Reducing inbound shipping costs is one of the easiest, yet most overlooked ways to reduce your overall transportation expenses. Like many businesses, NASC members may not currently have control over the shipments coming inbound into them? Here are 4 steps you can follow to better understand your true inbound shipping costs, and the cost savings opportunities you may be missing:
- Find a 3PL or shipping partner that has inbound shipping management experience
- Analyze your inbound shipping to determine actual shipping costs and opportunities for savings
- Negotiate the best possible inbound shipping rates with your carriers
- Create inbound routing instructions and send them to all of your key vendors
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This tip is brought to you by PartnerShip®, the company that manages the NASC Shipping Program. For more information or to enroll, email sales@PartnerShip.com or call 800-599-2902.