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Manage your delivery time

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 date.

Enable the following configuration using your shipping settings:

Total Delivery Time = Handling Time + Transit 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 delivery service.
  • 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.

Modify your delivery time


  1. Modify Handling Time: The default handling time is set to one (1) business day for all products. 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.
  2. Modify Transit Time: For your self-ship orders, you can edit your shipping templates within Shipping Settings to customize your transit times.

Transit Time Requirements

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