Thursday, 22 October 2009
Online Retail and The Royal Mail - Help for Retailers with Courier Delivery
Today was going to be Beauty Review Day but in the light of what's going on with the Royal Mail Postal Strike, the various Courier options and the moans in the Twittersphere I thought I'd get this going now so everyone could look at it.
Parcel2go is an excellent delivery company, utilising whichever Courier, from FedEx to ParcelForce suits your needs.
Because I've used them loads of times I've been in touch with them and persuaded them to waive their collection charge.
There are two levels of service for this offer:
'Light Parcels' for Jiffy Bag type packets up to A3 size and approximately (no more than) 2.5kg in weight.
Normal price is £3.99 plus a collection fee of £5 for their 2 - 5 day service, A high percentage arrive within 48 hours.
'Multi Parcels' for larger parcels up to 25kt in weight, 1.5m or 4 cu ft.
Normal price is £4.99 for their 1 - 3 day service which carries a 48 hour label. A high percentage arrive the following day.
What you need to do:
Register with Parcel2go.com
Sign in, then go into My Account - My Payments and set up a Prepay account
Send 10 parcels at one time.
A code is being issued, but until you find it here, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your P2G reference number and the code 'Siteguide' and you will be credited the collection charge on your Prepay account.
These prices exclude VAT which hopefully you'll be claiming back anyway.