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How to Choose the Right Courier in the Philippines

As a business owner, you're always looking for ways to save money and streamline your operations. When it comes to saving on costs, oftentimes we choose to look for a cheaper courier service. It may be tempting to use a cheaper courier service but you may accidentally come across a fake courier service in the Philippines to save money on shipping, and this could lead to disaster. Not only could you lose your package, but you could also damage your relationship with your customers. Here are some steps you can take if you are trying to look for a trusted courier service in the Philippines.

Do your research before choosing a courier service

When it comes to choosing a courier service, it's important to do your research. Not all services are created equal, and you'll want to make sure you're getting the best possible price and service. You'll also want to be sure that the courier service is reliable and able to handle your package delivery needs. Do your research online and read reviews from other business owners before making your choice.

Verify the contact details and company address of the courier service

Whether you’re ordering something or selling products online, you want your package to arrive on time and in one piece. You can always take the extra step of making sure that the courier service you are using is reliable by looking for their contact details and company address on their website, social media, or on Google. If everything checks out, then you should be good to go!

Make sure the company is registered with the DTI and DICT

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Department of Information and Communications (DICT) have an official list of courier services that can help you verify whether or not the courier you are planning on using is registered with the government. Remember, every time you make a transaction these couriers should give you an official receipt if you do decide to purchase their delivery services.

Conveniently ship with multiple couriers under one courier platform

Now that you’re able to successfully determine if the courier is real or fake, then you’re probably wondering which one would work best for your business. With Shipmates, we have partnerships with different couriers, so you’ll be able to ship and track all your packages from our different couriers under one platform.

Reliability when it comes to shipping packages is important to us. This is why we only partner with the best couriers in the Philippines! And when it comes to delivering packages safely and in a timely manner, you can count on us to get the job done.

Anyone can now ship with J&T Express, Lalamove, Entrego, XDE Logistics, and Borzo through our platform, Shipmates. You can learn more about our growing list of partner couriers through our website or through our Facebook page.