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Maximum Deliveries per day/date & time slot

In our previous posts, we learnt how to add product delivery settings for recurring weekdays, specific dates and time slots using Product Delivery Date Pro for WooCommerce plugin. There are times when you want to limit the number of product deliveries that can occur in a day or on specific date or per time slot. So today we will discuss about the feature that allows you to set maximum deliveries per day/date & time slot.

Let us understand this setting for all 3 product delivery options:

Recurring Weekdays

For instance, let us consider a business that sells all kinds of bags like handbags, sling bags, travel bags etc online, called as Apex Bags Company. They deliver products on all weekdays. So first create a product named Yellow sling bag and can be delivered on all weekdays. But the availability of this product in a day is fixed to 10. Hence you need to set the Maximum deliveries per day option to 10 deliveries as shown below:

Maximum deliveries per day is set to 10

Therefore when this product is selected by the customer on the frontend for a specific weekday, its maximum availability displayed will be 10 as shown below:

Maximum deliveries for 25th July, 2018 is 10

This shows that maximum deliveries available on 07/25/18 are 10. When an order is placed for delivering Yellow sling bag on 25th July, 2018 and if another customer selects delivery of the same product for the same day, the maximum availability for delivery will change to 9. This is because, one delivery of Yellow sling bag had already taken place, hence the Product page will show availability message as shown below:

Maximum deliveries for 25th July, 2018 has changed to 9 

Specific Dates

Similar to recurring weekdays, for specific dates too, the maximum availability option works the same way. Consider an online Greeting Cards shop which sells greeting cards for Raksha bandhan festival and showcases different types of rakhis for sending it to your brother. So let us create a product named Beads Rakhi which is available only on dates 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th and 28th August, 2018 and maximum of 50 rakhis can be sent on a specific date as shown below:

Maximum of 50 rakhis can be sent on specific dates

Therefore when this product is selected by the customer on the frontend for a specific date, its maximum availability displayed will be 50 as shown below:

Maximum deliveries for 27th August, 2018 is 50

This shows that maximum deliveries available on 08/27/18 are 50. When an order is placed for delivering Beads Rakhi on 27th August, 2018 and if another customer selects delivery of the same product for the same date, the maximum availability for delivery will change to 49. This is because, one delivery of Beads Rakhi had already taken place, hence the Product page will show availability message as shown below:

Maximum deliveries for 27th August, 2018 has changed to 49 

Time Slots

As you are well aware of time slots for product deliveries, you can also set a maximum limit for deliveries that can take place for that particular time slot on the Product page. Let us consider an online Cake shop that delivers Blueberry Cheese cake at a particular time in the day, so the shop owner can set the maximum deliveries for cakes during the selected time slot as shown below:

Cheese cakes can be delivered between 10 am to 4 pm

As you can see, Product Blueberry Cheese cake can be delivered on all weekdays between 10:00 – 16:00 and cannot exceed more than 20 deliveries for that time slot. Therefore when this product is selected by the customer on the frontend for any weekday and particular time slot, its maximum availability displayed will be 20 for that time slot as shown below:

Maximum deliveries between 10am to 4pm is 20

This shows that maximum deliveries available on 08/16/18 for time slot 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM are 20. When an order is placed for delivering Blueberry Cheese cake on 16th August, 2018 between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and if another customer selects delivery of the same product for the same date and time slot, then the maximum availability for delivery will change to 19 for that time slot. This is because, one delivery of Blueberry Cheese cake had already taken place during that time slot, hence the Product page will show availability message as shown below:

Maximum deliveries has changed to 19 for selected time slot

Conclusion

In this post we saw how you can set maximum deliveries for any recurring weekday, specific dates and specific time slots using the Maximum deliveries per day & time slot option. Thus your online business can be made more precise and flexible using our Product Delivery Date Pro for WooCommerce plugin.

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