Efficient shipping

Six Ways to Become A More Effective and Efficient Shipper

Six Ways to Become A More Effective and Efficient Shipper

Whether you own an online store or a traditional brick and mortar shop, shipping is part of business. Here are 6 considerations to help you set up shipping, save money, scale up, and streamline.

1.     Compare shipping options

There’s a FedEx answer for nearly every speed, size, destination, and budget. Knowing your options will help you choose wisely. You can compare all of our shipping services to get in-depth descriptions.

2.     Package your shipment right

Our Packaging Help Hub provides answers to the most common packaging questions for almost any kind of product.

3.     Make returns easy

Shoppers see returns as a natural part of buying, and return policies really affect their choices. In fact, 95% of customers are likely to shop with you again if you make returns convenient. You can put return labels at their fingertips, in the box or in their email.

4.     Schedule your pickups

Are you too busy to drop off? Set up a one-time or daily pickup. From a simple letter to larger shipments, we'll come back to you.

5.     Go mobile

If you’re a business owner, your phone is your mobile command center. Use the free FedEx® Mobile app to get alerts and start shipments anywhere.

6.     Automate your shipping

There are a lot of ways to automate your shipping to save you time. One of the easiest is using FedEx Ship Manager®.  You can set your preferences and build an address book. The program will auto populate your shipping forms and take human errors out of the equation.