DHL introduces industry's first prepaid, flat rate shipping box
New DHL ShipReady Box available just in time for holiday shippingPlantation Florida, 11/05/2007, 10:30 AM CET
DHL has introduced the express delivery industry's first prepaid, all-inclusive flat-rate box, designed to minimize time, paperwork, and expense for U.S. shipping customers.
Just in time for holiday shipping, DHL's new ShipReady Box provides 2nd day delivery service, without any weight restrictions, for one inclusive fee to and from all points within the 48 contiguous states.
"The ShipReady Box brings added convenience, and shipping flexibility to the small business and occasional shipping customer," says Karen M. Jones, Senior Vice President of Corporate Marketing and Communications for DHL "These customers need quick, easy and reliable shipping support so they can focus their time and energies on building successful businesses. The ShipReady Box is a unique product which reflects DHL's commitment to bringing customer convenience and responsiveness back to the express delivery industry," added Jones.
The ShipReady box can be filled with as much material as can be safely transported. To use the box, the shipper completes an affixed DHL ShipReady address label, and may drop off the package at any of DHL's more than 25,000 convenient locations, including DHL drop boxes, OfficeMax locations and DHL Authorized Shipping Centers. The nearest drop off locations may be found at www.dhl-usa.com. All DHL ShipReady products have total tracking visibility, with guaranteed on-time delivery.
The ShipReady box is currently available in 11" x 8.5" x 5.5" size. Shippers can order DHL' s ShipReady products, including ShipReady Box, Letter Express, Legal, and Express Pack, by ordering supplies at www.dhl-usa.com, and at the "ship" tab select "Get prepaid shipping."