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Same-Day Courier Services
On some occasions, businesses may find that express shipping services aren’t fast enough to meet their needs, and that a business-critical delivery simply cannot wait until the next day. With World Options, you can access premium same-day courier services for domestic shipments from many of the world’s biggest carriers, at the most competitive rates available.
Because we book shipments in bulk, we can offer you exclusive discounts on some services and, with our unique online portal, you can compare quotes based on delivery time and price to ensure you get exactly what you need. Setting up an account is free and you only pay for the services you use.
It’s fast and easy to secure same-day shipping through the World Options portal: just input the weight, dimensions and destination of your parcel, and you can start comparing quotes in just a few clicks. As well as same-day courier services, you can access express and economy services to domestic or international destinations, and book and track multiple shipments all in one place, with just one account. Once you’ve booked your service, print out shipping labels and your carrier will collect your parcel. It’s that simple.
To start shipping with World Options, fill in the enquiry form on this page to arrange a call back, or call us on 0330 335 8100 to set up your account.
Why choose World Options for same-day courier services?
If you need same-day collection and delivery for a package or parcel, it usually means that you are making a high-stakes, business-critical delivery. As a result, you need a carrier you can trust, and with World Options, you can access some of the world’s most reliable carriers, including FedEx, UPS, DHL and TNT, alongside smaller couriers that can provide guaranteed, cost-effective same-day shipping.
Perfect for businesses with a range of different shipping needs, World Options enables you to book orders with multiple carriers using just one account, and manage and track every order in our convenient online portal. This allows you to offer accurate and up-to-date information to your parcel’s recipient.
It’s free to sign up, and once you have created your account you will be assigned a dedicated account manager who can advise you on the best services to meet your needs, and any additional factors you may need to consider, including restricted items, packaging regulations or any additional documentation that you may require.
What other express shipping services does World Options offer?
In addition to domestic same-day courier services, World Options’ delivery partners provide guaranteed next-day services to many European destinations and some parts of North America, and guaranteed delivery within three days to most other parts of the world. This includes time-critical services (guaranteed before a certain time) and ‘next possible day’ deliveries.
For freight shipments, World Options can often provide fast air freight services, although these are subject to availability and require 24 hours’ notice. We also offer ground and sea freight services for shipments of single pallets right through to full-load consignments, and it couldn’t be easier to find the right service for your needs.
If your delivery needs are less urgent, World Options can provide cost-effective economy services and you can easily compare these using the online portal to ensure that they are suitable for your business’ needs.
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ultimate Business Shipping guide
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This guide has been created to provide information for businesses about domestic and international shipping, including freight transportation and logistics, as well as details about express document and express parcel services.
To find out more about how our free shipping portal can help you compare quotes from the world’s leading couriers, get in touch with us today. Call us on 0330 335 8100 or fill in the online enquiry form.
How much does it cost to open an account with World Options?
It’s FREE to open a World Options account and start using our online portal. You only pay for your shipments.
How do I get started?
To start using our services all you need to do is complete a “Become a customer” enquiry form and a member of our team will be in touch. Alternatively you can call: 0330 335 8100
How long will it take for my World Options account to be set up?
Once we’ve received your enquiry an Account Manager or International Shipping consultant will call you to set up your account. They can create an account for you in minutes. Then you are ready to start shipping.
Will I get training on how to use the World Options shipping portal?
Yes. Every new business customer will be assigned an Account Manager or International Shipping Consultant who will show you how to use the online shipping portal. If you have any queries your account manager will be able to assist you.
Will I get an account manager who I can speak to regularly?
Yes. Every new business customer will be assigned an Account Manager or International Shipping Consultant who you can speak to about your account and changes within the portal. They are also there to advise you on the best shipping options for your requirements.
Can I use multiple carriers?
Absolutely! That’s why the online portal was created, to give you the ability to compare rates between different carriers and delivery times. You can choose what’s best for your business and budget.
Can I get the same rates and service by going directly through the shipping carrier?
We partner with the largest carriers in the world and have negotiated special rates for you via our online shipping portal. Harnessing the power of bulk buying we are able to deliver lower courier costs than you would otherwise receive as a low volume business. You also have the added benefit of our Customer Service Support, saving you time and money, whilst improving your shipping experience.
Do World Options operate carrier deliveries themselves?
No – we don’t physically deliver your goods. We provide you with an online shipping service where you can choose from multiple carriers who will physically ship your items for you.
I am already using another shipping provider, am I able to use World Options alongside my existing service?
Yes. If you already have a shipping provider in place and you don’t want to disrupt that set up but would like to use an alternative system for other kinds of shipments that is absolutely fine.