Magento for B2B Commerce

Packaging

The Packaging grid lists the available packaging options that are available through your store. Existing packaging profiles can be edited or removed, and new packaging profiles added. The packaging options appear in a dropdown for each Shipping Partner profile, and identify each type of packaging that is supported by the carrier.


Packaging

To add a package:

1. On the Admin sidebar, choose Stores. Then under Shipping, choose Packaging. Then, do the following:
a. Enter the Name of the package.
b. Choose the package Type.
c. In the Tare Weight field, enter the weight of the empty package. Then, set Tare Unit to the unit of measurement that is used for the Tare Weight value.
d. Enter the Maximum Weight that can be placed in the package. Then, set Maximum Weight Unit to the unit of measurement that is used for the Maximum Weight value.

Basic Settings
2. Complete the fields in the Outer Dimensions section. If you need help, click the Help ( ) button, or refer to the Field Descriptions at the end of this topic.

Outer Dimensions
3. Complete the fields in the Inner Dimentions section. If you need help, click the Help ( ) button, or refer to the Field Descriptions at the end of this topic.

Inner Dimensions
4. When complete, tap Save Config.
  • Field Descriptions

    Field

    Description

    Name

    The name of the packaging type.

    Type

    Describes the basic packaging type. Options:

    Box

    Carton

    Crate

    Cylinder

    Document Envelope

    Flat Pack

    Letter

    Pallet

    Parcel

    Satchel/Bag

    Other

    Tare Weight

    The weight of the empty container that is used to calculate the shipment load when added to content weight.

    Tare Weight Unit

    The unit of measurement that is used to describe tare weight.

    g

    Gram

    oz

    Ounce

    kg

    Kilogram

    lb

    Pound

    Maximum Weight

    The maximum weight allowed for this packaging type.

    Maximum Weight Unit

    The unit of measurement that is used to describe the maximum weight.

    g

    Gram

    oz

    Ounce

    kg

    Kilogram

    lb

    Pound

    Outer Dimensions

    Length

    The package length when measured from the outside.

    Width

    The package width when measured from the outside.

    Height

    The package height when measured from the outside.

    Unit

    Determines the unit of measurement for the outer dimensions of the package. Options:

    cm

    Centimeter

    in

    Inch

    m

    Meter

    mm

    Millimeter

    ft

    Foot

    Inner Dimensions

    Length

    The package length when measured from the inside.

    Width

    The package width when measured from the inside.

    Height

    The package height when measured from the inside.

    Unit

    Determines the unit of measurement for the inner dimensions of the package. Options:

    cm

    Centimeter

    in

    Inch

    m

    Meter

    mm

    Millimeter

    ft

    Foot