How to start a courier business

How to start a courier businessHow to start a courier business

If you do not have good education or you want to have a family run business, you can choose starting a courier business. You can start courier business on your own or you can consider taking franchise. Franchise option would be better option so that you need not require a big set-up to start such business.

How to start a courier business

What parcels you want to delivery: You need to choose whether you want to deliver small packages or envelopes only or whether you want to choose large cargo services delivery too. There are several other services like sensitive cargoes, medical and chemicals cargo deliveries, perishable goods delivery etc. Based on the services, your overall business set-up would depend. Large cargo services would give good earnings.

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Scope of your services: You need to select whether you want to cater for domestic or international services. If you select Franchise method, you need not worry as major courier franchise would cater services across the globe. You would require less investment if you select franchise method and you can increase your scope of you services internationally.

Price chart: If you are doing your own courier servicing, you may need to fix price chart on your own. It would depend on the distance. On the other side if you opt for Franchise, they would provide indicative price chart.

Location: Chose a location which is near to offices or which is reachable to general public.

Tie-up with small business or companies: You can tie-up with small business or companies to deliver the envelopes and cargo services pertaining to them.

Final thought: Don’t expect that you can make decent money out of this courier business service. Starting a courier business, would provide to normal revenues over a period of time. This would be a good part-time business who wants to spend few hours in a day especially in the second half of the day to earn some money.

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