As the online eCommerce world continues to expand world wide, Businesses are looking to get the online shipping option that suits there business needs. I have worked for an on line shipping company which gives both domestic and international parcel services going back 2 years. In this time around I’ve managed countless customers. Some of those customers received our inflated rates and many of them received rates so low that our margins were extremely low. If you wish to discover ways to receive the low rates please read everything below.
Prior to starting contacting online shipping companies you need to do your research.
Work out your estimated volume each year, average parcel weight and volume. Important tip! don’t inflate the volume estimates, this may show that you don’t know about your business and how it operates.
Given that you realize you’re specific shipping needs, you’ll need to get companies which meet these needs. Perform a simple search on Google for shipping and your state e.g. “Shipping Online Melbourne “.Have a consider the top listings, provide them with a phone and introduce your self jewelry and accessories. This is actually the important part where you’ll need to talk the talk. Ask the sales representative firstly if they offer the service you’re looking for, then let them know about your expected volume and business specific needs.
Important Tip! Tell them you are searching for wholesale rates while looking for a number of years partnership that can help grow with your business. Shipping providers want to get long term customers and in my experience these words can make lots of difference. Next mention that you are contacting numerous companies today and will soon be simply looking for the cheapest prices possible. You will see that after a bit of negotiation you will be able to knock another $1-$3 off your quoted prices.