Selling auto parts and accessories on marketplace sites like Amazon, Jet, eBay, or Walmart.com can be a great way to sell a large volume of product for a small (but consistent) profit margin. It’s a tricky business to get into, but it’s definitely working for quite a few companies that drop-ship their products. However, a…

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Negotiate shipping services

Did you know that you can negotiate with shipping companies over service fees and charges? Now you do, and that probably already has you excited. After all, shipping is a huge expense for part retailers, and also a great place to squeeze out some additional margin. While this is not a complete list of price…

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Shipping refund money

As a parts retailer, you spend a lot of money on shipping. In fact, shipping might be one of your biggest expenses. Therefore, when there’s a possibility of getting a refund from your shipping provider, you should try to get it. Here’s what you need to know.

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Auto Parts Marketing Idea: Shipping Tips

There’s an old truism in business: “your best customers are the people who have already bought from you.” Hence, one of the smartest things any business can do is “upsell” their existing customers, encouraging them to buy more parts whenever you have their attention. And one of the best times to get your customer’s attention…

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Best Practices for Shipping Policies - auto parts ecommerce

In this installment of our ongoing Auto Parts Ecommerce Marketing Fundamentals series, we’re going to look at shipping from a consumer’s perspective. While it might sound boring to talk about “shipping policies,” shipping costs are a primary concern for consumers who shop online.

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