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Custom shipping method in Magento

When looking for available shipping methods, Magento first gathers all available carriers. A “Carrier” represents a shipping carrier, just like in real world (ex. FedEx). Each carrier is represented with the class that extends Mage_Shipping_Model_Carrier_Abstract. After list of carriers has been received, shipping information(implemented as Mage_Shipping_Model_Rate_Request) is sent to carrier in order to retrieve all … Continue reading