A delivery method is a standardized procedure for transferring the product or service to the destination of fulfillment chosen by the customer. Delivery methods are characterized by the means of transportation used, and by the organization or group that is the contracting party for the sending organization or person.
Commonly used values:
|Properties from Thing|
||URL||An additional type for the item, typically used for adding more specific types from external vocabularies in microdata syntax. This is a relationship between something and a class that the thing is in. In RDFa syntax, it is better to use the native RDFa syntax - the 'typeof' attribute - for multiple types. Schema.org tools may have only weaker understanding of extra types, in particular those defined externally.|
||Text||An alias for the item.|
||Text||A description of the item.|
||Text||A sub property of description. A short description of the item used to disambiguate from other, similar items. Information from other properties (in particular, name) may be necessary for the description to be useful for disambiguation.|
ImageObject or |
|An image of the item. This can be a URL or a fully described ImageObject.|
CreativeWork or |
|Indicates a page (or other CreativeWork) for which this thing is the main entity being described. See background notes for details.|
Inverse property: mainEntity.
||Text||The name of the item.|
||Action||Indicates a potential Action, which describes an idealized action in which this thing would play an 'object' role.|
||URL||URL of a reference Web page that unambiguously indicates the item's identity. E.g. the URL of the item's Wikipedia page, Freebase page, or official website.|
||URL||URL of the item.|
Instances of DeliveryMethod may appear as values for the following properties
|The delivery method(s) to which the delivery charge or payment charge specification applies.|
|The delivery method(s) available for this offer.|
|A sub property of instrument. The method of delivery.|
|Method used for delivery or shipping.|
More specific Types
This class is derived from the GoodRelations Vocabulary for E-Commerce, created by Martin Hepp. GoodRelations is a data model for sharing e-commerce data on the Web that can be expressed in a variety of syntaxes, including RDFa and HTML5 Microdata. More information about GoodRelations can be found at http://purl.org/goodrelations/.
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