Add delivery methods

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This doc describes how to add delivery methods in the Back Office.

Prerequisites

Add a delivery method

  1. Go to Administration > Delivery Methods.
  2. On the Delivery Methods page, click Create new delivery method.
  3. On the Create page, enter a Delivery Method Key.
  4. Enter a NAME.
  5. Select a CARRIER.
  6. Optional: Select an AVAILABILITY PLUGIN.
  7. Optional: Select a PRICE PLUGIN.
  8. Optional: Select a DELIVERY TIME PLUGIN.
  9. To activate the delivery method after creating it, select IS ACTIVE.
  10. Click the Price & Tax tab.
  11. Enter the needed prices per needed locales.
  12. Select a TAX SET.
  13. Click the Store Relation tab.
  14. For AVAILABLE IN THE FOLLOWING STORE(S) select the stores to display the delivery method in.
  15. Click Save. This opens the Delivery Methods page with a success message displayed. The created delivery method is displayed in the list.

Reference information: Add delivery methods

ATTRIBUTE DESCRIPTION
DELIVERY METHOD KEY Unique identifier of the delivery method.
NAME Name of the delivery method to be displayed on the Storefront.
CARRIER Carrier company that will be handling the delivery of this method. To add one, see Add carrier companies.
AVAILABILITY PLUGIN Plugin that checks if the delivery method is available for the customer. A developer can create plugins.
PRICE PLUGIN Plugin that calculates the price of delivery. If you select a price plugin, it will override the prices specified in the Price & Tax tab. A developer can create plugins.
DELIVERY TIME PLUGIN Plugins that calculates estimated delivery time. A developer can create plugins.
IS ACTIVE Defines if customers will be able to choose the method on the Storefront.
TAX SET Tax set to apply to the price of the method. To create tax sets, see Create tax sets.
AVAILABLE IN THE FOLLOWING STORE(S) Defines which stores the method will be available in.