Employees sending personal shipments are costing companies whether they realize it or not.
Sometimes the losses come from allowing employees to ship their personal parcels on corporate accounts with the hope of recovering the costs from payroll deduction or other methods. Sometimes the losses come from employees taking time away from their desks to stand in seemingly endless lines at a drop-off location—and those lines aren’t going to get any shorter as the holidays approach. Sometimes, the losses are even more direct as employees slip their package into the company’s shipments or use the corporate account to send a package anywhere in the world, a problem we call “rogue shipping.”
Easily enhance your benefits program
Transtream Personal Shipping gives businesses an opportunity to provide a no-cost, low-maintenance option to add to its employee benefits menu that not only saves on losses from rogue shipping, but can be used to recruit, engage, and retain the best and the brightest in an industry.
With Transtream’s Personal Shipping and secure credit card payments, employees can ship what they want, when they want, and at a discount, without having to leave their desks or count on corporate resources to do it.
Employees can use Transtream to ship personal shipments no matter where they are in the U.S., in the office, at home, or on the road. Users can quickly print a FedEx, UPS, USPS, or DHL label and make a secure payment via a personal credit card option using any popular browser. Users can then drop off their parcel at the corporate mail center or simply place it in a dropbox or other carrier acceptance location without having to wait in line to pay for the shipment. This cuts down on time away from the office or the need for accounting to capture and reconcile employee shipping expenses.
“The addition of Personal Shipping to the Transtream platform provides employers a powerful tool for reducing rogue shipping while providing a valuable employee benefit,” said Mike Graves, Pierbridge’s Director of Product Management, of the new option.
Click here to learn more about Transtream Personal Shipping, and watch the video to see Personal Shipping in action.