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How to Calculate and Handling Shipping Cost?

How to calculate and handling shipping cost?

Too-high shipping and handling fees can:

  • drive away potential customers and sales.
  • push customers right into  competitors’ arms.

Free fees can:

  • win favour with customers.

Shipping and handling fees should be set very thoughtfully. There’s no easy way. No calculator. Fees need to be tailored to your business changes and grows.

What should you consider?

  • firstly, package costs.
  • secondly, handling.
  • also, postage. Check if any surcharges apply.

You want to be sure you’re always covering your costs and not letting shipping and handling eat into revenues. Always look for opportunities for reducing cost. Invest in new warehousing or packaging strategies or hire new employees.

Price is very important, but fast free shipping and customer reviews can make or break even the cheapest sale.

So, How to calculate and handling shipping cost?

Fees should be adjusted from time to time:

  • as you add new products,
  • invest in new warehousing
  • or packaging strategies
  • hire new employees
  • ultimate goal is to calculate your average shipping. If it is the same use flat rate for every transaction.

If you need any help with AdWords, or in Analytics then please get in contact with us here at Network Intellect.

 

 

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