Blue Dart Shipping – All You Need To Know

Headquartered in Mumbai, Blue Dart is an Indian-based logistics company and courier delivery service. Since its founding in 1983, Blue Dart has expanded to offer a subsidiary cargo airline, Blue Dart Aviation, which operates in South Asian countries. Blue Dart is a partner company of one of the globe’s top delivery companies, DHL Express, giving it the reputation consumers have come to expect from DHL deliveries.

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Why Choose Blue Dart Over Its Competitors?

Because of Blue Dart’s partnership with DHL, they are automatically backed by one of the largest shipping companies with the largest market share. This trust goes a long way for customers in India and even across the globe to trust that their parcels will arrive safely and on time.

The cost of shipping with Blue Dart is also quite competitive and affordable, and with the many options they offer, either through standard or express, air or ground, you and your customers will find a shipping rate that works for you – and have an excellent and reputable customer service team for support whenever you need it.

Blue Dart Domestic Shipping Rates

Blue Dart offers lots of options for shipping domestically, varying by your budget and required delivery time. For businesses especially, there will likely be a rate to match all your customers. All of these rates can be found on the Blue Dart website, with those most utilized by eCommerce businesses provided below.

Blue Dart Domestic Priority

Blue Dart offers Domestic Priority to its business customers, ensuring all shipments arrive safely and on time. This service includes delivery across all of India, free pick up from your business or any other location, real-time tracking of packages, regulatory clearances from all states in India, and free computerized proof of delivery. Certain locations in India are also offered next-day Domestic Priority.

Blue Dart Express Delivery 1030

Express Delivery 1030 guarantees delivery of a package by 10:30 am the next business day. Only specific Pin codes come with this guarantee, which can be read in full detail on the Blue Dart website. These include Bangalore, Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, and more.

Charges for this time-definite delivery in addition to freight and other charges are:

  • First 500 gms ₹ 150
  • Additional 500 gms ₹ 75

Blue Dart Express Delivery 1200

Express Delivery 1200 guarantees delivery of a package by noon the next business day. This money-back guarantee is given to select Pin codes, including Pune, Vapi, Vadodara, Thane, Vasai, Noida, Hyderabad, Ghaziabad, Faridabad & Kolkata.

Charges for this time-definite delivery in addition to freight and other charges are:

  • First 500 gms ₹ 150
  • Additional 500 gms ₹ 75

You can easily calculate the cost of shipping domestically based on the size of your shipment and its departure and arrival locations and required time of delivery, through the Blue Dart website.

Blue Dart International Shipments and Customs Documents to Speed Up Delivery

Shipping internationally with Blue Dart is simple. Its website offers lots of resources to ensure you have all the necessary documentation you need to both export and import packages across borders and oceans. Here, you will find export information such as Courier on-Board-Exports.
Import information can also be found here. More on customs requirements and documents to ensure the entire process is as speedy as possible can be found on the Blue Dart website.

International rates are provided by DHL and include:

DHL Express Worldwide

DHL Express Worldwide offers the fastest transit time of all their international shipping rates.

Express Easy Box

You can also benefit from The Express Easy Box 8 & Express Easy Box 6 which are flat-rate boxes that ship anywhere in the world to countries supported by DHL for the same low price.

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Blue Dart International Shipping Labels & Customs Documents

If shipping internationally with Blue Dart through an online platform or customer service, you will be alerted to any necessary documents you may need.

However, your business must do its research of potential destinations to ensure your packages do arrive on time.

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Does Blue Dart Deliver on Weekends?

Blue Dart’s premium services do offer weekend delivery, especially Saturdays. Depending on the courier service you choose, your packages will likely not be delivered on Sundays.

Their business days for scheduling pick up as well as the time of delivery include Monday to Saturday between the hours of 8 am to 8 pm.

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Blue Dart Features and Options for eCommerce Stores

Blue Dart has committed to excellence in eCommerce initiatives. They offer a plethora of tools, both web-based, mobile-based, and integrated, to ensure every business has what it needs to succeed in shipping its parcels to its customers. Take a look at everything they have to offer for integration into your eCommerce platform below or find out more on the Blue Dart website.

Some other features provided by Blue Dart:

Blue Dart Apex

Blue Dart offers Dart Apex, which is a door-to-door definite delivery service of packages over 10 kg. For some businesses who work with parcels this size, the cost of Dart Apex can save money over time, especially if they require regulatory clearance.

Cash On Delhivery 

COD (Cash on Delivery) and DOD (Demand Draft on Delivery) are both available for business and commercial customers.

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Using Blue Dart to Automate the eCommerce Shipping and Delivery Process

According to Blue Dart, they are “the only Indian Air Express Company that has invested extensively in technology infrastructure.” They offer APIs and website integrations that make the entire shipping process as streamlined as possible.

These tools include:

  • InternetDart
  • ShopTrack
  • PackTrack
  • MobileDart
  • ShipDart
  • ImageDart

All of these tools provide real-time and historic tracking, shipping and delivery details for customers on the same page, a mobile application, and so much more. You will need to either work with a developer or partner with a third-party Blue Dart application or Blue Dart shipping plugin.

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