Opsandfulfillment_shipping ARCHIVE

Setting S&H fees  Aug 01, 2007 9:30 PM By Heather Retzlaff

When it comes to shipping and handling fees, one thing is clear: Consumers expect to pay a fair price for the delivery of their purchases. But they don’t want to do any work.

Tackling Shipping Costs – Strategies to Save 10%  Jul 25, 2007 7:08 PM By Rob Martinez

Best-in-class operations use shipping as a strategic competitive weapon to attract new customers, improve sales conversion ratios and increase profitability. You can typically reduce shipping costs by 10% or more through carrier contract negotiations and other strategies.

As LTL rates go up, it’s time to revisit your contracts  Jul 01, 2007 9:30 PM By Raymond Nieuwenhuizen

Many less-than-truckload (LTL) shippers do not fully understand how much they are overspending. With the right tools and guidance, however, they could

SPOTLIGHT ON NCOF  Jul 01, 2007 9:30 PM By MCM staff

This month, George Mollo, president of Nanuet, NY-based consultancy GJM Associates talks about what you must know about your inbound freight costs.

Four Tips for Cutting Your Inbound Freight Costs  May 30, 2007 8:33 PM By GEORGE MOLLO

Inbound freight costs are generally hidden in your cost of goods but average between 2% and 4% of revenue. To reduce the bite to the bottom line, consider these suggestions

As LTL Rates Go Up, It’s Time to Revisit Your Contracts  May 09, 2007 8:37 PM By Raymond Nieuwenhuizen

Many less-than-truckload (LTL) shippers do not fully understand how much they are overspending. With the right tools and guidance, however, they could cut their LTL expenses by 10%-20%.

Five Tips for Lowering Shipping Costs  May 01, 2007 9:30 PM By Colleen Paulson

Ensuring that you do not overpay on your small-package shipments can seem like a monumental task. Carriers such as FedEx, United Parcel Service, and DHL charge significantly more for residential shipments. Using the U.S. Postal Service is often a less expensive option, but delivery can take significantly longer, with fewer tracking options.

Tips for Improving Shipping Performance  Mar 21, 2007 7:50 PM By MCM staff

With rising fuel prices, carrier capacity problems, and pressure from customers for on-time deliveries, shippers have been feeling the squeeze.

Tips for Improving Shipping Performance  Mar 21, 2007 7:39 PM By MCM staff

With rising fuel prices, carrier capacity problems, and pressure from customers for on-time deliveries, shippers have been feeling the squeeze. To make matters worse, when they didn

Tales from the Front  Mar 01, 2007 10:30 PM By MCM staff

Hardly Amazonian service A friend of a Multichannel Merchant staffer placed an order with bookselling behemoth Amazon.com in December. The books she ordered






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