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WooCommerce Royal Mail Shipping Plugin Free

INTRODUCTION

Displaying accurate shipping rates upfront in your cart and checkout pages to enhance customer experience and develop trust. The result is increased sales.

If you are looking for the easiest and efficient way to integrate Royal Mail with WooCommerce shopping cart? PluginHive’s WooCommerce Royal Mail Shipping Plugin is the solution! This plugin integrates seamlessly with your WooCommerce store and helps you display accurate Royal Mail shipping rates in the cart and checkout page for all the major Royal Mail services that you wish you to offer. The rates are dynamically calculated based on the product weight and dimensions and the destination address.


Features

Display accurate shipping rates from Royal Mail on the cart page and the checkout page based on product weight, product dimensions, postcode and other relevant details. (These rates are based on the latest price guideline from Royal Mail)

The following Royal Mail services are included in this plugin. You can choose to display selected services by configuring the services in the admin page.

UK Standard

  • Royal Mail First Class Letter
  • Royal Mail First Class Large Letter
  • Royal Mail First Class Small Parcel
  • Royal Mail First Class Medium Parcel
  • Royal Mail Second Class Letter
  • Royal Mail Second Class Large Letter
  • Royal Mail Second Class Small Parcel
  • Royal Mail Second Class Medium Parcel

Note: Royal Mail rates for the above services are dimensions based so you need to add the dimensions to your products.

UK Guaranteed Services

  • Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1 pm
  • Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9 am
  • Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9am® with Saturday Guaranteed
  • Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1pm® with Saturday Guaranteed

Parcelforce Domestic Services

  • Parcelforce EXPRESS 9
  • Parcelforce EXPRESS 10
  • Parcelforce EXPRESS AM
  • Parcelforce EXPRESS 24
  • Parcelforce EXPRESS48
  • Parcelforce EXPRESS48 large

Other benefits

  • You can alter the Shipping Title or text displayed on cart page from “Royal Mail” to anything else.
  • You can set an adjustment rate
  • Offer your customers all the rates to choose from or only the cheapest shipping rates
  • While checking out, a customer is presented with the available shipping services and the rates based on his/her postal code and product weight and dimensions. The customer can choose the best method that matches his/her requirements and proceed to payment. The shipping rates are based on the latest price guidelines provided by Royal Mail.

Integrates WooCommerce to Royal Mail

Once this plugin is installed and configured with necessary information (please visit installation section for more info), your WordPress/WooCommerce Shop will be ready to ship using Royal Mail. This plugin will add Royal Mail shipping method as one of the shipping methods in WooCommerce.

This free version provides packing of individual products. However, if you need to optimally pack multiple products based on weight and dimensions, there is a Premium version available.

PREMIUM VERSION FEATURES

The Premium version of this plugin comes packed with all the features needed. It supports all the domestic and international shipping services from Royal Mail and Parcelforce Worldwide given below and has many other features along with the shipment tracking option. The Premium version allows for multiple products to be packed in boxes based on weight and dimensions, unlike the free version where items are packed individually.

Royal Mail Shipping Rates: Based on the products’ weight, dimensions, shipping destination etc., this plugin displays the accurate shipping rates from Royal Mail dynamically for both domestic and international shipping options chosen by you.

Get prices for all the domestic and international shipping services.

UK Standard

  • Royal Mail 1st Class
  • Royal Mail 2nd Class

UK Guaranteed

  • Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1pm
  • Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9am
  • Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 9am® with Saturday Guaranteed
  • Royal Mail Special Delivery Guaranteed by 1pm® with Saturday Guaranteed
  • Parcelforce Worldwide EXPRESS 9
  • Parcelforce Worldwide EXPRESS 10
  • Parcelforce Worldwide EXPRESS AM
  • Parcelforce Worldwide EXPRESS 24</li>

UK Signed

  • Royal Mail Signed For 1st Class
  • Royal Mail Signed For 2nd Class
  • Parcelforce Worldwide EXPRESS48
  • Parcelforce Worldwide EXPRESS48 Large

International Shipping Services

Get prices for following international shipping services:

  • International Standard
  • International Tracked & Signed
  • International Tracked
  • International Signed
  • International Economy
  • Parcelforce Worldwide

Parcelforce Worldwide Domestic UK Services

  • Parcelforce Worldwide EXPRESS 9
  • Parcelforce Worldwide EXPRESS 10
  • Parcelforce Worldwide EXPRESS AM
  • Parcelforce Worldwide EXPRESS 24
  • Parcelforce Worldwide EXPRESS48
  • Parcelforce Worldwide EXPRESS48 large

Parcelforce Worldwide International

  • Global Express
  • Global Priority
  • Global Value
  • Global Economy
  • Ireland Express

Other premium features

Handling Fees/Additional charge – You can set up a fixed amount or a percentage amount as handling fees in addition to the shipping charges.

Services – Enable/disable, edit the names of, and add costs to Royal Mail shipping service

Countries Supported – This plugin works in all countries where Royal Mail and Parcelforce operate.

Letters/Parcel Packing – Configure the plugin to automatically determine how items should be packed.

You can choose to:

  • Calculate shipping on the basis of order total weight: The plugin automatically calculates the shipping rates for chosen services based on the total weight of the products in the cart.
  • Pack items individually: The plugin displays shipping rates for each item separately based on its weight.
  • Pack into boxes with weights and dimensions: The plugin automatically classifies the package into letters, large letters, small parcel, medium parcel and large parcels based on the Royal Mail weight and size guidelines and displays rates accordingly.

Shipment/Order Tracking – The tracking number returned from Royal Mail should be added to order notes and it will be sent as part of the order completion email. This enables Shipment Tracking for customers and shop owners.

Check out the Premium version here: WooCommerce Royal Mail Shipping Plugin with Tracking.

Follow the below instructions to install the plugin on your website:

  1. Download and unzip the latest release zip file.
  2. Upload the entire plugin directory to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  3. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress Administration.

1.0.4
Fix: Showing the wrong rate for Parcelforce internationally

1.0.3
Updated the price list

1.0.2
Feature: Options to sort Service name by dragging and dropping in the settings page.

1.0.1
Feature added: Added support to UK Standard services.

1.0.0
Initial version of the plugin

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