How does your shipping strategy stack up against your competition?
In 2017, if you don’t have a good shipping strategy, competitors will eat your lunch. Amazon continues to invest in their fulfillment strategy and it is crushing its rivals. Delivery expectations are going up, but cost control is more important than ever. Where do you start? Can you leverage shipping automation to improve your ability to scale? There are so many factors to consider such as pricing strategy, fulfillment locations, shipping software and technology, personnel, customer experience, and more.
To determine how you stack up in key strategic areas, use our simple calculator that diagnoses your process maturity and identifies the key areas where you can improve.
As we gather more data we’ll be able to give you comparisons against other companies similar to you in size and freight profile.
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