At venice smokehouse we keep it simple when it comes to shipping because we dont let getting our product to your and its expense stand in the way of you getting the quality jerky, fruit, trail mix of granola that you need.  This is why we offer $5 flat shipping fee on any order under $40 and free shipping on anything else. Unlike other jerky companies that can charge you more than your product costs in shipping we like to keep the prices down and our customers happy.