Q.Can I exclude shipping methods by item?
You can disable shipping methods when certain items are in the cart. To do so, navigate to the item's item description page from Inventory → Item list. Scroll down to the Excluded shipping methods section.
Select the shipping methods you wish to exclude and click (Save) at the bottom of the page.
Now when a customer has this item in the cart, the following message will be displayed on checkout. When View more is clicked, more information is displayed.