Thursday February 15, 2018
Back in the days when my father and grandfather were in the shipping business, pretty much everything was done manually. It was difficult to figure out what things cost before you shipped them, and the process was very labor intensive. Fast-forward to today with information at our fingertips and countless tools available to small and midsized businesses to make the shipping process easier and more efficient. It can be overwhelming to say the least. Hopefully, the following do’s and don’ts can help you in your shipping journey.
Regardless of your industry or product, shipping can be expensive, time consuming and inconsistent. It’s up to you to determine how your shipping system operates, but the above do’s and don’ts should provide a solid foundation for smart, cost-effective decisions. To truly become shipping savvy, you’ll need to dedicate time to understanding the many options available for getting your products to their destinations on time and in good condition.
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