E-Commerce Shipping Costs
To compete and have a successful e-commerce store, one important element is the net selling price of your product. Many of the multi-store shopping sites like Yahoo and Shop.com show the best price for a given product, which includes shipping and tax. So whether or not your e-commerce business or daily deal offering offers free shipping or charges your customer for shipping, shipping costs are huge factor.
Search the Internet; there are hundreds of articles and blogs discussing rate shopping, rate shopping software encompassing major carriers such as USPS, UPS, FedEx and various package consolidators as well as other rate shopping tactics. All with the same goal, better shipping rates! When it’s all said and done, there are just two factors that are going to get your online business the best shipping rates:
- Extensive knowledge of USPS regulations and all the services and products offered by various shipping carriers and consolidators.
- The ability to negotiate preferred discounted shipping rates based upon volume with these shipping companies.
KD Mailing & Fulfillment offers our fulfillment service clients substantial discounts on UPS, USPS and some of the nation’s largest package consolidator shipping rates. Our vast knowledge of product fulfillment distribution as well as our expertise in USPS postal regulations and products combined with our sheer product fulfillment center volume, enables us to save you money, be more competitive and help with your success as an online retailer.