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    Delivery Slot Management for Shopify

    If you are selling on Shopify, you can now deliver items on customer’s choices with the Delivery Slot Management App. Using this app, the admin can add delivery methods and create slots for the customers. Now, the customer will choose an available date & time on the product/cart page to get the item delivered.

    You can list the items (products) from Shopify into the app and set the Preparation time i.e. time that a restaurant takes to prepare the item for delivery (in a food delivery business).

    Purpose of the App

    The Delivery Slot Management App allows the merchant to set the date & time slots on the store items and let the customer select his/her preferred delivery timings on a fixed date when he/she wants the items to get delivered to his/her address. Thus, provide a more efficient delivery experience to the customers.

    Additional Features

    • You can add delivery methods such as home delivery, on-time delivery, pickup on demand, etc.
    • Create delivery slots based on two delivery options i.e. On-time delivery & Fixed-day delivery.
    • Allow customers to request to reschedule delivery time for their orders.
    • You can cancel or reschedule deliveries to your customers.
    • You can close deliveries on some specific days for your customers.
    • Configure preparation time i.e time required to prepare items to get delivered.

    Let’s dive into the details and know how to configure the app.

    As soon as you install the Delivery Slot Management App, the app gets listed in the “Apps” section of your Shopify store. You can then proceed to configure the app backend.

    Delivery Methods

    You can add multiple Delivery Methods in the app. These methods will appear on the product/cart page of your store. Customers can select one and proceed to choose a preferred date & time slot for order delivery.

    Please Note:- The merchant needs to select at least one delivery slot while creating a delivery method.

    Delivery Slot Management

    Now, clicking the Add Delivery Method button, you need to enter the delivery method details and assign delivery slots to the method added. You can allow customers to reschedule deliveries and reschedule deliveries after fulfillment.

    Delivery Slots

    From this section, you can add delivery slots for the customers. You can allow customers to choose either a fixed date or a fixed date & time for the order delivery.

    While adding a slot, you need to enter the delivery information such as title of the slot, delivery type either single or multi-user delivery.

    In the Availability section:-
    You can configure either Fixed Day Delivery or On-time Delivery options for the customers.

    On-time Delivery

    On-time Delivery:-
    You can configure this delivery option if you want to allow customers to choose a preferred date & time to get the item delivered to the destination.

    Also, you can enable the weekdays to let customers choose a date for the order delivery.

    Thus, the customer will get the option to choose a date & time for the order deliveries.

    Fixed-day Delivery

    Fixed-day Delivery:-
    You can configure this delivery option if you want to allow customers to choose a preferred date (irrespective of time) to get the item delivered to the destination.

    Thus, the customer will get the option to choose a date for the order deliveries.

    Lead Days:-
    This is the no of days you want to close the deliveries from the current date.

    Overwrite Specific days:-
    Moreover, you can configure this option if you want to close deliveries on some specific days.

    Custom Information:-
    Show additional information related to your products.

    Custom Field:-
    Also, you can add custom fields in case you want to add additional infomation from the customers at the time of placing an order.

    Configurations

    From this section, you can configure all the details related to the deliveries, emails, translation, etc. in the app.

    General Configuration:-
    Configure your store name, email, timezone, etc.

    Delivery Details:-
    From here, you can configure the no of days after which you want to display the slots for the customers.

    Email Template:-
    From this section, you can configure the template of the emails sent to the customers and the admin.

    Delivery Widget:-
    In this section, you need to choose if you want to show the delivery widget on the product page or the cart page of your store.

    Delivery Widget On Product Page: Admin End Configuration

    You can display the delivery widget either on the product page or on the cart page of your store. In case you choose it to display the widget on “Product”, you will have the option to addPreparation time (time required to prepare items to get delivered) to the products.

    For that, firstly, you need to add products from your Shopify store into the app and configure Preparation Time for the product.

    Clicking the Add Product button, select a product from Shopify, and set a time required to prepare the product for delivery.

    After the admin end configurations, you need to add the codes in the suggested liquid file. Follow the Instructions later in this Blog!

    Global Preparation Time

    With the delivery slot management app, you can set the global preparation time from the Configuration menu in the app. This is the time required to get the item prepared for delivery. The time you set here will be applicable to all the products added to the cart for purchase [In case you show the delivery widget on the cart page].

    Also, if you show the delivery widget on the product page and want to set the same preparation time for all the products of your store then, global preparation time can be configured from the Configuration menu in the app.

    Note:- In case you want to configure a different preparation time for each product of your store then, you need to configure this separately for each product from the Products menu in the app. Otherwise, this global configuration will be applicable to all the products.

    Front Labels:-
    Additionally, you can configure the front labels from this section.

    Configure Front End

    Now, to visualize the effect on the store front or to display the delivery widget, you need to add codes to the suggested liquid files.

    CODES

    To display widget on the product page:-

    To display widget on the cart page:-

    For the customer’s account section:-

    To display delivery details on customer account section:-

    Customer End

    Once you add the codes, this is how the widget appears on your store front:-

    Delivery Widget on the Product Page:-

    After selecting a delivery method, the customer will get the option to choose a date & time slot for the order delivery.

    Delivery Widget on the Cart Page:-

    Customer “My Account”

    Customers can view the delivery details from their account.

    Customer can request the admin to reschedule the deliveries.

    Deliveries

    From this section, you can have the list of all the order deliveries requested by the customers. You can edit the delivery and approve & cancel it.
    Moreover, you can export the delivery details from the app.

    So, you can approve, cancel or reschedule customer’s order delivery requests.

    Dashboard

    In addition to it, You can track all the delivery records from the admin dashboard.

    So, that’s all about the Delivery Slot Management app.

    Demo

    Please check the Demo here: https://delivery-slot-management-demo.myshopify.com/pages/demo

    Need Help?

    If you need any kind of support, just raise a ticket at https://webkul.uvdesk.com/en/. 
    Also, you can contact support@webkul.com to get proper assistance.

    Thank You for reading this Blog

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