To import shipping rates the following fields are required:
This is the name of the shipping rate. The name must be unique and is used to determine if a shipping rate already exists or not.shipment_logos
Specify one or more logos to show for the shipping rate. Multiple logos can be added by seperating them with a comma e.g. logo1.jpg,logo2.jpg. The logos must be placed in the folder images/stories/virtuemart/shipment.countries
Specify one or more countries the shipping rate applies to. Multiple countries can be added by seperating them with a comma e.g. Netherlands,Spain.zip_start
Specify the zip range start.zip_stop
Specify the zip range end.weight_start
Specify the lowest weight.weight_stop
Specify the highest weight.weight_unit
Specify the weight unit.nbproducts_start
Specify the minimum number of products.nbproducts_stop
Specify the maximum number of products.orderamount_start
Specify the minimum order amount.orderamount_stop
Specify the maximum order amount.cost
Specify the shipment cost.package_fee
Specify the package fee.tax_id / tax
tax_id: Specify the tax id of the tax rate you want to use
tax: Specify the name of the tax rate you want to use. The name can be found under Taxes & Calculation rules.
You cannot use both fields at the same time, choose between tax_id or taxfree_shipment
Specify the minimum amount for free shipment.
The shipping plugin for which the field are going to be imported can be selected in the template or the field shipment_element can be used. The value to use for shipment_element can be found in the Joomla! plugin manager.
The name under Element is what is needed, in this case that is weight_countries. In your CSV file you can add the column:
Other good sources of information are: