September 26, 2006
Parcel Pro announces discounted rates for Jewelers Mutual
NEENAH, WIS. - Beginning Oct. 1, 2006, business insureds with Jewelers
Mutual Insurance Company can save 5% to 20% when sending insured shipments
through Parcel Pro, Inc. In 2003, Jewelers Mutual established a strategic
alliance with Parcel Pro, identifying it as an excellent option for shipping
and insuring high-value merchandise.
"While we continue to recommend the United States Postal Service (USPS), we
recognize that it does not meet the needs of all of our customers,
especially in this increasingly global market," commented Darin Kath, the
company's president and COO. "Since we began our strategic alliance with
Parcel Pro three years ago, they have provided an unrivaled level of
service. They track shipments for added safety, provide secured delivery to
the New York City and Los Angeles jewelry districts, and insure
Shipment losses with Parcel Pro do not affect jewelers' loss experience on
jewelers block policies, providing another advantage to this specialized,
Within the United States, the Parcel Pro discount applies to shipping and
insurance for packages sent via United Parcel Service (UPS), which is Parcel
Pro's preferred provider for high-value shipments. The amount of the
discount varies based on the geographic shipping zone and type of service,
including UPS Next Day AirŪ, UPS Next Day Air SaverŪ, and 2nd Day AirŪ.
Within Canada and for international shipments, the discount applies to only
the insurance portion and is available for Federal Express as well as UPS
For carriers other than UPS, Parcel Pro offers Jewelers Mutual business
customers a discount for the insurance charges, but offers no discount for
Signing up is easy. Jewelers Mutual business insureds can sign up at Parcel
Pro's Web site, www.parcelpro.com, or by calling (888) 683-2300. Insureds
automatically receive the discounted rate if they enter "Jewelers Mutual" as
the carrier on the application. Current Parcel Pro customers who insure with
Jewelers Mutual can contact Parcel Pro to verify their discount.
Parcel Pro customers can process shipments online directly at Parcel Pro's
Web site, www.parcelpro.com, providing a safe and convenient shipping and
Parcel Pro offers:
* Overnight shipping and insurance within the United States
with coverage up to $75,000* per parcel.
* Two-day shipping and insurance within the United States with
coverage up to $10,000* per parcel.
* International shipping insurance with coverage up to
$50,000* per parcel to most major countries.
* Import international shipping insurance up to $50,000* per
* Supplemental insurance over the jewelers block shipment
*Terms and conditions apply
For more information, contact Parcel Pro at (888) 683-2300 or Jewelers
Mutual at (800) 558-6411. Frequently asked questions and answers are
available at www.jewelersmutual.com.