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    Shopify Announces Enhanced Shipping Options for Subscriptions

    Last Updated | June 12, 2024

    Shopify is enhancing the shopping experience for both merchants and customers with the introduction of more flexible and enhanced shipping options for subscription orders.

    What’s New:

    • Subscribers can now choose their preferred shipping method for the initial shipment of their subscription.
    • Recurring shipments will automatically default to the most cost-effective shipping option, streamlining the process for both customers and merchants.
    • This flexibility extends to carts containing both one-time and subscription products, ensuring a seamless checkout experience.

    Gradual Rollout and Availability:

    This new feature is currently being rolled out to all merchants selling subscriptions on Shopify. Full implementation is expected by June 7, 2024.

    Additional Resources:

    For additional details on split shipping for subscriptions at checkout, please visit the Shopify Help Center.

    Benefits for Customers:

    • Greater control over shipping choices for subscription orders.
    • Ability to select a faster shipping option for the initial shipment, if desired.
    • Convenience of automatic cost-effective shipping for recurring deliveries.

    Benefits for Merchants:

    • Improved customer satisfaction through increased shipping flexibility.
    • Streamlined fulfillment process with automatic default shipping for recurring shipments.
    • Potential cost savings through optimized shipping options.


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