Getting Started with Shopify: Is Shopify shipping it yourself?

How do you handle these orders when your Shopify website generates an order? How to ship?


How do you handle these orders when your Shopify website generates an order? How to ship? Here we will see how to deal with it. Shopify can choose to ship third-party overseas warehouses, so you can choose not to ship it yourself.

Shopify’s shipping settings Shipping


What can be sold on Shopify can be either physical or virtual electronic media or services. Therefore, you can decide whether to check this product requires shipping according to your actual situation.

Weight is the actual weight of the product. This data is more important. Shopify will use it to calculate the shipping cost. Therefore, the Weight here should be filled with the weight of the shipping package to prevent unnecessary loss in shipping costs.

The unit of Weight defaults to Kg, you can change the default weight unit to g or lb, oz in the background of Shopify Setting – General – Standare and formats. See what is the unit of measure used in your major markets. For example, if the primary market is the United States, it is recommended to use LB in weight units. The user experience is relatively good.

HS tariff code The code for the tariff charge generated when the goods are exported from the United States to other countries. It is not required to be filled in the country.

Fulfillment Service is the delivery method set for self-delivery Manual or third-party overseas warehouse. The default is only Manual. You can activate third-party overseas warehouse delivery services on the Settings – Shipping –Additional shipping methods – Dropshipping and fulfillment services page. Currently, Shopify supports the following providers – Shipwire, Rakuten, Fulfillment by Amazon.


Delivery method setting

You can also add other overseas warehouse delivery services by clicking Add Custom fulfilment series. But the function is relatively simple, just add an email address of the overseas warehouse service, all the order information will be sent to the service provider’s mailbox, and they will complete the order delivery according to the order information in the mail.


Shopify can choose the third method for overseas warehouse shipment, so you can choose not to ship it yourself.

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