Since 2005, FlagShip has helped thousands of small and medium size businesses save time and money on their shipping needs. In 2016, FlagShip established a great relationship with the IFOH Federation (Interdisciplinary Federation of Ornamental Horticulture).
When developing an online store and entering the e-commerce world, one huge consideration that could make or break your business success is shipping. Shipping considerations for small business e-commerce include price, but there are other factors to consider.
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!
When preparing a palletized/skidded shipment for across Canada shipping, the first question/concern you should ask would be “how time sensitive is my shipment?”