If you are sending a parcel overseas the first time, then there are certain things you need to know, to take care when shipping overseas. You need to take care of choosing the contents to make your DHL shipping (dhl ส่งของ, which is the term in Thai) arrives safely and securing to the destination country. There are certain things like choosing the right packaging, right courier services to send a parcel overseas. If you are wondering what else you need to know to get delivered your parcel safely, here are few simple steps to get started.
Labeling your parcel in the right way can help your shipment get transferred at the appropriate place and address and prevent it from getting into wrong hands. You should include both senders and recipient's address on your parcel. One of the best ideas is to include your phone number and recipient phone number on the shipping label to make the shipping process more convenient and quick. The more information you include, the more effective and instantaneous your parcel gets delivered.
2. Courier Service.
The Second step to sending documents or goods to foreign nations is selecting the right courier service. Almost all courier services have the same functionality, but they may differ from shipment to shipment. Choose the services that fit best with your requirements, especially when you need to send valuable items overseas. Some courier services offer specialized assistance to freight like precious items and confidential documents.
3. Know About Your Freight.
There are many rules and regulations while importing and exporting goods. Few things are prohibited for exporting and importing to a particular country. You should check the list of prohibited item of shipping for your as well as destination country. For chemical items or liquid goods, you need to get appropriate services that you should confirm with your courier services. Also, know about the custom formats for invoice and other documents while sending the delivery to foreign countries (การส่งของไปต่างประเทศ , term in Thai)
4. Get a Pick-Up.
Courier services can offer you pick up service to pick up your parcel. You need to book a pickup so that your shipment gets picked up by the courier. You can also visit the courier office nearby to check and verify your freight before processing for shipping.
5. Know the Status Your Parcel Online.
Some of the courier facilities provide you application or link to track your parcel online. You can see the status of your shipment over your Smartphone. Some of the courier services provide the contact number or SMS services for knowing the status the shipping.