7 things SMEs should consider when choosing a courier company
For any-sized business, making sure that your products are delivered on-time and intact is essential for ensuring you don’t lose your reputation or customers. Although some businesses prefer to handle their own delivery services in-house, many are opting to outsource their delivery with separate courier companies. However, if you’re a SME, it can understandably be difficult knowing where to start when it comes to choosing the right courier company for your business. After all, you are trusting this company to deliver your products safely and efficiently to your customers, so picking the right courier shouldn’t be a decision that’s taken lightly.
Same day vs next day delivery: Which works best for your business?
With the significant rise of online shopping over the past year, many businesses are introducing quicker delivery options for their customers to choose from. Not only will offering a Same Day or Next Day delivery service benefit your customers, but it will also help your business stand out considerably. Both options have their distinct advantages and disadvantages, but which service is right for your business?
Packaging tips for small businesses
No matter how well your products are made, ensuring they are delivered on time and in excellent condition throughout the entire shipping process has always been a challenge for new businesses to get to grips with. It’s important to remember that first impressions always count – if your product arrives damaged or the packaging is even dented, the likelihood of a customer returning to your business again is very low.
5 reasons why you should expand your business with international delivery
Although expanding your products or services overseas might seem daunting at first if you’re a small UK business, it’s a well-trodden path to growing your business over time.
Perishable shipping solutions made simple
Thanks to COVID-19, more customers are now opting to buy fresh produce and perishable foods online instead of shopping in-store. In this guide, we’re taking a look at the process of shipping perishable goods and what every small or large business should be taking into consideration.
Delivering parcels during a pandemic
Parcel volumes are up across the globe. Despite the closure of physical stores, people still wanted to purchase items (with older demographics also beginning to adopt ecommerce), meaning a huge upsurge in parcel volume everywhere.
How using a courier will make your life easier
Courier services are known for their speed of delivery when it comes to transporting packages and documents for your business or personal needs.
Will technology affect the courier industry?
The technology industry has come on leaps and bounds with advances in AI and innovative ways of incorporating technology in our daily lives. It’s exciting! But what impact could it have on the courier business, and is it for better or worse?