An easy way to soothe growing pains while enabling faster, easier shipping is to use parcel pickup instead of trekking to a post office. Amber Stafford, the busy co-manager of Victoire Boutique’s Toronto location, recently decided to use the parcel pickup service and likes the results. “Before, I had to wait until the store closed then head to a postal outlet in a taxi – we don’t have a store vehicle and our combined parcels can be heavy – and wait in line. Now they get out that much faster, no more cab fares and it’s way more convenient for me!” explains Stafford.
When does parcel pickup make sense?
As online sales grow, you may identify with these barriers to fulfilling orders in a timely fashion:
If these issues seem familiar, consider using a parcel pickup service to win back valuable time.
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Sources: Canadian Online Retail Forecast, 2014 to 2019, Forrester Research Inc, October 14, 2014. E-commerce Channel Report 2014, NPD Group, September 2014