Most retail businesses rely on shipping and the wonderful world of logistics for their businesses to run. Especially with the rise of online shopping, shipping is one of the most important parts of retail business operations — and is also one of the most expensive. The more your business is spending on shipping your product, the more that’s cutting into your bottom line. Here are a few easy tips to start turning your shipping department into a profit center.
1. Charge More for Shipping
One of the easiest ways to turn your shipping center into a profit center is to start charging more for shipping. You have to be careful here, because raising your prices arbitrarily is just bad customer service. Tack on a shipping and handling fee on orders under a certain dollar amount or only