Selecting the right trucking company is very
important. You want your merchandise to arrive quickly,
undamaged, for a reasonable price.
With the multitude of shippers available, how do you choose the
Talk to people in your industry about which carriers they are
Ask your vendor which carriers they recommend, based on price,
timeliness, and professionalism. Different vendors have
different deals with trucking companies, and it is a good idea to ask
which shipping company is best for you.
If you establish a pattern of using the same
shipper over a period of time, you will be more likely to be
able to negotiate a better deal. Getting your
wholesale merchandise to your store in a timely manner is
critical to your success.