Let’s state the obvious: shipping is expensive. Especially if you’re shipping items that are bulky, heavy, or traveling a long distance—to name a few factors of influence. But even if you’re not, inefficient shipping processes and poor price negotiation can incur unnecessary costs for your business (or customers). That’s why we’re launching Carrier-Calculated Checkout Rates.
Available today, Carrier-Calculated Checkout Rates grant Airhouse customers the ability to customize the shipping options they provide at checkout (carrier and method). What’s more, this new feature calculates actual shipping rates and displays the cheapest options for your customers at checkout.
Carrier-Calculated Checkout Rates are currently available for shipments originating in and shipping to the United States, with broader support coming soon.
As mentioned, calculated shipping rates are determined at checkout by a third-party shipping carrier based on the details of the order. This feature helps you charge your customers the exact amount that a shipping carrier, such as UPS or FedEx, will charge when purchasing a shipping label.
To go a little further, Airhouse customers using this feature can:
To learn more about this feature and how to get it set up in your account, check out our help article.