You can set a specific "zone" by selecting an area on Google Maps where you allow deliveries. You can assign a delivery schedule specific to that zone. Further more, you can create multiple zones, and apply different delivery schedules to each zone.
Step 1 - Create a Delivery Zone
Go to the Menus Dashboard, then select "Delivery Schedules"
Click the "Create a Delivery Zone" button
Enter a delivery schedule name
Enter how many days you will be accepting orders
Step 2 - Select a Delivery Coverage
Click "Add Zone"
Enter a zone name
Select the "circle" or "shape" option to capture the area on Google Maps
Step 3 - Select Available Delivery Days
There are 2 options you can choose from:
Use location operating hours
Weekly delivery hours
Option 1: Use location operating hours
You can use the operating hours you've set from the account settings, click here for the tutorial.
Option 2: Weekly delivery hours
You can set a weekly recurring delivery schedule. Only days you select will be displayed as options when customers place an order from the website.
Step 4 - Select a Cut-Off Time to Place an Order
You can set the cut-off time to be the same day or up to 3 days lead time:
Same day (current day)
2 days before
3 days before
For example, if "Same day by 1 pm" is set as a cut-off time, if your available delivery schedule is set to say, "weekly, every Thursday," then the customer can place the order anytime from today until Thursday before 1 pm.
Let's do another example: "a Day before by 1 pm." If your available delivery schedule is set to "weekly, every Thursday," then the customer needs to place the order on or before Wednesday before 1 pm.
Step 5 - Select How You Will Manage Deliveries
You can choose from 2 options for delivery:
Option 1: Use In-house drivers
If you choose this option, follow the next steps:
Add minimum amount.
Add delivery fee.
Check the box if you want to offer free delivery above the minimum amount.
Add delivery lead time-- Select how much time you need to prepare an order.
Check-off applicable driver notifications. Here’s an article to set up driver email notifications.
Option 2: DoorDash Drive driver network
DoorDash is a third-party delivery service. Click here to read the step-by-step instructions on how to set up DoorDash.
Step 6 - Enable Delivery on the Online Ordering Menu
On the Menus Dashboard, open the menu you want to enable delivery, then select the delivery schedule from the dropdown options. Make sure online ordering is switched ON.