Products: Cost Settings tab

The 'Cost Settings' tab allows a user to set up a base cost or a cost per quantity when an order is placed from this product. An example may be Business Cards: Qty 250, 500 and 1000 to be priced at $20, $55 and $80 respectively.

  • Select 'Printshop'
  • Select 'My Products;
  • Select the 'Cost Settings' tab next to a product
  • Add a description under 'Name of cost calculation'
  • Toggle to 'Enabled' if you would like to use this cost calculation
  • Assign the cost setting to a chart of account under 'Account'
  • Select 'Cost per quantity' under 'Cost'
  • Set 'Cost' as $20
  • Set 'Quantity' as 250
  • Scroll down to 'Conditions'
  • Select
  • Select 'Quantity' from the '-Select Criteria-' drop-down
  • Enter in 250 in the blank field
  • Select 'Save Calculation'


Example of setting a per Quantity cost


You may also set up a base cost that may or may not be dependent on quantity. For example, you may have a large run of a particular product in which you want to assess an extra cost to the print buyer.

  • Select the 'Cost Settings' tab
  • Add a description under 'Name of cost calculation'
  • Toggle to 'Enabled' if you would like to use this cost calculation right away
  • Assign the cost setting to a chart of account under 'Account'
  • Assign a base cost (flat rate) to the product under 'Base Cost'
  • Select
  • Select 'Quantity' from the '-Select Criteria-' drop-down
  • Select ≥
  • Enter in 2000 in the blank field
  • Select 'Save Calculation'


Example of setting a Base Cost of $10 if over Quantity of 2000 using the 'Base Cost' tab


  • The 'Cost settings' screen will show you cost settings that have been added for the product


Main Cost Settings window for the product 'Business Cards'

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