One of the most important aspects that your virtual business should have is the issue of shipping. Large companies offer a multitude of options from which customers can choose as best suits their needs. This is done in order to have a greater reach and higher profits.
If you have an ecommerce you must know very well the space where you are going to move, know the scope of your shipments and how you will get all the goods to their places of reception. PrestaShop gives you tools to achieve this goal, one of the most interesting is the management of shipping areas. We will now explain how to implement it.
How to create a shipping zone
First of all you must know the scope of your business. For example, if you have a store that sells items for people who speak a particular language, then you will know that people from different countries will be interested in them. That way, your products should be shipped to different parts of the world and PrestaShop can give you a hand. As you know, PrestaShop is a company that will help you in the development of your ecommerce and therefore gives you all the tools you need in all matters.
Creating a shipping zone is a very simple process. Just log in to your merchant’s profile on the PrestaShop platform, go to “Geographic locations” in the “International” menu. Once there, click on the “Zones” tab. You will be presented with all the options, add a new one and create the zone you need.
Remember that you need to be clear about all aspects of your orders and the products you want to market. This will prevent you from having problems in the future with the supply and the people who buy in your time.
Finally, what you have to do is enter the name of the area and click on Save. At this point you will have the shipping zone you need and you can start generating profits from your sales. By doing this, your products will appear in the search engines of the areas you have chosen, so you will have more visibility and greater reach.
As you can see it is a very easy way to section your products, especially if you understand that nowadays, in the globalized world we live in, knowing what markets we are facing and entering them in a comfortable and simple way will be one of the most efficient weapons to get, consolidate customers and create confidence in them.
Today we have gone a little more technical, because this aspect of your ecommerce is so important, we didn’t want to overlook it. Have you had any problems managing your shipping zones with PrestaShop? Or is it something you find very easy? As always, remember you can leave a comment.