Shipping Credits For Online Sellers: How To Reclaim Your Refunds
Selling online means shipping products to your customers on a regular basis. But if youre like most online sellers, you may be unaware that five percent of all shipped packages fail to meet a service guarantee and, therefore, qualify for a refund. For frequent shippers, those numbers can really add up; yet nearly one hundred percent of those refunds about two billion dollars annually go unclaimed. Points out Jeff Lindmark, of shipping auditor http://Veriship.com, If you dont realize the credits youre due, youre missing out on money thats rightfully yours.
Id Like a Refund Please…
There are numerous scenarios that would entitle you to a refund:
Late arrivals. All packages have a time guarantee attached, based on the level of service purchased and the zip codes of the sender and recipient.
Unauthorized account use. This refers to any shipment billed to your account that originated from an address not on your list of authorized account users (like your drop shippers or fulfillment center).
Duplicate billing. Both at package and invoice level, this can result in...