Package Shipping Rates Can Be Costly…Are You Missing Out On Savings?

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Any small to medium-sized business knows that shipping costs can add up fast. The exact shipping cost, of course, depends on what type of shipping was used and the value of the items being sent. However, no matter which way you slice it, a business that does a lot of shipping should actively look for ways to cut costs in this area because UPS delivery rates or package shipping rates of any kind tend to be fairly pricey.

In many cases, a business may need to ship an item to a customer right away. To send a package from Miami to Washington, for example, costs over $80 per pound with UPS if one ships via UPS Next Day Air Early. The cost goes down to $47 per pound with UPS Next Day Air; however, this is still not a cheap price by any means. To make matters worse; UPS does not have a 100% on time delivery record. UPS is composed of regular human beings who sometimes make mistakes. Severe weather can also prevent a package from getting where it needs to go on time.

That said, a person who has just paid a very large amount of money to have a box shipped somewhere should not have the bear the brunt of UPS’ delay. In some cases, a package arriving late can result in an angry customer who will then not want to deal with the sender in the future. There is a lot at stake when a company sends something via UPS. At the very least, the sender should get a refund if the package does not arrive on time.

Enter PackageFox. We track both FedEx & UPS shipments and provides an automatic refund if the package did not get where it was meant to go on time. This can save a business a lot of money that would have otherwise been lost for no reason. It also enables both the customer and the seller to locate the package if it is late. With shipping rates being as costly as they are, it’s good to know you can take care of business without worrying about the hassle of getting refunds when those shipments are late.

Are you sending a out bunch of FedEx or UPS shipments every month? Chances are your invoices contain refund opportunities. Let PackageFox help you save some money.

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