Creating Shipping Promotions

 

 

You can create shipping promotions that give customers free shipping for their transactions using a specified shipping method.

To create a shipping promotion:

  1. Go to Lists > Marketing > Promotions > New.

  2. Select Shipping Promotion from the SuitePromotions category.

  3. Enter a name and description for this promotion.

  4. Check the Inactive box if you want to make the promotion inactive but not deleted. If this box is checked the promotion will not be available for selection on a transaction.

  5. Enter a start date and an end date for this promotion.

    After the end date, the promotion will no longer trigger discounts, and will no longer appear in the list of available promotions.

  6. Select the combinability options for this promotion. For more information, see SuitePromotions Further Settings.

  7. Check the This promotion can be automatically applied box if you want this promotion to be automatically applied to transactions.

  8. Enter the Buy conditions for this promotion. For more information, see What the Customer Needs to Buy.

  9. Enter the Get conditions for this promotion. For more information, see Shipping Promotion Get Conditions.

  10. Enter coupon code details for this promotion. For more information, see Associating Coupon Codes With a SuitePromotion.

  11. Enter usage limits for this promotion. For more information, see Setting Usage Limits on SuitePromotions.

  12. Click Save. You can also do one of the following:

    • Click Save & New to save the form and create a new promotion.

    • Click Save & Copy to save the form and create a new promotion with the same data.

Shipping Promotion Example

Free Shipping if a Specific Item is Included in the Order

  • Description – Customers are eligible for free shipping when they buy a minimum number of a specific item.

  • Tagline – Buy a T-shirt and get free shipping on your order!

What the customer needs to buy

The following table shows how to set up the Buy conditions for this type of promotion.

Field

Value

Buy Anything

Clear

Spend a minimum order amount or buy specific items

Select

Minimum Order Amount

Clear

Specific Items

Select

Item

T-shirt

Item Quantity

1

What the customer will get

The following table shows how to set up the Get conditions for this type of promotion.

Field

Value

Shipping Method

Select any available shipping method from the list (the selected shipping method will be free for any eligible order).

For many more SuitePromotions examples, please see the SuitePromotions Examples document.