Per Weight Shipping Setup
The Per Weight shipping option allows you to charge a shipping cost based on the total weight of the order. You configure this option by entering the cost per unit of weight (lbs or kgs) and any additional handling charge. You may also set the names used by this option when displayed ot the customer.
Parent Help Topic
As an overview of 'Shipping' options in e-Commerce,.. 'Goods' purchased through e-Commerce must be transferred to the customer (unlike services). At least one of the shipping options must be active, however multiple types may be active to allow customer (and merchant) options. Exponent provides several options; NONE of which perform actual shipment processing (obtain a shipping label, schedule a package pickup, etc...) online. In a basic sense, the shipping method only provides an estimated cost of shipping and handling to the customer which is paid during checkout. The actual processing of the shipment is handled outside of or apart from Exponent. ...