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Steps to enable courier services on your Linker.store

Steps to enable courier services on your Linker.store

Ecommerce

GlobalLinker Staff

GlobalLinker Staff

4 Feb 2021, 10:44 — 5 min read

As an eCommerce store owner, getting online orders is an important part of your business. However, to fulfil orders, it is essential to have a delivery plan in place. Having your products in stock is one half of the equation while the other is choosing the right logistics partners to ensure products reach your customer’s doorsteps safely and on time.

 

For your convenience, GlobalLinker’s eCommerce platform – Linker.store comes with integrated logistics partners at pre-negotiated, competitively priced rates. This ensures that the entire shipment process from pick-up to delivery is seamless and timely.

 

How does integrated logistics work?

When you want to ship an order, your logistics partner collects the package and delivers it to your customer. While processing your order through your online store seller panel, you send a query to your logistics partner, and based on the volume or weight of the order, the system fetches the cost.

 

Once your order is submitted, the partner picks the order from your warehouse or pick-up location and delivers it to the customer’s address. The partner also provides you details to easily track the orders.

 

Steps to choose your logistics partners and enabling courier services

Before starting, ensure that your online store setup is complete.

 

STEP 1

 Log in to your GlobalLinker account.

 

STEP 2

Click on the Online Store button in the top menu. You will see a dropdown. Click on Manage Store to open your Seller Panel.

 

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STEP 3

On the left bar of your Seller Panel, click on Online store > Settings > Courier.

 

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STEP 4

On the Courier services tab, you can turn on one or multiple courier partners for your deliveries You will see all the integrated logistics partners you can work with. These are leading logistics providers to help you deliver your product packages effortlessly.

 

For more information on each of them, read below.

 

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Note: The payment is as per usage on the number of shipment requests that are placed. You will be billed every fortnight. The cost is based on the order’s volume or weight.

 

Hyperlocal delivery partners

 

Dunzo

Dunzo is an Indian on-demand delivery service, they provide delivery services in Bengaluru, Delhi, Gurgaon, Pune, Chennai, Jaipur, Mumbai, and Hyderabad. They provide pick & drop delivery services, grocery delivery, and on-demand delivery. You can schedule pickups and get them delivered to your desired location. 

  

 WeFast

Wefast is a hyperlocal courier service currently serviceable in Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, and Pune. This type of service is used to deliver parcels over a short distance in the least possible time. The order is delivered by a biker dedicated exclusively to your order.

 

Last-mile delivery partners

 

Vamaship

Vamaship is a shipping aggregator that specialises in the technology and operations of your shipping requirements. It comes pre-integrated with your LINKER.store and helps for every order on your store to be ready to ship. Vamaship enables you to deliver orders pan India. 

 

Note: Aramex is for export orders. It is currently available only for FIEO members. 

 

Once you’ve enabled your preferred logistics partners, you can have your orders delivered to your customers’ doorstep seamlessly. When you receive an order, you will get an option to place a shipping request with any of your enabled logistics partners by sharing the pickup and destination address. The selected courier partner will pick up the package from your warehouse and deliver it to the customer’s doorstep.  You can live to track your shipment through your dashboard, and your customers can enjoy live tracking through a link that is shared with them via SMS

 

The next step is to create shipping zones based on locations, according to which you can customise your shipping charges and enable cash on delivery.

 

For further assistance, write to us at ‘info@linker.store’ or call at +91-22-48931736.

 

Also read: A step-by step-guide to creating your own eStore with GlobalLinker

 

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