In a strategic move, 3dcart recently joined forces with Advanced Shipping Manager (ASM) -- a service offered by KingWebMaster -- in an effort to bring enhanced functionality to online merchants with unique shipping needs.

In the past, ASM was previously limited to Yahoo Stores and Miva Merchants, but thanks to this recent partnership, those using ASM already now have access to 3dcart, one of the most powerful and feature-rich ecommerce solutions on the market.

Advanced Shipping Manager allows online merchants to create shipping surcharges, apply free shipping on promotional items and calculate hybrid shipping rates.  The ASM system also adds item level control by offering variables to define settings like origin zip code, package dimensions/weight, flat-rate overrides, global free shipping with the ability to exclude items, block specific shipping, block states and block countries.

Additional features include shipping-courier backup, dropshipper markups, group flat-rate shipping, flat ship rates with quantity discount options, weight surcharges etc... For a complete list of features offered by Advanced Shipping Manager, we invite you to take a look at the full list here.

The ASM tool has been created to give online store owners complete control over shipping rates so they can make them a part of their profit revenue without undercharging customers.

3dcart asks $250 to install Advanced Shipping Manager. In addition, users will be required to pay a monthly subscription fee of $75. Customization options are also available, and those prices will vary depending on the specific needs of your business.

Advanced Shipping Manager gives ecommerce store owners direct access to UPS, FedEX, USPS and more than 30 additional trucking/freight companies as add-ons. This means you can stick with shipping carriers you know, businesses both you and your customers have come to trust.

For more information about Advanced Shipping Manager, or to sign up for an account, click here.

If you have any questions, or perhaps you’d like to learn more about how 3dcart and ASM work seamlessly together, we invite you to view the recorded version of our joint webinar, which took place on August 14, 2013.

Thanks so much for taking the time, everyone. If you have any questions about Advanced Shipping Manager, please post them in the comment field below.

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