Dumping money into delivery

Niederkohr, Tschanen
June 2007
Aftermarket Business;Jun2007, Vol. 117 Issue 6, p1
Trade Publication
The article discusses how warehouse distributors (WDs) and jobbers are trying to find solutions to circumvent the rising delivery costs. The vehicle's maintenance, insurance, gas and the driver's salary are included in the price of driving the vehicle on road. However, the price cannot be passed onto the customers due to competition. WDs and jobber owners always try to lower the overhead costs. Some jobbers and WDs are moving away from delivering but many are still offering this service.


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