apology letter for delay in delivery template

Apology letter for delay in delivery

How to write an effective customer apology letter for delay in delivery? Check out this sample apology letter to customer for delay in delivery

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We all face bad days in our lives. Sometimes, we get our mood swings, sometimes bad lucks sticks with us and there can be many more reasons. These bad days may give us bitter fruit, either in our personal lives or professional. Dealing with customers is a necessity in our life to make a worthy living. Often, there may occur some mishaps that our customer faces some trouble or gets offended. If the mistake is from your side, then it is necessary to compensate for that by writing a customer apology letter. to get your apology accepted, your letter must be written effectively. We will guide you to write an effective customer apology letter so stick with us. 

How to write an apology letter for delay in delivery?

Below are mentioned some useful tips which you can follow when writing a customer apology letter.

  1. Choose an appropriate template for the letter to look professional.
  2. Make sure your tone in the whole letter is not strict or harsh. 
  3. In the first section of the letter, express what you want to say to the customer. An apology is the most required statement needed in this section.
  4. Explain what happened that lead to the cause of the trouble your customer had to face.
  5. Take responsibility for the situation and give your words to mend the loss. 
  6. Offer some compensation to the customer for the loss they faced. This may be in the form of some reward, some gift voucher, money reward, or cashback/refund.
  7. Assure the customer that the same mistake will not be repeated at any cost and pay a sincere apology for the loss he/she had to face.

Sample customer Apology letter for wrong or late delivery:

In the busy lives, nobody got the time to write a letter from scratch when the internet world is available. Our experts have written several apology letters that may exactly fit your situation. You can use the same letter or make certain edits to it after downloading it from our website. Here is attached a sample letter:

Dear Mr./Mrs {{name}},

First of all, let me express my sincere apologies for the unintentional mistake and the inconvenience caused thereafter. These incidents are not typical of us and we are disturbed about this as much as you are.

I have run a quick investigation to find out the reasons that led to this error and I came to the conclusion that it's due to {{state the reasons here. Make it short}}. This is clearly a mistake at our end and we take responsibility for it.

In our best efforts to keep our customers happy and satisfied, we are going to {{give you a new item, refund your money, etc…}}. This is the least that we can do in the light of this unfortunate event. We strive for your satisfaction and we want to ensure a gratifying experience for all of our customers.

I would also like to inform you that we will take extra measures to make sure that such errors don't happen again in the future.

I apologize again for the inconvenience.

Yours sincerely,

Download this customer apology letter for wrong or late delivery. We are sorry for whatever happened from your end. You can use this letter after freely downloading it from our website. Make to leave us good feedback. You can also suggest us your needs and we will be happy to assist you. Head towards our website for some useful content.

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Suzy Kim (5/28/2021)

It was helpful to write the apology for the delayed order to customers in a polite manner. Thank you

Luz Matthews(1/12/2021) - NZL

Thank you very much for the great content

Tiny Jordan(1/12/2021) - GBR

I appreciate what you did.

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