Know Your Courier Partners – FedEx & Delhivery
In this hyper-competitive eCommerce market, where the difference between online and offline shopping is slowly diminishing, you need to be on top of your game at all times! Choosing the right courier partner that can effectively fulfill all your shipping needs is what makes the difference. FedEx and Delhivery are both renowned courier partners in India. Their network is diverse and both offer supreme service. Here is a brief comparison for you to see which one can be a better fit for your shipment delivery.
FedEx is a known multinational courier company. It began in 1998 and has grown to become one of the world’s most widely used delivery service. They ship to over 220 countries around the globe and offer a plethora of services ranging from standard, express, and overnight shipping. The company generated an online revenue of 65 billion US dollars in 2018 itself. Within India, they offer to ship to over 6000 pin codes.
Worldwide, FedEx has almost 600k team members, and they process more than 15m shipments every day.
Founded in 2011, Delhivery is a leading courier company in India best known for its eCommerce ventures. They have the latest infrastructure and resources to manage your logistics needs. Delhivery started with a company of 150 employees and has grown to incorporate 40000+ members in their team. They offer several services ranging from standard shipping, expedited delivery, same-day, and next-day delivery.
They have fulfillment centers in more than 1200 cities and serve more than 1.5 lakh sellers. Recently, they completed 500 million shipments. They deliver over 1.5 M packages a day.
A Brief Comparison
Now that you have a brief idea about the backgrounds of these courier companies that are also a part of Shiprocket’s carrier integrations, here is a brief comparison between their offerings so that you can choose the best for your business.
How Shiprocket’s CORE Can Help Make Informed Choices?
Shiprocket offers its clients a courier recommendation engine that goes by the name of CORE. This recommendation engine is a machine learning-based data engine that tells you the most suitable courier for each shipment.
CORE does not derive the results by a random selection. It analyzes millions of shipments sellers process on Shiprocket to finalize the top courier selections. CORE assesses the following parameters for accurate results
- Pickup performance
- Delivery performance
- Undelivery rate
- COD Payout time
You can set your courier priority based on the ratings, shipping cost, or the speed of delivery. Once you know the basics about each courier company. It can get more comfortable to rely on CORE to see which partner works best for your shipment.
Both FedEx and Delhivery are leading courier companies that offer seamless shipping and are suitable for shipping across various zones in India. It is up to you to decide which carrier works best for your business. Well, with Shiprocket’s CORE, you only need to worry about the one that best suits each shipment – no long term commitments! Choose wisely, deliver efficiently!