Dynamic shipping rates not supported?
On our site, we use a tool to calculate freight based on qty (to determine carton dims and weight), ship method, and destination point. We don't do flat rate, % of total, etc. Is there any way we can participate in Google Shopping with this model? Assume there is no "see seller site for shipping rates" option? Thanks
Dynamic shipping rates not supported?[ Edited ]
April 2017 - last edited April 2017
an overestimate may be used.
the quantity is always one -- the one, single, item-offer -- that is
submitted to google for a shopping-ad, currently in the merchant's
physical on-hand in-stock inventory, and can be sold and shipped,
to any user, within the target (country) selected by the merchant.
multiple items may be pre-bundled as a single bundled-item-offer, or
sold as single item-offer with a minimum-quantity-purchase (price).
there is no concept of user-selected multiple-quantities for a shopping-ad.
shipping -- may be either (a) set in the account or (b) submitted
as an override, in the data (feed), for each item-offer submitted,
and may be either (a) exactly accurate, or (b) an overestimate --
or is otherwise a policy violation and grounds for disapproval or a
(potentially permanent) suspension from the program, at any time.
if an accurate and valid shipping_weight is submitted, per item,
a shipping-weight-table may be created in the account, manually,
or submitted via the content-api.
see-seller, or any other ancillary information, submitted to google,
is a policy violation and grounds for disapproval or suspension --
generally, all data submitted must name or describe some physical
aspect or a physical characteristic of the one, single, physical offer
that will be sold and shipped to the customer.
otherwise, there are many other campaign-types and ad-formats
that may be a better fit to advertise certain types of products.