How to setup FedEx shipping module for prestashop?
FedEx Corporation is an American global courier delivery services company. The company has expanded from its original focus on ground and air-based services to include home delivery options and a retail division,Internationally. With an array of shipping solutions available, you can send packages conveniently. You can choose the speed of FedEx Express, the everyday value of FedEx Ground or one of our flexible options for international shipping. This tutorial will give you an excellent launch pad to kick start the usage of PrestaShop Fedex shipping Module. It will give you all the essential knowledge and step-by-step instructions.
Steps to Installation
Step 1: Download the extension after purchase from My Account page.
Step 2: Install the module, input your Fedex Account details, and enable Fedex Shipping Method for prestashop.
Step 3: Go to module configuration page & enter all necessary Fedex information’s. Pay Postage, Print Label, and Generate Tracking info from within prestashop order page.
Step 4: Add product weight dimensions with your product then only Fedex will show Live shipping rates.
Get API Access from Fedex
To get the API access, you need to have Test account and Live account. By using Test account details, get real time rates and generate sample labels. After successful testing, contact FedEx to get the live access. The procedure is as given below:
Getting Test Account details:
1. You need to Register with FedEx to get Test Account Number, Test Meter Number, Developer Test Key & Test Password.
2. After Registration, You get Test Account Number, Test Meter Number and Developer test key in your registered Email. You also get Test password in another Email. It is as shown below:
Real Time Rates:
Select the check box to enable the Fedex real time shipping rates.
Note: Disabling Fedex shipping method only disables rates in cart/checkout page. Print label and shipment Tracking Functionality are still available to you.
Pack Items Individually :
In this option, each item in the cart is packed separately. Total shipping cost calculated by adding shipping cost of each item.
For example: The shipping cost of item X is $10. If the customer adds two quantities of item X to the cart, then the total shipping cost is $10 x 2, which is 20
Pack into boxes with weight and dimensions: If packing items individually do not suit to your business, then you can define required box sizes under Box Sizes. All the cart items are packed into custom boxes defined in Box Sizes settings. The best fit box is auto chosen from the defined boxes. By selecting this option, the box size settings appears as shown below:
This box dimension and weight settings are applicable only when pack into boxes with weight and dimension is selected. Here, You can define the dimensions of boxes. For heavy packing box, Enter the weight of the box so that it gets added in the product weight to calculate the shipping rates. According to the requirement, you can add or remove the box dimensions. you can also enable or disable a particular box by selecting or deselecting checkbox under enabled.
For Example: Consider you have product X of dimensions 11 x 8 x 2 and weight 1 lbs. You can set up as shown below:
FedEx API Services FedEx provides different kind of services which suited to different needs of the customer. If the customer is in need of fast delivery domestically, then the customer can opt for Priority Overnight. Likewise, the customer can select the best-suited service internationally also. WooForce plugin supports these services domestically and internationally. FedEx services supported by WooForce plugin are as listed below:
- First Overnight
- Priority Overnight
- Standard Overnight
- FedEx 2 day am
- FedEx 2 day
- FedEx Express Saver
- Ground Home Delivery
- FedEx Ground
- FedEx First Freight
- FedEx Freight Economy
- FedEx Freight Priority
- Smart Post(if enabled on account)
- International Priority
- Europe First International Priority
- FedEx 2 day Freight
- FedEx 3 day Freight
- International Economy Freight
- International Priority Freight
- FedEx Freight
- FedEx National Freight