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Carrier modules: functions, creation and configuration

Foreword Please note, this article is aimed at advanced developers (knowledge of hooks, the Carrier object…) and applies to PrestaShop 1.4 and later. To find out what a hook is, I recommend reading the article by Julien Breux here: http://www.prestashop.com/blog/article/better_understand_and_use_hooks_by_julien_breux / On a basic level PrestaShop lets you create carriers and configure how shipping fees are calculated based on weight and price ranges that you can specify in the back office. The limits of this system are reached when you want to retrieve prices via webservices (UPS, USPS, Fedex) or want to make your own system for calculating shipping fees (by number of items in the basket, restricting yourself to one carrier or one or more countries, etc.).