How did we get to this place where parcel shipping represents such a significant cost? First, parcel shipping in the US domestic and international export parcel markets now represents over $80 billion. About 36% is represented in the air parcel market, and 2%, (and growing rapidly), is the US air parcel export market.
For most companies, depending on their industry, the shipping cost typically represents anywhere from 3% to 7% of a company’s total revenue. With shipping prices, the rates increase every year.
The following are ten steps, recommended for every business to utilize and take control of shipping costs starting today … (click to read more)