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Why 69% of Customers Prefer Same-day Delivery

69% is a sure way to start this article. But let the truth be told, most, if not all, your customers would enjoy having the option to choose same-day deliveries. In an age where we can conveniently get anything we want at any time, receiving their orders within the day gives customers a sense of convenience and satisfaction. Not to mention, offering same-day delivery can give you an edge over the competition.

Here are the same-day delivery couriers available in the Philippines.

● Borzo

● Grab

● Lalamove

● Shipmates

5 reasons why customers prefer same-day deliveries

Sense of urgency

Whether it be forgotten birthday gifts or an important document that needs to be delivered ASAP, same-day delivery couriers provide your customers with the flexibility and convenience they need in these situations.

Efficiency and reliability

Same-day delivery couriers specialize in delivering packages on the same day, ensuring efficiency and reliability in their deliveries.

Tracking options

Most same-day delivery couriers have tracking options available for both the sender and receiver, providing added peace of mind for both parties involved in the transaction. Often, customers can view their rider's live location to see the real-time delivery progress.

Customer service availability

Same-day delivery couriers typically have 24/7 customer service availability, allowing any questions or concerns to be addressed at any time. More importantly, customers can quickly contact their delivery rider through a phone call or a text message.

Prompt delivery

Same-day delivery couriers prioritize prompt delivery, ensuring that customers receive their packages within the same day. If your customer needs the product or the item right away, they can receive it immediately once you've sent it. And besides, who doesn't love getting their package right away?

Rates of a same-day delivery courier within Metro Manila

Of course, the rate of a same-day delivery courier will vary depending on where you send your customer's order. In general, delivery rates increase or decrease based on the distance the rider will have to travel. But if you're curious about how much it would cost, here are some estimates.

·   Within the same city                                                                                - ₱90 to ₱150

·   Manila City to Quezon City or Pasig City                                              - ₱150 to ₱200

·   Makati City to Muntinlupa City, Las Pinas City, Paranaque City        - ₱180 to ₱230

·   Taguig City to Quezon City                                                                    - ₱150 to ₱250

·   Quezon City to Muntinlupa City, Las Pinas City, Paranaque City - ₱270 to ₱350

·   Muntinlupa City, Las Pinas City, Paranaque City                               - ₱130 to ₱250

Again, please note that these are only estimated costs.

Same-day delivery with Shipmates

Shipmates is a shipping platform that allows e-commerce businesses access to multiple same-day delivery couriers on one platform. Yes, you heard us right! That includes all your favorite couriers, such as Grab, Lalamove, and Borzo. And with the upcoming peak season, aside from ensuring you have enough inventories, you would also want to ensure that riders are available to ship your orders out.

By using Shipmates, not only do you have access to different same-day delivery couriers, but you can also access three other standard delivery couriers, including XDE Logistics, J&T Express, and Entrego. More importantly, we know that orders continuously come and go, so we automatically generate all your customer information into our database for you. All you need to do is click "Book a courier," and you should be ready in a jiffy. No need to fill in your customers' information anymore – saving you a lot of time, especially during the holidays!

Are you convinced enough? Switch now to same-day delivery couriers, or even better, use Shipmates for access to various delivery options! Sign up for free today to see how we can make a difference in your e-commerce business. And if you need to send packages to a province, don't worry. We got that too. Happy shipping!