3/26/2012 11:05:18 AM
Express delivery services can be costly for some companies and may not be the route you always want to take when it comes to delivering your products. After all, it can be expensive for you as well as the consumer. But some companies that are often making sales and have time sensitive products may need to go the route of always offering express delivery.
Take for example, the ticketing business. Any company that sells tickets to concerts, games, even a ticket for a bus, has to get these items to the customer as soon as possible. Especially if that event or trip is coming up shortly. So these companies are forced to always invest in express delivery services, though this often means charging customers extra fees to help pay for the cost.
If you are a company that doesn’t sell time sensitive material, but wants to offer express delivery, consider how much you’ll charge the customer for it. Sometimes too high of a price can drive them away, but if you can have them cover part of the cost and you cover the other part, you can bring down their shipping price while still being able to get things moving quickly.