Carrier Configuration

Before you can use the Freight extension you need to configure the Shipping Carrier itself. Below we will go through the standard configuration which apply to all of the Freight extensions.

These are store wide settings which affect the processing of the shipping rates.

This configuration can be found in  Configuration->Shipping Methods->Webshopapps [Freight Extension] Freight Shipping.

The settings are described in the below sections. If you are unsure please leave as the default.

1. Configuration Options

Function Definition
Enabled Switch Extension ON/OFF
Serial Key  Extension Authentication – Must always be present. Will blank out if serial key not accepted
Title Name of the Shipping Option displayed on the cart/checkout
Credentials Carrier specific credentials supplied by the Freight Carrier


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2. Free Shipping

Function Definition
Free shipping with minimum order amount Enable if you want to offer free shipping if a cart meets the minimum order amount
Minimum order amount for free shipping The minimum value of the cart to offer free shipping
Free Method Select which shipping method will display when a promotional cart rules are used

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3. Standard Magento Shipping Options

These options are always included as part of a standard Magento shipping carrier.

Function Definition
Calculate Handling fee The rate to apply i.e fixed or a percentage fee
Handling fee Apply rate if shipping is zero.
Ship to Applicable Countries  Allows user to set whether they want there shipping methods to appear for all countries or only specific countries
Ship to Specific Countries Select the Countries you ship to by Highlighting them before saving Configuration
Show Method if not Applicable  Yes to show method when not applicable – will show error message
Display Error Message Error message to display if the shipping module has errors. Allows you to customise the default message for localisation.
Sort Order Shipping method order among multiple shipping methods –  0 to top

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3.Specific Freight carrier settings

For each Freight Carrier there is often specific configuration required. If your carrier is in this table please follow the relevant configuration guide:

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