72: How to Handle Shipping Logistics: Peter Gehres

When the hammer falls the fun begins when it comes to shipping. For this episode we welcome back Peter Gehres of Belhorn Auctions to discuss the logistics of shipping and some of the key decisions business owners must make.

Key Takeaways

  1. The triple constraint when it comes to shipping: speed - expense - security, you can only choose 2
  2. How having a plan for shipping can even help to secure clients
  3. We discuss the 3 types of shipping options
    1. No service, pick up only
    2. Facilitated shipping, coordinating with a third-party shipping company
    3. Full service, inhouse shipping

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