Flipkart charges a fixed fee for every item sold. This is a flat fee that is deducted from each sale as a fixed fee. Fixed closing fee on Flipkart varies with the selling price of the product and your business model with Flipkart.
In this article, you will learn:
How to identify your rate card for Flipkart’s fixed fees?
How to configure Flipkart fixed fee in Eshopbox?
How to identify your rate card for fixed fees?
Follow the below steps to identify your Flipkart rate card for fixed fees:
Login to the Flipkart seller account using your credentials.
From the top bar, navigate to Payments > Payments overview.
From the right side of your screen, navigate to the Flipkart rate card.
Select your business model and product category, then click on ‘Get rate card’.
Select the fees from the fixed fees table and configure it in Eshopbox.
How to configure the fee in Eshopbox?
Navigate to Settings > Fees > Configure fee and follow the below steps to configure Flipkart fixed fee in Eshopbox:
Step I - Choose a sales channel
Select ‘Flipkart’ from the drop-down and click continue.
Step II - Choose fee name
Select ‘Fixed fee’ from the drop-down and click continue.
Step III - Define fee applicability
Configure if the fee values defined are tax inclusive or not. Select yes, if the fee amount configured in fee rules is tax inclusive. Also, select the tax percentage applicable to the fees.
Select the condition based on which Flipkart charge the fee. Configure this as - fee is charged when the order is shipped and reversed fully in case of a courier return or a customer return.
Step IV - Set validity period
Select the validity period according to the time for which you are configuring fees:
Select ‘Definite’ if the fee is applicable for a specific time period. Here, you would have to select the start and end date for the fee.
Select ‘Indefinite’ if the fee is applicable indefinitely. Here, you will have to select the start date for the fee.
Step V - Configure fee rules
A fixed fee depends on one condition i.e. price range.
Configure the first fee rule (If condition):
Condition field: Select this as ‘Product Selling Price’ from the drop-down.
Condition operator: Select ‘Is’ for this field.
Condition value: Fill INR 'start value’ & ‘end value,’ where the start of the range is inclusive, and the end of the range is exclusive.
💡 In case there is no defined price range provided by Flipkart, you can leave it blank or provide the maximum selling price of the product.
Configure rule applicability (Then condition)
Apply fee: Select ‘Flat fee' from the drop-down, enter the ‘fixed fee amount,’ then select 'Per Order Item’ from the drop-down.
After configuring this rule, click continue. You will be redirected to the Eshopbox workspace to upload the fee rules in bulk as shown below:
Click on the download fees button and read through the file to understand how to configure the fee rule in the CSV template. This sample file explains how to configure fee rules. Now, upload the CSV file and your fixed fees will be configured in Eshopbox. Eshopbox will now be able to calculate provisional fees and reconcile them against fees charged by Flipkart.