Shipping Costs Are an Important Part of Many Business Pricing Plans

Written by Small Business Magazine on June 8th, 2018. Posted in Air and ocean logistics, Purchasing agent agreement, Purchasing agent job

You might be in the middle of summer, but the retailers around the world have already made their plans for not only the upcoming Christmas, but for next summer as well. Much of this planning is done in advance so that the prices of these products that will be on the shelves next winter do not have to reflect the highest of sea freight shipping fees. Including all of the costs of door to door transport and the price of the manufacturing, retail companies plan for months, sometimes years, in advance to know what the retail price should be.
Air and ocean logistics are a significant part of the price that we pay for anything that we buy. In fact, the cost of sea freight shipping is a determining factor in everything from that small spinning toy that everyone wanted a few Christmases ago to the whatever this year’s ne