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BigCommerce Local Delivery Best Practices: Tips and Strategies

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Written by Noreen

July 3, 2023

Navigating the e-commerce industry, particularly aspects like local delivery, can be challenging. Luckily, a BigCommerce local delivery app makes it simpler and more efficient. Introducing eLocal by Epic. It’s the most powerful pickup and delivery app on BigCommerce. 

eLocal offers both fledgling and established online retailers the power to manage, streamline, and optimize their local delivery services. 

To ensure you’re making the most out of this powerful tool, here are some best practices, tips, and strategies.

Make the Most Out of the BigCommerce Local Delivery app, eLocal

1. Define and establish delivery zones

Defining delivery zones is your first step toward an efficient local delivery system. BigCommerce allows you to establish and manage these zones effectively. You can limit your delivery areas to specific zip codes, cities, or states. By doing this, you optimize delivery routes, reducing both time and costs.

2. Set clear delivery timelines

Customers appreciate transparency and predictability, particularly regarding delivery timelines. BigCommerce local delivery through eLocal facilitates this by enabling you to set clear delivery dates and timeframes. 

Ensure you provide your customers with accurate delivery schedules and update them if any changes occur.

3. Optimize inventory management

Inventory management is a crucial aspect of successful local deliveries. Track your stock levels accurately and efficiently to ensure you can fulfill your orders. eLocal has built-in inventory management features, making this task easier and less prone to error.

4. Implement minimum purchase amounts

It’s important to ensure profitability with every transaction. Implementing a minimum purchase amount for local delivery can help you achieve this. This strategy can help you cover delivery costs and maintain profitability.

5. Offer multiple delivery options

Offering multiple delivery options is another way to enhance customer satisfaction. This can include different delivery dates, times, and pick-up locations. By giving your customers the flexibility to choose, you increase their convenience and overall shopping experience.

Epic: Your Guide to BigCommerce Local Delivery

Having a partner who understands the ins and outs of BigCommerce local delivery can make your journey smoother. That’s where Epic comes in. With a wealth of knowledge and experience in developing BigCommerce website themes and apps, Epic can help you streamline your delivery process, with our very own eLocal.

Whether it’s defining your delivery zones, setting up clear delivery timelines, or managing your inventory, Epic’s eLocal can support your online store every step of the way. 

By understanding your unique business needs, Epic can help you leverage the powerful features of BigCommerce to their fullest.

Enhancing Your Local Delivery Process with Epic

Are you ready to optimize your BigCommerce local delivery process? It’s time to embrace the full potential of your online store with eLocal. 

Connect with us to begin your journey towards a more efficient and profitable BigCommerce local delivery process. Your success story begins with Epic.

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