With the holidays quickly approaching, businesses need to strategize now how they can best prepare for the upcoming influx of shipping… as well as shipping issues that may arise later. Among the potential problems that shippers should be aware of include damaged packages, lost or undeliverable parcels, unexpected surcharges and more. To help your business prepare for the busiest shipping season of the year, consider these three tips.
Tip #1: Know What Your Shipping Options & Expenses Are
Popular carriers such as UPS and FedEx know that when it comes to holiday shipping, they have an opportunity to make more money due to customer demand. The catch? Often their additional charges are not clearly understood by senders and thus, shippers overlook opportunities to avoid these extra charges.
To help your business gain clarity about holiday fees that may impact your business, consider the following: