I often see big ecommerces offering shipping options like "Express shipping 2 days" or "Express shipping same day" etc. How do they do that? I have read some thoughts about the "table rate" but I have no idea how to use it. Also, how we can offer a better shipping rate to people that live near to a store's warehouse for example, or to those who live in same city?
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I would suggest looking into the Magento Extenstion: Webshopapps Matrix Rates. It is the one I use and it works for us fairly well. It has a bit of customization for your needs.
You can also try this Shipping Table Rated extension https://amasty.com/shipping-table-rates.html
It will let you create additional shipping methods based on different combinations of attributes. For example, you can charge more for shipping of big or fragile items as well as decrease shipping costs for certain regions or cities.
It is also possible to show estimated delivery date.