Marketplace Invoices Vendor for Shipping Costs

Joana Morais
Joana Morais
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Marketplace Pays Vendors for Shipping

You can agree with your vendors for them to ship orders at their own rates and pay them a set cost for each shipment. 

👉 Important note:
- Vendor must have the option "Invoice Shipping Costs" under the "Payment Setup" tab, in the vendor contact settings in Onport, enabled.
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Rates set up in Onport (Shopify Only)

Requirements

  • Live carrier rates must be enabled in Shopify for Onport to pass rates to Marketplace Shopify Store.
  • Checkout rates must be set up in Onport - Shipping Rates.
  • Vendors ship orders on their own rates outside of Onport
  • Marketplace pays vendors for shipping:
    • The same amount the end customer has paid at checkout;
    • A fixed amount - Shipping Rates; 

Rates set up in Marketplace

Requirements

  • Checkout rates must be set up in the Marketplace's Store;
  • Vendors ship orders on their own rates outside of Onport
  • Marketplace pays vendors for shipping:
    • The same amount the end customer has paid at checkout
    • A fixed amount - based on Vendor Shipping Rate selected; 

Marketplace Retains Shipping Income

Whereas your rates are set up in Onport or your e-commerce platform, the shipping income can be retained by you, the Marketplace, therefore no shipping income is paid out to vendors. 


👉 Important note:
- Vendor must have the option "Invoice Shipping Costs" under the "Payment Setup" tab, in the vendor contact settings in Onport, enabled.
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Rates set up in Onport (Shopify only)

Requirements

Step 1 

Set up Checkout rates options in Onport

  • Live carrier rates from Shipping integration
  • Fixed Price per shipment
  • Fixed price per item
  • Weight or price based
  • Advanced rules (ie. Zone shipping)
  • Can be set up at a cart level or vendor level

Step2 

Set up Vendor shipping rates for labels in Onport

  • Provide labels to vendors from Shipping Integration

Step 3

Marketplace retains shipping income obtained at checkout

  • The Marketplace doesn’t pay vendors for shipping costs

 

Rates set up in the Marketplace's e-commerce platform

Requirements

  • Rates must be set up on the Marketplace platform
  • Rates will only apply to cart level

Step 1

Set up Checkout rates options on the Marketplace platform

  • Rates will only apply at cart level

Step2 

Set up Vendor shipping rates for labels in Onport

  • Provide labels to vendors from Shipping Integration

Step 3

Marketplace retains shipping income obtained at checkout

  • The Marketplace doesn’t pay vendors for shipping costs

Marketplace Charges Vendor For Shipping

It is possible to charge your vendors for shipping, specially when as a Marketplace, you provide shipping labels. Whether it is a pre defined fixed rate or the value payed by your customer, the vendor will be invoiced to compensate for this cost.

👉 Important note:
- Vendor must have the option "Invoice Shipping Costs" under the "Payment Setup" tab, in the vendor contact settings in Onport, enabled.

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Rates set up in Onport (Shopify only)

Requirements

Step 1 

Set up Checkout rates options in Onport

  • Live carrier rates from Shipping integration
  • Fixed Price per shipment
  • Fixed price per item
  • Weight or price based
  • Advanced rules (ie. Zone shipping)
  • Can be set up at a cart level or vendor level

Step2 

Set up Vendor shipping rates for labels in Onport

  • Provide labels to vendors from Shipping Integration

Step 3

In the Shipping tab, make sure to enable "USE VENDOR SHIPPING RATES” to charge vendor for price of label or a fixed price.

 

Rates set up in the Marketplace's e-commerce platform

Requirements

  • Rates must be set up on the Marketplace platform
  • Rates will only apply to cart level

Step 1

Set up Checkout rates options on the Marketplace platform

  • Rates will only apply at cart level

Step2 

Set up Vendor shipping rates for labels in Onport

  • Provide labels to vendors from Shipping Integration

Step 3

In the Shipping tab, make sure to enable “USE SAME SHIPPING RATE PAID BY CUSTOMER” to guarantee vendor covers the shipping value covered by the customer.

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