What does the “Allow Address Type Selection” setting under Shipping Settings do?

In your 3dcart Online Store Manager, you will find a series of Shipping Settings that can be found by going to Settings ->Shipping and then clicking on the “Enter Settings” button under the “Carrier Settings” section.

Once there, click on the + Icon next to “Shipping Settings to reveal a series of checkboxes. Within this area you will see a checkbox titled “Auto Select Shipping

In a previous article located here, we describe how you can set the store software to always return Residential Rates for real time shipping calculation on UPS and FedEx. Since residential rates tend to be more expensive than commercial rates, the setting described in the previous article allow you to force residential rate quotes each and every time to minimize out of pocket expenses.

The “Allow Adress Type Selection” function detailed here will work along a similar vein, however in this case, you will give your shoppers the option of selecting their delivery address type.