1.5.2 Shipping Methods Setup
difference between a Shipping Service and a Shipping Method is while only a few
shipping services will be necessary, Many Shipping Methods may exist depending
on which services at different rates (overnight, ground, 2 Day
Service, etc.) you provide to your customers through commercial
This means if through the FedEx Shipping Service you provide
Overnight, 2nd day Service and Ground shipping options for a website there will
be only one Shipping Service for FedEx but 3 Shipping methods for each of those
Shipping methods provided by FedEx. The same applies to each commercial carrier
The Shipping Methods established will be visible on your web site
and on the Orders and Invoices window through a drop down menu for processing
directly through Tradepoint.
Any Shipping Methods that have been web
enabled (check box option found in the Setup & Configure tool for Shipping
Methods and Services) will also appear on your website within a drop down box in
the shopping cart.
each Shipping Method setup attaching the right Shipping Service is done after
the Shipping Service is setup. Each Shipping Service setup will be accessible
through a drop down menu within each Shipping method setup.
Shipping Services have been setup and linked to the corresponding Shipping
Methods your shipping is ready for certification.