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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.

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.

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

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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