Hyperlocal System Marketplace Add-On connects the customers with local stores and also transforms the shopping experience of the customers.
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Note - This module is an add-on of Webkul's Marketplace Module. To use this module, you must have purchased and installed Multi Vendor Marketplace first.
Hyperlocal System Marketplace Add-On connects the customers with local stores and also transforms the shopping experience of the customers. This module is very beneficial for both the sellers and the buyers. The admin and the seller can easily add the locations where they want to ship their products. Multiple locations can be added. A location pop-up window will appear whenever any customers visits the webstore. The customer will then have to enter their location and then they can see all the available products & sellers in the selected location. The sellers and the admin can add their location according to which their products are displayed to the customer. The seller and the admin can also add the shipping rate according to the location range. This add-on hyperlocal table rate shipping and the seller can add shipping prices by uploading a CSV file.
Use Case of Hyperlocal System Marketplace Add-On -
The hyperlocal system is really helpful when you want to target the customers in your desired geographical location or area. This add-on will convert your marketplace into a hyperlocal system where customers will only be able to see and search the sellers and products which are available in their location.
Sometimes it happens that a customer likes some product and when he go for purchasing that product, he sees that the product is not available to his location. So in this case, our hyperlocal system eliminates this problem and only shows the products which are available in the customer's selected location.
Features of Hyperlocal System Marketplace Add-On -
- The customer can enter their location and buy products from nearest seller’s store.
- The customer can also change their location.
- The customer can check seller’s availability in their location.
- The customer can check product’s availability in their location.
- The seller can add multiple locations.
- The seller can add Hyperlocal table rate shipping.
- The seller can add shipping price using CSV file.
- The admin can also add multiple locations.
- The admin can add shipping on behalf of sellers using a CSV file.
- The admin can add radius unit and range which will be used to search the seller from customer’s location.
- If the customer does not select his location then his location will be the location that is set by the admin.
Workflow of Hyperlocal System Marketplace Add-On -
Admin Management - After installation of the add-on, the admin can configure the module by going to Stores > Configuration > Webkul > Hyperlocal Marketplace. Here the admin has to enter the heading for the location popup window. Admin can select the radius unit and enter the radius range which is used to search the sellers from the customers location. The admin has to provide the Google API Key so that Google search suggestion for location will work.
You can get the Goggle API key from here.
Now the admin can configure the Hyperlocal Shipping from Stores > Configuration > Sales > Shipping Methods > Hyper Local Shipping. From here, the admin can enable or disable the shipping method and can set the Shipping Method name that will be visible on the frontend. The admin can add Ship Areas and Ship Rates by going to Marketplace Management > Hyper Local.
Seller Management - The sellers can see the “Hyper Local” option in their marketplace menu. After clicking on the ‘Hyper Local’ seller will find two options “Add Shipping Area” and “Ship Rate”. The sellers can click on ‘Add Shipping Area’ to add the locations where they want to ship their products. Here seller can add locations and can see the list of locations which are already added. The seller can also delete any location if they want.
The seller can add shipping rates by clicking on “Ship Rate” and from there seller can upload the CSV file of new Shipping Rates. The seller can also delete any previously added rate.
Customer Management - When any customer visits the website then a pop-up will open asking to enter the location. The customers can enter their location in the pop-up and click on the save button to save the location. On changing the location the customer will see a pop-up notification stating “On location address change cart will empty”. So if there is any product in the cart then it will get removed from the cart and cart will become empty on location change.
If the products are available for the selected location in the selected category then the customer will be able to see and purchase those products. While purchasing a product, the customer can select the Hyper Local Shipping Method.
Benefits of Hyperlocal System Marketplace Add-On -
Store Owner benefits / Seller benefits – This add-on helps the admin and the sellers to target the customers of their desired location. This way the admin and the seller have full control that where they want to do business.
Customer benefits – This add-on is super beneficial to customers as they will only see the products which are available to their location and hence a lot of time and effort will be saved
Release NotesBack to top
- Compatible with CE: 2.1
- Stability: Stable Build
+ The customer can enter their location and buy products from nearest seller's store.
+ The customer can also change their location.
+ The customer can check seller's availability in their location.
+ The customer can check product's availability in their location.
+ The seller can add multiple locations.
+ The seller can add Hyperlocal table rate shipping.
+ The seller can add shipping price using CSV file.
+ Admin can also add multiple locations.
+ Admin can add radius unit and range which will be used to search the seller from customer's location.