Dimensional Weight Pricing: How a “17 pound” feather can affect your ecommerce profit margins

by Daniel Burstein
Ecommerce has long been considered to have a cost advantage over brick-and-mortar retailers. After all, real estate, inventory and human resource costs are all lower. However, these reduced costs come at an expense — Internet retailers rely on a third-party for fulfillment. Which means their margins and perhaps overall business model is at the mercy of other companies.Read the full article