Dimensional Shipping Added to Volusion's Advanced Shopping Cart Software

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Volusion's Version 5 now offers dimensional shipping with its shopping cart software. This allows online store owners to factor in the dimensions of all the products they sell online. Dimensional shipping allows merchants to create the same shipping quotes that they would obtain through shipping companies.

Volusion Ecommerce continues to push the limits of online commerce by offering dimensional shipping in the latest version of its Ecommerce solution.

Dimensional shipping allows merchants to enter exact dimensions for all of their online stores' products. This is an improvement over the typical internet shipping module available in most shopping cart platforms, which only allows for an item's weight. Shipping companies charge more for oddly shaped items than boxier items of the same weight. Calculating shipping by weight for these oddly shaped products ends up costing a merchant money any time one of these items is ordered from his or her site. With the option for dimensional shipping, merchants will no longer have to absorb these costs.

Volusion's CEO Kevin Sproles is optimistic about Version 5's added shipping benefits. "Creating dimensional shipping was a difficult task given the amount of programming it requires, but our developers managed to include it as a shipping option while still speeding up Volusion's shipping calculation. Overall I feel our merchants will be very satisfied with this feature," said Sproles.

Version 5 is now available to all Volusion customers and also features a more CSS-driven layout, XML feeds, StoneEdge integration, and the ability to print shipping labels directly from the Administrative Area. For all of Volusion's capabilities, take a look at the eCommerce Shopping Cart Software Features list on their website.

About Volusion
Since 1999, Volusion has streamlined and improved thousands of online businesses with its award winning eCommerce solutions. Both new and upgrading online merchants can take advantage of PCI/CISP certified hosting, free 24/7 phone support, and free upgrades, all for as low as $29.95 a month. Volusion enables merchants of all sizes to meet their present and future needs with features such as order and inventory management, traffic and sales reports, live shipping rates with label printing capability, multiple warehouse support, advanced SEO tools, and much more. Volusion's latest release offers an easy to use setup wizard and free training videos to make opening an online store easier than ever. Sign up for a Free 14 Day Trial or call 1-800-646-3517 to see how Volusion's all-in-one shopping cart solution can help grow or advance your online store today.


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