A couple years ago, I decided to set up a mailbox at a UPS Store for my business. Today, I still think it was one of the best cheap investments I’ve ever made, and I constantly wonder how I could have gone without it earlier.
Whether your home or small business uses UPS, FedEx, or DHL, you can save you hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars each year by simply picking up the phone to renegotiate your shipping rates.
If you’re starting a business that sells a physical product, chances are you’ll need to decide if you will ship via UPS, Fedex, DHL, or your local postal service such the United States Postal Service (USPS). Should you offer all four major services on your website and then let the customer decide? Or should just pick the service with the lowest rate? Actually, the answer is not that simple.
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