Create Shipping Zones in Bold Checkout

Overview

Within Bold Checkout, the address that your products are shipped from is known as the "Warehouse Address". It is used to calculate shipping and tax information. Please know that multiple warehouses can be added to calculate taxes and shipping from specific locations.

For more information on the different types of Shipping Rates you can offer your customers, please visit Shipping Rates in Bold Checkout.

To get started with setting up your shipping zones in Bold Checkout, please see the following steps:

 


 

Modify Warehouse Address

The "Warehouse Address" in Bold Checkout is the address your products are shipped from. It is used to calculate shipping and tax information.

The address can be modified by following these steps:

  1. From BigCommerce's admin, select Apps.
  2. Select Bold Checkout.
  3. Select Shipping, then Warehouse Settings.
  4. Select the edit button next to the settings you would want to adjust.
  5. Under "Warehouse", modify the address as needed.
  6. Adjust the zone name, choose the countries these warehouse settings apply to, and select Save.

 


 

Shipping Zones

Bold Checkout's shipping zones will determine where your customers can order to, how much their shipping will cost, and what types of shipping your store offers.

Shipping zones can have Carrier calculated rates, price-based rates, and weight-based rates. For more information on the differences between these options, please visit Shipping Rates in Bold Checkout.


Create a Shipping Zone

To create a shipping zone in Bold Checkout with a standard Carrier, please follow these steps:

  1. From BigCommerce's admin, select Apps.
  2. Select Bold Checkout.
  3. Select Shipping, then Shipping Zones.
  4. Select Create Zone.
  5. Enter a Zone name, and select the country or countries this zone should apply to.
  6. Under "Carrier", select your desired carrier.
  7. Select Flat Fee or Percentage of Live Shipping Rate (optional).

    Note: This will increase the customer's shipping rate to cover your costs.

  8. Enter a number to increase the shipping rate by (optional).
  9. Select Add.

    Note: You can repeat Steps 7 - 10 if you want to offer multiple carriers in a specific shipping zone.

  10. Select Save.

    Note: You can also set price based, weight based or Custom Carrier shipping rates with Bold Checkout. Visit Shipping Rates in Bold Checkout for more information.

 


 

Use Custom Package Shipping Dimensions

The products that you ship may not all be the standard size. In this case, you are able to adjust your custom package shipping dimensions through Bold Checkout.

If you decide to leave it as the apps default, the shipping dimensions would be 28 x 21.50 x 2.10cm.

To set the dimensions in Bold Checkout, please follow these steps:

  1. From BigCommerce's admin, select Apps.
  2. Select Bold Checkout.
  3. Select Settings, then General Settings.
  4. Next to "Custom Package Dimension Settings", select the toggle to enable.
  5. Adjust your package dimensions accordingly.

    Package Dimensions Pre Save

  6. Select Save.
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