Monday, May 03, 2010

Higher shipping price, means faster/better service, right?

NOPE! Here is a great article by the Shipping Coach I stumbled across, thought it was worth sharing:

From the article:

A FedEx 3Day Freight shipment from San Francisco to Los Angeles for $745. I asked the logistics manager why he chose FedEx 3Day Freight for this shipment as was told, “We had to get it there in three days and did not want to take any chances. This customer would have been very angry if the shipment was late.” I checked and found that there were several Less Than Truckload (LTL) carriers that would have delivered the same shipment for $125 with a one day guarantee. He paid 6 times more because he thought that by paying more would be faster service.

Read the article in it's entirity here:

Go save some $$$$,

Jason Archambault

Fastpack Packaging Inc. 

Posted via web from Shipping Headlines & Tips by

No comments: