From the storefront, Magento Shipping options appear during the first step of the checkout processThe process of gathering the payment and shipping information that is necessary to complete the purchase of items in the shopping cart. In the final step, the customer reviews and places the order.. Magento Shipping can be configured to show all options, or only the ones that apply to the order.
During checkout, the shopper identifies the address type as a residence or business, and specifies whether the carrier must obtain a signature, or can leave the package at the door. Finally, the shopper chooses the preferred shipping rate and carrier to be used for the order.
Click & Collect
If Click & Collect is enabled in the configuration, specific locations can be designated as Click & Collect fulfillmentThe process of managing customer shipments. centers where the order can be sent for customer pick up.
During checkout, the “Pick up in store” option appears under Shipping Methods. When selected, a list of possible pickup locations appears, according to the logic of the related shipping experience rule. The customer chooses the most convenient location, and selects Click & Collect as the shipping method.
During Order Review, the Click & Collect location appears in the Ship To section, rather than the customer’s shipping address.
The customer is notified by email when the order is ready to collect at the designated location.
Collection points allow the customer to specify where the order is shipped. If enabled in the configuration, specific locations can be designated as fulfillment centers where the order is sent. The list of available countries is determined by those specified for collection points in the Magento Shipping configuration.
During checkout, the “Send to Collection Point” option appears under Shipping Methods. When selected, a list of possible pickup locations appears that are within a 20 km radius of the customer location, according to the logic of the related shipping experience rule. The list is sorted by the shortest distance, followed by description and opening hours, if available. Any locations with distances that cannot be calculated are listed alphabetically.
After choosing the location, the customer is prompted to choose the collection point as the shipping method.
During Order Review, the collection point location appears in the Ship To section, rather than the customer’s shipping address.
When creating a return shipment, you can generate a list of shipping quotes, and choose the carrier that you want to use. The return label can be included in the original shipment.
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