Shipping Information

The following article provides full details on the shipping and logistics information in the Five Minutes Shopping Cart

I Terminology: City, Metro and Region

  1. City: Any pincode in India is considered as a City
  2. Metro: The following cities are considered metros as their logistics network is strong:
    a. New Delhi
    b. Mumbai
    c. Chennai
    d. Kolkota
    e. Bengaluru
    f. Hyderabad
  3. Region: India is divided into five regions. These regions are:
    a. North
    b. East
    c. West
    d. South
    e. North East

II Delivery Circles (Circle of Delivery)

  1. Within-City: Pick-up from & delivery to within your own city
  2. Within-Region: Pick-up from & delivery to within your own region
  3. To-Different-Metro: From your City to any other metro
  4. To-Different-Region: From one region & delivery to another region
  5. North-East-India: From any of the four other regions & delivery to  north-east.

III Non-COD Delivery Costs
Circle of Delivery  – Cost per 500 Gms – Cost per every additional 500 gms)

      1. Within-City    40    41
      2. Within-Region    48   50
      3. To-Different-Metro    63   65
      4. To-Different-Region    75   80
      5. North-East-India    100    110

IV COD Delivery Costs
Circle of Delivery  – Cost per 500 Gms – Cost per every additional 500 gms)

        1. Within-City    48    50
        2. Within-Region    52   60
        3. To-Different-Metro    65   70
        4. To-Different-Region    85    90
        5. North-East-India    115    130

Additional COD Collection Costs    Rs 80 + 14% ST or 4% of invoice value (whichever is higher)

Note:
1. Delivery Costs for anything above 1 kg, will be calculated in per kg slab.
2. Delivery Costs include fuel surcharge as well as service tax.
3. When considering weight of the product for shipment, the actual weight is compared to the volumetric weight of the product, and the higher is chosen. Volumetric weight is calculated as: length*breadth*height (in cm)/5000.

V Volumetric Rates (Per KG)
Circle of Delivery    Cost per Kg
Within-City    60
Within-Region    80
To-Different-Metro    90
To-Different-Region    100
North-East-India    150
Additional COD Collection Costs    Rs 80 + 14% ST or 4% of invoice value (whichever is higher)

VI Serviceable Area Delivery and COD Coverage
For a list of serviceable pin-codes for Non-COD as well as COD delivery, please contact our support team.

VII Pick-up Facility
Pick-up service will be provided for FREE on all days, except Sunday.
On Saturdays, pick-up is provided for some regions only before cut-off time.
All pin-codes mentioned in the file have a pickup facility available
Sunday and Public Holiday Pick-up or Delivery Costs Rs. 120.

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