Set up WooCommerce Freight Shipping with UPS Services

With this article, we’ll show you how to set up WooCommerce Freight Shipping and use UPS Freight shipping services for the final delivery. So read along to know more.

WooCommerce Freight Shipping

Most WooCommerce store owners are hesitant to deliver freight shipments because they believe the process is complex. However, that’s not entirely true and the process is rather simple.

With the help of the right WooCommerce shipping plugin, you should be able to set up WooCommerce freight shipping in no time. For that, you would require a shipping service, and an account that lets you ship freight shipments.

Let’s take an example to see how you can set up freight shipping using UPS shipping services.

According to Michael, a WooCommerce store owner,

We are currently shipping via UPS. Most of our products are not that heavy so things are going smooth. However, we have been planning to ship heavier products for some time now. We will be dealing with products weighing 220 lbs.

I wanted to confirm whether the WooCommerce UPS Shipping plugin will be able to handle the freight shipping and tariffs? Appreciate your help!

Setting up WooCommerce Freight Shipping using the WooCommerce UPS Shipping plugin

WooCommerce Freight Shipping is used typically for shipping products where the package size exceeds 150 lbs. In this case, since the store owner will be handling shipping for products weighing 220 lbs, it will be considered for UPS Freight Shipping.

The WooCommerce UPS Shipping plugin helps store owners to get the real-time accurate shipping rates for shipments across the world. Using the plugin WooCommerce store owners can easily take care of the freight shipments. They just need to enable the Freight Services option in the plugin settings.

The image below will show the option to enable the services in the plugin settings.

woocommerce freight shipping pluginhive

Once you have enabled this option and saved the settings, the following UPS Freight shipping services will be automatically enabled.

woocommerce freight shipping

Once you’re done with the setup, you should be able to see the shipping rates on the Cart/checkout page. Here’s how the cart page looks like.

woocommerce freight shipping rates for ups

Summary

So in this article, we discussed the WooCommerce UPS Shipping plugin and how WooCommerce store owners can easily handle the shipping as well as the shipping rates in case of products weighing more than 150 lbs.

WooCommerce UPS Shipping plugin provides the store owners an option to ship heavyweight products under UPS Freight. This way they can ship heavy products across the globe more easily.


If you have any suggestion regarding the article, feel free to share your views in the comment section below. You can also Contact PluginHive Customers Support if you need help setting up UPS shipping services on your WooCommerce store.

Happy selling! 🙂

Last Updated On November 26, 2019