Show expected delivery date on the shipping method when checking out.
Like Amazon, I would like to show the customer the expected delivery date, or range of dates (Deliver by August 10 to August 15, 2015), per each shipping method, so the customer can choose the best shipping method, based on when he need it to be delivered.
Also display this on the order confirmation page, and email.
This should be manged on the admin under each shipping method, give the ability to enter the number or rage of days that the order expected to be delivered from the order date.
Just a heads up to anyone reading this - around Sept-2019 they created a module to perform this function, and it still needs serious fixing to work correctly. If you voted on this thread or have stumbled upon it now, please vote at this latest thread to get this actually working: https://3dcart.uservoice.com/forums/74587-feature-requests/suggestions/39405514-fix-the-delivery-estimate-module-critical-for-all
Any update to this? This is a great idea would be make customers feel more confident about purchasing from all of our sites.
I also need this for my website. To me this feature would be pretty easy to implement if CanadaPost API provides it already.
I asked 3dCart about it and told me I could always get a custom programming. This custom programming makes no sense whatsoever since I consider it a basic feature.
Besides I'm not the only one who wants this and that code must be already in place somewhere meaning I'd be paying for a "custom" programming that was already written.
Jim Nafus commented
Don't just limit this to usps though. This should be done for ups and fedex as well
Cher Nicastro commented
It would be great if the calculation for the range of days could take into account "business days" and we could designate the non working days and holidays for the shipping method.
Cher Nicastro commented
We have this in Volusion for Priority Mail and customers really like it.
Lady Jay commented
This would be a great tool. :)
Please add a USPS time in transit shipping calculator for first class mail, priority mail, and express mail when you make your next upgrade/set of changes. I know you already have one that lets the customer know about the shipping cost, but we need a way for customers to know when they will get their order based on their zip code or country/postal code before they place an order.