How to take advantage of a courier service for your business
If you run a small business you’ll have innumerable tasks competing for your attention.
It’s a case of having to prioritise to ensure you make best use of your valuable time.
Did you know a courier service could help you to save some time? Here’s how:
1. Collect from you: If you have parcels to post it can be time consuming and inconvenient to go to the Post Office. Instead, use a courier and the driver will come to collect your items from the address you specify be that home or office.
2. Tracking: If you post items to fulfil customer orders it can be reassuring to know you can track and trace your parcel online using the unique barcode number that your parcel gets despatched on. In this way if a customer contacts you asking for delivery details, you will be armed with the information needed to give them a professional response.
3. Varied delivery specifications: You’ll discover a range of different courier products are available giving you the flexibility you need to be able to meet your customer requirements and manage your budget. Delivery Next Day is a very popular service, but there are times when a Sameday, 48hour or timed delivery specification is more appropriate.
In addition parcel booking agents and affiliate schemes have made the courier network even more competitive. If you want to use a big brand courier you no longer need to go direct. In fact, booking through a booking agent could actually save you money.
Now that’s a strong advantage…