Best Practices to Prevent Shipping Costs from Eroding Your Margins

Over the past decades, UPS & FedEx ground service rates have increased at an astonishing 79%, while air service has increased by a whopping 95.5%. These figures do not include the infamous Dimensional Weight pricing changes of 2011 and 2015…ouch! With many suppliers still trying to adapt their current business strategies to accommodate old General Rate increases, it’s time to equip yourself with the best practices to help mitigate these carriers’ seemingly never-ending price hikes. This session will explore the strategies direct selling companies are employing to increase their shipping speeds—and margins—to compete in today’s “need-it-today” customer expectation world.