Set up WooCommerce Shipping by State and Shipping Class using Table Rate Shipping plugin

With this article, we’ll show you how to set up WooCommerce Shipping by State and WooCommerce Shipping Class using the WooCommerce Table Rate Shipping Plugin. We’ll also discuss a real-life business case and show you how to set up the shipping rules within the plugin.

How to set up WooCommerce Shipping by State and Shipping Class?

WooCommerce is designed to help business owners like you accomplish basic shipping-related tasks. WooCommerce Shipping Zone and WooCommerce Shipping Class, the two important tools, play important roles in doing that. However, the two have their limitations and feel insufficient when tackling modern business requirments.

One such requirement is to provide shipping rates based on desination with multiple shipping classes. But with the help of an advanced WooCommerce shipping plugin like, WooCommerce Table Rate Shipping Pro, it becomes quite easy. Let’s take an example.

Customer: I want to set up WooCommerce shipping rates based on the following conditions using the WooCommerce Table Rate Shipping plugin. 

Shipping Class: Hoodies for Arizona – $10, New Mexico – $25, Texas – $25

Shipping Class: Belts for Arizona – $20, New Mexico – $35, Texas – $35

Please tell me how to achieve this?

Solution using the WooCommerce Table Rate Shipping Pro

The WooCommerce Table Rate Shipping Pro is one of best plugins to set up and provide WooCommerce shipping methods. The plugin is especially made to cover all of the possible complex business scenarios and offer shipping accordingly.

In this case, you can add shipping rules based on the following parameters.

  • WooCommerce Shipping Class
  • Destination State

Based on the rules defined above, let’s transform the above business case into a table. So that it will be easy to add the above Shipping Rules into WooCommerce Table Rate Shipping Pro. Have a look below!

Note: The above shipping condition does not mention what happens when both the products present in the cart together. So, we’ve assumed such shipping rates in these scenarios on the table.

Shipping Method Name States Shipping Class Base Cost
Hoodie + Arizona Arizona Hoodies 10
Hoodie + New Mexico New Mexico Hoodies 25
Hoodie + Texas Texas Hoodies 25
Belt + Arizona Arizona Belt 20
Belt + New Mexico New Mexico Belt 35
Belt + Texas Texas Belt 35
Hoodie + Belt + Arizona Arizona Hoodie, Belt 15
Hoodie + Belt + New Mexico New Mexico Hoodie, Belt 40
Hoodie + Belt + Texas Texas Hoodie, Belt 40

Setting up the Table Rate shipping rules

Set the WooCOmmerce shipping rules based on the above tables using WooCommerce Table Rate Plugin. You need to first set up the shipping rules under plugin settings. Follow these steps, WooCommerce → Settings Shipping → Table Rate Shipping.

Now, let us select the columns that we are going to use to set the shipping rules. For the above conditions, we would be needing the following matrix columns:

  1. Method Title
  2. State
  3. Shipping Class
  4. Base Cost

Also, enable Calculation Logic (AND) And Strict Logic (AND). You can refer the below image:

woocommerce shipping by state

After finishing the above steps, lets now set the shipping rules based on the table above. you can refer to the image below.

woocommerce table rate shipping rules

After you add this shipping rules you will get desired results. You check this by adding the orders to the cart page. You can check for all 9 conditions whether you are getting the right shipping rate at a cart page. Let us show you the results for three conditions:

1. WooCommerce Shipping by State: New Mexico for Hoodies

woocommerce shipping rates for new mexico

2. WooCommerce Shipping by State: Texas for Belts

woocommerce shipping rates for texas

3. WooCommerce Shipping by State: Arizona for Belts and Hoodies

woocommerce shipping rates for arizona

Conclusion

So that’s how you set up WooCommerce Shipping by State and WooCommerce Shipping Class. We have used WooCommerce Table Rate Shipping Plugin for the above business case.

Hope this guide will help you to configure your business case. Check out WooCommerce Table Rate Shipping Plugin for more information and features.

If you have any doubts or need help setting up table rate shipping on your WooCommerce-based website then feel free to Contact PluginHive Customer Support.

Good luck! 😊

Last Updated On December 16, 2019