Offering ecommerce shipping solutions to your customers is a main ingredient in maintaining a consumer friendly web site. It also allows you to select the method of shipping that is the most economical, safest, or fastest based on the products you provide.
Shipping by one carrier may be faster in some cases but certain products are not suitable for the type of handling. Fragile items like china and glass may be worth the extra cost of USPS Priority because the handling is not as rough as with UPS or FedEx. Media material may also be better off traveling by USPS because of the discounted media rate. In other circumstances, UPS ground may be more economical than the Postal Service especially in larger packages. The USPS flat rate box may work well for heavier small items but not efficient for lighter items. Also important are restrictions for certain types of items like liquids and perishables. All of these factors must be weighed in choosing the right carrier for you ecommerce shipping solutions.
Integrated Ecommerce Shipping Solutions
At Kando we offer several integrated ecommerce shipping solutions for your business. We will help you to decide whether one or several of these options should be provided. You may want to charge a flat rate of even offer free shipping over a certain dollar amount. We will help you decide which is best.
- UPS Integration – UPS Tracking Application Programming can be integral with your ecommerce site. This permits shipping integration with tracking numbers. Your customers will be able to track their recently placed orders for up to the minute information as to the status and location of their package. This is a big plus to the way your customer service is perceived and will bring more traffic to your site.
- USPS Integration – Endicia Integration provides printing of USPS postage at your location. Whether it is Next Day, Priority, Media Mail or First Class, Endicia will print the correct postage for every package. Save money on postage by printing it yourself and save trips to the post office. Print your postage and the post office will pick up. You may also print return postage that you will not be charged for until it is actually used. The number one reason customers won’t buy from an ecommerce location is a poor return policy. With Endicia Integration that won’t be your business.
One of our ecommerce shipping solutions specialists is ready to help you with all of your shipping challenges. Call today or email and we will be pleased to provide the solutions that are best for you and your business.