How to choose international express | International couriers

How to choose international express | International couriers

International express

With the development of e-commerce, shopping online becomes a new way of shopping which is getting more and more popular. It also helps boosting international express in rencent years. So, many of us have bought in Amazon, Aliexpless, ebay or any online store. But do you really know how to choose a international couriers?Let’ s begin.

DHL, FEDEX, TNT and UPS are the 4 undisputed leaders of the international couriers. Lower on the list is China Post, EMS and so on. The big four, together with the top-ranked express companies, have the lion’s share of the market. International express delivery is expensive. How to send it for less money?

International courier

There’ re 2 things you need to know
What is the respective advantage of these couriers
The service that couriers provide, and demands of the customer.

Let’s take a look at the advantages of these Courier services. (East Asia Rate)

  • DHL keep competitive to the items under 21kg. It delivers pretty quick.
  • FEDEX has advantage in price for items between 21kg to 100kg and offer acceptable speed.
  • UPS always be a good choice when the item weigh over 100kg by the reason of its low price.
  • Even cheaper than UPS , TNT also have advantage when tiems weigh over100kg. But it takes more time to delivery.

When you knew that , acording to the weight of your item and the need for speed, you can easily choose the cheapest courier. For instance, if sending a package weigh 5kg from China to America, DHL will be the best choice for its price. And it only need 3-4 days to delivery in usual.

Tips

  • Freight forwarder can offer lower price, because of discount they applied for from the couriers.
  • Notice that weather the courier has advantage in customs clearance.
  • You could send your item via these couriers unless it includes liquid, powder or battery, or any other contraband. I mentioned it in another blog.
    • If want to know the newest information about your item, don’ t forget to track it via ordertracking. One easy click.

Reference

FedEx

Couriers

UPS

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