Archive for the ‘Couriers’ Category

18
Jan
2020

Should You Choose Tracked or Standard Parcel Delivery Service?

Should You Choose Tracked or Standard Parcel Delivery Service? Tracked delivery, standard delivery, signed for delivery, first class delivery, second class delivery… so many options to choose from. Well, for small and large businesses across various industries, there are many decisions that need to be made when organising deliveries to clients and customers. One of […]

12
Jan
2020

How to returns work?

How to returns work? So you’ve purchased a brand new phone off eBay or Amazon, and while you like it, you realize that it wasn’t exactly what you were looking for. The screen is too big and the camera is quite bad. You’re £300 out of pocket now, so what do you do? You return […]

27
Dec
2019

Alternatives to using Royal Mail

Royal Mail (founded in 1516) is the most used postage and courier service provider in the UK – this is mostly thanks to its history and pioneering efforts. But recently the service is on thin ice with business owners. The organization, which has been criticized by the business community for the past couple of years, […]

21
Dec
2019

Free vs. Fast shipping – which one is better for your business?

Free vs. Fast shipping – which one is better for your business? There are many factors beyond product features and price that may cause shoppers to hit the buy button. Shipping is a big part of that equation, but what kind of options are more likely to increase your sales? Well, given the Amazon Prime […]

8
Dec
2019

Same-day delivery with Amazon Prime

Same-day delivery with Amazon Prime – how does it work?   In a nutshell – you order a product in the morning, and it arrives at your doorstep by 9 PM. And that’s seven days a week, including Sundays (however, it excludes bank holidays). So, you wake up Sunday morning and you realize that you […]

29
Nov
2019

Top 6 Courier Service Companies in the UK

Why is it so important to choose a good courier company? When we send off a package or are awaiting one to be delivered to us, we expect the courier to deliver it on time and safely. Also, we expect them to be respectful of our parcels and to make sure they don’t get lost […]

15
Nov
2019

Tip for shipping internationally

If you’re looking to grow your eCommerce business, expanding beyond your countries borders could be the next big step – but that means you need to figure out how can you ship your products internationally. To make international shipping work for you, you need to come up with an effective strategy that will work for […]

10
Nov
2019

Black Friday logistics

Black Friday, the most awaited event of the year by many. With lots of products being heavily discounted by many online (and offline) shops, Black Friday 2019 is expected to be the largest and most successful Black Friday ever. Black Friday falls on 29th November this year. The event began as a US tradition, and […]

26
Oct
2019

How to reduce shipping costs

I have a small online e-commerce shop – how can I reduce my shipping costs? There is no quick and simple answer on how to reduce your shipping costs, but by following these tips, you might be able to decrease your shipping costs, and thus, increase your sales. As an e-commerce seller, you have to […]

19
Oct
2019

Why do your parcels get damaged during delivery?

When choosing delivery services, we all want the delivery to be as fast as possible so our customers will be happy to receive their orders on time. At the same time, we expect our parcels to be handled with great care throughout the journey – from the moment you hand it over to the courier […]