23 Oct What are the benefits of home transportation for businesses?
It’s not always easy for a company to deliver goods directly to its customers’ homes.
Whether due to time constraints, accessibility problems or lack of a delivery platform, the reasons are numerous and valid. This is why some road transport companies offer home delivery services to make life easier for the many business owners that make up their clients.
There are many benefits to using a transport company for home delivery, including logistics, storage, and delivery times.
The logistical advantages of home transportation
Companies that allow their customers to make online purchases don’t necessarily have the logistical resources required to ensure home delivery for their customers. That’s why using a road transport company can be a great alternative.
Using this type of company’s services means benefitting from extensive logistics management experience and their knowledge of the environment. You will also benefit from equipment suited to the delivery of important goods, like vehicles equipped with semi-trailers and hydraulic lifts, that are necessary for their loading.
If you are an e-commerce company that would like to deliver to your customers, using an external company can save you time and costs less than investing in this type of expensive equipment.
On-time home pick-up
Timely delivery guarantees a satisfied customer.
If you don’t have a home delivery service as an e-commerce company, meeting every deadline will be difficult. Especially since Canada represents an area of almost 10 million square kilometers, which can make the task of transporting goods to the customer very difficult. It’s also important to take into account last kilometer logistics that want segments of the final distribution chain to be the most expensive for a company.
Fortunately, certain freight companies offer a service that ensures on-time delivery. You can choose the day and time of delivery yourself. Some of these companies also pick up returns of goods that weren’t suitable for customers, directly from their home, according to your instructions. Offering this kind of service will be highly appreciated by your customers.
A merchandise storage solution
If you have a large volume of merchandise but lack the space to store it on your premises, certain road transport companies that offer home delivery also offer a warehousing service.
This gives your company more flexibility in deliveries, as well as less management. Because the transport and delivery company will ensure that delivery schedules are managed so that the goods are delivered in the right place and on time.
Using a trucking company to manage the storage and home delivery of your goods saves time and provides a quality service. You therefore centralize several services within a company that has know-how in the field. This will help you avoid extra expenses and the risk of losing unsatisfied customers.
If you would like to use our home delivery and warehousing services, don’t hesitate to contact us.