The world of shipping and logistics is constantly evolving, and the United States Postal Service (USPS) is no exception. In an effort to improve, USPS has introduced a new shipping method called USPS Ground Advantage. This method aims to replace the traditional First Class mail. However, this transition has caused compatibility issues with existing
If you are using the UPS Shipping Module on your Zen Cart website and have been experiencing issues with obtaining shipping rate quotes, you are not alone. UPS has acknowledged problems with the legacy endpoint, which has led to the disruption in returning shipping rate quotes. Unfortunately, UPS has not provided an estimated time
The USPS Shipping Module for Zen Cart has been updated. The current version is 2020-09-24 K11. If you are using the USPS Shipping Module with your Zen Cart, it's time to do the upgrade. This new version has a significant number of updates. The new version: Uses secure API endpoints. Corrects missing constant warning.
The UPS Shipping Module for Zen Cart is one of the most popular shipping modules. A big reason is the obvious popularity of UPS as a shipping company. UPS offers several different shipping methods and offers discounts to most companies. The UPS Shipping module works by polling the UPS website with the order details from
The USPS Shipping Module for Zen Cart is one of the more popular and versatile of the available shipping modules. It's popular because the USPS offers many economical ways to ship with options from over night to media mail. It's written by the Zen Developers so compatibility and updates are very consistent. Within the
If you own a brick and mortar store to go along with your Zen Cart, the Store Pickup Shipping Module is very beneficial. As the name implies, it allows a customer to place an order online but come to your store to pick it up. There are a few key advantages to this. They include:
For some Zen Carts, the Per Item shipping module makes the most sense. A unit is simply a single item making it very simple. The Per Item shipping module is another one of those keep it simple (KISS) modules. It is not right for all stores but if it fits your needs, is very simple.
For some Zen Carts, a Per Unit shipping module makes the most sense. In Zen Cart language, a 'unit' is a unit of weight. In the US, that is most often a pound but depends on the settings you use for your store. It could be kilogram if you're from the other side of the
One of the first things you need to configure in your new Zen Cart is a shipping module. There are several built-in modules including the Flat Rate Shipping Module. The Flat Rate Shipping module for Zen Cart is one of the most simple and straight forward. This module allows you to set a flat rate,