Are you calculating your packaging cost, trying to figure out how two similar boxes vary so much in costs?
Different products require different size, lines, material and volume of packaging. Variation in packaging exists, firstly because of your product’s demands for material or size. Secondly, expansion in product range requires new packaging. Lastly, you have procured different price-range packaging options for your company.
It’s essential to be aware of factors that influence your packaging cost. You can make better decisions and enhance operational efficiencies with economical packaging options.
Packaging is one of the factors that drives your cost; your business can sustain this price increase by making adjustment to its bottom line or transferring the cost to customers. Hence, in order to make better pricing strategies and minimize cost learn which factors impact your packaging.
Now you have learned the factors that might be influencing your packaging cost, let’s learn about the signs that show that you are spending a little too much on packaging.
Standard-sized boxes are usually bigger than your product, which means you are paying extra money for the empty space forgone in your box.
In addition to extra space, these boxes require use of packaging accessories like peanuts or foam to fill-in the space. This further increases your cost. Therefore, opt for custom sized boxes to avail right cost and provide right protection to your products.
Some carriers charge extra on delivery of small packages that are less than a truckload. You need to negotiate rates with multiple carriers to reduce shipping costs for different sizes of packages.
If you are not labeling your packages with dimensions, weight and other package details, chances are, you are overestimating the shipping cost.
Make sure all your products are properly labeled with weight and serial numbers so you can complement your package with the most economic carrier.
You can pack, label, and ship your product using our Shipping System Software. Nexxio’s multi-carrier system eliminates packing errors by allotting the serial number to the order placed. It packs and label package detail on each and every box shipped and you can also track the package until it reaches the consumer.
Take a look at our catalog and call 214-526-0014 to book a shipping solution that caters to your business needs.