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CSS has a wide variety of capabilities when it comes to charging freight. This articles describes at a high level what the application can do. Contact Commerce Vision for more information on any of these functions. 

Standard Freight 

  • Allows for unlimited carriers to be defined.
  • For each carrier, unlimited charging zones can be set up. A charging zone contains a start and end postcode within a country.
  • Minimum weight allowed
  • Maximum weight allowed
  • Maximum volume allowed
  • Order Limit for no charge - this defines the value the customer needs to buy before they get free freight
  • Start and End Order Value range - this is useful when it is required to have different freight amounts based on dollar value (handy where weight is not defined on products)
  • Volume to weight conversion
  • Track and Trace URL
  • Calculation of freight can be done using (base $ + $ / kg) OR % of Order total

Region Freight

  • Allows for a rule to be set up that can be assigned to a debtor (normally B2B only). it is linked to the debtors delivery sequence which is maintained in PRONTO
  • Allows for start and end order values
  • Calculation of freight is either a flat $ charge OR % of order value
  • Supports product group exclusions or inclusions
  • See our Region Freight article for more information

Product Type Freight

  • Works with Standard freight
  • Allows for product types to be defined to handle bulky products (e.g. Trampolines)
  • Overrides standard freight for those items

Other Features

  • Allow for store pick up
  • Allow for own couriers
  • Allow for quoting when no freight zone
  • Define charge types
  • Product Delivery restrictions (product vs postcode or country)
  • Live freight call to PRONTO

Additional Information


Minimum Version Requirements




Self Configurable


Business Function


BPD Only?




Ballpark Hours From CV (if opting for CV to complete self config component)

Contact CV Support

Ballpark Hours From CV (in addition to any self config required)

Contact CV Support

Third Party Costs


CMS Category