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Globalization and the high demand of foreign products from different parts of the world have contributed to the proliferation of international transport companies in all countries. Every day, millions of products are imported and exported all over the world and the ease of getting a product from one country to another in a few hours is amazing if we compare it of how it was a few years ago.
The courier service, to this day, has ceased to be offered exclusively in a reduced perimeter and has crossed borders. That means that everyday there are more international courier companies that we can find in the logistics and courier services logistic market.
We often wonder what are the keys of a company’s success. And that’s where we find a debate around us: quality, efficiency, transparency, commitment… At DIR Logistics, Express Transport, Courier, Parcel and E-Commerce Services we take all those values but we add one more for which we believe that any organization, including all the logistics companies in Barcelona, must believe as well: the training of its workers.
Since the last decade, transportation in Europe has undergone a spectacular and vertiginous transformation that it is affecting its routes, its traffic volume and its express international transport service.
Do you know what the highest priority is for a merchant on the Internet or for an e-commerce business? Having an online courier service that offers viability to their products and visibility for their brand. Last year the Spanish newspaper El Mundo (The World in English) published that Spain is in the fourth place in this type of sales and stipulated that during 2015 each Spaniard would allocate 661, 62€ to online purchases.
Do you know the 5 principles that we should consider if we hire an e-commerce courier service? DIR Mensajería, specialized company in all types of shipments for online and e- stores informs you.
The new business modalities are trying to replace physical stores with a virtual store where the client can access from any place and at any time. If the product is good and the online store ensures a good shopping experience to the user then clearly it is a success.
The emergence of the Internet has generated a real loss of the traditional courier businesses, but in turn it has led to specialization and the emergence of new markets dedicated to parcels, express parcels and online sale parcels. The exponential growth of the e-commerce, which in recent years has reached 31.5%, with a number of transactions that reached 54.5% million, has led this sector to increase its offer of services with specific solutions to facilitate the delivery of the shipments and increase the service hours.
It has been a while since Philippides, the famous Greek who ran 42kms and 195 meters at a stretch (what today is known as a marathon), sending a message of help to Sparta. The express courier service is today, luckily, a safer and less dramatic process for both the client and the courier. However, at DIR Logistics, Express Transport, Courier, Parcel and E-commerce Services we like to take each courier service with the same importance as any other commercial activity we carry out.
Whether it’s a need or a reiterated service that you’re thinking of to offer to your clients, when it comes to looking for parcel and courier companies you have to value two basic aspects to make up your decision:
If you need to entrust your merchandise to a logistic operator in Barcelona, DIR Logistics, Express Transport, Courier, Packaging and E-commerce is THE type of company you are looking for.
When we often think of a logistics company, what it come into mind are trucks and international destinations. We tend to forget what their services really are. At DIR Logistics, Express Transport, Courier, Parcel and E-commerce Services we are a company that, although we offer national and international services, our flagship product is the express courier service in Barcelona. Our company was founded 25 years ago in this city and the layout of the metropolitan area is as familiar as the palm of our hand.
The national express transport has been exploited 60 years ago telling us that this sector is new. This area was monopolized by two or three companies that were beginning to exploit the possibilities offered in Spain. Ten years ago, however, the numbers of companies offering these services skyrocketed, with 5,300 businesses engaged in postal and mail activities in the market.
If we are aware of the new online sales trends, surely we would have asked ourselves in what are the characteristics of these businesses’ success factors and what are their weak points. Even our strength can become a weakness if it is not managed properly. What we are talking about is the Internet sales courier service.
When you decide to jump into the online sales world, you will find that, after defining your product, creating your website and capturing your customers, you must also have an online store parcel service. Many times this is usually seen more as an obstacle than as a useful process due to the fact of the difficulty in finding the logistics company and the rates that best suit your needs.