If you are using Webshopapps free Matrix Rates module the default module code uses the order value before discount. Most likely you will want to offer Free Shipping for orders with a nett value calculated after any discounts.
To apply Matrix Rates shipping rates to the nett order value after discount modify /home/www/ecommerce/shop01/magento/app/code/community/Webshopapps/Matrixrate/Model/Carrier/Matrixrate.php
$ratearray = $this->getRate($request);
around line 115, and before this add
This will modify the value used to calculate the rate to the order value after (with) discount. Note if you have virtual products, move the request variable change higher up in the method, before the logic that detects virtual products.