Flipkart charges a commission fee for every item sold. This fee is a percentage of the selling price of the product. The commission fee on Flipkart varies with the selling price of the product and its product category.

In this article, you will learn:

  • How to identify your rate card for Flipkart’s commission fee?

  • How to configure Flipkart commission fee in Eshopbox?

How to identify your rate card for commission fees?

Follow the below steps to identify your Flipkart rate card for commission fees:

  • Login to Flipkart seller account using your credentials

  • From the top bar, navigate to Payments > Payments Overview

  • From the right side of your screen, navigate to Flipkart Rate Card

  • Select your business model and product category, then click on ‘Get rate card’.

  • Select the fees from the commission fee 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’s commission fee in Eshopbox:

Step I - Choose a sales channel

Select ‘Flipkart’ from the drop-down and click Continue.

Step II - Choose fee name

Select ‘Commission 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 at which the fee is charged. Configure this as – fee is charged when the order is shipped and reversed fully in case of courier return and customer returns.

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 only have to select the start date for the fee.

Step V - Configure fee rules

The commission fee is dependent on two factors - product category and product selling price.

Configure the first fee rule (If condition):

  • Condition field: Select this as a custom field. You will now be able to see the custom fields created by you in Eshopbox. From the drop-down select ‘Category’.

  • Condition Operator: Select 'Is' for this field.

  • Condition value: Choose the category for which you want to configure the fee. For example jeans, shoes, helmets, and more.

Configure the second fee rule: (If condition)

  • Click on ‘+’ to add a new 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 Fees: Select ‘Percentage fee' from the drop-down, enter the ‘commission percentage’, 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 commission fees will be configured in Eshopbox. Eshopbox will now be able to calculate provisional fees and reconcile them against fees charged by Flipkart.

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