Split Large Shipments: This will allow you to create multiple packages once a maximum weight becomes present
Note: This feature is LEGACY ONLY. This setting will not be used in the new Order Manager (Beta)
Label Format: Select one of the files for your printable shipping labels GIF, JPG, PNG, PDF, EPL2, SPL, ZPL, and STAR
Side Note: We recommend clicking 'test' to ensure that you've successfully entered the correct Fedex credentials - This will give you the following methods that you can create/are available within your Fedex Account.
Creating a Shipping Method with Real-Time Rates
Click Fedex Accordion
Click Shipping Method
Click Add New Shipping Method.
Fill out the following information (Below is the most important information needed for this method to be active for your shoppers):
Name: The name of the new shipping method (example: Ground Home Delivery)
Production Time: Number of days required to process orders
Days In Transit Min: The minimum number of days required to transport the shipment
Days In Transit Max: The maximum number of days required to transport the shipment
Note:Process days added to the min/max shipping time will be the estimated shipping time (business days).Ex. 7 process days and a Min Transit of 3, Max Transit of 5, would give an estimated shipping time of 10-15 days.
Active: Allow customers to use this Shipping Method
Sort Order: The order this shipping option will show up in the shipping list on the cart
Note:Most business owners choose to display shipping methods in order of least to most expensive.
*Fedex METHOD: This coincides with your Account Credentials. This has to match with the method you want to pull for pricing (i.e. Shipping Method Name is Ground - You will want this to be Ground Home Delivery)
Store: Assign this shipping method exclusively to any single store or all stores
Permitted Shipping Destinations: The first 4 are allowances. You are allowing to ship to unknown addresses, residential addresses, commercial addresses and PO boxes (recommended to have all 4 checked)
Successfully Created a Shipping Method
After you create your shipping method(s), it will appear as seen below. To manage the newly created method(s):
Click the Method Name to edit (opens up the settings/form as seen above).