What’s the Difference Between Standard Shipping and Express Shipping?

Shipping plays a vital role in the eCommerce industry. If you sell products, they must reach the customers on time.

All customers want their products delivered to them as per the pace that suits them. While some require products urgently, some are satisfied if the products reach them at their usual speed.

Standard shipping is regular shipping. It doesn’t include shipping overnight or special provisions to deliver faster. It is cheaper and done via surface couriers.

Standard Shipping

Express shipping is expedited shipping. It is done by air couriers. Special provisions are made to ensure same-day, overnight, or next-day delivery.

Express Shipping

Delivery time is the main difference between standard and express shipping. In standard shipping, the time ranges between 2-8 days and in express shipping, the product is delivered within 1-2 days.

Delivery Time

Standard shipping is cheaper while express shipping is costly. Standard shipping is done via road using surface couriers while express shipping is done via air couriers.


In standard shipping, the products take an average of 2-8 days. And in express shipping, the products leave the warehouse in 1-2 days.

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