A very important expenditure center for all companies, the supply chain is strongly affected by inflation.
A surge in prices recently pushed by the war in Ukraine, but which was already emerging during the pandemic.
In order to limit the impact of rising transport costs on their business, the Upela comparator helps shippers find the most attractive market rates. To do this, Upela negotiates offers with the leading carriers and also provides its customers with a whole range of tools allowing them to better control their expenses in order to make substantial savings.
A general rise in prices
Inflation has since the beginning of the year increased business costs in all sectors of activity. To optimize their costs, it is important for companies to be able to compare the options available for each expense item. In the shipping sector, Upela allows companies to view, compare and choose from a wide range of carriers the most suitable for each shipment, to more than 220 countries.
“We offer our customers a toolbox that simplifies and centralizes the management of their shipments, allowing them to compare and choose the offers best suited to their needs, simply and without any commitment. Time savings, substantial savings, dedicated support, we position ourselves as a true partner for our clients, to allow them to stay focused on their business. » Aurélia de Bagneux, Managing Director of Upela
An example of a reduction with Upela on a 10kg shipment from Paris to New York with collection and drop-off on site: 11.2% reduction for an express shipment compared to the direct carrier price and up to 22.7% reduction by choosing delivery times longer delivery times.
Upela solutions to limit the impact of rising costs
The leading French comparator of prices and offers from the main international carriers for sending parcels around the world, Upela recently launched a survey of 30,000 customers, in order to better understand their needs, adapt its offers and its various functionalities.
Specialized in the negotiation of transport flows to optimize costs, Upela gives its customers the means to access exclusive prices in a few clicks and to benefit from the services of leading carriers (Mondial Relay, Relais Colis, Shop2Shop, Chronopost, TNT international) while reducing their costs. This in complete transparency, since it is possible to follow its shipments from A to Z and in real time.
If the cheapest offers on the market depend on several factors: the destinations, but also the type of goods shipped or the quantities, Upela goes beyond the simple negotiation of prices. Indeed, it also helps shippers to control their expenses thanks to various innovative tools such as:
An automatic proforma invoice generator,
e-commerce connectors for online stores,
· The possibility of making mass mailings,
· The ability to send different packages to multiple recipients,
· The possibility of programming the collection of all your parcels according to your volume of shipment,
Tracking the delivery of your package at any time on the site,
The integration of all its carrier contracts directly into its professional account,
Bi-monthly payment of invoices to save time with each shipment,
The configuration of default tasks,
· The pre-payment of return slips for its customers,
· The creation of integrated address books,
A completely customizable SAAS solution (Upela Platform),
Free, without commitment and without minimum shipment, Upela covers more than 200 destination countries, accessible without weight or size limit. All taxes and additional costs (air freight, oversize) – except customs fees – are already included in the prices offered.
Upela.com, a Redspher entity, is a transport comparator specializing in e-shipping in France and abroad. Created in 2013, Upela.com makes it easy to ship parcels, letters and pallets at negotiated rates. By entering the information of his shipment, the sender can access discounted offers from DHL, FedEx, TNT, Colissimo, DPD, Chronopost and UPS in a few clicks for the import or export of a parcel in 220 countries, on the five continents. The transport services offered by Upela are numerous and adapt to each need: variable delivery times (same day delivery with the courier service, D+1 with an express service and D+2 with a standard service) . Reliable and efficient carrier partners deliver packages to your home or to a relay point depot, depending on the customer’s choice. Upela.com also offers a range of free professional services, from Drop Shipping to prepaid packing slip, via address book or e-commerce connectors for online shops. upela.com
Redspher is the most transparent on-demand delivery platform that offers its customers a full range of online solutions to find, book and track every on-demand delivery easily and efficiently. By combining state-of-the-art technology with the densest network of carriers in Europe, on-demand delivery becomes accessible to everyone. Over 400 transportation experts are available 24/7 to provide the best customer experience. Redspher brings together all entities operating under the following brands: Flash, Easy2Go, Easy4Pro, Upela, Rubiwin, Schwerdtfeger and Speed Pack Europe. redspher.com