close ad
Databridge V2 with MySQLi support IS Now Available!
open ad
View Menu

Technical Support Forums

Free, outstanding support from WebAssist and your colleagues

eCart with UPS using real-time shipping quotes

Thread began 4/02/2009 9:30 am by sandy170299 | Last modified 4/06/2009 7:10 am by sandy170299 | 3197 views | 3 replies


eCart with UPS using real-time shipping quotes

I have been using eCart for some time now but have always created my own shipping lookup tables and have calculated shipping costs based on weight ranges. Now, one of my clients is interested in possibly using UPS and utilizing real-time shipping quotes. I have two questions.

1. They are potentially going to be shipping some very large items and were wondering, if they used real-time shipping quotes, if they could somehow override certain products' shipping charges and have those calculated separately? I couldn't find any documentation on such a scenario as this.

2. Is there some documentation that would indicate to me WHERE in the checkout process these shipping charges would actually show up on screen for the customers? Am I correct in assuming that the client would NOT see shipping charges calculated while they were adding items to the cart, and would only see the shipping charges after the API call and those charges would appear on their final checkout page?

Can someone shed some light on this so I know how to advise my client in moving ahead with their project?

Thank you :)

Build websites with a little help from your friends

Your friends over here at WebAssist! These Dreamweaver extensions will assist you in building unlimited, custom websites.

Build websites from already-built web applications

These out-of-the-box solutions provide you proven, tested applications that can be up and running now.  Build a store, a gallery, or a web-based email solution.

Want your website pre-built and hosted?

Close Windowclose

Rate your experience or provide feedback on this page

Account or customer service questions?
Please user our contact form.

Need technical support?
Please visit support to ask a question





Ease of use


security code refresh image

We do not respond to comments submitted from this page directly, but we do read and analyze any feedback and will use it to help make your experience better in the future.

Close Windowclose

We were unable to retrieve the attached file

Close Windowclose

Attach and remove files

add attachmentAdd attachment
Close Windowclose

Enter the URL you would like to link to in your post

Close Windowclose

This is how you use right click RTF editing

Enable right click RTF editing option allows you to add html markup into your tutorial such as images, bulleted lists, files and more...

-- click to close --

Uploading file...