Please note: This feature is currently in development and will be released soon.
We have had a few requests recently to further develop Vortexhq.com with some new features.
We wanted to hear your thoughts and feedback before we consider implementing this new feature.
The feature is regarding how Freight charges in your Magento store are sent to Vend.
Currently when an order is sent to Vend the freight comes through as just a normal charge in Vend as per the following screen:
This currently has limitations on reporting on Freight in Vend.
It also has some rounding issues if customers are also integrating with Vend and Xero.
One way Vend can report on freight charges is if there is a product in Vend called Freight.
What we propose is that when an order is posted from Magento to Vend it records the freight charges against the Freight product in Vend.
However, it does bring up some questions such as:
1. What if a sale comes through with Free shipping? Do we not add that to the sale or do we create a line in the sale to say Freight $0?
2. If the sale at Magento has a different shipping amount than the vend product set as freight, what do we do? Do we just over-right the price for freight from Magento?
3. For customers who have different shipping prices in Magento. Should we create multiple products as freight in Vend?
We look forward to your vote and feedback.