GFS release new delivery option widget with full access to DPD Pickup

GFS release new hassle-free widget, giving retailers ability to add entire DPD Pickup network to a full suite of delivery services within their checkout.

GFS have released their free delivery options plugin, used by leading UK brands Mamas & Papas and Molton Brown, in open-source widget form to help retailers easily and quickly add a full delivery service mix to their checkout.

Heather Ellis, Mamas & Papas Distribution Manager, says: “The implementation of GFS Checkout has given our customers control of their delivery experience. They can now choose when & where they receive their goods ensuring that Mamas & Papas customers can benefit from both the convenience and flexibility of different delivery options.”

GFS Checkout gives online sellers the tools to beat shopping cart abandonment from lack of delivery choice, improving the shopping experience and winning them sales.  Services available include; next day, timed, international and click + collect, with access to all DPD Pickup locations.

The GFS Checkout widget can future proof click and collect options. It automatically adds new store locations as and when they are released, without the need for any code changes, ensuring consumers have access to the very latest delivery services in their area without draining development resources.

DPD recently added 222 Matalan stores to their Pickup network and are set to continue their expansion to well over 2,800 nationwide locations in 2017.

Des Travers, Head of DPD Pickup, says: “We are thrilled to add our extensive nationwide Pickup network to GFS Checkout, enabling retailers to offer customers super convenience with minimal effort. It provides consumers with all the information they need to make the right delivery choice for them.”

Peter Liu, Managing Director for GFS Technology, says: “We have distilled our 15 years of knowledge and experience into this simple to implement web widget. It gives online sellers the tools to offer delivery service options specific to the consumers address, ensuring a standout experience. We are delighted to have DPD Pickup locations available within GFS Checkout, they offer fantastic UK coverage and the service delivers real convenience to busy consumers.”

The open-sourced widget can be applied to a checkout quickly, helping retailers swiftly optimise their delivery page.  It can be customised to fit brand guidelines and full help and support is all available through the newly released developer portal: