How to Add Local Delivery Option to Your Shopify Store

How to Add Local Delivery Option to Your Shopify Store

Adding a local delivery option to your Shopify store allows you to offer customers the convenience of having their purchases delivered directly to their doorstep within a specified local area. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to set up local delivery for your Shopify store:

How to Add Local Delivery Option to Your Shopify Store

Step 1: Access Your Shopify Admin

  1. Log in to your Shopify account.
  2. Once logged in, you will be directed to your Shopify admin dashboard.

Step 2: Navigate to Shipping and Delivery Settings

  1. From the Shopify admin dashboard, click on "Settings" in the bottom left corner.
  2. Select "Shipping and delivery" from the settings menu.

Step 3: Set Up Local Delivery

  1. In the "Shipping and delivery" page, scroll down to the "Local delivery" section.
  2. Click on "Manage" next to the "Local delivery" heading.

Step 4: Define Your Delivery Area

  1. Under "Delivery area," you can choose to:
    • Set a delivery radius: Specify the radius around your location within which you will deliver.
    • Set postal codes: Specify the postal codes that you will deliver to.
  2. If you choose the delivery radius option, enter the radius in miles or kilometres.
  3. If you choose the postal codes option, enter the postal codes you want to include in your delivery area.

Step 5: Set Delivery Price

  1. Under "Delivery price," enter the amount you want to charge for local delivery.
  2. You can also set conditions for free delivery, such as offering free delivery for orders over a certain amount.

Step 6: Configure Delivery Information

  1. In the "Delivery information" section, provide any additional details or instructions for customers. For example, specify delivery times or request contact information.
  2. Ensure that the instructions are clear and concise to avoid any confusion.

Step 7: Save Your Settings

  1. After configuring your local delivery settings, click "Save" to apply the changes.

Step 8: Test the Local Delivery Option

  1. To ensure everything is set up correctly, go to your store's checkout page and simulate a purchase using an address within your defined delivery area.
  2. Verify that the local delivery option is displayed and that the delivery fee is correctly applied.

Additional Tips

  1. Communication: Clearly communicate the availability of local delivery on your store’s homepage or in a banner to make customers aware of this option.
  2. Delivery Schedule: Plan and communicate your delivery schedule to ensure customers know when to expect their orders.
  3. Customer Service: Provide a way for customers to contact you with questions or special delivery instructions.
  4. Order Management: Regularly check and manage your local delivery orders to ensure timely delivery and customer satisfaction.


Setting up a local delivery option on your Shopify store can enhance the customer experience by offering a convenient and flexible delivery method. By following these steps, you can easily configure local delivery to suit your business needs and provide clear information to your customers. If you encounter any issues or need further assistance, Shopify’s support resources and community forums are valuable resources.