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Examples of delivery and pickup time slots

Time slots are only displayed with the In-store pickup and Local Delivery Add-ons. You will find below several examples of settings to be adapted according to your opening and preparation time requirements.


1

Fast Food (In-store pickup only)

It's an In-store pickup only Salad Bar that prepares meals every day of the week, at lunchtime only.

Time Slots set up in the back office :  

  • Opening hours: from 11am to 2pm every day of the week, except weekends
  • Time slots:
- One slot every 15mn with a maximum of 10 orders per slot
- A delay of 15mn between the order and the next slot available (order prep time)
- Display restricted to same-day only
- Display of all time slots available 

The time slots visible to your clients will then be slot of 15mn from 11am until the last slot 1:45pm - 2pm
Case studies :
  • If your client places their order at 11:20 am, with the prep time of 15 minutes, they will be presented with the following slots, i.e. from 11:45 am.
  • If you've received more than 10 orders during the 11:45 a.m. slot, they will be presented with the following slots, i.e. from 12:00 noon.
  • With a preparation time of 15 minutes the last order can be placed at 1:30pm max and the last available slot will be 1:45pm - 2:00pm.
  • If a client tries to place an order in the afternoon, the order will be blocked in the shopping cart. Same on weekends, the orders are closed since you've chosen a restricted same day display. Orders will be possible again as soon as a slot is available on an opening day.

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Restaurant (In-store pickup and Local Delivery)

This restaurant offers in-store pickup but also local delivery with a delivery service  (local delivery add-ons).
Open for lunch and dinner, closed on Sundays.

Time Slots set up in the back office :  

  • Opening hours: Monday to Saturday, from 11 am until 3pm, and from 7pm until 9:30pm
  • Time slots:
- A slot every 30mn with a maximum of 5 orders per slot
- A delay of 30mn between the order and the next available slots (order prep time)
- Display restricted to same-day and following day
- Display of all available slots

The time slots visible to your clients will then be slots of 30mn from 11am until the last lunch slot of 2:30pm - 3pm and then from 7pm until the last dinner slot of 9pm - 9:30pm.
Case studies:
  • If your client places their order at 11:15 am, with the 30 min delay, they will be offered the following slots, i.e. starting at 12:00 noon.
  • If your client places an order at 4:00 pm then the available slots will be starting at 12:00 noon.
  • If your client places an order at 4:00 pm they will be offered the 7:00 pm slot and the following ones.
  • The last available slot will be at 2:30 pm for the lunch and 9:00 pm for dinner, with a prep time of 30 minutes. The last order can therefore be placed until 2:00 pm for the lunch and 8:30 pm for dinner
  • If your client places an order at 11pm,  the first available slot will be the next day, i.e. 11am and the following ones.

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Grocery (In-store pickup and Local Delivery)

This is the neighborhood convenience store that does in-store pickup but also local delivery (add-ons Local Delivery).
Order prep time 2h or 120 mn.

Time Slots set up in the back office :  

  • Opening hours: Monday to Saturday, from 8am until 8pm
  • Time slots : 
- One slot every 60mn with a maximum of 30 orders per slot.
- A delay of 120mn between the order and the next available slot (order prep time)
- Display restricted to same-day and the 6 following days
- Display of all time slots available 

The time slots visible to your clients will then be slots of 1 hour every day of the week from 8am until the last slot 7pm- 8pm, except on Sunday.
Case studies: 
  • If a client wants a delivery during the day, there are 2 hours of preparation, so they can choose a delivery a little later in the day.
  • The last available time slot is from 7pm to 8pm, with a preptime of 120 minutes, so the last order can be placed until 5pm max.
  • Your client will also be able to place an order on Tuesday evening for delivery from Wednesday to Saturday. 

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4

Straight from the farm (in-store pickup only)

This is a farmer who makes Organic baskets to be collected 3 days a week at the end of the afternoon.
He does not take any more order one hour prior.

Time Slots set up in the back office :  

  • Opening hours: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 5pm to 7pm
  • Time slots:
- One slot of 120 mn with a maximum of 40 orders per slot
- A delay of 60 mn between the order and the next available slot
- Display restricted to same-day and the following 6 days
- Display next available slot only

The time slots visible to your clients will then be a slot of 2 hours, Mondays, Wednesday and Thursdays only from 5pm to 7pm.
Case studies:
 
  • If your client orders on Monday at 9:00 am they will be able to pick up their basket the same evening from 5:00 pm.
  • If they order on Monday at 5:00 pm, they will be offered to pick up their basket only on the next available time slot, i.e. Wednesday between 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm.
  • With a prep time of 60 minutes, the last order can be placed until 4pm on opening days to be picked up the same day.

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