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The DHL eCommerce shipping service is now available in the Parcel Monkey Global Shipping marketplace. This affordable delivery service is set up for eCommerce customers to help them ship cross-border. Save on the cost of shipping overseas with this premium product, developed to focus on the eCommerce sector.
DHL eCommerce was launched in 2014 to help small and growing businesses reach global markets for an affordable price. When you have put all of that effort into making a sale via an online marketplace, you are going to want your goods to arrive safely and within a reliable transit time.
Parcel Monkey are happy to announce that DHL eCommerce can be booked via our global shipping marketplace. Our customers in the US will be able to book this courier and reach buyers from around the globe whilst reducing the cost of international shipping.
DHL are well known for providing a quality service and now their eCommerce option is available to book at a discounted rate.
We have outlined some reasons why you should consider shipping overseas with DHL eCommerce.
Online orders have doubled in just 4 years. The need to find a reliable courier who you can trust with repeated business is paramount.
Cross-border trade is increasing by 23% per year, so small businesses should embrace this and pursue those customers overseas.
Consumers are using social networks to make buying decisions, be reactive to cater to the fast world of eCommerce.
Buyers want transparency and control, so having full tracking visibility is essential.
Shopping is now convenient and simple, so shipping should be too.
The world of eCommerce is changing every day, and DHL is embracing this by making the world a smaller place when it comes to logistics.
DHL eCommerce was specifically designed to make it more affordable for small businesses to reach new markets, even if they were located on the other side of the world. You can sell your local, bespoke and quality products on a global scale through various marketplace channels in the knowledge DHL has delivery boxed off.
Cross-border shipping has never been as simple or affordable. Access the DHL eCommerce delivery solution through the Parcel Monkey shipping calculator for a discounted rate. All you need to do is choose the destination you want to ship to, provide your package weight and dimensions and we can get you a great price in seconds.
Why are online marketplaces so popular? Price. Customers now have more choice than ever online to buy goods. They can compare costs on multiple sites to get the best value for money.
Whether consumers head to Amazon, eBay, Newegg, Etsy or any of the other big players, as a retailer you can now get your products in front of a global audience. If you operate on these platforms or have your own Shopify or BigCommerce store, your customer won’t want to pay over the odds for shipping, so stand out from the crowd by offering cheap or even, free shipping. You can upload multiple shipments automatically from your online marketplace using the new Parcel Monkey bulk uploader shipping tools either via a store connection or by uploading a CSV file.
If you are selling online, the chances are you have put hours of time and effort into perfecting your site to make sure you give yourself every opportunity to make those all important sales. All of this effort can be undone if your shipping costs are too high.
Expensive shipping is a major factor in abandoned carts, so source the best prices for delivery through a shipping calculator such as ours. Don’t pay over the odds for shipping it can leave you out of pocket and eventually, can leave your business model unsustainable.
The physical act of making a delivery is of course out of your hands, so select a courier service that is reputable and reliable such as DHL. Customers will be more inclined to purchase from you if they know they are going to be able to track the delivery and know how long it will take for the package to arrive.
Trustworthy shipping is pivotal for repeat business. If the goods don’t turn up or are delivered later than expected with no prior warning, the customer might never buy from you again.
Free shipping is likely to convert customers, plus it might give you the edge over a competitor.
There are three options you should consider when it comes to offering free shipping;
Mark up the cost of your product so that can offer free shipping whilst the customer covers the costs
Pay the full price of shipping and take it from your margin to increase the number of sales.
Try a combination of the above. A little increase in the price of your item plus cover some of the cost of delivery out of your margin.
If you have access to lower cost shipping such as the DHL eCommerce service, then you are more likely to be able to position yourself to be able to give your customer a service that has no shipping costs.
Parcel Monkey aim to help eCommerce retailers get the best deal on door-to-door delivery to destinations around the world. Our cross-border shipping tool will be enhanced even further with the presence of DHL, a true expert in global delivery.
We are very excited to give you access to special low-cost DHL eCommerce rates via our marketplace and hope that we can empower small businesses and eCommerce retailers by providing you with access to this reliable international courier service.
Individuals too can use our cost-effective services to ship around the world. DHL eCommerce is already often booked by individuals who want an affordable shipping solution with full tracking. Unlock the benefits of giant global couriers without needing vast or consistent levels of order volumes.
Once you enter your package details into our shipping calculator, DHL eCommerce will appear if it is a suitable service for your item.
If you choose to book DHL eCommerce, you will get a shipping label which will need to be attached to the package along with any relevant customs documents we provide in the booking process. The label will be addressed to Jamaica, NY which is where our courier partner is located and from here it will be sorted and the international shipping label attached to the package ready for DHL to post it overseas.
Drop off at your local USPS Post Office who will process the goods in the USA and sort them ready to be shipped to the sort facility at Jamaica, NY.
From here your package will be put into the capable hands of DHL who will take care of the delivery to your customer by shipping the package internationally before handing over to the local Postal Operator. You will have full oversight of the whole process via your DHL tracking number and the shipping costs are kept low using this bespoke hybrid service.
Please note, in some remote locations the package may be delivered to a local Post Office for the recipient to collect. It is essential to provide accurate local contact details so the recipient can be contacted.
eCommerce is on the rise, and the majority of businesses are likely to already be or planning to export to overseas customers, so it is important that small business has the potential to use the same channels as larger businesses.
Our shipping marketplace is already helping masses of small businesses who are now able to export at competitive prices and have a choice of services to select from. There is no need to pay over the odds to move goods abroad, and adding DHL into our product line up is sure to help our customers even further. DHL eCommerce is great value for low value and non-urgent packages so make use of this economy tracked mail service to reach new customers or to post to friends or family for less.