Amazon provides the
estimated delivery time to buyers on the offer listing and checkout pages. This is the
estimated time between when the buyer places the order until the order delivery
Enable the following configuration
using your shipping settings:
Total Delivery Time = Handling Time +
(+ any holidays)
Note: Amazon calculates handling time and
transit time in business days.
Handling Time: The estimated
time between when the buyer places the order until you hand the order over to a
Transit Time (also known as
Shipping Time): The time elapsed between when you hand the order over to the carrier
until the delivery of the order.
Configuring an accurate delivery time
for your products help ensure a good customer experience and might improve sales.
Customers are more likely to buy items that
have faster delivery.
Items with a faster delivery date are more likely to win the Buy Box on Amazon. For
more information, see How the Buy Box Works.
Modify your delivery time
Modify handling time: If you do not enter
a value in the Handling time field, the Default Handling Time
setting is automatically used. You can view your current default Handling Time
setting in the General Shipping
Settings tab of the Shipping Settings page. If you
are not able to meet this requirement, you can modify your handling time to reflect
the amount of time you need to prepare the order for shipment. Go to Modify handling time to learn more.
Modify transit time: Edit your shipping
templates within Shipping
Settings to customize your transit times. To learn more, see Modify transit time
Shipping Options, including Same-day Delivery.
Enable weekend operations: Currently available only to Seller Fulfilled
Prime sellers with automated Shipping Templates. The seller can enable Saturday as an
Weekend delivery: Currently applicable only to Seller Fulfilled Prime
sellers with automated Shipping Templates. Amazon will automatically make a delivery
promise over the weekend if the carrier enabled by the seller in their Shipping
Template actually delivers over the weekend to the customer ZIP code.
Transit Time Requirements