Businesses have to consider different factors that impact their business. One way to ensure that customers are happy is to deliver their packages. Unfortunately, countless parcels get lost every year due to poor delivery systems or other mishaps. A tracking system enables businesses to offer shoppers a safety net. The option to track a package alleviates the pressure and anxiety from customers. On the other hand, failing to implement a tracking system affects the business in multiple ways.
China is, without a doubt, one of the leading players in importing goods. According to the Observatory of Economic Complexity, total Chinese exports were around $224 billion in November 2023.
Businesses worldwide choose China as their partner. There are notable advantages to collaborating with the Chinese. On the other hand, importing goods from China also comes with disadvantages.
If you are not sure whether China is the right choice for you, consider the following advantages and disadvantages.
As a package tracking service, you can imagine that we're somewhat submerged in the world of eCommerce. Merchants need to provide their customers with an order tracking solution to reduce the number of customer support tickets. That's why we made an order tracking app for Shopify, powered by our parcel tracking system. If you also run an eCommerce business, you don't want to miss what we're going to discuss in this article.
If you expect a package (for example, an order from an online store) you would probably want to know its whereabouts until you receive it. It can give you peace of mind, knowing that it's actually coming your way, and also gives you an opportunity to plan ahead for a pickup when it gets close.
But such a simple thing (at first glance) may actually become the cause of more headaches and frustration than you may possibly expect. Let's take a look at some of those.
If you're a frequent online shopper, you have probably ordered something from China at least once. Stores like AliExpress, GearBest, Joom, and Wish are very popular among customers from all over the world, including the USA. And China Post is one of the most popular shipping methods for these stores.
So you've probably asked yourself: how long does China Post take to deliver to the USA? Short answer: from 2 to 5 weeks. Long answer: read on.