When companies just start getting into the shipping world, everything is new and confusing. It’s great to have a logistics professional on board to help guide the company through the shipping challenges. Unfortunately, not every company has the luxury of having a freight guru on their team if shipping hasn’t been a big deal for them.
What happens when there is the need to start shipping? Shipping duties often fall on the shoulders of an existing employee, for example, a sales person. There are a couple common mistakes “fresh” shippers make due to their lack of hands-on experience.