Youâ€™ve heard the old adage before: You have to spend money to make money.
While some dispute it, in the world of shipping, itâ€™s a hard point to contest. Unless all of your customers are local, you have to pay to get their orders to them. So the issue isnâ€™t really eliminating the cost of shipping; instead, the challenge is in optimizing the value of shipping. Download our white paper on “Shipping as a Profit Center” to see how Shipwire can turn your costs into a profit today.
Think about it. When you purchase online and decide who to buy from, the speed at which your products will ship and arrive at your door matters â€“ right?
Ecommerce technologies are redefining the way we do business: enabling more people to become entrepreneurs and expanding markets domestically and internationally. With these developments, it makes sense that the changing landscape of ecommerce comes with a change in consumer expectations, and itâ€™s important to pay attention so that you can retain and maintain happy customers.
In a nutshell, online shoppers want their experience to require minimal effort, and to happen at maximum speed.
In addition to simplified search and discovery and a quick checkout process, online shoppers expect fast shipping, regardless of whether they are buying from an independent merchant or a major retailer.
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