What is ShipIt?
Shipping Made Simple
Shipit is a symbiosis of best ideas and practices of courier, crowdsource and crowdshipping services. We have synthesized the best business practices to create a revolutionary and unique service. Just as Uber and BlaBlaCar have already become a part of our daily lives, Shipit is going to become an irreplaceable tool for shipping.
- 2,5 Billion prospective clients
- 120 countries prospective market
- $340 Billion Express deliveries market size in revenues by 2020
- Shipit mens 3x lower shipping costs compared to express deliveries.
- 2,4B travelers cross borders by cars, trains and planes annually.
It is the first app of its kind that will use smart contracts and blockchain as a native tool to make people lives easier all around the world. By implementing Shipit tokens and using the blockchain we want to build relationships between users based on transparency, safety and ease of tracking for all deliveries on the platform.
While courier services are becoming more expensive, Shipit allows users to ship and track open packages at lower costs and risks. Shipping has never been easier.
Reputation and safety
Shipit takes security issues very seriously. We have developed strict requirements for senders and travelers to make platform safe for every user.
Deposits are to serve as insurance for shipments. Shipit uses security deposits to prevent theft, loss or damage to the item. Such deposits are optional, but they are done to safeguard senders.
Shipit Factoring solves the issue of deposit for shipment's safety payable by a traveler. Shipit makes a deposit for the traveler – only a small factoring fee is required.
Smart contracts are the best solution to automatize processes without moderators. All transactions are to be processed by smart contracts. Their history data will be stored on blockchain.
Mail forwarding is purchasing an item internationally and further forwarding it from the country of purchase by intermediary's services. Shipit aims to build new online trade chains that can help people get any item from any country.
Shipit — Send packages. No couriers. Just people.
Senders / Shipit allows to reduce shipping costs and simultaneously get better service that is safer and efficient.
Travelers / Shipit is a useful tool that lets you earn money and makes your trips more cost-efficient.
You can easily find someone who is taking a trip to the place you need your shipment delivered and is ready to make the delivery.
Set the destination to track deliveries. Pick anyone whom you want to deliver your package.
Shipit has a system of deposits, reviews and multi-factor verification that ensure a safe delivery.
How It Works
Shipit verifies its users and monitors all shipments providing safe delivery. Interactive interface makes the whole process simple and fast. User is free of any concerns about having missed something important.
- Post a listing
- Schedule a meetup with a traveler
- Use tracking system
- Track the delivery
- Pay for the delivery
- Pick a listing
- Schedule a meetup with a sender
- Communicate with the sender in real time
- Deliver the shipment
- Get paid
Known issues of courier and delivery companies
High shipping costs
Why is shipping so expensive?
Significant operating costs. Courier and delivery services are forced to have thousands of employees, machinery, and equipment units.
Long delivery time
Why do shipments get delayed?
- Transit hubs
- Delivery services often cannot ship a parcel directly from one point to another.
- Parcels are often processed by customs and postal systems.
- Courier and delivery companies are sometimes forced to rely on third party services.
- Fact:"According to the report by Mintel 15% of delivery companies' customers from Great Britain had to put up with delivery delays and waiting."
Shipments get lost or damaged
Why do shipments get lost or damaged?
Customs, courier and postal services' employees steal shipments.
Absence of personal responsibility
Customs, courier and postal services' employees treat shipments irresponsibly and with negligence.
Fact:"According to the report by Mintel 10 out of 100 delivery companies' customers from Great Britain had to deal with their shipments getting lost or damaged."