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Opsandfulfillment_shippingAug 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.
Opsandfulfillment_shippingJul 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.
Opsandfulfillment_shippingJul 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.
Opsandfulfillment_shippingJul 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
Opsandfulfillment_shippingMay 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
Opsandfulfillment_shippingMay 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%.
Opsandfulfillment_shippingMay 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.
Opsandfulfillment_shippingMar 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.
Opsandfulfillment_shippingMar 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
Opsandfulfillment_shippingMar 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