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Shipping Methods

Shipping integrations are included with all Helcim Commerce online stores, with no plugins needed. You can easily integrate popular shipping providers including USPS, FedEx, UPS, Purolator and Canada Post. Shipping quotes are calculated in real-time when customers checkout.

You can also add multiple shipping methods based on country and region, or setup simple shipping calculations based on weight or total order amount.

For shipping types:

  • Flat Shipping by Order Amount
  • Flat Shipping by Weight

Select the Online Store tab and select Shipping Methods. Click on the New Shipping Method button in the top right corner.

  1. Name - enter the name of your shipping method. This is the name the customer will see at checkout.
  2. Type -  select the type of the shipping method. The example below is for Flat Shipping by Order Amount or Weight Amount. Instructions for Canada Post, Purolator, FedEx etc. are in the next example below. 
  3. Shipping Region Country - Select the country where this shipping method will be available. For example, if you select Canada, when a customer enters Canada as their shipping address, this shipping method becomes available to them. 
  4. Shipper's Information - Enter the shipper's information. This would be the location where you are shipping from - this can be your store, warehouse, or simply the postal code of the city you are shipping from.
  5. Free Shipping - If you would like to offer free shipping select ON and enter the amount that triggers free shipping. For example, orders over $100 receive free shipping.
  6. Range - Enter the total order amount or weight range and the corresponding shipping cost. For example, orders $0 - $49 are charged $20 shipping. You can enter multiple ranges if you need, simply click save every time you enter a range. If you have Free Shipping enabled above, the shipping amount will automatically show as FREE if you enter a range higher than the number you entered in E.

    Click Save once you have finished entering the information.


For shipping with:

  • Canada Post
  • FedEx
  • Purolator
  • UPS
  • USPS


Select the Online Store tab and select Shipping Methods. Click on the New Shipping Method button in the top right corner 

  1. Name - enter the name of your shipping method. This is the name the customer will see at checkout.
  2. Type -  select the type of the shipping method. The example below is for FedEx, Canada Post, Purolator, UPS, USPS integration shipping. Instructions for Flat Shipping by Order Amount or Weight Amount are in the previous example above.
  3. Shipping Region Country - Select the country where this shipping method will be available. For example, if you select US, when a customer enters USA as their shipping address, this shipping method becomes available to them. 
  4. Shipper's Information - Enter the shipper's information. This would be the location where you are shipping from - this can be your store, warehouse, or simply the postal code of the city you are shipping from.
  5. Shipper’s Settings – enter the required information for the corresponding account. This information should be available to you through your shipper account settings.

Click Save once you have finished entering the information.