How to Avoid Shipping Errors What are the various shipping errors? When the wrong item is mistakenly shipped to the customer. When a package initially shipped is of a higher value than what the customer ordered. When an initially shipped item is of a lower value than what the customer ordered. When you have shipped more than the quantity ordered. To avoid these errors make sure you do the following: Check that the item ordered matches the item you have packaged for shipping. Ensure you verify that the packages you intend to ship are exact in terms of quantity, quality and price.