Serpost Module for PrestaShop
Calculates in real-time the shipping costs through the Serpost online quoting service, based on the origin and destination address, dimensions and weight of products added to the shopping cart.
Benefits for Merchants
- Trusted shipping costs obtained directly from Serpost, with different variants or types of services available.
- All cities addresses registered by the customer and belonging to the country of Perú, will have a normalized format.
- In case your products do not have dimensions or weight, the module allows you to set dimensions and weight of customized products to calculate the shipping costs.
- Option to add an impact or adjustment to the shipping costs displayed by the carrier before showing it to the customer.
- Simple configuration focused on obtaining accurate and adjusted shipping costs for your business model.
- No contract with the supplier is required at this time to make use of this module.
- No override files are required for proper functionality of the module.
- All our developments are validated by PrestaShop.
- Support warranty in the module's bugs.
- We can customize the module or make the necessary modifications. Contact us to request an estimate.
- Calculates shipping costs in real time through the Serpost online quote service.
- Use of cache in the results to improve the loading speed of the site and to make calculation of the costs only when there is a change in the shopping cart.
- Normalizes the cities of all customers belonging to the country of Perú.
- In the address form, the entry of a City uses an autocomplete with all the cities of Perú to avoid any incorrect entries, since the cost of shipping is 100% based on them.
- Compatible with orders generated directly from the Back Office.
- Option to perform shipping cost calculations only on the order confirmation page to improve site navigation performance.
- Option to specify the city of origin for shipments.
- Shipping cost can be determined in 2 different ways:
- Based on weight and cubic volume.
- Based on weight and an optimized three-dimensional volume algorithm, which simulates the packaging of all products in a 3D box.
- Option to set custom dimensions for your products to be used when calculating shipping costs.
- Option to establish a custom weight for your products to be used when calculating shipping costs.
- Option that allows you to establish an impact on the cost of shipping before showing it to the customer.
- Multi-currency compatible
- Multi-Store Compatible
- Full and detailed documentation.
Benefits for customers
- Know the cost of shipping in real time based on the products of the shopping cart and the delivery address, this generates greater confidence to the customer and helps to close the sale.
- Reduces communication time with store manager.
The installation is completely automated and intuitive, the first form aims to normalize all cities in the addresses of the customers that belong to the country of Perú, in order to obtain valid shipping costs. The module will try to normalize as many addresses as possible, if there are any that could not be done automatically, they must be modified manually.
- It is mandatory that your products have specified dimensions and weight in the Shipping tab within the product editor, or that you use the module options to consider these custom values at the time of calculation.
- The quote system only works for addresses in Perú.
Q). Do I need credentials provided by Serpost to use this module?
A). No, as of right now Serpost does not require credentials to make use of the online quoting service.
Q). It is necessary to load departments, provinces or districts for it to work?
A). No, the module already includes more than 1800 districts of Perú.
Q). Does it work with other currencies?
A). Yes, but your store MUST have the Peruvian Sol (PEN) as a currency installed.
Q). Are all prices updated?
R). Yes, all prices and costs are obtained directly from Serpost's online quoting service in real time.