This extension fetches the shipping charges that are applicable to products in an order and display the shipping methods accordingly.
OverviewBack to top
Fastway's approach to courier services is unique. It's courier franchisees are owner-operators and offer a cost-effective, reliable courier service, backed up by the latest computer technology and internet parcel track and trace facilities, making Fastway Couriers the ideal choice for businesses, large or small. Fastway provides shipping domestically within only 4 countries - New Zealand, Australia, Ireland, and South Africa.
The Fastway shipping module will fetch the shipping charges that are applicable to products in an order and display the shipping methods applicable to the customer on the checkout page.
A free Fastway Account is required. Once logged in, click on 'Get API Key' at the top of the page, then fill out the information to register and obtain your key. You can check Fastway Shipping rates as per the country: Australia - Rates, New Zealand - Rates, Ireland - Rates, and South Africa - Rates.
Use Case of Fastway Shipping -
Integrating this module into your website will allow the admin to use the Fastway shipping service for shipping their products to his customers. This module will calculate the shipping cost that is applicable for sending the product to the customer. Customers can see the available shipping methods at the checkout time and can select a method from the available ones. The admin will be able to provide Fastway shipping service to their customers within the domestic regions only. For example - Within New Zealand, Australia, Ireland, and South Africa.
Features of Fastway Shipping -
- Calculate Shipping cost according to the Fastway Shipping.
- The admin can enable and disable the shipping method.
- The admin needs to enter his Fastway API.
- The admin can enter the Fastway Shipping method name that will be visible to the customers at the front-end.
- Shipping Rate depends on Admin’s Regional Franchise, Product weight, and the buyer’s destination address.
Workflow of Fastway Shipping -
After the successful installation of the extension, the admin needs to configure the module for use on his website. Navigate to Stores> Configuration > Sales>Shipping Method > Webkul Fastway Shipping. Here, the admin will - enable the module at checkout, select the sandbox mode as Yes/No, enter the title that is visible at checkout. Now, enter the API key received after registering at the Fastway website, select the weight unit as Pounds or Kilograms, select the default Origin Country and Regional Franchise. You can also select to ship to specific countries only or select the applicable countries to ship. Lastly, enter the error message that is displayed if the method is not applicable, select Yes/No to store the debug log information, and click the save button to save the configuration settings.
When the customer adds the product to the cart and goes to the checkout, the customer can see the available list of shipping methods available from the Fastway for the shipment with the pricing for each method. Now the buyer will select one of the methods as per his requirement and click next. On the order review page, the customer will be able to see the shipping method that he selected, and then he can proceed to the next step for making the payment.
Lastly, the admin can generate the invoice, enter the tracking number, and then generate shipment(Slips) for the ordered product. Now, the admin will paste the shipment(Slips) on the received order and send it to the local Fastway franchisee for shipping the product to the customer.
Benefits of Fastway Shipping -
Admin Benefits - The admin will be able to add the Fastway shipping method to his webshop and can provide his customers with the Fastway shipping method to ship the products. This module will calculate the shipping cost that applies to shipping the products to the customer.
Customer Benefits - The customer can make use the most widely used Fastway shipping method for getting their products shipped with the best domestic courier service. Customers will be able to select a preferred shipping method(with pricing) from a list f available ones at the checkout time.
Demo - You can check the live demo here.
Release NotesBack to top
- Compatible with CE: 2.1
- Stability: Stable Build
-------------------------------- Version 2.0.0 --------------------------------------
+ Calculates Shipping Cost According to Fastway Shipping.
+ Admin can enable and disable the Module.
+ Shipping Rate depends on Admin's Regional Franchise and Product weight.