The current 3-zone shipping calculator does not take into consideration the distance from one end of a zone to the other. For example, a seller in Florida who sells an item to a buyer in upper New York state is going to lose money. The calculator only collects enough to cover shipping from Florida to Alabama, or Georgia... not all the way into USPS postal zones 5, 6 or 7.
This 3-zone calculator just isn't accurate enough and should be replaced with something based on actual, accurate shipping costs. With USPS and others constantly raising rates, the current calculator is already obsolete on several levels.
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