Author: Al McDougald

3 Benefits to Hiring a Commercial Courier

If you’ve owned a business for more than five minutes, we don’t have to tell you how difficult it can be to keep all the plates spinning. From managing employees and orders to serving clients and running operations, your schedule is always booked and the work is never done. Owning a business requires a great deal of commitment and resources to be successful, and the last thing you need is to juggle a list of secondary tasks that take you away from your main focus. One secondary task that can become a hassle is courier needs. When trying to handle this in-house, balancing the rest of your responsibilities can get overwhelming. That’s where hiring a trusted commercial courier can be advantageous.

With commercial courier services like those of Dash on your team, you’re freed up to give more of your energy to the parts of your business you want to be fully present for. Learn three big benefits to partnering with a reliable commercial courier in your area below.

You Save Company Time

Picking deliveries up, waiting in traffic or having a long commute time en route, dropping off packages across town: all these logistical needs add up to significant time killers, and we all know that time is money. Saving this valuable time by outsourcing transportation of goods using a reputable service means your team has more time to zone in on primary goals, experiences less stress, and runs more smoothly without having to navigate the hassles that can often arise when out on the road.

You Save Money

By outsourcing this service, you pay one fee to have a courier company handle delivery needs for you. That means you don’t have to hire inside employees that will require salary and benefits, as well as uniforms, delivery vehicles, gas, and more. It also means you don’t have to pay to be liable if something happens to drivers while out completing tasks. Even if you’re not using an employee to handle picking up and dropping off and are instead relying on regular back-and-forth shipping, the costs associated with larger or heavier items accrues more quickly and substantially than you may initially realize.

You Stay on Schedule

Relying on shipping of items is too inconsistent to make it your many method of delivery when you are working with tight deadlines. The struggle to work around these parameters means stress, working over time, and a tense team environment. Handing delivery and pick up over to a courier means you can rest assured that your items will get where they need to be as soon as they need to be there thanks to a courier’s ability through evenings and weekends.

While there are many benefits to partnering with a commercial courier, these alone are important enough to consider whether a courier relationship is right for you and your business. For questions about how Dash Courier’s services work, contact us today to discuss what we’re able to offer to help with your company’s logistics needs.

Announcing the Launch of Our New Website

DASH Courier & Logistics is proud to announce the launch of our new website, marking a large step forward for our company’s web presence. Created in partnership with TexTivia, Inc. of Raleigh, NC, our new site boasts a range of cutting-edge features. First is a mobile-friendly, fully-responsive design which greatly enhances our site’s user experience for visitors on mobile platforms, such as smart phones and tablets. We are pleased to have added a Company News section to our website, where you can find up-to-date information about us and our upcoming events. Our new site also features integration of our company’s promotional video, links to our social media outlets, and updated information about our services and our rates. Finally, we have carried over our Quick Quote functionality which our customers enjoyed on our previous site, giving you the ability to receive a courier service quote from our staff fast.

Now in our 15th year of service to the Carolinas and Beyond, we at DASH are thrilled to look ahead to our company’s next chapter, and we believe our new website will help carry us forward in the coming years.

Join DASH Courier in Support of Pink Sunday

At DASH Courier & Logistics, we are very excited to be sponsors of the Susan G. Komen Race foundation in Charlotte, NC. For several years now, DASH has provided year-round storage for Komen Charlotte, transportation of resources to the race site, and help with transportation and logistical needs on the days leading up to Race for the Cure. We also provide support for the Komen Foundation’s Laugh for the Cure event.

We hope you will join us in support of this year’s Pink Sunday event on Sunday, April 26th 2015. For more information, or to register for Pink Sunday 2015, please visit www.komencharlotte.org.

“It is people and companies like DASH that make what Komen Charlotte does even possible. They have all been an absolute joy to work with, and we just couldn’t have asked for a better experience with their team,” says Nikki Harris of Susan G. Komen, Charlotte Affiliate. Kaley Smith, Events and Operations Manager, agrees: “DASH really helped make our Laugh for the Cure event so successful. We truly could not have done it without their amazing support.”

Celebrating 15 Years of Service to the Carolinas and Beyond

Founded in 1999, DASH Courier & Logistics strives to enhance the efficiency and profitability of the businesses we serve by providing reliable, on-time delivery, logistics, and warehousing services at a reasonable cost. There are tangible differences between DASH and other companies out there: DASH truly goes the extra mile by providing around-the-clock service seven days a week, 365 days a year. In addition, we have a physical presence through our five facilities in both North and South Carolina. These offices are staffed by professional, uniformed drivers who are properly credentialed, HIPAA compliant, Hazmat certified, and Nuclear medicine approved. Just as important, our customer service representatives and dispatch team boast over one hundred years of collective experience.

We are proud to celebrate 2015 as our 15th year of service to businesses throughout North Carolina and South Carolina and beyond. We look forward to the next 15 years of serving the Carolinas with integrity and responsiveness.

Read More about DASH Courier’s 15th Anniversary Here