How to Show Estimated Delivery Date for WooCommerce USPS Rates with EasyPost? (with Video)

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You can lose a large of your potential customers due to cart abandonment. Hence, you should optimize or improve your checkout experience. Showing estimated delivery date on your WooCommerce checkout allows customers to choose the desired shipping service based on their convenience.

This article will give you a step-by-step guide on how to show estimated delivery dates for WooCommerce USPS Rates with EasyPost. You can achieve this using ELEX EasyPost (FedEx, UPS & USPS) Shipping & Label Printing Plugin for WooCommerce.

Show Estimated delivery date for WooCommerce USPS rates

Apart from showing FedEx, UPS, USPS real-time rates, printing shipping labels, shipment tracking, and so on, the ELEX EasyPost Plugin for WooCommerce shows estimated delivery date for WooCommerce USPS rates as well as FedEx and UPS.

Let us see how to enable this setting in the plugin.

You can watch the video tutorial below.

 

Or continue reading the article.

Step 1: Enabling Real-time Rates

The first step is to make sure you have enabled real-time rates settings in the plugin.

To do this, go to WooCommerce > Shipping > EasyPost > General settings.

Enable the Real-time rates settings as shown in the screenshot below.

WooCommerce USPS Estimated Delivery Date | Enable Real-time Rates settings

Enable Real-time Rates settings

Step 2: Enabling the Estimated Delivery Date settings

  • Go to the Rates & Services section.
  • Scroll down to find Estimated Delivery Date Settings. 
  • Enable the Estimated Delivery Date setting to reveal further settings.
  • Additionally, you can select the desired Working Days. The estimated delivery days are calculated based on the selected days.
  • You can also choose to specify the Cut-off time. If an order is placed after the cut-off time, the next working day will be chosen as the shipping date in the request to EasyPost API. You should note that the time format will be based on the date and time format of your system.
WooCommerce USPS Estimated Delivery Date | Enable Estimated Delivery Date Settings

Enable Estimated Delivery Date Settings

Step 3: Enabling USPS services

Scroll down to find the EasyPost Carrier(s) setting. Select the USPS option from the drop-down list.

You will see a services table showing all the USPS services. You can choose to enable the desired service(s) and configure price adjustments, etc. Read more about the Services table here.

WooCommerce USPS Estimated Delivery Date | Enable USPS Services

Enable USPS Services

Enabling USPS Flat Rate Boxes settings

In addition to this, you can enable USPS Flat rate services as well. To do this, scroll up to find the USPS Flat Rate Settings. 

You can find separate settings for domestic and international USPS flat rate boxes. You can choose the desired boxes based on your business requirement.

WooCommerce USPS Estimated Delivery Date | Enable USPS Flat Rate Boxes

Enable USPS Flat Rate Boxes

Once all the settings are configured, save them.

Step 4: Moving to the front-end of the Store

When customers add a product to the cart, they can see the estimated delivery dates for USPS rates as shown in the screenshot below.

WooCommerce USPS Estimated Delivery Date | Estimated Delivery Dates for USPS

Estimated Delivery Dates for USPS

Hence, in this way, you can show estimated delivery dates for WooCommerce USPS shipping, using ELEX EasyPost (FedEx, UPS & USPS) Shipping & Label Printing Plugin for WooCommerce, making this plugin the ideal solution for USPS estimated delivery date functionality.

 

Suggested reading:

Tip: 12 excellent ways to present e-commerce shipping information.


To explore more details about the plugins, go check out ELEX EasyPost Shipping Method Plugin for WooCommerce.

Read the product documentation to understand the plugin, in detail. Or check out the complete documentation section for more related articles.

You can also check out other WooCommerce and WordPress plugins in ELEX.

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