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Pre-Scheduled vs. Routed Delivery Service

When you need to send a package, there are plenty of options available. You could use a basic package delivery service, or you could use a courier, which provides much more reliable service. Couriers offer several options for delivery like on demand service or rush service. One of the most common questions they receive is about the difference between pre-scheduled and routed delivery service. As with anything else in life, there are advantages and disadvantages to each:

  • Routed delivery service is your basic service. Drivers have a standard route they follow. Routed service is perfect if you have a set time each day or week when your package will be ready and you need the delivery. However, you may not have a need for routine deliveries at a set time.
  • Pre-scheduled delivery. This level of service can be arranged in advance but you need a courier service that actually specializes in this. Pre-scheduled deliveries enable you to have the package delivered when and where you want it to be delivered. You can also schedule pick up times to have it picked up at your location right when you are able to give it to the driver.
  • On demand service is also available through some highly specialized couriers. All you have to do is call and they will dispatch a driver to your location to pick up your package. This is one of the greatest benefits of courier services because each packaged is handled individually with special attention. They are free to provide the best service that is even possible without the realm of delivery services.
  • Logistics can also be a major headache for some companies that need packages delivered or picked up at certain times. Storing repair parts or other items in between pick-up and delivery can also be a major problem. Hiring a courier service that also has a warehouse can be extremely helpful because you know they can handle the logistics involved in storing your package and then delivering it to its destination right when you need it to arrive there.
  • A courier may be your only option if you need the package picked up and / or delivered at an odd time of the day or night. Some couriers, like First Delivery Service, actually specialize in these after-hours deliveries.

You have plenty of options when it comes to having your packages delivered, but not all of them measure up. Courier services set the bar too high for standard package delivery companies because they provide personalized and individualized service that ordinary package delivery companies simply can’t provide. So if you are ready to give the personalized type of courier service a try, make sure that you have a quality provider with a stellar reputation.

First Delivery Service is a leading provider of courier, on-demand delivery service. They can pick up and deliver when you want and where you want. They offer on demand rush service, and logistics services. Call their customer service representative to ask for any delivery. They are constantly tracking your package so not only will they be able to tell you when it will be delivered but also precisely where it is along the delivery route. They can also provide you with a quote so that you will know exactly how much your delivery will cost before you do it.