Shipping 101: How to ship products to customers from point A to point B
New to the whole “ecommerce” thing?
Welcome to the club! Ecommerce offers a world of opportunities to business owners – literally! There are customers all over the world looking for products just like yours, and it’s time to get out there, market your unique point of difference, and watch the sales come rolling in with the help of some killer shipping and marketing strategies.
Wait… what was that last bit?
Ecommerce isn’t all fun and games –
How to offer free shipping without breaking the bank
As consumers, we’re always looking to save an extra buck.
Whether it’s 10% off a pair of $200 Timberland boots or $5 off your first meal package from Hello Fresh, there’s nothing better than getting a great deal.
Discounts create a sense of urgency we simply cannot ignore. If we don’t take advantage of a limited-time-only discount, we’re essentially losing money. It’s human psychology – according to the Pleasure Principle, we seek pleasure to avoid pain –
New Services Alert: Couriers Please & Fastway Multi-Tiered Pricing
We’ve found it.
The holy grail of nationwide delivery with free tracking and heavy discounts.
Transdirect has teamed up with Couriers Please and Fastway to create new domestic, nationwide parcel delivery services, complete with:
Conditional warranty up to $1,000 for Couriers Please and up to $1,500 for Fastway (included in the price)
Full access to POPPoint Locations throughout Australia through Couriers Please
Discounts for parcel pickups of more than 5, 10 or 21 items.
How To Easily Track Consignments in Transdirect’s Members Area
When a customer asks about the location of their parcel, it’s no time to freeze up.
A reliable business owner should know where their customer’s parcel is at all times or at least be able to check. Customers need to feel comfortable knowing where their order is, whether it’s heading to their address or back to the seller.
The customer/retailer relationship is all about trust. Consignment and parcel tracking is one of the most crucial parts of the ecommerce fling.
Revolutionising the way people donate – our talk with GIVIT
There is nothing more heartwarming than knowing you’ve done a good deed. Especially when that good deed is literally life-changing.
We talked to Caet from GIVIT and talked about the work they do, and how they’re helping vulnerable Australians.
Tell us about GIVIT – what do you do and how do you help Australians?
We are a not-for-profit who connects charities in need, to those who are donating. We work with charities across Australia who sign up on our platform.
4 Characteristics To Look For In Your International Courier
Ever heard the phrase “it’s a small world”?
Well, the world is getting smaller and ecommerce businesses are shipping overseas more and more. The global marketplace is online and it’s almost expected for online shops to offer fast, affordable shipping anywhere in the world.
Plus, offering worldwide shipping opens your business to a much larger customer base. I mean, who wouldn’t want to market to billions of people all over the world?!
However, shipping overseas can be daunting for a first time ecommerce business owner.
How To Access Past Booking History & Invoices In The Transdirect Members Area
How To Access Past Booking History & Invoices in the Transdirect Members Area
At Transdirect, we aspire to continually offer fast and reliable national and international shipping services for small to medium business owners’.
We understand running an SME requires adhering to countless deadlines, all while effectively communicating with customers and making sure everything runs smoothly.
There’s no time for bottlenecks – especially if you want to get home at a reasonable hour and not worry about the work you need to deal with.
Same Day Couriers: 3 Major Advantages For Your Business
If you have an urgent delivery that needs to get from A to B ASAP then you’ve come to the right place. Transdirect offers same-day delivery services for time-sensitive deliveries.
Same-day services are offered across Australia with the primary focus on ensuring your package is delivered with speed, reliability and safety.
And don’t worry if you don’t live in the city, our services extend beyond the major Capitals. We can provide same-day services to most major regional centres.
11 Transdirect Associate Couriers Who Offer Cheap, Fast Delivery
At Transdirect, we work with some of the best associate carriers in the business.
Each of our carriers has a different specialisation. Whether you’re after fast metro delivery, are sending to a regional area, deal with heavy packages or want to give your customers the cheapest delivery options possible, one of our carriers will be the right fit for you.
We’ve carefully selected each of our couriers to ensure they meet our strict standards.
Here’s what you need to know about our loveable couriers.
ParcelPoint: Giving You The Flexibility To Send When You Please
ParcelPoint: The King of Flexibility.
With over 1500 locations in Australia and flexible hours for drop-offs, you are spoiled with flexibility when working with ParcelPoint.
This Australian company offers you huge flexibility (and your customers if they need to return goods) with three major benefits:
#1. Multiple Locations
Instead of being forced to rush to the post office (or wait around for a courier), you are living the life of luxury by having over a thousand different Parcelpoint locations (many at your fingertips!) to pick from.