Sunday, August 09, 2009

Shipping Options for Residential Deliveries

Writing in MultiChannel Merchant, Tim Sailor, founder of Navigo Consulting Group, which specializes in contract benchmarking, distribution analysis, and carrier negotiations, identifies shipping options with UPS and FedEx that rely on these carriers' partnership with USPS to save direct merchants on residential deliveries -- plus some of the options USPS offers by itself.

With USPS facing financial challenges, we'll see if these arrangements have "legs." For the time being, though, they are certainly worth considering.

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