In order for products to reach their destination quickly, without being damaged, they consider the services of a third party: the courier company. This ensures delivery of the parcels, you guarantee that the products will be in good condition to the customer or, in the event of an unfortunate accident, you can recover your investment.
When choosing a courier company you have two possibilities:Go without a contract. You have no preferential benefits, you are practically the individual or, more specifically, you choose the contract variant. Thus, you make sure that at high orders you have certain advantages consisting of lower taxes, depending on the monthly volume of orders.
Parcel ABC seems to develop its services. The summit is featured with the collection option, a dedicated online business that offers an alternative to courier companies. The service emphasizes that customers no longer have to stay at the courier’s home, but the parcel can be picked up from the desired office at the desired time.
With the, you also have the opportunity to send parcels with the posting options now, a service that ensures the delivery of parcels at the headquarters, order tracking, weekly reports, return of non-delivered products and negotiation of tariffs.
Some clients want to personally pick up the products at their headquarters for various reasons: they want to know you personally, they cannotor can pay for the transport, they are reluctant to open the parcel in front of you and leave you in the arms if not are satisfied etc. If you have a showroom, a physical store, things get easier because people have access to a location where they can come back when they want. The personal lifting model works if you already have a well-known store and are located in several cities in the country. For thenow you will have the perfect options available.
As the business grows, the transport strategy develops in the following stages:
- Launch – In the first stage of the online store, immediately after launch, you have sporadic orders and a slow pace of development
- Consistency – orders have more consistency but are still limited to 15+ orders per week
- Increase – the strategy is more complex because the volume of orders is higher
- Scaling –Some issues appear so you may need help from specialized companies; orders are numerous and you need an infrastructure to automate the delivery process
You need to be perfect in this case and that is the reason that you need to be specific on your choice. Only then you will be able to choose the best service.