When shipping to a business – the driver will request a signature in 95% of all deliveries. One exception is for a company that has a pre-existing agreement with the carrier to never request a signature. They have a bar-code instead that the driver scans in lieu of a signature.
Did you know that, by default, all your shipments are covered for $100 worth of insurance directly from the courier you shipped with? Great, right! What happens, though, if the value of the goods being shipped is greater than $100?
While missed deliveries are inevitable, being unable to offer more convenient delivery options and missed deliveries will ultimately cost your business.
As a small or medium sized business (SMB) you may be overwhelmed by the shipping process and the options available to you. Ultimately you want a shipping solution that works for your business needs; whether it’s to save time, save money, have great service … or all of the above!
Once you process a shipment and it leaves your office doors, do you want to keep track of where it is in real-time? And track when it has been delivered? FlagShip offers two tracking functions to all of our customers, learn more.
As of March 10 2016, the United States (US) has increased their de minimis threshold from US$200 to US$800. What does this mean for businesses shipping to the US?