Shipping Cost Optimization: WooCommerce FedEx Shipping Plugin


In this article, we will be covering WooCommerce FedEx Shipping Plugin and see how using the plugin WooCommerce store owners can include whatever profits they want to add to the shipping rates returned by the plugin. Read along.

WooCommerce store owners tend to provide their customers with cheaper shipping rates and in some cases, Free Shipping too. However, this doesn’t mean that there won’t be any shipping charge associated with the shipment. Ideally, the store owners choose the cheapest shipping option and deliver the products to the customers. This way, they gain more customers at the expense of the shipping cost. Besides this, another option can easily accommodate the additional profits store owners want to the shipping rates.

According to Simon, a WooCommerce store owner, “…I like the plugin but I have some questions. I’m in Denver building a site for a client in Houston. I would like to use your plugin. How would I configure the shipping costs to include whatever profit my client would like to add to the shipping as part of the “handling” portion of the order..? Please explain how that works..?

Best regards..!

Shipping Rate Adjustment with WooCommerce FedEx Plugin

WooCommerce FedEx Shipping Plugin allows store owners to provide real-time accurate shipping rates directly from FedEx. However, using this plugin, store owners can easily include additional charges to the shipping rates and cover up their loses. WooCommerce FedEx Shipping plugin allows store owners to adjust shipping rates in two ways.

  • Adding a Flat Rate value to the shipping rates
  • Increasing Shipping Rates by some percentage value of the shipping cost

WooCommerce store owners can choose the shipping option for which they want to adjust the shipping rates. They can find the shipping option in the plugin settings. There they can add the values in the Price Adjustment columns to increase the shipping rates. The image below shows the price adjustment using WooCommerce FedEx Shipping plugin.

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In this article, we discussed the WooCommerce FedEx plugin and how using this plugin, store owners can accommodate the additional rates as profits, to the shipping rates. Using this article WooCommerce store owners can easily add a certain amount to the shipping rates returned by the plugin. Also, if the store owners are not comfortable with adding the flat rate values, the plugin lets store owners add some percentage amount of the total shipping cost to the final shipping rates.

About the plugin…

WooCommerce Shipping Plugin for FedEx with Print Label

  • Get real-time accurate FedEx Shipping rates
  • Add extra handling charges to the shipping cost
  • Provide discounts on shipping cost
  • Generate shipping labels
  • Track your FedEx Shipments
  • Premium Version Cost for a single site– $99