Tips on reducing your freight transport costs
Posted on: 29 September 2014
Rising energy prices have significantly hiked the cost of freight. As a vital element of your business, transportation will greatly impact your bottom line. Prudent steps must therefore be taken to minimise the cost of freight. These are:
Consolidate your shipping
Freight transport rates reduce as the weight of the shipment increases. This means you can save a lot by bundling your shipment together. For example, rather than sending two 300kg shipments in two days, consolidate them into one 600kg load for a better rate.