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Shipping Rate Calculations

Thread began 4/08/2010 3:23 pm by dave403891 | Last modified 4/09/2010 10:57 am by dave403891 | 943 views | 2 replies |


Shipping Rate Calculations

mac os10.5

I'm about to work with checkout wizard. I have all the info for my gateway, etc, but in our business we charge for shipping at 10 percent of the total before taxes with a $4.00 dollar minimum.

My question is how I go about setting up calculation code to do what I need done? More specifically what do I do in the checkout wizard re: shipping and what do I do in eCart Object to set up the calculations, or am I missing anything else?

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Jason ByrnesWebAssist

in the eCart object, create a new calculation, name it "shipRate" as:
((([Price] * [Quantity]) * 0.10) > 4)?(([Price] * [Quantity]) * 0.10):4

this basically says
If the TotalPrice times %10 is greater than 4, use TotalPrice times %10. If not, use 4

Then on the shipping tab, create a new shipping rule. Set the trigger to Total Number of Unique Items in the cart ">" "0"

and set the calculation to use "Based on column subtotal"
Subtotal of column "shipRate" "plus" "0"

see the included screen shot

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About four hours away


Thanks for the response. I'm about four hours away from putting it into action. Just have a couple of things left to do to complete my cart set up. I'll let you know how everything goes.

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