Win more customers by Adjusting Saturday Shipping Cost using WooCommerce UPS Shipping plugin

In this article, we will be discussing how using WooCommerce UPS Shipping plugin you can easily provide an option for delivery on Saturdays as an option and even adjust the shipping cost to make it much easier for your customers.

When it comes to shipping cost one of the best ways to please the customers is to provide free shipping. However, it is not feasible that everytime the store owners can provide free shipping. So what store owners can really do is that they can accommodate the shipping cost by adjusting it such that the customers don’t feel burdened by the extra cost of shipping. In case of UPS, the Saturday shipping cost seems much higher than the normal shipping cost so this is one of the days when the store owners can really make the best out of it.

According to Matt, a WooCommerce store owner,”…I need an option to provide delivery on Saturdays. UPS Shipping on Saturdays is way expensive than the normal shipping rates, so I need to be able to adjust the shipping cost. Does your plugin have an option to specify the Saturday delivery is enabled..? Also, will I be able to adjust the shipping cost..? Thanks…

Enable Delivery on Saturdays

WooCommerce UPS Shipping plugin has a dedicated option to enable delivery on Saturdays. Once the order is placed, and you have generated the packages successfully, you will see the option to enable Saturday shipping. The image below shows the option on the Orders page.

Enable Saturday Shipping
Enable Saturday Delivery

Adjusting Shipping Cost

Now since Matt wants to adjust his shipping cost so that the customers don’t have to bear the whole shipping cost, he can achieve this by WooCommerce UPS Shipping plugin. This plugin allows you to adjust the shipping cost for both domestic as well as international shipping. All you need to do is enter a numeric value in front of the shipping service in the plugin settings. The numeric value can be positive or negative based on the adjustment you want to make. Ths plugin supports both integer and percentage shipping adjustment. The image below shows the option to adjust shipping rates in the plugin settings.

UPS Shipping price adjustment
UPS Shipping price adjustment


So in this article, we discussed the WooCommerce UPS Shipping plugin and how using this plugin you can gain more customers with the help of its Saturday delivery option and the ability to adjust shipping rates. By adjusting the shipping rates, the store owners can make sure that their customers are not bearing the whole shipping cost. This way they can easily decrease the shipping cost with this plugin. It is one of the best ways to make sure your customers are happy and they keep coming back to your store.

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 UPS Shipping plugin

  • Get real-time accurate UPS Shipping rates
  • Add extra handling charges to the shipping cost
  • Provide discounts on shipping cost
  • Generate shipping labels
  • Track your UPS Shipments
  • Premium Version Cost – $69
Last Updated On September 24, 2018