Blue Dart Courier Pros and Cons - Reviews

Before actually choosing a courier, one must go through the reviews, pros and cons. This will give you a clear picture of the in and out of the courier. And you can make a decision on what logistics you can choose. Here I am going to provide some of the pros and cons of the blue dart courier.

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Pros of Blue Dart

Many customers are very happy with blue dart courier. According to a survey carried out by a private company, more than 50% of the consignments are sent by blue dart courier. From this itself you can come to a conclusion that you can go with blue dart courier. You can use the blue dart tracking feature to check the status of the courier. Some of the pros of blue dart are

It can deliver packages in 24 hours to metro cities. If you are living in a metro city and want to send courier to another metro location, then you can book the shipment under domestic priority to get it delivered in the next business day.

An amazing service is picking up the package from your home. You don't need to walk to the courier service office, you can give them a call and their delivery boy will pickup the package form your home.

The good thing is you can request for a customized solution from blue dart. No other courier service will offer such type of specialized service. Many different types of tracking solutions are provided which can be used by both the customers and business owners.

Cons of Blue Dart

So far you have seen the advantages of blue dart courier. Now we will take a look at the disadvantages of the top most courier service in India.

Being the best courier company, it has to maintain its brand image. So it only offers premium solutions whose price is very high compared to that what other courier services are offering. Normal people can't afford this courier service.

This is the only pros I have seen with blue dart courier service. Now you have got a complete idea about the bluedart. I hope you will choose the right courier for sending your next consignment.

How Blue Dart Dispatches Shipments

Blue dart as a courier service company operates and manages the courier operations. Have you ever wondered how it actually carries out the operations and dispatches the courier? It has set up sort machines in different cities which automatically sorts out the consignments by scanning the bar code and pin code on the covers.

The Machine at Bangalore location is the biggest one and is an example of blue Dart's commitment to faster and efficient technologies to serve its customers better and out do competition.The machine is mixed mail sorter machine in which domestic priority, international articles can be processed. The un sorted couriers are physically processed by the employees. The domestic priority consignments leave the machine through a conveyor belt or the battery-operated car they are scanned for dispatch at the mail agency. These consignments are loaded in mail vans and are ready to be sent to various destinations within and outside Bangalore. All the blue dart shipments have a tracking number through which the status of shipments can be known. The blue dart tracking of the consignment can be tracked online on the BlueDart website.

Dispatching of Consignments

Once the x-ray scan of the consignments is done they are carried in the battery operated cast and sent for loading at the airport. There, they are loaded onto a flight and sent to other destinations. Bangalore Airport is among the largest transit mail offices in the country. Thousands of mail bags from all over the country are exchanged here everyday. The office has been recently shifted to this complex. This has helped and faster receipt and dispatch of these bags both within Bangalore as well as outside.

Different airline companies are bound to deliver the mail bags on time to the blue dart complex. They are then unloaded scanned and sorted according to their destinations. The domestic priority courier both from the bulk customers as well as the retail customers are sorted on the parcel sorting machine or LSM in the machine whole of the complex. The machine sorts shipments of different sizes and pin codes through a scanner and cameras.

Once the consignments are sorted and packed they are loaded onto mail vans and sent to their respective destinations. Another very significant service provided by the blue dart is the domestic priority, that is used mostly by the e-commerce industry. Just likes people's parcels, it collects transmits processes and delivers parcels on priority and with utmost care. This is how blue dart sorts and dispatches couriers to the customers.

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Blue Dart Signature Box

Blue dart courier has launched a high tech device called signature box. This is an electronic gadget which looks like a small mobile device. You can have a look at the un-boxing video of this device.

The purpose of this device is to get an acknowledgement from the consignee for receiving the shipment. The consignee has to sign on this device by using a stylus. As soon as the consignee acknowledges the shipment, an SMS will be delivered to the sender regarding the status of the courier. The shipment status can be checked using our mobile application or chrome extension which we have developed. It will go live soon. Mean while you can check the progress on official blue dart website.