How to Append Packing Weight onto Base Weight

Overview

This document will tell you enable appending the packing weight of a box/package onto the base weight of a product and providing Custom Table Rates at checkout.

Example Use Case

For example, you have a custom table with the following rates:
Shipments of 0-0.5lbs are rated at $4.95
Shipments of 0.5-0.75lbs are rated at $5.95

The product in an order weighs 0.4lbs and the box for that product has a packing weight of 0.2lbs. This setting will enable ShipperHQ to combine these weights of 0.6lbs.

ShipperHQ will then match on your second row rate for 0.5-0.75lbs and provide the $5.95 rate.

**Please note; this does not work on weight filters configuration. This must be enabled on Dimensional Shipping**

Prerequisites

Setup

This will walk you through how to enable the Append Packing Weight onto Base Weight feature.

You’ll want to go to ShipperHQ > Advanced Features > Dimensional Packing > Settings > Advanced > Switch Append Packing Weight onto Base Weight to ‘Yes’ > Apply

To add packing weights to your boxes visit your individual box Advanced settings.

Conclusion

ShipperHQ will now take the box weight into account when looking at the weight parameters on a Custom Table Rate.

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