Allow shipping methods to be used by multiple shipping zones. - So Shipping methods could be set up independent of shipping zones and then
Allow shipping methods to be used by multiple shipping zones.
- So Shipping methods could be set up independent of shipping zones and then allocated/assigned to different zones - this would avoid having duplicates.
So in the case of the UK - Royal Mail postal services could be used by all parts of the UK……
But crucially it would allow 'specialist' courier shipping methods (to be allocated to areas of the UK where not all couriers deliver e.g Highlands & Islands).
Phil Donaldson commented
This would greatly simplify shipping for some sites. We have a site with 7 different zones due to delivery requirements for hand delivered products (bags of compost). But we also need to send gift items by courier and would like to set up 4 courier shipping methods that are used in all zones.