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Increase your Sales by providing Free Shipping beyond a Certain Number of Items using WooCommerce Table Rate Shipping Pro

In this article, we will be covering how WooCommerce store owners can increase the sales by providing Free Shipping beyond a certain number of items using  WooCommerce Table Rate Shipping Pro.

WooCommerce store owners can increase their regular sales if they have some mechanism to manage the shipping cost. High shipping cost is one of the major factors that lead to more abandoned carts. By managing the shipping cost properly and even providing Free Shipping, WooCommerce store owners can see a huge difference in their sales.

According to Sam, a WooCommerce store owner,”…Hi, can you please show me how to set up a shipping rate for a specific product and charge a flat rate for shipping that product up to a certain number of items. After that, I don’t want to charge any postage at all. So a person purchases 0-49 of a particular item and irrespective of where the shipping is to, it is a cost of $20. If they purchase 50+ of that item it is free shipping. Thanks in advance..!

Selecting Matrix Columns

In Sam’s scenario, since he wants to provide free shipping based on the quantity of the products in the cart, he will have to create shipping rules to calculate shipping per item. Also, he wants this in case of a particular product, so he will have to create a separate shipping class for that product. Based on his requirements, he will have to select the following Matrix Columns from the plugin settings.

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

Creating Shipping Rules

Once Sam is done with selecting the factors that will determine hos shipping rules, he can easily configure the plugin to create shipping rules. Based on his requirements, the customers must be paying a shipping cost of $20 for the product quantity up to 49. And if the quantity increases by 50 or more than that, the shipping must be Free Shipping. Sam’s shipping rules would be similar to the rules shown in the image below.

Hence this way if a customer wants to save money on the shipping he will be buying more number of products, and hence will increase the sales for Sam.

Summary…

In this article, we discussed how WooCommerce store owners can increase the sales for their store by providing customers an option for Free Shipping beyond a product quantity. This way the customers will be buying more quantity of the products in order to save money on shipping. Adjusting the shipping cost is one of the best ways to increase your sales, especially by providing Free Shipping on certain products or the number of products. WooCommerce Table Rate Shipping Pro is one of the best plugins that can help store owners personalize their shipping rates.


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
Last Updated On September 21, 2018