Re: Don't accept orders over Maximum Package Weight
In some cases, the answer is, "NO, not necessarily" :-)
Originally Posted by kobra
Many of us here in Hawaii ship via USPS in Flat Rate boxes, which is charged by box and determined by the size of the box, not weight. Just how many items fit in a box varies and after say 30 pounds, we have so many boxes and combinations, that it may make sense to talk with the customer and make special arrangements for shipping via FedEx or UPS or a freight company.
Once a customer has purchased over a certain weight, we would like to have a "Contact us for shipping instructions" notice and perhaps set the order to a different status, such as "PENDING SHIPPING DETERMINATION".
I'll consider the fix in the link you supplied also. Thanks.
Aloha from Hawaii! (its a dirty job, but SOMEBODY has to live here...)