Shipping Options for Small Businesses

Connecting Your Customers to Your Products

Picking Up Goods at your Store/Warehouse

Pros:

  • Quick, easy, and inexpensive
  • Serves customers in the local area

Cons:

  • Large number or orders can be difficult to track
  • Does not address people outside the local area

Use Local Delivery Services (i.e. taxis)

Pros:

  • Quick and easy
  • Serves customers in the local area

Cons:

  • Large number or orders can be difficult to track
  • Does not address people outside the local area
  • Drivers need to know exact addresses

Use National or International Delivery Services

Pros:

  • Can ship virtually anywhere
  • Relatively inexpensive

Cons:

  • Large number orders can be difficult to track
  • Takes 1-4 days to ship

Set Up An Online Store Using Online Tools

Pros:

  • Integrates seamlessly with many shipping companies
  • Integrated order, payment and shipping

Cons:

  • Larger expense
  • More time consuming to set up

Save on shipping with Paypal and Canada Post. This integrated shipping tool allows you to pay for your shipment, print your shipping label and request parcel pickup. It also includes automatic package tracking for both you and your customers, all in one seamless experience.

1.

Log into your PayPal business account and go to your Account Activity page.

2.

On your PayPal Account Activity page, select “Print shipping label” beside a sales transaction.

3.

Fill out the shipping information in just a few clicks. Your recipient’s address will already be pre-populated. Then check your shipping discount and you’re ready to ship.

Find Us

57 Napier Street,
Goderich, ON
N7A 1W2
Canada

Phone

+1 (519) 524-8394 ext.6