers create product bundles on the Cart page. Customers can purchase a set of products in just one single order. You could combine certain products and create an appropriate box to fit in.
With this plugin, you’ll have more control over the products that customers choose to add in the Cart. The plugin offers a great flexibility to mix and match products to create ideal assortments, which could increase your sales as well. With the option to create a bundle, all the similar products can be sold together based on the customer preference.
You can learn more about plugin on its product page. For now, let us see how to ship WooCommerce Custom Product Boxes using a special shipping plugin.
WooCommerce Shipping Plugin for FedEx
WooCommerce Shipping plugin for FedEx is one of the best FedEx shipping solutions that has the capability to automate the entire shipping process. This includes the process of showing real-time rates, printing labels, and sharing shipment tracking details with customers and much more!
Besides that, the plugin even offers advanced features such as bulk shipping label creation, shipment tracking across the globe, the ability to adjust shipping rates, etc.,
Creating and Shipping WooCommerce Custom Product Boxes
Once you’ve installed the WooCommerce Custom Product Boxes plugin, all you need to do is create a new product that will serve as the custom assorted product. Customers can choose from all the available products on your store and create the custom products by themselves.
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.
You can easily create 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.
WooCommerce Custom Product Box options
Following are the available options that could be used to define the custom product boxes.
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.
This option allows you to set the number of items customers can add to the product.
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.
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.
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.
You can choose to display the gift message and even set the custom message label for the custom box.
Now, if you’re done setting up the product then you can Publish it to make it live. The product will be visible to your customers on the products/shop page.
How to Ship Custom Product Boxes using the WooCommerce Shipping Plugin for FedEx
As soon as the customer will enter a destination address on the checkout, the plugin will display the real-time shipping rates on the cart page. The image below shows the official FedEx shipping rates returned by the plugin.
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.
And here is the shipping label generated by the plugin.
WooCommerce Custom Product Boxes plugin is a brilliant plugin that focuses providing benefits to both you and your customers. Your buyers can combine similar products together and create a single package instead of browsing and picking products one-by-one. Whereas the WooCommerce Shipping plugin for FedEx helps in shipping the assorted products via FedEx services.
We hope this guide would have helped you. If you need any help setting up the plugin or need more information then feel free to Contact PluginHive Customer Support.
Happy selling! 🙂