Carriers are the companies who actually deliver the product to your customer. These can be big companies such as UPS or FedEx, or smaller ones that you contract to locally. Adding a carrier to your PrestaShop 1.5 store is important for getting your item to your customers. You can have many different carriers that may be delivering your products. Once you have decided on which carriers you wish to use, you will need to add them to your store. Follow along below and learn how to do just that.

To add a Shipping Carrier in PrestaShop 1.5:

  1. Log into your PrestaShop 1.5 dashboard
  2. Using the top menu bar, hover over the Shipping tab and select Carriers from the menu.
    shipping-tab-carriers
  3. You are now on the Shipping : Carriers page. From here, click on the green Add New button in the upper right corner.
    shipping-carrier-add-new
  4. From here there are several fields for you to fill out to further define the carrier and how they will be involved in shipping your packages. The only two that are required are Company Name and Transit Time. Once completed, click the green Save button in the upper right corner.
    Company carrier company name
    Logo carrier company logo
    Transit Time Estimated delivery time
    Speed Grade

    speed class of carrier

    URL for package delivery tracking
    Zone geographic area serviced by carrier
    Group Access what groups can access this carrier
    Status

    enable/disable the carrier

    Apply shipping cost

    whether to apply regular shipping and product specific shipping

    Tax set tax rate for the carrier
    Shipping and Handling includes shipping and handling costs in carrier rate
    Billing how to bill the rate

    Out-of-range-behavior

    what to do with the carrier if customer orders a product out of scope of the carrier

    Max package height

    max height managed by carrier

    Max package width

    max width managed by carrier

    Max package depth

    max depth managed by carrier

    Max package weight

    max weight managed by carrier

  5. Your new carrier should be in the Carriers list.
    Before After
    shipping-carrier-add-before shipping-carrier-add-after

    You can now add more Shipping Carriers in your PrestaShop 1.5 storefront. Our next step in shipping is learning to add shipping and handling.

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