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Understanding Why an On-Demand Courier is So Important

When time is of the essence, you need a dependable delivery service or courier in your area. The best courier service should be able to deliver your package securely and on time, whether it consists of parts and supplies, a critical medical delivery, or a pertinent legal document.

Choosing a courier is about much more than just finding a company that offers dependable service. You also need one that has trained dispatchers that can solve your transportation needs. If your package is going to be sent cross country on a commercial flight, you must also be sure that the courier’s drivers are all certified by the Transportation Security Administration.

Whether you’re in San Francisco or Phoenix, courier services should be backed by years of agent experience to meet your deadline, whether it is same-day or on-demand. Look for a service that will answer their phones 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you need urgent deliveries after 5:00 pm or before 8:00 am, ask for a courier that specializes in afterhours (5 PM-5 AM). You will also find it very helpful to find a courier that offers an interactive website with easy to use links for requesting quotes, opening accounts, placing orders, or tracking packages. If you don’t have internet access, they will track your package’s progress over the phone for you. A courier service should be able to ensure that they always know exactly where your package is.

Another thing to keep in mind is the level of the courier’s reliability. When a company can say that it offers over 99.8% reliability, you know that they provide precision delivery service. The minute they receive your order, the process begins by identifying the driver closest to your pick-up location.

If you provide medical services and your patients and doctors are relying on you, you need a courier service you can rely on. Whether you are a pop star ready to go on stage, and you need a costume delivered that very evening, or a trusted news source and need a first-hand report acquired, scanned, and delivered to the news desk; the courier you choose should be able to accomplish this in an expedited manner.

While they don’t always know what’s in the package, why it’s being sent or who needs it, a courier should treat every delivery with the same urgency and exceptional handling. When all your other delivery options are past pick-up time, and everything hangs in the balance, it’s time to give First Delivery Services a call.