The Shipping Dilemma – Outbound Shipping Costs are Killing your Bottom Line
It seems strange to think about the upcoming 2018 holiday season when spring is just begun, but if you want to move the cost reduction needle in a BIG way this holiday season, add more to your bottom line, now is the time to prepare. You’re going to spend 8% or more of your net sales on outbound shipping this year. So, to move the profitability needle BIG, start by looking at a detailed assessment of your outbound shipping costs; which are changing and rising at dizzying rates today.
What you ultimately pay is driven by a complex and ever-changing set of rules, and it’s often not something to tackle alone.