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    Prestashop Marketplace Seller Shipping

    Prestashop Marketplace Seller Shipping:- This is an advanced shipping module for Prestashop Marketplace. Using this module, seller can completely manage the shipping. Seller’s can create new shipping methods and can also set one’s own shipping rate. Admin can set either auto or manual approval of seller shipping methods. Now seller can specify their shipping method transit time in multi-language.

    Note: This module is an add-on for Marketplace Module. To use this module, you first have to install  Prestashop Advanced Marketplace

    Features

    • Seller can create shipping methods.
    • The seller can add their own shipping charges.
    • Created shipping methods has to be approved by admin.
    • Seller can give basic price for each continent.
    • The seller can add handling cost to the shipping methods.
    • Seller can create free shipping methods.
    • Seller can add impact price based on zones-country-state.
    • The seller can assign a unique shipping method to the products being added.
    • In case, the seller does not assign any shipping method to products, then by default the first available shipping method is assigned to the product.
    • Buyers will have the opportunity to choose from the available shipping methods.
    • Admin can assign own shipping methods to all the admin’s products at once.
    • Admin can assign own shipping methods to all the seller products.
    • Seller can set the default shipping method for newly added products.
    • Now seller can add shipping transit time in multi-language.
    • An admin can also add seller shipping methods with multi-language transit time.
    • Admin can enable/disable the manual approval of seller shipping methods.
    • It is at the discretion of admin to send the mail to the seller upon approval of seller’s shipping methods by admin.
    • Admin can choose to receive mail upon creation of seller shipping method.
    • Seller & admin both can apply tax on the shipping rates.
    • Both Admin and seller can select “Out of range behaviour” either as “apply the highest shipping cost” or “disable the carrier”.
    • Admin can enable/disable distribution of shipping.
    • An admin can also view the seller shipping for every seller separately under “Manage seller order” page.

    New Features

    1. Admin can choose the distribution of shipping between admin, seller or both on the basis of commission rate from Admin carriers page (In this case, if ‘both’ option is selected on carrier then admin will get commission on seller individual earning on shipping)
    2. Sellers can choose group access for their shipping method
    3. If seller shipping is applied on seller product then seller can add tracking number on his/her own order from seller order details page. 
    4. Module translation is available in following languages: French (fr), Arabic(ar), Spanish(es), German(de), Italian(It), Russian(ru), Japanese(ja), Dutch(nl), Bulgarian (bg), Portuguese (pt).

    Installation

    For installing this module, you need to install Prestashop Advanced Multi Vendor Marketplace module first.

    After installing the marketplace module you can start the installation of Marketplace Seller Shipping module.

    1. Go to the back  office-> modules -> Upload a module
    2. Upload zip file of Seller Shipping Module 
    3. The module will automatically get installed on your Prestashop.

    This is how the module will be successfully installed on your Prestashop Store.

    Configuring the Module

    Now, we’ll check the configuration of the module.

    Each & every option of the configuration setting is explained in the above screenshot.

    Workflow

    Step-1

    After installation of Marketplace Seller Shipping Module, seller will see one more menu on the dashboard.

    Step-2

    After clicking on shipping method, seller can see all the shipping methods & can also add new shipping method.

    Step-3

    After clicking on “Add Carrier“, seller can add new shipping method. Seller can add their transit time in any language.

    Step-4

    After filling in all the required fields, you have to click on next button. Now seller can set a basic price for all continents. You need to first define range. After defining range, you can add prices using checkbox and put price in the input field. You can also add multiple range.

    Step-5

    After adding basic price, you need to click on the next button where you can restrict size, weight according to your shipping method. If you don’t want to restrict size then just leave it blank.

     Step-6

    Click on the finish button. Now seller will be redirected to impact price page where seller can add impact price according to place.

    If the seller does not want to set impact price according to country and state then the seller can leave the page as shipping method has been already created.

    But if the seller wants to add impact price then follow below steps :

    Note: Impact price will be added to base price when buyer buys the product.

    Step-7

    Now Select Zone, country, state.

    Step-8

    Now click on add impact price. You will see a popup where seller can add impact price according to range given in “Step-5

    Add Impact price and click on Submit button.

    View all the impact price added for multiple zones & multiple ranges.

    Step-9

    After clicking on “Set Default Shipping”, seller can set default shipping methods for the newly added products. That means if any seller doesn’t assign any shipping method while adding new product, then default shipping will be automatically applied to the product.

    Note:- Seller can set multiple shipping methods as the default shipping method.

    Step-10

    Now seller can see a shipping list where all the shipping methods are listed.

    View of the “Basic edit” page :

    Step-11

    Initially, newly added shipping methods will be in pending state. All the new shipping methods need to be approved by the Admin.

    From here Admin activates the Seller Shipping Method. (Refer the screenshot for the same)

    Go to- Marketplace ->Manage seller shipping

    At back-end

    At Front-end

    While adding new shipping methods for seller, admin can also write the transit time in any language.

    Step-12

    When shipping method is activated, then seller can see that shipping method while adding new product through “Add new product” form or seller can see shipping methods on update product page.

    Note:-

    • The default shipping set by seller will be automatically applied to the new product.
    • If seller uncheck the default shipping also or there is no shipping on the seller product, then the admin shipping will be applied on the seller product.

    Seller can also assign same shipping method to all the products at once by the help of assign shipping button on the product list page.

    Note: If you have not selected any shipping method, then by default first shipping method will be assigned to that product which you have just added.

    Step-13

    Shipping methods will appear as shown in below screenshot.

    The user has chosen free shipping, then the product price is not affected.

    Step-14

    If the user has chosen the other shipping method except for free shipping, then the product price would have increased accordingly.

    Step-15

    If the seller has added the impact price to any shipping method, then the price of shipping will change according to the customer address.

    Let’s say the seller has created a shipping method and added the impact price on the shipping method-

    The basic price of the shipping method-

    Impact price set on the shipping method-

    Now, let’s say customer add the seller product in the cart.

    The customer address is different from the zone, country or state of impact price set by the seller on the shipping method.

    Now, the buyer address is same as impact price one.

    Shipping Distribution

    Configuration:

    You can configure your approval settings from here for seller shipping

    If admin enables shipping distribution, admin will be liable for distributing shipping.

    Note: If admin product exists with any seller product and “distribute shipping between admin and seller both” is set to “No”, then full shipping for that order will be assigned to seller. If set to “yes” the shipping distribution will follow a ratio based on either price or weight of admin and seller’s product.

    Now, admin can decide on whether to distribute shipping to seller/admin.
    Go to Shipping -> Carriers -> Select the shipping method -> Shipping distribute to -> Set the value(seller/admin/Both).

    Settings will get updated automatically.

    Shipping Distribution Cases:

    Case 1:

    1. Customer ordered a seller’s product “Printed Summer Dress”
    2. Seller shipping method “Express exports” is applied on the product.
    Now at the carriers page in back office, admin has set “shipping distribute to Seller” on seller shipping.
    Here, in this case, full shipping charges will go to the seller.

    Admin end:

    Seller end:

    Now at the carriers page in back office, admin has set “shipping distribute to admin” on seller shipping.
    Then in this case, full shipping charges will go to the admin.

    Seller end:

    Case 2:

    1. A customer ordered from 2 different sellers. “Printed Summer Dress” from ‘Mary Jones’ and “Hummingbird Notebook” from ‘Jane Doe’.
    2. Shipping method of admin i.e. “Go Express” is applied on the product.

    Now at the carriers page in the back-office, admin has set “shipping distribute to Seller” on admin shipping. Now we will check if shipping is set according to total price or total weight.

    When shipping is set according to total price:
    Then following a ratio based on price of seller 1 and seller 2 product, shipping charges will distributed between sellers as follows:
    Shipping to seller 1: ((seller 1 product price/total price of both the seller product)*total shipping)

    = ((12.90/82.90)*10)
    = 0.1556 * 10
    = 1.556

    Shipping to seller 2: ((seller 2 product price/total price of both the seller product)*total shipping)

    =((70/82.90)*10)
    = 0.844 * 10
    = 8.44

    If a customer has ordered from 2 different sellers. “Demo product (3 kg)” from seller 1 and “demos prod(8 kg)” from seller 2.

    When shipping is set according to total weight:
    Then following a ratio based on weight of seller 1 and seller 2 product, shipping charges will be distributed between sellers as follows:
    Shipping to seller 1: ((‘Mary Jones’ product weight/total weight of both the seller product)*total shipping)

    = ((3/11)*57)
    = 0.2727 * 57
    = 15.5454

    Shipping to seller 2: ((‘Jane Doe’ product weight/total weight of both the seller product)*total shipping)

    = ((8/11)*57)
    = 0.7272 * 57
    = 41.4545

    Case 3:

    1. A Customer ordered a product of seller and a product of admin.
    2. Admin shipping method “Go Express” is applied on the product.
    Now at the carriers page in back office, admin has set “shipping distribute to Seller” on admin shipping.
    And approval setting “distribute shipping between seller and admin both” under configuration is Enabled.

    Then following a ratio based on price of admin’s and seller’s product, shipping charges will be distributed between seller and admin as follows:

    Shipping to admin: ((admin product price/total price of admin and seller’s product)*total shipping)

    = ((12.90/82.90)*10)
    = 0.155*10
    = 1.55

    Shipping to seller: ((seller product price/total price of admin and seller’s product)*total shipping)

    =((70/82.90)*10)
    = 0.844*10
    = 8.44

    Admin end:

    Seller end:

    Now at the carriers page in the back office, admin has set “shipping distribute to Seller” on admin shipping.
    And approval setting “distribute shipping between seller and admin both” under configuration is disabled.
    Then in this case, full shipping charges will go to the seller.

    Seller end:

    Now at the carriers page in back office, admin has set “shipping distribute to admin” on admin shipping. And approval setting “distribute shipping between seller and admin both” under configuration is Enabled.
    Result of which the entire shipping will go to the admin.

    Note: Admin can also view the seller shipping for every seller separately under “Manage seller order” page.

    Update Tracking Number:

    That’s all for Prestashop Marketplace Seller Shipping Module.

    Thank you for reading the Blog 🙂

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    Current Product Version - 5.2.0

    Supported Framework Version - 1.7.x.x

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