Level Up Your Business with Nationwide Shipping!
Are you looking to ship nationwide to your customers? Being able to offer nationwide shipping to all your customers across the country is vital when you're in the e-commerce industry. Got no idea where to start? Don't worry! Shipmates can help.
Shipmates is a nationwide shipping platform that can take care of everything for you. It has multiple couriers available, so it's faster to find the perfect one for your shipping needs. Plus, our hassle-free and convenient shipping process makes shipping nationwide much easier.
Shipmates' nationwide shipping service can help your business grow!
If you're currently operating within the National Capital Region (NCR) and feel like you have saturated the market, you might have to expand to new markets beyond NCR. But to do that, you will need a courier service to help you ship nationwide. We can't stress enough how helpful this strategy is to growing your business. Lucky for you, we understand the nuances when it comes to shipping outside of Metro Manila. You may experience some couriers may have difficulty delivering to a certain region or provinces, so you often ship between two different nationwide courier providers. To fix this, we partnered up with different courier providers here in the Philippines. You can easily switch and choose between multiple nationwide couriers on our platform. Our nationwide shipping couriers include:
- LBC Express
- XDE Logistics
- J&T Express
Popular nationwide shipping areas we deliver to outside NCR (Metro Manila)
When we say nationwide, we mean the whole Philippines. We are also a trusted and reliable provincial courier service helping ecommerce businesses grow throughout the country. Here are some examples of the provinces we deliver to outside of Metro Manila.
Luzon: Greater Metro Manila, Antipolo, Cavite City, Dasmariñas, Bacoor, San Jose del Monte, Calamba, Imus, Angeles, General Trias, Baguio City, Vigan, Pampanga
Visayas: Cebu, Bacolod, Lapu-Lapu, Ilo-ilo, Mandaue, Talisay, Tacloban, Ormoc, Toledo, Carcar, Bohol, Roxas
Mindanao: Davao, Zamboanga City, Cagayan de Oro, General Santos, Butuan, Iligan, Cotabato City, Tagum, Valencia, Pagadian, Panabo, Marawi
As you ship nationwide through these routes, keep in mind that there can be benefits and challenges when it comes to nationwide shipping compared to shipping within Metro Manila.
Nationwide Shipping Rates
Are you looking to ship to the different provinces in the Philippines? Here at Shipmates, we ship nationwide through the use of our courier partners throughout the Philippines. Here are our nationwide shipping rates:
|Courier||Base Fare||Delivery ETA||Shipmates Fee||Est. Shipping Cost|
|LBC Express||₱97-₱115||5-7 Days||₱5-₱10||₱102+|
|XDE Logistics||₱80-₱150||6-9 Days||₱5-₱10||₱85+|
|J&T Express||₱95-₱115||2-6 Days||₱5-₱10||₱100+|
Benefits of shipping nationwide
Expand your market by shipping nationwide
Many benefits await when e-commerce businesses can ship nationwide whenever they need to. The first and obvious one is reaching a broader customer base. If your products are only available in Metro Manila and cannot ship nationwide, you're limiting your business opportunities. But if you're able to ship nationwide, you can open up your business to customers all over the country.
Build trust and loyalty with your customers
Shipping nationwide expands the services you can cater to your customers. When they see that you're able to ship nationwide, they will know that you're a reliable business. This is especially important for the new ones who are still establishing their respective customer bases.
Grow your revenue
Another benefit of being able to ship nationwide is growth. And what's the most basic form of growth? Revenue. Unless your product is necessary, you will need to find ways to continue growing your customer base. And one of the best ways is to ship nationwide to reach new markets.
Challenges of shipping nationwide
Inconsistent pickups and delivery times
Couriers aren't perfect, and sometimes they make mistakes. These can lead to inconsistent pickups and delivery times, frustrating businesses that need their products to be shipped nationwide and delivered on time.
Higher shipping rates
Shipping nationwide can be more expensive than shipping within Metro Manila. This is because couriers must travel further distances to reach their destination, which means they will need to charge more for their services.
Unpredictable delivery tracking
Tracking your shipments can be important for businesses to know where their products are at all times. But when it comes to nationwide shipping, delivery tracking can be unpredictable since many different variables can affect it. For example, when you ship nationwide, your package may have to go through multiple ports, and often these ports can't process a lot of packages at once, which can lead to delays.
Extreme weather conditions
Shipping nationwide in extreme weather conditions can affect your shipments. For instance, if you're shipping nationwide during the rainy season, there's a higher chance that your shipment will be delayed or lost due to flooding. And during the typhoon season, nationwide shipping can be challenging since couriers have to take different routes to avoid areas affected by the typhoon.
Overall, shipping nationwide has its corresponding benefits and challenges. But if you can ship nationwide, trust us - it's worth it. You might encounter some mishaps along the way, for no courier is perfect. But one thing's for sure! All these couriers are continuously working to improve and upgrade their services, especially to make nationwide shipping faster and more efficient for e-commerce businesses like yours.