Booking single invoices in B2C is very difficult. Meanwhile the number of orders is high. Although it is quite a bit tough in providing widely, Amazon and Flipkart have started to provide API Booking for even small retailers.
Although drop shipping gives providers complete anonymity, you may be able to provide a better delivery experience to your end clients. Your buyers will be fascinated with the brand of the product and will neglect the purchasing experience entirely.
Having a MIS download facility in your customers portal and automating the transmission of MIS to registered customers’ mail at least twice a day could significantly improve your service level.
Shipments booked at the end of the billing cycle may or may not get into the same billing cycle. This is because sometimes while you dispatch on the 31st of month, the courier might enter into the system early morning due to month end peak load.
Surface mode takes a minimum of three days, whereas Air mode allows you to dispatch any shipments the next day, most likely before lunch. If a single package has a volumetric weight of less than 1kg, consider using Air.
The warehouse dispatch team of 3PL should therefore guarantee that in the booking copy of the courier all delivery data are accurate. Sometimes, because of time gaps, a courier shipment collector would request shipments and make reservations at their hub.
Without the statements in the POD, you will have a difficult job opposing the courier for exceptions and proceeding with the claim. The delivery person would sometimes change the notes using software tools and submit them into the courier system without his manager’s knowledge.